EP 6 - Rani Roopba & Rana Veer Singh

U • History • Romance • Animation

The story of Rani Roopba/Rudabai and Rana Veer Singh is also known as Adalaj ni Vav Indian queens were not only known for their astounding beauty but were also eminent for their incredible valour. The story of Rana veer singh and Rani Roopba is the most beautiful love saga, the story of sacrifices, which the locals still remember.

Cast: Mona Vaidya

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    EP 1 - Prithviraj Chauhan & Samyukta
    6 min

    The legend of Prithviraj Chauhan and Kannuaj princess Samyukta’s love story is a fascinating saga of romance, war and courage. Famously known as the emporer of hearts, Prithviraj Chauhan was the king of the Chauhan dynasty whose rule extended to parts of present day Rajasthan, Haryana, Delhi and some parts of Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh. He is also hailed as the last Rajput king to rule Delhi before the Muslim conquest of the Indian subcontinent. He married Samyukta under tricky circumstances.

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    EP 2 - Jahangir & Nur Jahan
    7 min

    Nur Jahan was a 35 year old widow when Jehangir who was the Mughal emperor at the time fell in love and married her. Soon she managed to become his favourite consort and she enjoyed authority and privilege that none of his other queens had. She ruled the empire in his name and also minted coins in her name such was the complete trust and absolute love that the king had for her. Nur Jahan in turn was a commendable ruler and was at par with anyone r be it in hunting or leading an army during wars. Her affection for Jehangir also could not be challenged as she also went to battles to rescue her husband something that was rare at the time. Theirs is a mature love story that has not been immortalized by any monument or building but their mutual trust and dependence is what makes is more endearing.

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    EP 3 - Noori & Jam Tamchi
    7 min

    Noori Jam Tamachi is a celebrated Sindhi folktale. This story is about devotion and humility which are the only true value that carry us to our destination. Noori Jam Tamachi is the expression of genuine love that sees no boundary in all senses. Noori Jam Tamachi is the story of the daughter of a humble fisherman, who the King of Samma fell madly in love with.

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    EP 4 - Udayana & Vasavadatta P1
    7 min

    The story of King Udayana of Kaushambi and Princess Vasavadatta is an endearing classic love story which takes place around 3rd century BC. A valourous handsome young king falls in love with a beautiful princess of the enemy land, where he is being held captive. The duo escapes on an elephant from there starts another story of the queens sacrifice for her husband her new kingdom. This story is about how a king takes the princess flees to his kingdom, marries her then loses her again in a palace fire, only to find out later that she is alive that she sacrificed a lot for him the kingdom, he is reunited with his love at the end of the story. This love story spans many characters, twists happily ever after ending.

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    EP 5 - Udayana & Vasavadatta P2
    6 min

    The story of King Udayana of Kaushambi and Princess Vasavadatta is an endearing classic love story which takes place around 3rd century BC. A valourous handsome young king falls in love with a beautiful princess of the enemy land, where he is being held captive. The duo escapes on an elephant from there starts another story of the queens sacrifice for her husband her new kingdom. This story is about how a king takes the princess flees to his kingdom, marries her then loses her again in a palace fire, only to find out later that she is alive that she sacrificed a lot for him the kingdom, he is reunited with his love at the end of the story. This love story spans many characters, twists happily ever after ending.

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    EP 7 - Maharaja Ranjit Singh & Moran Sarkar
    8 min

    A captivating tale of a young king destined to be an empire builder and a dancing girl, who decide to marry after falling in love thus creating an uproar in the community. Ranjith Singh the first Maharaja of the Sikh empire was all of 22 when he falls in love and marries a muslim nautch girl Moran. This causes an uproar in the orthodox religious sect and he is called to be punished for his misdeed. The Maharaja is not only humble but also apologetic in his behaviour which results in the dismissal of the matter. Moran and Ranjit Singh have a happy marriage which results in Ranjit Singh advocating a lot of religious tolerance and also uplifting and rehabilating communities to a better position. He gives Moran the esteem and respect that she has not received from the common man which is evident in the fact that he minted a coin in Morans name.

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    EP 8 - Mahendra & Moomal
    6 min

    Mumal and Mahendra are tagged as Rajasthan’s own Romeo and Juliet. Mumal was a Rajput princess who stayed with her seven sisters in a palace known as Kak Mahal. This palace was situated in Lodrawa, Jaisalmer district. Fate or the power of love brought a young man who was the prince of Umerkot In presentday Pakistan to the Kak Mahal. Sparks flew, hearts fluttered, and love blossomed. Unlike other love stories, the villian in this story was a misjudgemebt of love character.

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    EP 9 - Quli Qutub & Bhagmati
    6 min

    A love story where in the king defied all traditions and made a local dancer his queen. Their romance that transcended the social barrier of religion is a subject of literature, dance and drama in this part of India. It is also the foundation of the city Bhagynagar which is now known as Hyderabad

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    EP 10 - Ambikapathy & Amaravathi
    8 min

    Ambikapathy Amaravathy is the love story that got its birth in Tamil Soil between a court poet the princess of the kingdom. It is a love story that happened in Uraiyur in the early 11th Century under the era of Kulothunga Chola I, which is the current Mayiladuthurai town of Nagapattinam district in Tamil Nadu. At the verge of success of their love, after nearly overcoming all the conditions that were laid across before them by the King, due a mistake committed by Amaravathy in haste, her lover Ambikapathy gets beheaded.

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    EP 11 - Sassi & Punnhun
    6 min

    Sassi Punnhun is a 12th century love story from the Sindh province. The story is about a faithful lover Sassi who went to great lengths in trying to reunite with her beloved husband who was separated from her by his family. Sassi a poor dhobis daughter falls in love marries Prince Punnu, who is equally in love with her. His family opposes the marriage but he is determined to marry his love. So they let him marry her, but kidnap him bring him back to his town. In grief, Sassi runs into the dessert in search of her Punnu eventually dies through bad circumstances that befall her. Punnu comes looking for her when he discovers that she has died, he too dies in grief.

Language

Hindi

Genre

History, Romance, Animation

Director

Mona Vaidya