Posts Tagged ‘moupia basu’

While we still debate the details of Anarkali’s story as being fact or fiction, there is no doubt she is perhaps the most interesting character in Bollywood’s history. Moupia Basu’s retelling of the cult-classic has versions of Akbar, Salim, and Anarkali, but mostly focuses on why Anarkali did what she did. She...

Moupia Basu is the author of The Queen’s Last Salute, a historical fiction novel based on the like of Rani Lakshmibai. Here she talks about what inspired her to write this novel and about her writing journey so far. What made you develop a keen interest in Indian history? What aspects of this subject made you adopt it...