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Shatranj Ke Khiladi

Shatranj Ke Khiladi

PREMCHAND
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In Shatranj Ke Khiladi, as Nawab Wajid Ali Shah is captured by the British, his well-wisher, Mirza Sajjaad Ali and Meer Roshan Ali are sitting among ruins to a game of Chess, each trying to save his King piece. In their efforts to save their kings in chess, they murder each other. This story is a sharp commentary on the selfishness of human beings.

Imprint: Hind Pocket Books

Published: Oct/2019

ISBN: 9789353495152

Length : 196 Pages

MRP : ₹199.00

Shatranj Ke Khiladi

PREMCHAND

In Shatranj Ke Khiladi, as Nawab Wajid Ali Shah is captured by the British, his well-wisher, Mirza Sajjaad Ali and Meer Roshan Ali are sitting among ruins to a game of Chess, each trying to save his King piece. In their efforts to save their kings in chess, they murder each other. This story is a sharp commentary on the selfishness of human beings.

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PREMCHAND

Literary giant Premchand's stories are the stories of the largest and most widespread section of the Indian society. He has written novels, short stories, plays, commentaries, essays, editorials and memoirs, although he was primarily a fiction writer. He has written 15 novels, more than 300 short stories, 3 plays, 10 translations, 7 children's books and editorials, lectures, prefaces, letters etc that run into thousands of pages. His novels, Godaan and Gaban, and his short stories, Shatranj ke Khilaadi , Kafan, etc. were made into films. Sevasadan, Premaashram, Rangbhumi, Karmabhumi, Nirmala etc. are his other prominent works.

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