Kavita Kane’s Lanka’s Princess: A Revisioning of the Ramayana, Breaking the Binary Of The Concepts of Asura and Sura
The 21st century witnesses a revival of interest in myths, legends and folklore through the works of the renowned writers like Ashok Banker, Amish Tripathi, Devdutt Pattanaik, Anand Neelakantan, Kavita Kane, Anuja Chandramouli, Amruta Patil, Samhita Arni etc. There is an ever-growing authorship and readership for the various retellings of the epics like the Ramayana and the Mahabharata in both English as well as in the various regional languages. Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni's The Palace of Illusions, Kavita Kane's Sita's Sister, Pratibha Ray's Yajnaseni (Oriya), Sreekantan Nair's Kanchana Seetha (Malayalam), Sara Joseph's Kathakal (Malayalam) etc. are just a few to name. Thus, Indian writing is in its golden, prosperous era.