In the 1570s, a king of Ahmadnagar had had enough of his manipulative mother & conniving nobles, so he decided to take a sabbatical. He took a ‘break’ for more than 12 years leaving his job to a minister! We trace the little known story of the ‘mad’ king, Murtaza Nizam Shah I.
From humble beginnings in Mapusa, Goa to designing jewels for International royalty, the life story of Ambaji Shinde, hailed as the ‘greatest jewellery designer of the century’ , is an inspiring tale of passion, hard work and perseverance.
Chandrapur in Maharashtra is little more than a transit point for the famous Tadoba Tiger Reserve but pause long enough and the city will reveal its fascinating story to you. Did you know that ‘Chanda’ was the capital of a Gond tribal kingdom that ruled Central India for 500 years ?