“Utkarsh Srivastava, born in Kanpur, graduated as a Marine Engineer from DMET Kolkata. He began writing during 2nd year of his graduation. And Rankshetram series is a begin- ing of his writing career. He has also written some stage dramas, and currently working as a Screenwriter in Bollywood Indus-try.“
By Vikash Saxena, The Literary Mirror
Rankshetram is divided into many installments-
Rakshraj Markesh ka Ant
This is a story of fight between Dharm & Adharm. A tale of war between two fighters, one who is moral and other one who is not inmoral, but support his Guru’s wrong ways and wrong doings constitutes it’s theme. This is story of two generations of brothers ,one who killed his el-der brother by deceit, and other who stood with his brothers even against his own father. You can’t help but feel awed by bravery of Vikramajeet to Tejaswi and yugandhr, Rakshraj to Akhand. There are so many characters but each one has their own story to tell. Mr. Utkarsh has done a tremendous job of binding the story so beautifully and made it intriguing.
Asureshwar Durbheeksha Ki Wapsi
The story revolves around mostly about Durbheeksha who is half human and half demon. How demon Guru Bhairavnath played a trick and turned Raja Yayati’s divine would-be-son into half demon and half human. Guru Omeshwar helped Raja Babhooti and with his divine power turned his son into a child with divine powers. The book is intersting with various twists and turns and help us uncover the life journey of Durbheeksha .
Durbheeksha and Durdhara
The third part of the series let us know about one more story of love and betrayal and blood bath.While, returning from a war against Hashtinapur, Durbheeksha chance upon few Garurs and Reech Jamwant. He killed King of Garur in a fair fight but a misunderstanding of the situation by his wife left him cursed. After meeting Jamwant, he accompanied him for a journey. In this journey, Durbheeksha fell in love with Durdhara who is the princess of Gandharva. He saved her along with her father and his fellow Gandharva. But again, Bhairavnath played his cruel game and after lot of plotting and planning he manage to separate Durbheeksha and Durdhara. He was heart broken but is able to obtain his old self. What happened? Did they meet and who are the two warrior princes who are a life threat to Durbheeksha? So, many questions? One solution! Read the complete series find the truth behind the mystery of these deceit and treacheries.