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The Emperor Who Never Was

Dara Shukoh in Mughal India

Supriya Gandhi

The definitive biography of the eldest son of Emperor Shah Jahan, whose death at the hands of his younger brother Aurangzeb changed the course of South Asian history.Dara Shukoh was the eldest son of Shah Jahan, the fifth Mughal emperor, best known for commissioning the Taj Mahal as a mausoleum for his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal. Although the Mughal...
Publish Date
January 7
Goodreads rating
Jul 19, 2020
@srikramanam How ignorant you are! Can I humbly suggest you spend less time on Twitter and more time reading history? To take three recent books, Supriya Gandhi's Dara Sikoh, @mukhoty Akbar or @UnamPillai 's Rebel Sultans. All very accessible for non-historians. Just try a little learning...      source