Characters in the Novel and their Relationships

 

(A friend suggested this should have been one of the back pages of the novel. Too late. Well , here it is.)

Itimad Ud Daulah

First husband

Daughter

Gossibai

Wife

Malika Jahan

Wife

Other wives

Akbar

Son

Prime Minister, Grand Vazir

Hamida Begum

Mother

Man Singh

General

Birbal

Minister, Advisor

Mahabat Khan

Asaf Khan

Nur

(Mehrunissa)

Siblings

Advisor,

Prime Minister

General

Khusrau

Son

Bhir Das

Goon

Fan Man

Jahangir

(Salim)

Goon

Husayn Beg

Rebel

Ritu

Saheli

Harem Maid

Harem Maid

Paru

Pithu

Friend

Snake Charmer

Friend

Uncle

Street Orator

Youth

Read an Excerpt

 

    - Jahangir

      and Nur

 

    - Paru