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Best-selling author Amish Tripathi on why India mythology is so popular

Amish Tripathi's Shiva trilogy about the popular Hindu deity has become the fastest selling book series in Indian publishing.

The banker turned author believes his stories of India's mythology are part of the country's deep rooted culture.

He explained to the BBC's David Eades why he thinks his books have sold by the millions.

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