Akbar and Birbal Stories – Birbal was the wittiest minister at the court of emperor Akbar. He had a reputation for being kind and just too. His presence of mind also helped the emperor Akbar get out of sticky situations easily. According to various folktales, anybody who interacted with Birbal got impressed by his wit and humour. Birbal had a unique charm which won him many friends but also got him rivals. Akbar and Birbal stories were originally spread by the ministers and visitors at the royal court. Over the generations, these stories were penned down, narrated, and enacted too. Akbar and Birbal stories have proven to be one of the best moral stories for kids.
Tales of Raman of Tenali: Sometimes referred to as the Birbal of the south, Tenali Ramakrishnan was a Telugu poet, thinker, and scholar. He was a special advisor in the court of Sri Krishnadevaraya. Just like Akbar Birbal stories, the tales of Tenali help kids see situations from a different perspective and come up with interesting solutions.
Tales of Gopal the Jester: Gopal Bhar was a jester at the court of Raja Krishnachandra in Bengal. He would never get exhausted of inventing wise answers to the most unusual questions thrown at him. He was clever to point out the opponent’s weakness in the most humorous way. Gopal, unlike Birbal and Tenali, was a true entertainer who sometimes also mocked people with his antics.
Akbar Birbal stories and other tales are the most entertaining short reads for kids and adults. One can never get enough of these witty characters. They remain evergreen for generations. Enjoy these moral stories with a dash of sarcasm and a sprinkle of humour. The characters illustrated in signature Amar Chitra Katha style and the easy-to-follow narrative make the stories even more fun to read.