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Uday Kulkarni

Uday Kulkarni

Uday S. Kulkarni is an alumnus of Armed Forces Medical College and a practicing surgeon in Pune. He erved in the Indian Navy and retired in the rank of Surgeon Commander. He has written five non-fiction books on 18th century Indian history in the last nine years, primarily relating to the Maratha Empire.


The Extraordinary Epoch of Nanasaheb Peshwa

Uday Kulkarni in conversation with William Dalrymple

The mid-eighteenth century marks a pivotal turning point in Indian as well as world history. Historian and writer Uday Kulkarni’s latest The Extraordinary Epoch of Nanasaheb Peshwa charts the power struggle which led to the Marathas becoming a paramount power in India during this period. In a conversation with historian William Dalrymple, Kulkarni explores the events of the time and the power wielded by Nana Saheb Peshwa.