VIKRAMA CHOLAN SON OF PARTHIBA CHOLAN

VIKRAMA CHOLAN SON OF PARTHIBA CHOLAN

VIKRAMA CHOLAN

Vikrama cholan, the son of Parthiba cholan who succeeded him after his father’s death with lot of struggles and made the dream of Parthiban come true. Like his father, Vikraman’s details also have a very few depictions by authors as he was dominated by Pallavas. Vikrama struggled a lot to get back his country as it is his father’s dream.

FICTIONAL STORY

As per history, only Vijayalayan got chola Empire back from Pallvas and Pandias it is not said that Vikrama the ancestor of Vijayalayan made the dream come true of Parthiban. The nove Parthiban Kanavu fictionally tells us how he got his country back from enemies. It says that after his father’s death Vikrama tried hard, battled with Pallavas but his Uncle Marappa Bhupathi betrays him and made him prisoned. Pallavas departed him to some island where he became a king for that small are, then returned his country secretly and fought with Pallavas for his dream. The narration moves on to describe how Vikraman comes back longing to meet his mother and the mysterious beauty whom he saw before being departed.

DREAM COMES TRUE FICTIONALLY

Finally, he got back his country from the Pallava king Narasimhavarman as the king promised his father Parthiban to make him the emperor of his own country. This shows that the Pallava king played a drama in this struggle and made Parthibn’s dream true. Then Vikrama married the Pallava king’s daughter Kundavi the mysterious beauty. These are said in the form of fictional novel where it is not real but gives a lot of info and idea about Vikraman.

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