Bahubali producer Shobu Yarlagadda has bought the rights of the well appreciated historical book The Ivory Throne by young author Manu S Pillai. The book is based on the royal family of Travancore.
Manu wrote the book after intense research that he started at the age of 19. The Ivory Throne came out in 2016.
The book begins with the coming of Portuguese explorer Vasco Da Gama coming to India. The main characters in the book include Senior Maharani Sethu Lakshmi Bai and Junior Maharani Sethu Parvathy Bai, who were the grand daughters of legendary painter Raja Ravi Varma.