The Story of the Bahmanis

The first Muslim dynasty of the Deccan the Bahmanis remain an enigma. We headed to Daulatabad, Gulbarga and Bidar their old capitals, to trace their story and how they set the ball rolling for a new Dakhini culture with Author and Historian Helen Philon who has done decades of research on them.

One of the legacies of the Bahmani Sultanate is the Bidri Bangle, originally from the fort of Bidar that goes back to about 500 years. You can now own this silver inlay artwork on Peepul Tree, check out here.