Hyderabad, the capital of Telengana State, is a city steeped in time, together with a tremendous modern technological side to it. It is a major centre for the Tech Industry and is so called ‘Cyberabad’. The city was formed by Muhammad Quli Qutb Shah, a poet of the Deccan form of Urdu and the 5th Sultan of the Qutb Shahi Dynasty. He married Bhagmati, a local Hindu beauty and named her Hyder Mahal. It was in her honour, the city derived its name.
After the Shahi Dynasty, Aurangzeb began the Mughal rule and and much later evolved the Nizams. The last Nizam, Osmal Ali Khan, is believed to be one of the wealthiest man on earth, ever.
The Golkonda region, with numerous diamond mines, in the past, was known as the, ‘Diamond Capital of India’ and are famous for having produced the Kohinoor, the Regent, the Hope and the Orloff.