Former Indian cricket team captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni released his first look from his upcoming animated graphic novel ‘Atharva: The Origin’. Dhoni himself has shared the teaser of his mythological science fiction novel with fans on social media. In this teaser, Mahi is seen in the role of Aghori ‘Atharv’.
On Wednesday, Mahendra Singh Dhoni shared the first look teaser of ‘Atharva: The Origin’ and wrote in the caption, “Happy to announce my new avatar…’Atharva’.” In this, he is seen with big hair. He has a garland around his neck. MS Dhoni’s look is largely inspired by Lord Shiva.
Atharva: The Origin is the graphic version of Ramesh Thamilmani’s book
Dhoni’s ‘Atharva: The Origin’ is touted as a ‘New Age Graphic Novel’. This novel is an adaptation of the unpublished book of the same name by debutant author Ramesh Thamilmani. This novel is supported by ‘Dhoni Entertainment’. This media company was founded by Dhoni and his wife Sakshi Singh Dhoni in 2019. Sakshi is the managing director of ‘Dhoni Entertainment’. This graphic novel is produced by Virju Studios and Midas Deal Pvt Ltd
‘Dhoni Entertainment’ announced this graphic novel in 2020
This ‘New Age Graphic Novel’ was announced in 2020 by ‘Dhoni Entertainment’ itself. MS Dhoni’s wife Sakshi described the novel as a thrilling series. She said, “This book is a mythological science fiction, which narrates the journey of a mysterious Aghori. Along with this, an attempt has also been made to break the big myth going on in the society through this series.”
This is not the first time that Dhoni is associated with the film or entertainment world. Earlier in 2016, Dhoni’s biopic- MS Dhoni: The Untold Story was released. This film was a super hit. Late actor Sushant Singh Rajput acted in this film. Now Dhoni is entering the world of graphic novels, where he plays a character. Dhoni’s fans are eagerly waiting for his web series. In such a situation, it can be expected that like his biopic, his web series will also be a superhit.