Atharva – The Origin

Atharva – The Origin is a graphic novel written by Ramesh Thamilmani[2][3] and illustrated by MS Dhoni.[4] It is produced by M.V.M. Vel mohan, Vincent Adaikalaraj and Ashok Manor.[5] Reportedly, the makers are also planning to make a web-series based on the novel.[6][7]

Atharva - The origin
Date
  • 18 April 2022
  • September 2022 (Relaunched)
Page count150 pages
PublisherVirzu Studios
Creative team
WritersRamesh Thamilmani
ArtistsMS Dhoni
CreatorRamesh Thamilmani [1]
EditorKavin Adithya

The novel was touted as India’s first three-dimensional graphic novel with a realistic visual interpretation of about 150 scenes.[8][9]

Relaunch as comic edit

The graphic novel was recreated by Pratilipi Comics with "new character designs, artwork, and creative elements, revolutionising the Indian online comic space".[10] In September 2022 the novel was relaunched as comic in Pratilipi comics.[11]

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  1. ^ "Dhoni was the perfect fit, says Atharva: The Origin writer Ramesh Thamilmani". Hindustan Times. 2022-02-09. Retrieved 2022-02-11.
  2. ^ "MS Dhoni Atharva: MS Dhoni's first look from 'Atharva: The Origin'". The Times of India. February 3, 2022. Retrieved 2022-02-09.
  3. ^ "First look of MS Dhoni in graphic novel 'Atharva: The Origin' is released". The Hindu. 2022-02-02. ISSN 0971-751X. Retrieved 2022-02-10.
  4. ^ "Dhoni was the perfect fit, says Atharva: The Origin writer Ramesh Thamilmani". Hindustan Times. 2022-02-09. Retrieved 2022-02-11.
  5. ^ "MS Dhoni beat Shah Rukh Khan to lead in graphic novel 'Atharva: The Origin'". Zee News. 2022-02-04. Retrieved 2022-02-09.
  6. ^ "MS Dhoni's first look from 'Atharva: The Origin' unveiled". WION. Retrieved 2022-02-09.
  7. ^ "Dhoni to be seen in new age graphic novel 'Atharva - The Origin'". Telangana Today. 2022-02-03. Retrieved 2022-02-10.
  8. ^ "Rajinikanth launches MS Dhoni's Atharva: The Origin". The Times of India. Retrieved 2022-02-25.
  9. ^ "Watch: MS Dhoni breaks the internet with his never-before-seen avatar for graphic novel 'Atharva: The Origin'". Cricket Times. Retrieved 2022-02-10.
  10. ^ "Fantasy novel 'Atharva: The Origin', starring MS Dhoni, to be made into a comic". The Economic Times. Retrieved 2022-09-10.
  11. ^ PTI (2022-09-10). "Epic graphic novel 'Atharva: The Origin' now available at Pratilipi Comics". ThePrint. Retrieved 2022-09-10.