The fantasy novel “Atharva: the origin”, with MS Dhoni, will be transformed into a comic

NEW DELHI: Leading digital comic storytelling platform Pratilipi Comics has acquired the rights to the highly acclaimed graphic novel ‘Atharva: The Origin’, starring cricketer ace MS Dhoni as the title character.

The graphic novel, written by author Ramesh Thamilmani, has been recreated by Pratilipi Comics with “new character designs, artwork and creative elements, revolutionizing the Indian online comic space”.

“It’s great to see all the hard work come to life in ‘Atharva: The Origin.’ a statement.

Set in a “very young Earth” and a time long forgotten, the book chronicles the adventures of the titular protagonist, a seasoned warrior, who embarks on a long journey where he encounters strange creatures and discovers beautiful lands – a real treat for the soul and the senses.

“The high fantasy genre is still in its infancy in India, but there is still a demand for it. But, with a star like MS Dhoni as the protagonist and a stellar storyline, ‘Atharva: The Origin’ will redefine the fantasy genre in This , of course, is aligned with Pratilipi Comics’ goal of bringing a new era of digital comics to India,” said Sachin Patil, Head of Products and Business at Pratilipi Comics about the acquisition.


Pratilipi Comics, founded in 2020, has a catalog of over a thousand titles spanning all genres – ranging from romance, drama, thriller, horror, action, adventure, mythology and horror – from various popular publishers including Amar Chitra Katha, Campfire, Diamond BD and others.

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