Watch: Shah Rukh Khan as an ancient warrior in Atharva
The graphic novel is an adaptation of Ramesh Tamilmani’s novel of the same name. The first trailer shows Shah Rukh in an animated avatar flaunting his muscular body. The graphic novel apparently documents the progressive journey of a king.
Set in a very old era, the graphic novel maps the struggles of a lone powerful king who goes through hardships to unravel his destiny. The graphic novel takes you on an inspiring journey encountering magnificent lands and strange beasts.
Interestingly, Shah Rukh introduced VFX or visual effects in his film Ra.One and this time the actor will be seen in an animated novel. There are also reports that the graphic novel might be adapted into a film later and Shah Rukh might produce the film under his banner Red Chillies.
The project headed is headed by Vel Mohan and has beautiful illustrations by Ramesh Acharya.