MS Dhoni dons new role; Atharva: The Origin motion poster excites fans

Cricket legend Mahendra Singh Dhoni is all set to thrill audiences with his role in mythological sci-fi web series

Mahendra Singh Dhoni, who has always thrilled cricket fans across the world with his amazing contributions to the game, is all set for a new avatar. The swashbuckling cricketer’s new role is already sending fans and the social media to new levels of excitement.

Dhoni will be seen playing a prominent role in the upcoming web series titled ‘Atharva: The Origin’. A motion poster of the web series graphic novel was unveiled by Dhoni himself and the internet is going crazy. ‘Atharva: The Origin’ is a mythological sci-fi web tale based on Ramesh Thamilmani’s work, and it will Dhoni fighting demonic creatures.

Dhoni look in web series gets fans’ love

Donning the role never-seen-before role, M S Dhoni struck a chord with netizens immediately after the first look motion poster was outed. There have been comments by social media users who saw the poster that the animated bare-chest look of Dhoni is akin with what had been seen from Prabhas when SS Rajamouli’s ‘Baahubali’ was released.

The mythological sci-fi web series is produced by Vincent Adaikalaraj and Ashok Manor, and is supported by Dhoni Entertainment. In case you didn’t know, Dhoni Entertainment had earlier made news when the company produced ‘Roar of the Lion’, which is currently streaming on Disney+Hotstar. It is created by Virzu Studios in association with MIDAS Deals Pvt Ltd.

A cinematic take on a much adored graphic novel, Atharva – The Origin would be presented as an engaging story complete with some astounding artwork. Dhoni has let his fans know that he is very much excited being part of the web series, and called it an exciting venture.

Pre-order to begin this month

A look at the motion poster would bring memories of Bahubali indeed. It has a rugged-looking Dhoni and promises an immersive experience to viewers. It is expected that the pre-order would possibly begin this month. However, an official announcement on the launch date is pending.

MS Dhoni’s foray into the web world looks like it is going to be immensely exciting. The Chennai Super Kings captain and former India skipper has donned many roles on the cricket field, but the latest one on screen would definitely thrill audiences and the star’s fans.

As the cricket legend gears up to fascinate fans with a filmy avatar, ‘Atharva: The Origin’ is sure to bring in many surprises. Let’s brace ourselves to be part of the mythical world where MS Dhoni in the title role battles demons that come his way.

Sanjeev Ramachandran

A journalist with 23 years of experience, Sanjeev has worked with reputed media houses such as Business Standard, The Ne More »
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