The Avatar Trail
- Stage 1: Amar Chitra Katha’s tale of a good-looking archer’s high birth, low life, unshaken loyalty and unfailing generosity melted hearts.
- Stage 2: In B.R. Chopra’s TV Mahabharata, Pankaj Dheer played him with a double chin, bushy moustache and hairy forearms; but audiences still loved him.
- Stage 3: Reinvented in Vimanika Comics’ recently released Sixth series as a multi-millionaire real estate tycoon who is plagued in his nightmares by injustices done to him centuries ago.