is a comic book series
based on the character of the same name. The Sadhu was created by Gotham Chopra
and Jeevan Kang
and the series is part of the Shakti line of comics published by Virgin Comics
The plot revolves around a British soldier by the name of James Jensen who finds himself to be the reincarnated form of a powerful sage from the past. The story primarily deals with the lessons that he has to learn so as to remove his connection with his current life.
The comic book series is the first series from the Virgin line to have been confirmed for a film adaptation with Nicolas Cage
in the lead role.
In India, the British Imperial army is fighting the natives and a group of Robin Hood
-like bandits called the Dakaits
. Allied to the British are the Zamindars
, landowners that find it in their interest to have the British ruling over India. A sadhu
by the name of Dada Thakur
is directing the efforts of the Dakaits against the British and is told by a goddess that help is on the way for the Dakaits.
, a young man named James
is working in the docks of London
with his younger brother William
. They are both unemployed and looking for work and have to fight other job-seekers to get a place on the ships. His brother gets a job on a certain ship and while James bids him farewell, he is approached by a soldier who offers him a chance to join the Imperial army in India. Although reluctant at first, James agrees after finding that his wife, Tess
, is... Read More