Nagraj (“Snake-King”) (नागराज in Devanagari script) is a fictional superhero appearing in Raj Comics,. Created in the late s by Sanjay Gupta, Firt story. A year after Sairat, Nagraj Manjule returns to cinema as an actor in a Marathi film. The writer-filmmaker on how not to play a villain and why. Likes, 86 Comments – Lasya Nagraj (@lasyanagraj) on Instagram: “To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that’s all.

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These days Raj Comics have published three parallel series of Nagraj, where each Nagraj is involved in a different universe. Is there similar advice that works for filmmakers? The blood tests of the child showed that the child had minute, microscopic snakes in his blood, filling in for white blood cells. He started creating fu new heaven for sending Trishanku there to keep his words.

If that were true, then anyone who reads the newspaper will be able to write. As an actor, I could, perhaps, do so, but certainly not as a filmmaker.

The Snake God got angry and knocked her unconscious with his venomous breath. I wanted to direct the Telugu remake myself, in fact, but there were some delays with the project and I got the time to think it over. Nagraj’s body gets divided into minute particles making him almost ethereal and immune to physical damage, also temporarily disabling his power to eject snakes out of his body.

Ageless Superhuman strengths, Super regenerative healing factor Sixth sense Infrared sensing Expert martial artist Unique hypnotism Poison-bite Snake-spit Venomous breath Skin shedding Millions of microscopic shape shifting snakes in his body Shape shifting Psychic powers telepathy, teleportation, telekinesis Explosive snakes, etc.

A Look at the Desi Avengers”. However most attempts have been unfruitful. Nagraj is believed to have been inspired by the mythological Ichchhadhari Nag shape shifting snakes and historical Vishmanushya venomous human.

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In the late s, Raj Comics tried adapting Nagraj into a live-action television show in India. Most of the snakes don’t know all the uses of this power and used it only for shape-shifting purposes but this power can do anything, even creating living beings.

For the film, see Nagraj film. This resulted in a stalemate. If there are issues, does it talk about them? At that time, Nagpasha could not tolerate the changes in his body and fainted. This page was last edited on 26 Novemberat Knowing that he was the only potential heir to the throne, Nagpasha started living a lavish worry-free life.


Nagpasha fell upon two bowls, one containing the highly toxic venom halahal,the greatest form of venom as believed by Hindus which destroyed his face and mixed with his blood, and the other containing Amrit, which made him immortal.

Since Nagraj had lost a very major part of this power courtsey See Through, he doesn’t try stupid stunts and makes minimum use of this power cause if he tries shapeshifting into something beyond his power limit then nagrajj might not be able to reform a new body and left bodiless like See Through or maybe even die. They include a big bunch of ichchhadhaari naags banished from Nagdweep.

He claimed that his venom was a result of snake bites from 1, different species of snakes This echoes the Indian legends of poison-men or women, specifically raised to kill by their kiss and his other powers evolved when he was treated with ashes of a dead ichchhadhaari snake.

He attacked the secret area where the baby was kept and escaped with him, but fearing the wrath of the god, he decided not to kill the baby and instead placed him back into the same bushes in the river where he was found.

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Since then, Nagraj has thrice toured the world and defeated many villains and terrorists. It would be too optimistic of me to believe that. So he ordered his faithful astrologer Vedacharya, who had great knowledge of Tilism to enclose the treasure in a Tilism which could be broken only by his son. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. I believe these conversations have always happened, but maybe not like right now. Many of Nagraj’s fans believe that, over time, Nagraj’s comics have developed a snake mythology of its own, which is unique to the popular Indian beliefs about snakes that are prevalent among the masses.

He has a number of powers, such as superhuman strength, poisonous breath and poison-bite, instant healing powers, and snakes that come out of his wrists.

When the child was born, everyone believed him dead because his whole body was blue and showed no signs of life. Though these are snakes, of many different species, which commonly exist in the real world, being born in Nagraj’s body means that they share in Nagraj’s extremely powerful venom.


He wears a jacket and a trouser and has longer hair. Acting and filmmaking are different creative processes. He is a true movie lover and remembers all dialogues of his favourite movies be it Bollywood or Hollywood. There are the following three parallel Nagraj series:. Professor Nagmani used him for his other experimental projects and leased him for international terrorism. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

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Largely based on Hindu epic Ramayanathe story narrowly follows the same storyline as of the epic, but with Raj Comics characters filling in the places of original characters. For unknown reasons, the priest narrated a fake story that the child belonged to a woman, who was a devotee of the Snake God. Nagraj, along with his deeds, has earned a large amount of friends, many of whom appeared just once, but some that appeared more often, and still fewer that became permanent figures in Nagraj’s stories.

Initially, the raj vaid was unsure whether he would be able to cure the child, but since Dev Kaljayi himself asked the king for his treatment, he was assured that the treatment will work. Karan Johar is a good filmmaker, and he has his own style.

This article needs additional citations for verification. Nagraj, in this first mission, was tasked with stealing a golden statue of a Goddess from a temple that was protected by tribal devotees, snakes, and by a mysterious year-old Sadhu named Baba Gorakhnath.

How it shapes up is no longer in your hands. He laid there for a long time. However, due to the ill effects of the poison. Nagraj succeeds, but then is foiled by the Sage Baba Gorakhnath, who frees him from the mind control of Professor Nagamani. In his initial issues, Nagraj’s powers were too limited, and at times he was even knocked out by powerful human opponents. Minor portions of the power passed on to his future generations and resulted in a new species of snakes the Ichchhadhari naags shape-shifting snakes.

You know how it is in Hindi films, where everything is in black and white and the villain is pure evil. Deva Kaljayi refused and told him that the “real successor” to the throne was alive and when the time comes the treasure will be handed over to him.