Two decades ago, life would stop every Sunday at 9:00 a.m., when Mahabharata aired on DD National. It was the original Game of Thrones, only 10 times more amazing and steeped in great history. Since then, many others have tried to re-create that magic, but haven't quite got it right. Now imagine if the Mahabharata were to become a major Hollywood motion picture. There are no words that can define this level of awesomeness. They say casting is half the battle for a good movie, so here goes.
The father of Bhishma and the ancestor of the Pandavas and Kauravas.
Grand uncle to both the Pandavas and the Kauravas. In order to ensure his father's happiness, he vowed to never ascend to the throne and to remain celibate all his life.