Thousands of years ago, a mighty king named Janamejaya got into the mood for vengeance.
According to ancient history, this ruler’s father Parikshit was cursed to die of a serpent bite. So, he built himself a gigantic tower with no windows, ventilators or doors except one main entrance. In it, he lived in peace, content that no serpent could now enter his abode.
But one day, a little worm crawled out of a fruit he was about to consume. The worm transformed itself into a horrifying serpent called Takshak, the leader of the serpents. Then Takshak finished his job.
So, mad with rage, king Parikshit’s son king Janamejaya set himself up to some serious vendetta...