Kannai is the most renowned wandering musical Sadhu(Baul) in India. He is seen as the leader of
the Bauls and is much admired for his voice and poetry, and is able to play the ancient musical
instruments even though he is completely blind.
Young teenager Hathi Giri wishes to be initiated at the Kumbh Mela as a Naga Sadhu by a ceremony that
will leave him impotent for life.
Jivesh Nanden is going to build a city on a sandbank, to house and feed a population over twice the
size of Greater London- in three months.
Bhola has held his arm in the air for the last twelve years in his search for God.
Jyoti intends to make his fortune at the Kumbh ferrying pilgrims to the holiest bathing spot, where
the two rivers meet.