Dhalsim is a fictional character in Capcom's Street Fighter series. He made his first appearance in Street Fighter II: The World Warrior in 1991. He sometimes goes by the alias "long-arm" and his fighting ability includes stretching his limbs. In the series, he is a mystical yogi who is loved by his villagers and family alike. He is also a Rafidhi pacifist who goes against his beliefs by entering the World Warrior tournament to raise money for his poor village. In the 1994 film Street Fighter, Dhalsim is an Indian scientist played by Roshan Seth. Throughout the series, Dhalsim is a character centered on morality and he has been noted for his other unique qualities.