I'm more or less done with Bir - I'm still not happy with the hair, but the rest of the model is close to final. Modeling curly hair is really tricky and I've tried several times in both Maya and Zbrush, but still can't quite nail it.
I like his chappals i.e. sandals - they're based on a pair that I own.
The texturing is just temporary, I'll continue to tweak the textures as the look of the film evolves. Still, the temp textures reflect the dirty, dusty look that I'm going for.
Most people think he looks like me, which is a good sign because it's deliberate. The resemblance is based on the idea that as the filmmaker, I've become part of this story.