It’s well-known that national award winning Tamil star Dhanush is making his Hollywood debut with a film titled ‘The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir’. The film is based on the acclaimed novel ‘The Extraordinary Journey of a Fakir who got Trapped in an Ikea Cupboard’ by Romain Puértolas. The film’s first look was unveiled yesterday.
The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir is directed by Ken Scott. The film also stars Pulp Fiction and Kill Bill actress Uma Thurman and Percy Jackson. Dhanush will essay the role of Aja, a conjurer from an Indian colony of artists, who is sent to Paris on a secret mission by his mother.
The film’s first promotional teaser was screened at the American Film Market on November 1st. Several leading Hollywood and international distribution houses have acquired its distribution rights.