Kollywood young star Dhanush is considered as one of the best young actor in South India and specially in Kollywood he had rated among the top artists in terms his acting skills and success ratio. He had made his presence felt in Bollywood as well through films like Ranjhna and Shamithabh. Both were commercial and critical success and Dhanush had got great appreciation for acting skills as well. For the performance in Ranjhna, he got IIFA award for best male debut and in Shamitabh he got the chance to play the lead in the film along with none other than Amitabh Bachchan. And now as per the latest reports, Dhanush is all set to make his Hollywood debut as well.
Earlier it was a rumor that Dhanush will make his Hollywood debut soon. But now the reports says that it has been almost confirmed that he is going to play the key role in a Hollywood film and that too opposite Uma Thurman who is popular for classics like Pulp Fiction. The film will also have actor Alexandra Daddario who is popular for his character in the Television series True Detective. The film will be directed by Marjane Satrapi, who had earlier given us film like Persepolis.
The name of the film as of now is ‘The Extraordinary Journey Of The Fakir Who Got Trapped In An Ikea Cupboard’, and Dhanush plays a character named Aja in this film. Aja is a conjurer from an artists colony in India who sent to Paris by his mother. The movie will be shot in locations of India, Paris , Italy and Morocco. Marjane Satrapi is an Iranian writer and director who is quite famous for her films. Her last venture was Voices starring Ryan Reynolds.
Earlier Priyanka Chopra, Irfan Khan, Anil Kapoor, Deepika Padukone, Nasurudheen Shah etc from Bollywood had acted in Hollywood films. But it may be for the first time that a South Indian film actor is been playing a key role in a Hollywood movie. Dhanush has a handful of Tamil projects as well named Kodi, Rail, Vada Chennai etc.