The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir: Here’s the release date of Dhanush’s debut Hollywood movie
Recently, the teaser of Dhanush’s debut Hollywood movie ‘The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir’ was released in YouTube. The movie directed by Ken Scott is based on the novel, ‘The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir Who Got Trapped In An IKEA Wardrobe’, written by Romain Puertolas. The makers have announced that the movie will be releasing this summer.
The movie is slated to hit screens in France and Belgium on 30 May, and Germany on 6 August. The movie’s release date in India has not yet been announced officially. In India, the movie will be releasing in Hindi, English, and Tamil languages.
The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir is an adventure fantasy drama. The recently released teaser gives hints about Dhanush’s character. It is the story of a young Indian from a small town in Mumbai and his journey to Paris for the first time. Dhanush will be seen essaying the role of a magician, Ajatashatru Lavash Patel, who goes on an adventurous journey in Europe.
It was shot across India, Libiya, Rome, Paris, Belgium and England. Initially, the movie was supposed to be directed by Marjane Satrapi but Ken Scott was later brought on baord to rework the script and direct the film. The movie also stars Gerard Jugnot, Barkhad Abdi, Erin Moriarty and Bérénice Bejo. National award winning actress Seema Biswas of ‘Bandit Queen’ fame is also playing an important role in the movie.
The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir has cinematography by Vincent Mathias and music by Nicolas Errera. Bollywood sensation Amit Trivedi has composed two Hindi songs for the film. The movie is jointly produced by Little Red Car Films, Brio Films, Vamonos Films, M! Capital Ventures, Impact Films, Aurora Global Media Capital, Scope Pictures, TF1 Studio and Aleph Motion Pictures.