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Dhanush's 'The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir' to release on May 30

10 February 2018

The actor revealed the first teaser poster of the film which is scheduled for a release on May 30th this year.

Noted film critic and trade analyst Taran Adarsh took to Twitter to share the poster of the film. My first English film. "Will release in India in English, Hindi and Tamil". The movie came out more than two years ago and after going several movies in both Tollywood and Kollywood industry, Dhanush is now set to enter the worldwide film industry. It's a very strong role. The film, which was to be initially directed by Marjane Satrapi, he plays a street magician called Ajatashatru.

The film titled as The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir is based on the French novel L' extraordinaire voyage du fakir qui était resté coincé dans une armoire Ikéa ( The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir who got trapped in an Ikea Wardrobe) written by Romain Puertolas.

The cast of The Extraordinary Journey Of The Fakir also includes Oscar-nominated actors Berenice Bejo, Barkhad Abdi, Gerard Jugnot, Erin Moriarty and Abel Jafri.

Speaking about the character he said that the boy is from a poor strata of Mumbai, who knows absolutely nothing about the world whatsoever except his neighborhood and family.

In the teaser, director Kenn Scott is seen sharing his experience working on the project. Dhanush is playing a boy from the slums of Mumbai, who somehow gets to embark on this journey of lifetime which takes him to many countries such as England, France and Libya.

"We wanted to impact these different countries to the main character".

Dhanush's 'The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir' to release on May 30