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Extraordinary journey: Dhanush on Hollywood debut

IANS  |  Mumbai 

Dhanush, who has shared a poster and teaser of his Hollywood debut "The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir", says it has indeed been a journey extraordinaire.

Based on a bestseller book "Who Got Trapped in an Wardrobe", the is an English-French comedy-drama directed by

shared the first poster f the on his official handle. In the poster, he is seen wearing a colourful Rajasthani headgear.

"Here is the teaser poster of 'The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir'. My first English It's been an extraordinary journey indeed. Hope you guys like it," tweeted Dhanush, a popular name in the south Indian film industry.

The movie also features French Berenice Bejo, and American

In Scott's words, the film is a story of a young who comes from "He knows nothing else but his neighbourhood."

According to Scott, working with actors from different cultural background was inspirational.

Sharing his experience in a video, Scott said: "I fell in love with the project. Working with and other actors from so many different cultures was truly inspiring. We shot in different countries -- India, Italy, France,

"We wanted to impact these different countries to the main character. Very simply what I tried to do is to get the best out of each to find the right balance of drama and comedy."

In the film, is playing a man named Ajatashatru Lavash Patel.

"Something in the story makes the movie look like a fable, so we wanted 'Fakir' to be very entertaining and adventurous," Scott added.



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First Published: Sat, February 10 2018. 11:30 IST