Dhanush's first Hollywood project, The Extraordinary Journey Of The Fakir has released today. It has opened in cinemas, clashing with Shahid Kapoor-Kiara Advani's Kabir Singh and Diljit Dosanjh-Neeru Bajwa's Shadaa. All three films belong to different genres and it will be interesting to see which one works wonders at the ticket windows. Coming back to Dhanush's movie, it is based on a novel written by Romain Puertolas. Along with Dhanush, The Extraordinary Journey Of The Fakir also features Berenice Bejo, Erin Moriarty, Barkhad Abdi and Gerard Jugnot. Ahead of the film’s release, BollywoodLife sat down for an exclusive interaction with the superstar from the south.
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The calm and composed actor patiently answered all the questions and shared his experience of working on his first International movie. Dhanush opened up about the challenges he faced while shooting for Fakir. Having worked in South, Bollywood and now Hollywood, the Shamitabh actor explained to us how things function differently in the three industries.
Dhanush revealed that he had to struggle for a few days initially because of English language but he was comfortable as time passed by. The actor spoke about the immense love he received overseas for the film. For the ones who aren't aware, The Extraordinary Journey Of The Fakir released in France, last year. The Ken Scott directorial has already bagged the audience award for Best Comedy at the Barcelona Sant-Jordi International Film Festival. We are curious to know how the film will work at the Indian box office. Before you watch The Extraordinary Journey Of The Fakir in cinemas, do watch our full interview with Dhanush below:
Earlier, at the trailer launch of his film, Dhanush had confessed that he had not read the book that his film is based on. "I didn't read the book. I didn't want to, till I finished the film. I finished the film and I still haven't read the book. (laughs) I will do so, soon, but right now, I am held up with one of the toughest films I have ever done," the actor had said.
During the same interaction, he confirmed about his next Bollywood film and said, "Yes, I will be teaming up with Aanand L Rai sometime. I am doing a Hindi film and it will be announced soon." Well, see you at the movies soon!
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The Extraordinary Journey Of The Fakir revolves around an Indian street magician's journey to Paris where he finds himself in the middle of a crazy adventure.
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