For people, who are clueless about the story of Dhanush’s upcoming Hollywood film ‘The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir’, here is the basic plot
Aja, a poor but talented magician from a village in India, is sent on a mysterious mission by his sick mother to visit the Eiffel Tower. A disaster with an eccentric taxi driver leaves him stranded outside an IKEA store in Paris, where he falls head over heels for Marie, a lovely Franco-American who befriends him.
But his hopes for love are dashed when he accidentally gets stuck in a wardrobe and shipped across Europe! On the run from bandits and border police, he meets a colourful cast of characters as he hops across the globe escaping danger.
Can his clever imagination and briefcase of magic tricks get him back to Paris to meet Marie and solve the mystery of his mother’s secret mission?
Dhanush plays Aja aka Fakir in the film, which is being directed by Ken Scott. “I’m super excited to be working with Dhanush who is so talented and great great great to work with”, said the director in his official statement.