Dhanush is at the peak of his career after having directed the successful movie Power Paandi. The film was success at the box office and received rave reviews for its story. The film had Rajkiran play the lead role and Revathy playing an important character.
Dhanush has completed his work on Velaiilla Pattadhari 2 which is being directed by Soundarya Rajinikanth, sister of Dhanush’s wife Aishwarya. The story and dialogues of the film are written by Dhanush himself.
Dhanush has now commenced work on his Hollywood debut film which is being directed by Ken Scott. The film is titled The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir and the shooting has commenced today in Mumbai. Pictures from the sets of the film have been doing rounds on the internet and Dhanush seems to have gotten into a stylish role in his debut Hollywood film.
Speaking about Dhanush, director ken Scott said, “What’s great is I get to work with a great actor, Dhanush, who is a huge star in India, he’s a great actor, but also a great dancer, a great singer, he has a unique way of dancing and moving, he’s just very charming.”
The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir was initially supposed to be directed by acclaimed French filmmaker Marjane Satrapi but later went to Ken Scott for unknown reasons. Besides Dhanush, the film also stars Berenice Bejo, Barkhad Abdi, Erin Moriarty, Seema Biswas and Laurent Lafitte.
There were rumours that Uma Thurman will be part of this film but the makers have not confirmed this part officially.