The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir is a French English language adventure comedy film. It was released in France on May 30, 2018. The film is slated for a 21 June 2019 in India, USA, Canada, Singapore, and Malaysia.
Titbits of the Film
The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir is directed by Ken Scott. Guess who stars in this incredible journey of the fakir? It’s our very own Indian superstar, the Kolaveri star Dhanush.
The story of the film is based on a novel by Roman Puertolas. The original name of the novel is The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir Who Got Trapped in an Ikea Wardrobe.
The shoot of the film
The film was shot in many locations across the world. To capture the marvelous journey of the Fakir, the film traveled from India to Brussels to Paris and then to Rome.
Trailer and Music
The trailer has already been released on Youtube, and it has received quite a good response from the audience. The trailer is exceptionally captivating, and Dhanush’s performance is a delight to watch. Hopes are getting high for the movie, indeed.
The music of the film is also remarkable. The song Madaari is composed and produced by the very talented Amit Trivedi. Vishal Dadlani and Nikita Gandhi’s melodious voice is the perfect touch to this heartwarming song.
Dhanush and Bejo
In the beautiful song, Madari Dhanush gets a chance to shake his leg and share his screen with the Oscar-nominated actress Berenice Bejo in his very first international film. Even for Dhanush, the journey must be extraordinary.
Dhanush plays the character of Ajatashatru Lavash Patel, who is a street magician and trickster. He embarks on an extraordinary journey to find his long lost father with a fake EUR 100 note in Paris.
Aja or Ajatashatru begins his tale from India and then moves to London, Paris, Lybia. The film beautifully captures the problems faced by an immigrant in foreign countries.
The film is critically acclaimed by critics all over the world. It won the Ray of Sunshine award in Norwegian International Film Festival in 2018. It also receives an award for best comedy in Barcelona Sant-Jordi International Film Festival in 2019.