Published On: Mon, Jan 25th, 2016

Dhanush is going to debut in Hollywood



Indian movie actor, producer, lyricist and playback singer Dhanush who works for the most part in Tamil cinema, is going to debut in Hollywood.  

The creative Tamil actor, who was admired by all and sundry when he sang his famous song, ‘Kolaveri Di’ and after that, he bagged his initial National Award for his performance in the Tamil drama movie Aadukalam.

There are reports that the 32-year-old Dhanush is now going for his Hollywood debut against American actress and model, Uma Thurman, in a movie that is directed by Iranian-born French director Marjane Satrapi (of Persepolis fame) who is also a graphic novelist, cartoonist, illustrator, and children’s book author. The 45-year-old, Uma Thurman, has worked in leading roles in a variety of movies, ranging from romantic comedies and dramas to science fiction and action movies,

Named The Extraordinary Journey Of The Fakir Who Got Trapped In An Ikea Cupboard, the comedy venture is based on Romain Puértolas’ bestselling 2014 novel of the similar name.

The reports have revealed that Dhanush will luminary as Aja, a con man/conjurer who moves from India to an IKEA in Paris on a secret mission by his mother.

The hero Aja falls in love with a female and by chance gets expelled along with a band of African refugees to the faraway corners of Europe in opposition to his will.

Director Satrapi considered that Dhanush was the “obvious choice” for the character, she stated it that “As I was watching various Indian movies, Dhanush became the most obvious choice — his intelligence, his killer smile, his ability to enter fully into the skin of any character he played (and I can go on and on forever) made me confident that he was the one.”

It is reported that the movie will be shot in India, France, Italy and Morocco in mid-2016.


About the Author

Sidra Muntaha

- Sidra Tul Muntaha is a journalist (MA-Mass Communication and M.Phil in Mass Communication) based in Lahore. She is working as an editor at fashion, style and entertainment in the section of the Kooza. She writes fashion and entertainment articles for The Kooza News.

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