The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir has won the audience award for Best Comedy at the Barcelona Sant-Jordi International Film Festival. The film marks the debut of Dhanush in an English film. The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir is a French-English language comedy-adventure film directed by Ken Scott. The film has already released in France on 18th May 2018 and has been highly appreciated by the audience.
In the film, ‘The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir’, Dhanush plays the character of a street magician and a trickster who tricks people into believing that he possesses special magic powers and tries to swindle them. The film is based on a novel by Romain Peurtolas titled The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir Who Got Trapped in an Ikea Wardrobe. The film was shot in India, France, Italy and Libya. Dhanush is currently busy shooting for Asuran.