So far, popular Indian stars like Aishwarya Rai, Naseeruddin Shah, Om Puri and Irrfan Khan etc made India proud by signing several Hollywood projects. Recently, Bollywood divas Priyanka Chopra and Deepika Padukone made headlines for their American projects.
Now, for the first time ever, a south Indian hero is set to make his Hollywood journey sailing soon. National award winning Tamil star Dhanush has landed himself a Hollywood film titled 'The Extraordinary Journey Of A Fakir Who Got Trapped In An Ikea Cupboard'.
Dhanush will play the male lead in the film and he will get to romance two Hollywood hotties, the Pulp Fiction and Kill Bill actress Uma Thurman and Percy Jackson, True Detective beauty Alexandra Daddario. The film will be directed by Marjane Satrapi, whose Persepolis was well acclaimed across the world.
Dhanush will essay the role of Aja, a conjurer from an Indian colony of artists, who is sent to Paris on a secret mission by his mother. The film will be shot in India, Paris, Morocco and Italy. Speaking to a national media house, Marjane said, "Dhanush became the most obvious choice with his intelligence, his killer smile, his ability to enter fully into the skin of any character he played".