Dhanush venturing into Hollywood

Wednesday 03rd February 2016 05:38 EST

Kollywood actor Dhanush will be making his debut in the West with 'The Extraordinary Journey Of the Fakir Who Got Trapped In An Ikea Cupboard', in which, he will share screen space with 'Kill Bill' star Uma Thurman. The actor thanked his fans and admirers for giving him the strength to tread new creative zones, saying that he hopes to explore and bring forward different “facets” of the character in the film. Dhanush shared his views on Facebook, about venturing into Hollywood with the film. It read, “I am very excited by this opportunity to work in a full length Hollywood film The Extraordinary Journey Of The Fakir Who Got Trapped In The Ikea Cupboard for the first time. The director Marjane Satrapi felt I would be apt for this role and I feel there are many facets I can explore for this character. I thank my fans and media for constantly standing by me and pushing me to explore new endeavours and challenges all the time.” The movie is based on Romain Puertolas's bestselling debut novel with the same name, which came out in 2014 and has been translated into 35 languages.

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