"The project was supposed to start much earlier, but got postponed due to some reasons. Dhanush will join the sets of the film from January. In the interim, he will complete shooting for Power Paandi and also finish major portion of Vetrimaaran's Vada Chennai," a source aware of the developments, told IANS
"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 An 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," Dhanush wrote on Facebook
Dhanush is all set to star in his first international project opposite actress Uma Thurman. Of her choice, director Marjane Satrapi said: "His (Dhanush) intelligence, his killer smile, his ability to enter fully into the skin of any character he played made me confident that he was the one."