Dhanush’s ‘Fakir’ has an extraordinary run in Hong Kong

Sakal Times
Tuesday, 9 October 2018

Dhanush-starrer The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir seems to be enjoying quite an extraordinary journey. After a week of exhibition in Hong Kong, the film has been experiencing exceptional turnout.

Dhanush-starrer The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir seems to be enjoying quite an extraordinary journey. After a week of exhibition in Hong Kong, the film has been experiencing exceptional turnout.  It is safe to say that their initial objective will already be achieved in the first weekend. In a competitive market, against new releases such as Call Me by your Name and Ghostland, the film has outperformed and stayed on top of the Box-office.  In the Unifrance reports, The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir holds the second position for 2018 in the top French Films. It looks like the film is going to do incredibly well in China as well. Although Hong Kong and China Mainland audiences are very different, it is still a good indicator in terms of potential box-office results for the China release too.

The film is based on the novel of The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir who got trapped in an IKEA wardrobe by Romain Puertolas. The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir  directed by Ken Scott, stars Indian actor Dhanush and notable actors from across the globe like Berenice Bejo, Erin Moriarty , Barkhad Abdiand renowned French actor Gerard Jugnot.
 
The film is produced by Brio Films, Vamonos Films, M! Capital Ventures, Little Red Car Films, Impact Films and Scope Pictures. Co-produced by TF1 Studio and Aleph Motion Pictures.

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