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Cannes 2018: Dhanush Walks The Red Carpet To Promote International Flick 'Fakir'

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| May 15 , 2018 , 17:04 IST

The multi-talented Dhanush is leaving no stone unturned for promoting his maiden Hollywood venture 'The Extraordinary Journey Of The Fakir', helmed by Ken Scott. Amid the rigorous promotions, he stopped at the Cannes Film Festival 2018.

He, along with his film's director walked the red carpet of prestigious event on Tuesday looking dapper in a crisp white shirt paired with a black suit and bow tie. Sporting a handlebar moustache, Dhanush attended the premiere of his first International flick.

'Fakir' also stars Berenice Bejo and Barkhad Abdi in supporting roles. Delighted at walking the Cannes red carpet, Dhanush shared some pictures on Twitter and wrote, "#cannes2018 #TheExtraordinaryJourneyOfTheFakir #redcarpet .. Fakir’s next stop will be Paris. See you all soon."

'The Extraordinary Journey Of The Fakir' is inspired by the novel of the same title. The story revolves around a Fakir who got trapped in an Ikea Wardrobe. Dhanush plays a character named Ajatashatru on a mission to find his missing father, that takes him to places like Paris, Spain, Rome and Libya.

Touted to be an adventure flick, the film is distributed by Sony Pictures and has been dubbed in Tamil as 'Vazhkaiya Thedi Naanum Poren'. 'The Extraordinary Journey Of The Fakir' is scheduled to release on May 30.

The 71st edition of Cannes Film Festival began on May 8 and will continue until May 19. Earlier, Bollywood beauties, Deepika Padukone, Kangana Ranaut, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Huma Qureshi and Sonam Kapoor have walked the 2018 Cannes red carpet.