Ajatashatru Lavash Patel has lived all his life in a small Mumbai neighborhood tricking people with street magic and fakir stunts. He sets out on a journey to find his estranged father but instead gets dragged on a never-ending adventure.
Ajatashatru Lavash Patel has lived all his life in a small Mumbai neighborhood tricking people with street magic and performing as a 'fakir' who can do impossible miracles. After his mother's untimely death, he sets out on a journey to find his father and rise from poverty.Written by
Based on the novel by Romain Puertolas, the film recounts an Indian street magician's eventful journey to Paris in search of his father. Directed by Ken Scott, The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir stars Dhanush, Berenice Bejo and Erin Moriarty in the lead roles.
On the Europe map shown when Aji is traveling, the capitol of Switzerland, Berne, is marked incorrectly. The red star labeled "Berne" actually is at the location of Zurich. See more »
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I have not read the book so can't compare to it. But it's a nice feel good type of movie that has that sense of wonder and magic about it. There are way better movies of the genre out there, and to be fair a lot worse also! It's good enough, but nothing truly "extraordinary".
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