Dhanush Biography


Dhanush BiographyDhanush is a megastar in Tamil film industry. He is multi-faced personality, actor, lyricist, producer and playback singer.

Dhanush was born on 28th July, 1983. He studied at the St. John Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Alwar thirunagar. His father, Kasthuri Raja was a famous film director.

 His brother, Selvaraghavan a popular director forced him into acting career.

Dhanush made his debut in Tamil film industry through ‘Thulluvado Llamai’ which had many stars such as Sherin, Abhinay, Ramesh, Shilpa, Gangeshwari and Ramesh Khann.

In 2007, he acted in Parattai EngiraAzhagu Sundaram which was blockbuster. This film was a remake of a Kannada film.

Dhanush also acted in Bollywood’s highly appraised film Raanjhaana that made him a hero in Hindi film industry. He played the lead role opposite Sonam Kapoor. This film was highly acclaimed by the audience as well as the critics.

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Dhanush filmographyDhanush is a very good playback singer. He sung many songs in various Tamil films such as ‘3’, ‘Pudhukottaiyilirundhu Saravanan’, Pudhupettai’, ‘Aayirathi lOruvan’ and ‘MayakkamEnna.’

He received numerous awards. In 2011, Dhanush won Asianet Film Award in the ‘Popular Tamil Actor’ category. He received the National Film Award for the ‘Best Actor’ category, for the 2011 film, ‘Aadukalam’, directed by Vetrimaran.

In 2011, Dhanush was honoured with SIMA Award for the Best Actor (Tamil) category for ‘Aadukalam’. He won the Vijay Award for being the Entertainer of the year, for ‘Yaaradi Nee Mohini’ in 2008.

Dhanush won the same award for ‘Aadukalam’ and ‘MayakkamEnna’ in 2011. Dhanush had also won the Filmfare Best Tamil Actor award for ‘Aadukalam’ in the year 2011.

Dhanush married Aishwariya in 2004, who is the daughter of superstar, Rajnikanth. They have two sons Linga and Yatra.

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Spell out stand on Sethusamudram project, SC asks Centre

    Updated On : Nov 13,2017   11:10 pm
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday asked the Centre to spell out its stand on the controversial Sethusamudram project initiated to facilitate navigation between India's east and west coasts. View More..

Treasure all movies I've done till date: Parul Yadav

    Updated On : Nov 12,2017   3:12 pm
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) Actress Parul Yadav, who is all set to be seen in the Kannada remake of the 2014 Bollywood film "Queen", says she treasures all the movies she has done till date. View More..

Dhanush shares photographs from 'Vada Chennai' set

    Updated On : Nov 09,2017   11:36 am
Chennai, Nov 9 (IANS) Actor-filmmaker Dhanush says he continues to explore and learn as he shoots with director Vetrimaaran for their next venture, "Vada Chennai". View More..

Anirudh to unveil mobile-friendly indie Hindi song

    Updated On : Nov 08,2017   3:52 pm
New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) Singer-composer Anirudh Ravichander is excited about releasing "Bewajah" -- his first independent song in Hindi. Its video was shot in a vertical format, which is mobile-friendly. View More..

Indradhanush Dilli returns to Delhi for 10th edition, to host numerous events for kids

    Updated On : Nov 07,2017   3:04 pm
New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) One of the most anticipated festival of arts for children, "Indradhanush Dilli" is all set to return to the Capital for its tenth edition. Organised by Society for the Upliftment of National Arts of India (SUNAINA), in collaboration with Ministry of Culture, the six-day event will see a plethora of events taking place. View More..

Bharat Bala to tell India's 'untold stories' via short films

    Updated On : Oct 29,2017   9:44 am
Jaipur, Oct 29 (IANS) Known for infusing the patriotic fervour in videos like "Vande Mataram" and "Jana Gana Mana", filmmaker Bharat Bala is now enthused about telling some "untold stories" about India to the world via a series of at least 100 short films. View More..

Younger generation forgetting Indian tradition, culture: Rajinikanth

    Updated On : Oct 28,2017   3:08 am
Dubai, Oct 28 (IANS) Megastar Rajinikanth, who attended the grand audio launch of his upcoming 3D sci-fi entertainer "2.0" with the cast and crew here, said he feels sad that the younger generation of India is forgetting our culture and tradition. View More..

Bollywood has lot to learn from southern cinema: Akshay Kumar

    Updated On : Oct 28,2017   2:48 am
Dubai, Oct 28 (IANS) National Award winning actor Akshay Kumar, who attended the grand audio launch of his debut Tamil film "2.0" here, said that the Hindi film industry has a lot to learn from southern cinema. View More..

Anirudh Ravichander's 'Bewajah' to have vertical video

    Updated On : Oct 26,2017   3:40 pm
Mumbai, Oct 26 (IANS) Singer-composer Anirudh Ravichander's forthcoming single "Bewajah" will be shot as a vertical video. View More..

Rs 2.11 lakh crore recapitalisation for banks to boost growth (Roundup)

    Updated On : Oct 24,2017   10:36 pm
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) In a stimulus package aimed to boost flagging economic growth, create jobs and increase credit flow, the Union Cabinet on Tuesday approved a Rs 2.11 lakh crore recapitalisation plan for state-run banks and massive road infrastructure investment of nearly Rs 7 lakh crore over five years. View More..

Rs 2.11 lakh crore recapitalisation for banks to boost growth

    Updated On : Oct 24,2017   7:38 pm
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) In a stimulus package to boost the flagging economic growth, create jobs and increase credit flow, the cabinet on Tuesday approved a recapitalisation plan for state-run banks to the tune of Rs 2.11 lakh crore and a massive road infrastructure investment costing nearly Rs 7 lakh crore over the next five years. View More..

I don't take my stardom seriously: Dulquer Salmaan

    Updated On : Oct 19,2017   6:16 pm
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) Malayalam film star Dulquer Salmaan says he does not take his stardom and success seriously. He concentrates on delivering his best on the movie front. View More..

Rahul Gandhi in Gujarat, attacks Modi, Amit Shah over son's business earnings

    Updated On : Oct 09,2017   4:02 pm
Ahmedabad, Oct 9 (IANS) Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Monday launched a frontal attack on the Narendra Modi government, accusing it of crony capitalism, and hit out at BJP chief Amit Shah over allegations that his son's business fortunes soared after the NDA government came to power in New Delhi. View More..

Signed 'Kaala' for just being part of a Rajinikanth film: Anjali

    Updated On : Oct 09,2017   3:24 pm
Chennai, Oct 9 (IANS) Actress Anjali Patil says she signed upcoming Tamil film "Kaala" to feel the sheer enthusiasm of being part of a superstar Rajinikanth-starrer. View More..

UP doctors protest as colleague dies after scolding by seniors

    Updated On : Oct 09,2017   3:00 pm
Allahabad, Oct 9 (IANS) Doctors in Uttar Pradesh's Pratapgarh on Monday launched an agitation and threatened to disrupt OPD services after an Additional Chief Medical Officer (ACMO) died following a heart attack on Sunday on being humiliated by senior officials. View More..

Modi visits hometown, kicks off intensified immunization drive

    Updated On : Oct 08,2017   5:44 pm
Vadnagar (Gujarat), Oct 8 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday visited his hometown Vadnagar and was greeted by enthusiastic crowds everywhere. Modi, who also paid a nostalgic visit to his school, launched the 'Intensified Mission Indradhanush' and lambasted the previous Congress-led UPA over the state of the healthcare sector. View More..

Modi thanks hometown for warm welcome, says will work harder for nation

    Updated On : Oct 08,2017   1:24 pm
Vadnagar, Oct 8 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who received an enthusiastic welcome from thousands gathered to greet him on his visit to his hometown Vadnagar on Sunday, thanked the people for the warm welcome and assured them he would work even harder for the nation. View More..

Fortunate, blessed to work with Rajinikanth, says Huma

    Updated On : Sep 30,2017   5:30 pm
Mumbai, Sep 30 (IANS) Actress Huma Qureshi, who will soon be seen with Superstar Rajinikanth in the upcoming Tamil film "Kaala", feels fortunate and blessed to have the opportunity of working with the veteran actor. View More..

Sai Pallavi teams up with Dhanush in "Maari 2'

    Updated On : Sep 28,2017   6:28 pm
Chennai, Sep 28 (IANS) Actress Sai Pallavi has been roped in as the leading lady of Dhanush starrer upcoming Tamil action-comedy "Maari 2", its director Balaji Mohan announced on Thursday. View More..

Dhanush's 'Maari 2' to be made as bilingual

    Updated On : Sep 28,2017   1:32 pm
Chennai, Sep 28 (IANS) Actor-filmmaker Dhanush's upcoming sequel to his Tamil hit film "Maari" will be simultaneously shot in Tamil and Telugu as a bilingual, its director Balaji Mohan said on Thursday. View More..