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.

Dhanush Latest News

Defence, internal security to be part of planning process: NITI member

    Updated On : Apr 24,2017   7:58 pm
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) In a radical departure, the new 15-year long-term vision being worked out by the NITI Aayog would also include defence and internal security within its ambit, V.K. Saraswat, a member of the panel that has succeeded the Planning Commission, said on Monday. View More..

Madras High Court dismisses paternity suit against actor Dhanush

    Updated On : Apr 21,2017   4:34 pm
Chennai, April 21 (IANS) The Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court on Friday quashed a petition filed by a couple in the Melur magistrate court claiming that actor Dhanush is their biological son and should pay them a monthly maintenance of Rs.65,000. View More..

'Power Paandi' will work across languages: Subramaniam Siva

    Updated On : Apr 15,2017   11:24 am
Chennai, April 15 (IANS) Dhanush's Tamil directorial debut "Power Paandi", which released earlier this week, is set to be remade in Telugu. Director Subramaniam Siva says the film's subject will work across languages. View More..

'Power Paandi': Heart-tugging story of self-exploration (Tamil movie review)

    Updated On : Apr 14,2017   12:24 pm
Film: "Power Paandi"; Director: Dhanush; Cast: Raj Kiran, Revathi, Prasanna, Chaya Singh, Madonna Sebastian and Dhanush; Rating: ***1/2 View More..

Government making efforts to drive credit growth: Jaitley

    Updated On : Apr 11,2017   9:18 pm
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday said the government is taking various steps to drive credit growth and expansion of the economy, including recapitalisation of public sector banks. View More..

Dhanush back on 'Vada Chennai' set

    Updated On : Apr 11,2017   12:48 pm
Chennai, April 11 (IANS) Actor-filmmaker Dhanush on Tuesday said he has resumed the shoot of National Award winning filmmaker Vetrimaaran's upcoming Tamil gangster drama "Vada Chennai". View More..

Would have dedicated seven years for 'Baahubali': Prabhas

    Updated On : Apr 10,2017   12:03 am
Chennai, April 10 (IANS) Actor Prabhas on Sunday said he would have dedicated seven years - not just four years - of his life for S.S Rajamouli's "Baahubali" franchise without a second thought. View More..

Learning so much from Dhanush: Soundarya Rajinikanth

    Updated On : Apr 02,2017   12:26 pm
Chennai, April 2 (IANS) Filmmaker Soundarya Rajinikanth, who has teamed up with actor Dhanush in upcoming Tamil action-comedy "VIP 2", says she has learnt a lot from her brother-in-law. View More..

Had a great time working with Soundarya, says Kajol

    Updated On : Apr 01,2017   9:06 pm
Mumbai, April 1 (IANS) Actress Kajol, who successfully completed shooting for comeback Tamil film "VIP 2", says she had a great time working with her director Soundarya. View More..

'Charlie', 'Irudhi Suttru' bag top laurels at IIFA Utsavam 2017

    Updated On : Mar 29,2017   11:22 am
Hyderabad, March 29 (IANS) Actor R. Madhavans Tamil sports drama "Irudhi Suttru" and Dulquer Salmaan-starrer "Charlie" bagged top awards at the second edition of IIFA Utsavam here. View More..

Two held for robbing money, revolver from Bengaluru cop

    Updated On : Mar 23,2017   8:50 pm
Bengaluru, March 23 (IANS) Two thieves were arrested in Mangaluru for allegedly robbing a service revolver from a head constable in Bengaluru north a month ago, a top police official said on Thursday. View More..

Dhanush has reintroduced me as hero: Raj Kiran

    Updated On : Mar 22,2017   5:36 pm
Chennai, March 22 (IANS) Veteran actor Raj Kiran, who plays the lead in upcoming Tamil drama "Power Paandi", said on Wednesday that he is happy to be reintroduced as hero. View More..

'Power Paandi' trailer is heart warming, full of life

    Updated On : Mar 22,2017   1:46 pm
Chennai, March 22 (IANS) The theatrical trailer of upcoming Tamil drama "Power Paandi", which marks the directorial debut of actor Dhanush, is full of life. View More..

Khushbu being considered for Rajinikanth's next

    Updated On : Mar 20,2017   11:20 am
Chennai, March 20 (IANS) Actress Khushbu Sundar might land a pivotal role in superstar Rajinikanth's yet-untitled next outing, to be directed by "Kabali" fame Pa. Ranjith, a source said. View More..

Deepika Padukone not part of Rajinikanth's next

    Updated On : Mar 18,2017   11:52 am
Chennai, March 18 (IANS) Director Pa. Ranjith has rubbished rumours that actress Deepika Padukone has been finalised as the heroine of his next yet-untitled Tamil project with superstar Rajinikanth. View More..

Kajol completes shooting her portion in 'VIP 2'

    Updated On : Mar 11,2017   11:44 am
Chennai, March 11 (IANS) Actress Kajol, who plays a pivotal role in her comeback Tamil film "VIP 2", has successfully completed shooting her portion, a source said. View More..

Filmmaking was always on my mind: Gayathri Raghuram

    Updated On : Mar 07,2017   2:44 pm
Chennai, March 7 (IANS) Actor-choreographer Gayathri Raghuram is making her directorial debut with upcoming Tamil film "Yaadhumaagi Nindraai". She says filmmaking has been on her mind for a long time and didn't happen overnight. View More..

We stand united: Dhanush's sister

    Updated On : Mar 06,2017   12:28 pm
Chennai, March 6 (IANS) The sister of actor Dhanush says her family is undergoing a lot of agony over an elderly couple's claims that Dhanush is their long separated son. View More..

Surreal experience to watch 'Baasha' amidst fans: Aishwaryaa

    Updated On : Mar 03,2017   11:14 pm
Chennai, March 3 (IANS) Superstar Rajinikanth's daughter Aishwaryaa Dhanush on Friday described the experience of watching the re-release of her father's 1995 Tamil blockbuster "Baasha" amidst fans as truly "surreal". View More..

Rajinikanth's wife, daughter watch re-release of 'Baasha'

    Updated On : Mar 03,2017   2:32 pm
Chennai, March 3 (IANS) Superstar Rajinikanth's 1995 Tamil actioner "Baasha" re-released in theatres on Friday, and the film's first audience were the 65-year-old actor's wife Latha Rajinikanth and daughter Aishwarya Dhanush. View More..