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

Exposure in global market taking India's film business to next level: Telugu star Ram Charan

    Updated On : May 23,2018   1:00 pm
Mumbai, May 23 (IANS) Telugu film star Ram Charan believes that the constantly growing global market for Indian cinema is contributing to not just a great deal of business and improving the production value of movies in every region of the country but is also helping Indian talent to cross over. View More..

16,850 villages getting benefits of government's flagship schemes: Shah

    Updated On : May 22,2018   9:24 pm
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) As many as 16,850 villages of 484 dictricts across the country are getting benefits of seven flagship welfare schemes, including Ujjwala and Saubhagya, of the BJP-led NDA government, BJP President Amit Shah said here on Tuesday. View More..

Hope you fly strong: Kajol to Riddhi Sen

    Updated On : May 19,2018   7:10 pm
Mumbai, May 19 (IANS) Actress Kajol has wished her "Eela" co-star Riddhi Sen on his 20th birthday on Saturday and said he should fly strong, straight and true always in his career. View More..

Kajol starrer 'Eela' to release in September

    Updated On : May 17,2018   1:22 pm
Mumbai, May 17 (IANS) Actress Kajol's tentatively titled film "Eela" is slated to release on September 14. View More..

Dhanush walks the red carpet in Cannes

    Updated On : May 15,2018   11:54 am
Cannes, May 15 (IANS) Actor-filmmaker-singer Dhanush walked the red carpet at the 71st Cannes Film Festival for his maiden Hollywood venture "The Extraordinary Journey Of The Fakir". View More..

Indian delegation to push regional cinema at Cannes

    Updated On : May 07,2018   12:28 pm
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) National Award-winning films from Assam, Kerala, West Bengal and Lakshadweep will represent India's regional cinema prowess at the 71st Cannes Film Festival where a delegation led by Information and Broadcasting Minister Smriti Irani will push for their distribution and exhibition in the global market. View More..

Anjali Patil won't be in India for 'Kaala' release

    Updated On : May 02,2018   2:06 pm
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) National Award-winning actress Anjali Patil says she is busy working on her own film's script and won't be in India when her forthcoming movie "Kaala" releases in June. View More..

India's cultural heritage not preserved properly: Modi

    Updated On : Apr 30,2018   6:26 pm
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said India's cultural heritage was not preserved the way it should have been post Independence "due to various reasons", but now his government is working to this end and developing a Buddhist circuit. View More..

Modi in MP on Panchayati Raj Day

    Updated On : Apr 24,2018   1:30 pm
Bhopal/New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday arrived in Madhya Pradesh's Mandla district to address the Panchayat bodies and the indigenous communities. View More..

Modi to visit MP on Tuesday

    Updated On : Apr 23,2018   9:00 pm
Mandla/New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Madhya Pradesh's Mandla district for a day on Tuesday to participate in a host of public programmes. View More..

Can't force its forces to buy weapons 'Made in India': Sitharaman

    Updated On : Apr 11,2018   10:20 pm
Thiruvidanthai (Tamil Nadu), April 11 (IANS) Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday said the government cannot walk a "thin line" to compel Indian armed forces to buy indigenous weapons, after she opened a major defence trade fair that projects India - world's biggest global arms importer - as one of the major military equipment manufacturing hubs. View More..

Cooperation critical for women, child health: Nadda

    Updated On : Apr 11,2018   9:08 pm
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) Union Health Minister J.P. Nadda on Wednesday said cooperation of all stakeholders is required for the successful formulation of policies and their implementation to improve the health of women, children and adolescents. View More..

Can't force forces to procure indigenous weapons: Sitharaman

    Updated On : Apr 11,2018   3:54 pm
Chennai, April 11 (IANS) Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday said the government cannot compel Indian armed forces to buy indigenous weapons, after she opened a major defence exhibition that projects India -- the biggest global arms importer -- as one of the major defence manufacturing hubs in the world. View More..

BJP embarks on mega programme to woo Dalits

    Updated On : Apr 06,2018   4:08 pm
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) In an effort to reach out to the Dalits after facing attacks over "dilution" of the SC/ST Atrocities Act, the BJP on Friday said that it has embarked on a massive programme that will take party leaders to over 20,000 Dalit and tribal majority villages. View More..

TN auto driver commits suicide over Cauvery

    Updated On : Apr 04,2018   4:22 pm
Chennai, April 4 (IANS) M. Prabhu, a 38-year-old autorickshaw driver in Tamil Nadu, died on Wednesday after consuming rat poison over escalating tensions over the Cauvery waters, police said. View More..

Won't damage Ram Sethu: Centre

    Updated On : Mar 16,2018   1:34 pm
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) The Centre on Friday told the Supreme Court that "in the interest of the nation" it has decided not to damage the 'Ram Sethu' bridge for the Sethusamudram project initiated to facilitate navigation between India's east and west coasts. View More..

PM sets 2025 deadline for TB-Free India

    Updated On : Mar 13,2018   4:50 pm
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday set deadline of 2025 to free India from tuberculosis (TB), five years ahead of the global deadline set by World Health Organisation (WHO). View More..

'Kaala' teaser postponed due to Kanchi seer's demise

    Updated On : Mar 01,2018   11:06 am
Chennai, March 1 (IANS) The teaser of the upcoming movie "Kaala" was slated to release on Thursday, but will now be unveiled a day later, says producer Dhanush. The decision has been taken as a mark of respect to Jayendra Saraswathi, the 69th pontiff of the Sankara Mutt Kanchipuram in Tamil Nadu, who expired on Wednesday. View More..

Government will not tolerate embezzlement of public money : Modi

    Updated On : Feb 23,2018   10:26 pm
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Breaking his silence over the massive PNB scam, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said that the government will take strong action against those indulging in financial irregularities and asked supervisory agencies responsible to do their job to prevent such frauds. View More..

India successfully test fires 'Dhanush'

    Updated On : Feb 23,2018   5:20 pm
Bhubaneswar, Feb 23 (IANS) India on Friday successfully test-fired nuclear-capable 'Dhanush' ballistic missile from a naval ship off Odisha. View More..