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

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..

Dhanush excited about 'Power Paandi' audio

    Updated On : Mar 03,2017   11:42 am
Chennai, March 3 (IANS) Actor Dhanush on Friday expressed immense excitement over the audio of his upcoming Tamil directorial debut "Power Paandia. View More..

Dhanush finds friend in his mother-in-law

    Updated On : Mar 02,2017   1:06 pm
Chennai, March 2 (IANS) Actor Dhanush on Thursday sent birthday wishes to his mother-in-law Latha Rajinikanth, describing her as a "good friend". View More..

Tamil actors wish Class 12 students

    Updated On : Mar 02,2017   12:26 pm
Chennai, March 2 (IANS) With Class 12 state board exams commencing in Tamil Nadu on Thursday, actors Dhanush, Sivakarthikeyan and Sibi Sathyaraj wished students good luck. View More..

Happy Akshara is working with Ajith: Shruti Haasan

    Updated On : Mar 02,2017   11:14 am
Chennai, March 2 (IANS) Actress Shruti Haasan is happy for her sister Akshara, who has teamed up with Tamil superstar Ajith in upcoming Tamil action thriller "Vivegam". View More..

Dhanush to reunite with 'Kodi' director

    Updated On : Feb 21,2017   11:56 pm
Chennai, Feb 21 (IANS) Actor-filmmaker Dhanush on Tuesday said he will reunite with his "Kodi" director Durai Senthil Kumar for another project. View More..

Motherhood teaches you priorities in life: Farah Khan (Movie Snippets)

    Updated On : Feb 20,2017   6:14 pm
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) Filmmaker and choreographer Farah Khan, who has triplets with husband Shirish Kunder, says becoming a mother has taught her priorities in her life. View More..

Didn't feel sidelined: Aanchal on Tamil film debut

    Updated On : Feb 20,2017   1:20 pm
Chennai, Feb 20 (IANS) Actress Aanchal Munjal, last seen on screen in "Ghayal Once Again", says she didn't feel sidelined while working on her upcoming maiden Tamil project "Sei". View More..

Divyadarshini performed with ease, confidence: Dhanush

    Updated On : Feb 19,2017   6:34 pm
Chennai, Feb 19 (IANS) Actor Dhanush on Sunday said he enjoyed working with television anchor-turned-actress Divyadarshini for his upcoming Tamil directorial debut "Power Paandi". He said she performed with ease and confidence. View More..

Rotavirus vaccinaion launched for five more states

    Updated On : Feb 18,2017   7:14 pm
Agartala, Feb 18 (IANS) Union Health Minister J.P. Nadda on Saturday launched Rotavirus vaccination for five more states in the country to immunise children against diarrhoea, one of the major causes of child deaths in India. View More..

Bank of Maharashtra eyes 10% loan growth in 2017-18

    Updated On : Feb 17,2017   7:52 pm
Kolkata, Feb 17 (IANS) Public sector lender Bank of Maharashtra is aiming at a 10 per cent loan growth in the next fiscal, an official said on Friday. View More..