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

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..

Thrilled to be part of 'Maari 2': Tovino Thomas

    Updated On : Sep 25,2017   5:30 pm
Chennai, Sep 25 (IANS) Malayalam actor Tovino Thomas has been roped in to play the antagonist in actor-filmmaker Dhanush's upcoming Tamil action comedy "Maari 2". He is thrilled to be a part of the project as it marks his third association with Dhanush. View More..

Tiger, Disha start 'Baaghi 2' shoot

    Updated On : Sep 19,2017   12:18 pm
Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) The shooting for the second instalment of "Baaghi" featuring actors Tiger Shroff and Disha Patani has started. View More..

Rains ease up in Kerala

    Updated On : Sep 18,2017   7:02 pm
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 18 (IANS) After heavy downpour last week, parts of Kerala saw milder weather on Monday, with the capital district mostly bright and sunny, while rain continued in Idukki, Palakkad and northern districts. View More..

'Kaala' could be Ranjith's fastest shot film

    Updated On : Sep 14,2017   2:44 pm
Chennai, Sep 14 (IANS) As much as 70 per cent of superstar Rajinikanth's upcoming Tamil gangster drama "Kaala" has been completed. The pace at which it is being shot could make it the fastest shot film in director Pa. Ranjith's career, a source has said. View More..

Tales of hope, resilience from the less explored Pamban Island (Travelogue)

    Updated On : Sep 14,2017   11:34 am
Rameswaram (Tamil Nadu), Sep 14 (IANS) Off the eastern coast of Tamil Nadu, some 500 km south of Chennai, lies Pamban Island. Seemingly a stone's throw from neighbouring Sri Lanka, this is an island steeped in historical significance, and with some of the most resilient people alive. View More..

Learnt a lot about filmmaking on my Hollywood project: Dhanush

    Updated On : Sep 04,2017   2:20 pm
Chennai, Sep 4 (IANS) Actor Dhanush says his Hollywood debut film "The Extraordinary Journey of The Fakir", based on the popular novel of the same name, has been a revelation and it has helped him to learn about filmmaking. View More..

'Arjun Reddy' remake on cards

    Updated On : Sep 04,2017   12:12 pm
Chennai, Sep 4 (IANS) Vijay Devarakonda starrer Telugu romantic drama "Arjun Reddy", a modern-day retelling of Devdas, will soon be remade in multiple languages, a source said. View More..

Aanand and I would risk our lives for each other: Dhanush

    Updated On : Aug 28,2017   4:54 pm
Chennai, Aug 28 (IANS) Actor Dhanush says he and director Aanand L Rai, who are set to team up next year for the second time after "Raanjhanaa", would put their lives at risk for each other. View More..

Blessed to have directed dad once: Soundarya Rajinikanth

    Updated On : Aug 28,2017   3:22 pm
Chennai, Aug 28 (IANS) Filmmaker Soundarya Rajinikanth says she is not sure if she will work with her father superstar Rajinikanth once again, but she considers herself extremely blessed to have directed him in her film "Kochadaiiyaan". View More..

Project with brother may happen next year: Dhanush

    Updated On : Aug 21,2017   2:16 pm
Chennai, Aug 21 (IANS) Actor Dhanush, currently basking in the success of Tamil action-drama "VIP 2", says he may reunite with his filmmaker brother Selvaraghavan next year for a project. View More..

'VIP 2 (Lalkar)': What's Kajol doing in a film as silly as this? (Review)

    Updated On : Aug 19,2017   7:00 pm
Film: "VIP 2 (Lalkar)"; Director: Soundarya Rajinikanth; Cast: Dhanush, Kajol; Rating: *1/2 View More..