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

Central schemes no longer limited to certain people, reaching all: Modi

    Updated On : Jun 17,2018   5:18 pm
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday called upon Chief Ministers to contribute their efforts towards 100 per cent implementation of Central schemes for the poor people's welfare as he said these were no longer limited to certain people and reaching everyone without discrimination. View More..

Challenge to turn India's growth rate to double digits: Modi

    Updated On : Jun 17,2018   1:24 pm
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said the Indian economy grew at a healthy 7.7 per cent in the fourth quarter of 2017-18 and the challenge now is to turn this to "double digits". View More..

NITI Aayog governing council meeting begins

    Updated On : Jun 17,2018   11:14 am
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) The fourth meeting of the NITI Aayog's governing council began here on Sunday to discuss issues including measures taken to double farmers' income, progress of flagship schemes like Ayushman Bharat, National Nutrition Mission and Mission Indradhanush. View More..

PM Modi to chair NITI Aayog's Governing Council meet on Sunday

    Updated On : Jun 15,2018   5:52 pm
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Sunday chair the fourth meeting of the Governing Council of NITI Aayog at Rashtrapati Bhavan here, an offficial statement said on Friday. View More..

Quality health services to help India achieve MMR below 70: Unicef

    Updated On : Jun 09,2018   6:26 pm
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) India registered a major decline of 22 per cent in Maternal Mortality Ratio (MMR) to 130, but to reach the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) target of less than 70, the focus has to be on timely access to quality health services, Unicef India said on Saturday. View More..

Our aim is affordable healthcare for all: Modi

    Updated On : Jun 07,2018   6:50 pm
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said his government's aim is to ensure affordable healthcare to every citizen and to achieve this it will open about 1,500 more generic medicine centre across the country. View More..

HC orders protection for screening of Rajinikanth's 'Kaala' in Karnataka

    Updated On : Jun 05,2018   8:38 pm
Bengaluru, June 5 (IANS) The Karnataka High Court on Tuesday asked the state government to provide security to theatres wanting to screen Tamil superstar Rajinikanth's "Kaala" in Tamil and other versions from Thursday. View More..

Discovered a great actor while working with Dhanush: Ken Scott

    Updated On : Jun 05,2018   7:40 pm
Mumbai, June 5 (IANS) Filmmaker Ken Scott says he discovered a great actor while working with Indian artiste Dhanush for the film "Extraordinary journey of Fakir". View More..

HC orders protection for screening of Rajinikanth's 'Kaala' in Karnataka

    Updated On : Jun 05,2018   6:40 pm
Bengaluru, June 5 (IANS) The Karnataka High Court on Tuesday asked the state government to provide security to theatres who want to screen Tamil superstar Rajinikanth's "Kaala" in Tamil and other versions from Thursday. View More..

You can't wear anything on your face: Sridevi advised Janhvi

    Updated On : May 30,2018   11:08 am
Mumbai, May 30 (IANS) When Sridevi, who had an impeccable dressing and style sense, saw bits of her daughter Janhvi's yet-to-release Bollywood debut "Dhadak" before she passed away, she was happy but gave her some make-up advise. View More..

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..