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

Kajol-Dhanush's 'VIP 2' is 'VIP 2 (Lalkar)' in Hindi

    Updated On : Jun 24,2017   5:06 pm
Mumbai, June 24 (IANS) The makers of the Kajol-Dhanush starrer "VIP 2" have decided to use another title for the Hindi version of their movie titled "VIP 2 (Lalkar)". View More..

My son is the light of my life: Dhanush

    Updated On : Jun 21,2017   11:30 am
Chennai, June 21 (IANS) Actor-filmmaker Dhanush on Wednesday said his younger son Linga, who turned seven on Wednesday, is the light of his life and is responsible for all the happiness in his life. View More..

My kids are thrilled about my role in 'Kaala': Eswari Rao

    Updated On : Jun 19,2017   11:04 am
Chennai, June 19 (IANS) Actress Eswari Rao is extremely tight-lipped about her character in superstar Rajinikanths upcoming Tamil gangster drama "Kaala", but she says her kids and family are thrilled for her. View More..

Aamir Khan, Dhanush, Junior NTR win at Sankarabharanam Awards

    Updated On : Jun 19,2017   11:00 am
Hyderabad, June 19 (IANS) In the inaugural edition of Sankarabharanam Awards, actors Aamir Khan, Junior NTR and Dhanush have won top laurels, the organisers announced on Monday. View More..

Madhavan, Samantha win at Filmfare Awards South

    Updated On : Jun 18,2017   11:40 am
Hyderabad, June 18 (IANS) R. Madhavan won the Best Actor for Tamil sports drama "Irudhi Suttru" while Samantha Ruth Prabhu bagged the Best Actress trophy for her role in Telugu romantic drama "A...Aa" for 2016 at a star-studded 64th Filmfare Awards southern edition. View More..

Actress Tulasi announces Sankarabharanam Awards

    Updated On : Jun 14,2017   1:46 pm
Chennai, June 14 (IANS) Actress Tulasi on Wednesday announced the Sankarabharanam Awards as a token of respect and deepest gratitude to her guru, filmmaker and Dada Saheb Phalke awardee K. Viswanath. View More..

Huma not paired with Rajinikanth in 'Kaala'

    Updated On : Jun 13,2017   12:54 pm
Chennai, June 13 (IANS) Actress Huma Qureshi, who is making her Tamil cinema debut with upcoming gangster drama "Kaala", will not be seen playing superstar Rajinikanth's heroine in the film, an informed source said. View More..

Nana Patekar plays the antagonist in 'Kaala'

    Updated On : Jun 08,2017   11:52 am
Chennai, June 8 (IANS) Actor Nana Patekar will be seen playing the main antagonist in superstar Rajinikanth's upcoming Tamil gangster drama "Kaala", a source said. View More..

Amitabh Bachchan releases teaser of Dhanush's 'VIP 2'

    Updated On : Jun 07,2017   6:00 pm
Chennai, June 7 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan on Wednesday released the teaser of actor Dhanush's upcoming Tamil action-drama "VIP 2" and wished him good luck. View More..

Rajinikanth completes shooting Mumbai portion of 'Kaala'

    Updated On : Jun 07,2017   4:22 pm
Chennai, June 7 (IANS) Superstar Rajinikanth has wrapped up shooting his portion in the Mumbai schedule of upcoming Tamil gangster drama "Kaala", a source said. View More..

No clarity over inclusion of Mammootty in 'Kaala'

    Updated On : Jun 05,2017   11:32 am
Chennai, June 5 (IANS) The makers of superstar Rajinikanth's Tamil film "Kaala" haven't reacted to rumours about Malayalam megastar Mammootty being part of the project, which is being directed by Pa. Ranjith and produced by Dhanush. View More..

Proud to have been part of 'Pa Paandi': Prasanna

    Updated On : Jun 02,2017   2:08 pm
Chennai, June 2 (IANS) Actor Prasanna says he feels proud to have been a part of Dhanush's Tamil directorial debut "Pa Paandi", which celebrates its 50th day of run in cinemas on Friday. View More..

Huma Qureshi in work mode for 'Kaala'

    Updated On : Jun 01,2017   2:48 pm
Mumbai, June 1 (IANS) Actress Huma Qureshi, who makes her Tamil debut with upcoming film "Kaala", says she is slowly becoming the character she essays in the Rajinikanth-starrer. View More..

Ameer replaces Vijay Sethupathi in 'Vada Chennai'

    Updated On : May 31,2017   12:04 pm
Chennai, May 31 (IANS) Actor-filmmaker Ameer has been brought in as the replacement for actor Vijay Sethupathi, who walked out of Dhanush's "Vada Chennai" following date issues. View More..

'Kaala' great opportunity to prove myself: Sakshi

    Updated On : May 31,2017   11:50 am
Chennai, May 31 (IANS) Actress Sakshi Aggarwal, who has landed a key role in superstar Rajinikanth's upcoming Tamil actioner "Kaala", believes it's a golden opportunity to prove herself in a big film. View More..

Rajinikanth's jeep from 'Kaala' may be preserved in museum

    Updated On : May 30,2017   1:42 pm
Chennai, May 30 (IANS) Superstar Rajinikanth's jeep from his upcoming Tamil film "Kaala", being directed by Pa. Ranjith, will be given to businessman Anand Mahindra for a planned auto museum upon completion of the entire shoot, its producer Dhanush said. View More..

Nana Patekar lands a key role in 'Kaala Karikaalan'

    Updated On : May 28,2017   6:46 pm
Mumbai, May 28 (IANS) The makers of superstar Rajinikanths upcoming Tamil film "Kaala Karikaalan" on Sunday confirmed that Bollywood actor Nana Patekar has been roped in to play a pivotal role in the movie. View More..

Rajinikanth's 'Kaala Karikaalan' starts rolling

    Updated On : May 28,2017   10:48 am
Mumbai, May 28 (IANS) The principal shooting of superstar Rajinikanth's next Tamil outing "Kaala Karikaalan" commenced here on Sunday. View More..

Naidu releases 14 short films on NDA's success stories

    Updated On : May 27,2017   11:34 pm
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) Information and Broadcasting Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu on Saturday released 14 short films produced by Doordarshan on success stories of the NDA government's various flagship schemes. View More..

First look posters of Rajinikanth's 'Kaala Karikaalan' launched

    Updated On : May 25,2017   9:30 pm
Chennai, May 25 (IANS) Actor Dhanush, who will be producing his father-in-law Rajinikanth's upcoming Tamil outing "Kaala Karikaalan", on Thursday unveiled the first-look posters of the film, to be directed by Pa. Ranjith. View More..