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

Dhanush's 'Maari 2' to roll from September

    Updated On : Jul 18,2017   2:00 pm
Chennai, July 18 (IANS) Actor Dhanush is on a sequel signing spree. As he awaits the release of Tamil film "VIP 2", he is also gearing up to commence work on the sequel to his 2015 Tamil blockbuster "Maari", a source said. View More..

'VIP 2' more stylish than 'VIP': Amala Paul

    Updated On : Jul 16,2017   3:28 pm
Chennai, July 16 (IANS) Actress Amala Paul says the second installment in the Tamil film "VIP" franchise will be more stylish than the first part. View More..

Acting with Rajinikanth a lifetime achievement: Samuthirakani

    Updated On : Jul 09,2017   2:24 pm
Chennai, July 9 (IANS) National Award-winning actor Samuthirakani considers sharing screen space with superstar Rajinikanth in the upcoming Tamil gangster drama "Kaala" as a lifetime achievement. View More..

'VIP' franchise will continue: Dhanush

    Updated On : Jul 09,2017   10:42 am
Chennai, July 9 (IANS) Actor-filmmaker Dhanush, who awaits the release of upcoming Tamil action-comedy "VIP 2", directed by Soundarya Rajinikanth, says the franchise will continue with two more parts already planned. View More..

India's health policy in tune with SDG-3 targets: Nadda

    Updated On : Jul 06,2017   8:02 pm
Beijing, July 6 (IANS) Calling the National Health Policy - 2017 well aligned with the Sustainable Development Goals - 3 targets, India's Health Minister J.P. Nadda on Thursday said it will improve the country's vaccine programmes and drugs security. View More..

Rajinikanth's selfie video goes viral

    Updated On : Jul 06,2017   11:34 am
Chennai, July 6 (IANS) A selfie video featuring superstar Rajinikanth, who is currently holidaying in the US, has gone viral on social media. View More..

Photo featuring Rajinikanth, Nana Patekar from 'Kaala' goes viral

    Updated On : Jun 29,2017   1:04 pm
Chennai, June 29 (IANS) A photograph showing superstar Rajinikanth and actor Nana Patekar bonding on the set of upcoming Tamil film "Kaala", being directed by Pa. Ranjith, has gone viral on social media. View More..

Rajinikanth to undergo medical checkup in US

    Updated On : Jun 29,2017   12:18 pm
Chennai, June 29 (IANS) Superstar Rajinikanth has left for the US for a medical checkup, a source said. View More..

Nepal votes in second phase of local polls

    Updated On : Jun 28,2017   8:48 pm
Kathmandu, June 28 (IANS) Nepal on Wednesday voted in the second round of local elections with 70.5 per cent turnout to choose municipal and village councils, the Election Commission said. View More..

Dhanush in Belgium for shoot of Hollywood film

    Updated On : Jun 28,2017   11:48 am
Chennai, June 28 (IANS) Actor-filmmaker Dhanush earlier this week left for Belgium for a month-long schedule of his upcoming Hollywood film "The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir", a source said. View More..

'Kaala' Mumbai schedule to wrap up on Thursday

    Updated On : Jun 28,2017   11:38 am
Chennai, June 28 (IANS) The month-long Mumbai schedule of superstar Rajinikanth's Tamil gangster drama "Kaala" will be wrapped up on Thursday, a source said. View More..

Kajol thanks Dhanush for breaking her language barrier

    Updated On : Jun 26,2017   12:48 pm
Mumbai, June 26 (IANS) Actress Kajol, who will next be seen in the Tamil film "Velaiilla Pattadhari 2" titled "Lalkar" in Hindi, thanked her co-star Dhanush and director Soundarya for breaking her language barrier in the movie. View More..

Dhanush ducks question on Rajinikanth's political entry

    Updated On : Jun 26,2017   11:38 am
Mumbai, June 26 (IANS) Actor-filmmaker Dhanush evaded question regarding his father-in-law and superstar Rajinikanth's rumoured political plunge at the audio launch of his film "VIP 2", saying he will keep his opinion to himself. View More..

Dhanush's 'VIP 2' trailer released

    Updated On : Jun 25,2017   8:30 pm
Mumbai, June 25 (IANS) The trailer of actor Dhanush's "VIP 2", a sequel to his 2014 blockbuster film "VIP", was released on Sunday here at the film's audio launch. View More..

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..