Dhanush is an Indian actor known for Tamil and Bollywood movies. He is a singer, producer and lyricist. His full name is Venkatesh Prabhu Kasthoori Raja and is the son in law of Rajnikanth. Dhanush’s Age, Wiki, Height, Weight, Family, Biography, Movies List, Girlfriend, Education, Parents & More. Connect with him on social media profiles including Facebook, Instagram.
Dhanush Biography, Education
Born in Chennai, he studied at Thai Satya High School. Later he graduated in BCA from Madhurai Kamaraj University through Distance Education. Starting with small roles, he grew up as a lead actor in the Tamil movie industry. Now he is a director, screenwriter, producer and well-known singer.
Recently he completed 18 years in the movie industry and has acted in Tamil and Bollywood movies. He also tried his luck in direction and won awards for production of movies. As his career was taking off, Rajnikanth’s daughter who is 2 years older than Dhanush goes in a relationship. Currently, Dhanush is a globally famous singer due to “Why This Kolaveri Di” and “Rowdy Baby”.
Dhanush Family, Wife, Children
He was born to a family closely connected to Tamil movies. His father is Kasturi Raja and his mother is Vijayalakshmi. Director Selvaraghavan is his bother and sisters are Vimala Geetha and Karthika Devi. His rumored girlfriend is Shruti Haasan who acted with him in 3.
Dhanush’s wife is Aishwarya Dhanush, Daughter of Superstar Rajnikanth. They married at Chennai on 18 November 2004. His kids are Yatra and Linga who are born in 2006 and 2010 respectively.
Dhanush Age, Height, and More
He was born on 28 July 1983 and Dhanush’s age is 37 years. His height is 5 feet 9 inches and weight is approx. 72 Kgs. The eye color is black and the hair color is black. His chest size is 38 inches, waist 30 inches and biceps is 11 inches.
Dhanush Movies, Songs and Awards
The movie debut of Dhanush was in Thulluvadho Ilamai which released in 2002. Later he acted in Kaadhal Kondien, Thiruda Thirudi, Sullan. His career shied to another level with Devathayai Kanden, Pudhupettai, Thiruvilayadal Aarambham, Polladhavan etc. Aadukala, Padikkadavan, Uthamaputhiran, Kutty and Yaaradi Nee Mohini wee hit in his name. Asuran collected more than 100 crores at the Box Office.
Dhanush made Bollywood debut with Raanjhanaa with Sonam Kapoor and will be seen in Atrangi Re along with Sara Ali Khan. Velailla Pattadhari part 1 and part 2 were one of the biggest hits in his career. Maari, Maari 2 and Asuran has been the most loved movies of the actor in recent years. He directed Power Paandi movie which released in 2017.
His debut song was Naattu Sarakku from Pudhukottaiyilirundhu Saravanan in 2004. He sang the global hit song “Why This Kolaveri Di” and Kannazhaga song in 2011 for the film 3. Yet another worldwide hit song was sung by Dhanush is “Rowdy Baby” from Maari 2.
He won the National award for Best Actor in the film Aadukalam. In 2013 he won the Best Debut Actor award from Filmfare for Raanjhanaa. Dhanush won Filmfare Best Actor Award for Maryan, Velaiyilla Pattathari, Kodi, Vada Chennai. He also won SIIMA Best actor awards for Velaiyilla Pattathari, Anegan, Adukalam etc.
A major controversy happened when a couple claimed that Dhanush is their son and want money to survive. They demanded Rs 65,000 but the Madras High Court rejected the case in 2017.
Later the relationship and romance with Shruti Hassan during the shoot of 3 was a hot topic. Both of them clarified that there is nothing within them.
The private photos of Dhanush with Trisha and Andreah Jeremiah was posted on Twitter. The globally viral SuchiLeaks created a huge controversy. She also posted that Anirudh and Dhanush exploited her physically.