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Dhanush is an Indian actor, mainly works in Tamil films. Born as Venkatesh Prabhu to filmmaker Kasthuri Raja and Vijayalakshmi, he debuted with 2002 film Thulluvadho Ilamai, directed by his father. His second film Kaadhal Kondein came out in 2003, which was directed by his brother Selvaraghavan and established him as a bankable talent in the Tamil film industry. His next film released in the same year, Thiruda Thirudi, romantic comedy, made him a hit with the masses. Dhanush again collaborated with his brother Selvaraghavan in 2006 film Pudhupettai, a gangster drama, which showcased his talents in pulling off a serious role with great intensity. He later delivered back-to-to back hits like Polladhavan, Padikkadavan, Kutty and among others. His second film with director Vetrimaran titled Aadukalam in 2010, helped him with his first National Award in Best Actor category. Dhanush's popularity shot up worldwide with his viral song "Why this Kolaveri Di", from his 2012 film 3. He debuted in Bollywood with 2013 film Raanjhanaa and he later shared the screen space with Amitabh Bachchan with his 2015 Hindi film Shamitabh. He is married to superstar Rajinikanth's first daughter Aishwarya and has two sons, Yatra and Linga.


Pattas review: Dhanush is excellent in this formulaic film

January 15, 2020 9:41 pm

Pattas movie review: Pattas, starring Dhanush, Sneha and Mehreen Pirzada, has "style", but less substance.

2020 Pongal belongs to Rajinikanth and Dhanush

January 15, 2020 10:10 pm

While Rajinikanth's Darbar, which was released on January 9, is maintaining its stronghold—today, Pattas, starring Dhanush, has hit the screens.

Dhanush's Pattas and the double act in Kollywood

January 15, 2020 12:41 pm

Is playing a dual role, a sure shot formula for success in Kollywood? With Dhanush starrer Pattas releasing today, we find out.

Pattas movie review and release: Highlights

January 16, 2020 12:18 pm

Pattas movie review and release: Here's what celebrities, critics and fans said about Pattas, starring Dhanush, Sneha, Mehreen Pirzada, Nassar and Naveen Chandra.

I face new challenges every time I work with Vetrimaaran: Dhanush

January 14, 2020 4:27 pm

At the success meet, the cast and crew recalled their experience of being a part of Asuran.

Dhanush-Karthik Subbaraj film titled Suruli

January 11, 2020 12:20 pm

Bankrolled by S Sashikanth of YNOT Studios, Suruli also stars Malayalam actor Aishwarya Lekshmi, Games of Thrones fame James Cosmo, Joju George, Sanchana Natarajan, Kalaiyarasan and Deepak Paramesh.

Pattas movie trailer: Dhanush has got the moves

January 08, 2020 7:39 am

Pattas trailer: Besides Dhanush, RS Durai Senthilkumar directorial Pattas also stars Sneha, Mehreen Pirzada and Nassar.

Zee Cine Awards Tamil 2020: The complete winners list

January 05, 2020 2:44 pm

Samantha Akkineni, Ajith, Kamal Haasan, Dhanush, Nayanthara and others were honoured at Zee Cinema Awards Tamil 2020.

Filmfare Awards South 2019: The complete list of winners

December 22, 2019 10:02 am

Filmfare Awards South 2019: From Dhanush to Dulquer Salmaan, here are all the winners from the recently held 66th Filmfare Awards South.

Pattas song Chill Bro: A fun, fast-paced number

December 02, 2019 9:38 am

Sung by Dhanush, the lyrics of "Chill Bro" have been penned by composer duo Vivek-Mervin.


Trisha, Mohanlal, Dhanush win big at SIIMA 2019

August 17, 2019 3:42 pm

The annual South Indian International Movie Awards (SIIMA) concluded in Doha, Qatar on Friday.

Dhanush launches The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir trailer with Aishwaryaa

June 06, 2019 7:20 am

Dhanush launched the trailer of his much-awaited film The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir on Wednesday. Dhanush's wife Aishwaryaa R Dhanush and the film's director Ken Scott attended the trailer launch.

Who's who of Maari 2

November 14, 2018 7:32 am

Maari 2 is all set to release in December. Director Balaji Mohan’s sequel will pick up right from where the first movie ended and will have new characters as well. The makers have been unveiling the look of its star cast.

Rajinikanth is back in Chennai, celebrates grandson Ved's birthday

May 07, 2018 12:48 pm

Superstar Rajinikanth, who will be seen next in Tamil gangster drama Kaala, was recently seen at his grandson Ved's third birthday celebration.

Dhanush is in Mumbai for VIP 2, Mira Rajput turns heads, Ranveer Singh and Ranbir Kapoor also spend a busy weekend

June 25, 2017 7:18 pm

Several Bollywood celebrities including Shahid Kapoor's wife Mira Rajput, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Ranveer Singh, Ranbir Kapoor, Dhanush and Athiya Shetty were spotted in Mumbai. Mira Rajput turned heads at Mumbai airport. Dhanush was also seen at the airport.

Salman, Fawad, Ranbir, Shahid: A look at the actors birthday girl Sonam Kapoor romanced on screen

June 09, 2016 2:44 pm

A look at Bollywood actors whom Sonam Kapoor has romanced on screen.

Shruti Haasan, Dhanush, Rana Daggubati shine at SIIMA 2015

August 09, 2015 9:15 am

Shruti Haasan, Rana Daggubati, Dhanush, Malaika Arora Khan attended South India International Movie Awards (SIIMA) 2015 held in Dubai recently.

Kangana Ranaut, Shahid, Dhanush at 'Tanu Weds Manu Returns' success bash

June 01, 2015 10:34 am

Kangana Ranaut celebrated the success of 'Tanu Weds Manu Returns' with Shahid Kapoor, Dhanush, Tanishaa and Sophie.

‘Shamitabh’s star-studded screening: Amitabh Bachchan, Dhanush, Aishwarya, Abhishek

February 06, 2015 11:26 am

Shamitabh's star-studded screening was held in Mumbai on Thursday night (February 5).

Amitabh Bachchan, Dhanush, Akshara Haasan bring 'Shamitabh' to Delhi

February 03, 2015 12:37 pm

Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan was seen in the national capital promoting his upcoming movie 'Shamitabh'. Accompanying him were his co-stars from the movie - Dhanush and Akshara Haasan.