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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.


Blast from the past: Dhanush’s top mindless films

July 28, 2020 12:09 pm

While Dhanush has delivered a slew of films that showcases why he is one of the best physical actors, there was a time when he did over-the-top, cheesy, loud crowd-pleasers.

Atrangi Re: Akshay Kumar, Sara Ali Khan and Dhanush to resume shoot from October

July 27, 2020 10:50 am

Atrangi Re is being directed by Aanand L Rai. The film's upcoming schedules will take place in Madurai, Delhi and Mumbai.

Streaming Guide: Movies that showcase Dhanush’s best physical acting

May 11, 2020 9:56 am

As Dhanush completes 18 years in the film industry, we have made a list of his best movies that you can stream right now.

Dhanush's next film to be scripted by Suhas and Sharfu of Virus fame

March 18, 2020 8:04 pm

Suhas and Sharf are writing Dhanush's next movie, which will be directed by Karthick Naren.

Selvaraghavan to team up with Dhanush for Pudhupettai 2

March 07, 2020 3:36 pm

Pudhupettai 2 will mark Dhanush’s fifth collaboration with Selvaraghavan following Thulluvadho Ilamai (2002), Kaadhal Kondein (2003), Pudhupettai (2006), and Mayakkam Enna (2011).

Karnan not based on Kodiyankulam caste riots, clarifies Mari Selvaraj

March 05, 2020 9:15 pm

The clarification comes in the wake of demand for a ban by Mukkulathor Pulipadai leader Karunas. According to him, a film showcasing Kodiyankulam caste riots could create trouble in the now-peaceful region.

Jagame Thanthiram: The title of Dhanush's next is a homage to Rajinikanth

February 19, 2020 6:29 pm

Director Karthik Subbaraj's maiden movie with Dhanush has been titled Jagame Thanthiram.

Atrangi Re will put Dhanush, Sara and Akshay in an unseen space: Aanand L Rai

February 12, 2020 12:24 pm

Atrangi Re, which reunites Dhanush and Aanand L Rai after their 2013 critical hit Raanjhanaa, will feature Akshay Kumar in a "special role", while Sara Ali Khan will play the female lead.

Prasanna to star in Dhanush-Karthick Naren film?

February 10, 2020 2:33 pm

Prasanna is awaiting the release of Mafia, also starring Arun Vijay and Priya Bhavani Shankar in pivotal roles.

Karthick Naren to direct Dhanush's next

February 04, 2020 2:25 pm

Tentatively titled D43, the film is likely to have Dhanush playing a journalist.


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.