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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.


Dhanush completes 20 years in the film industry: 'Time flies, never did I even dream I'd come this far'

May 11, 2022 9:01 am

In the last two decades, Dhanush has evolved into more than just a fine actor with two National Film Awards to his credit. He has also established himself as a successful producer, director and songwriter.

Selvaraghavan on Saani Kaayidham: ‘I used to call Dhanush every half an hour for inputs’

May 05, 2022 7:20 pm

Saani Kaayidham was a steep learning curve for filmmaker Selvaraghavan as it sort of challenged everything he thought he knew about acting.

Dhanush looks fierce in first look of Russo Brothers' The Gray Man

April 26, 2022 8:11 pm

Dhanush stars alongside Ryan Gosling, Chris Evans in the Russo Brothers' The Gray Man.

Dhanush wraps up director Selvaraghavan's Naane Varuven

April 12, 2022 8:29 am

Naane Varuven marks the fourth collaboration between Dhanush and Selvaraghavan after Kadhal Kondein, Pudhupettai and Mayakkam Enna.

Dhanush and ex-wife Aishwaryaa Rajinikanth have a sweet Twitter exchange on her new song Payani: 'Congrats my friend'

March 17, 2022 9:34 pm

Dhanush left a lovely wish for ex-wife Aishwaryaa Rajinikanth on the release of her latest musical directorial song 'Payani'.

Maaran movie review: Even Dhanush can't save this one

March 13, 2022 9:32 am

Maaran movie review: The scenes are so bland that even the presence of Dhanush can't lift our spirits. Karthick puts two bright actors, Ameer and Dhanush in a scene, and yet fails to create any sort of impact. How's that even possible?

Pieces of Her, Maaran, The Adam Project: Top 9 shows and films to watch this weekend

March 13, 2022 9:40 am

Not sure what to watch? For this weekend, we have 9 titles that would be worth your time -- from Prabhas' Radhe Shyam to Toni Collette starrer Pieces of Her on Netflix.

Aishwaryaa Rajinikanth back in hospital post Covid recovery: ‘Fever, vertigo and what not’

March 08, 2022 8:41 am

Recently, Aishwarya made headlines after she announced separation from her husband and actor Dhanush in January.

Dhanush reviews Amitabh Bachchan's Jhund: 'A masterpiece...'

March 03, 2022 11:09 am

Dhanush expressed his thoughts on Amitabh Bachchan's Jhund, and called it a masterpiece.

Maaran trailer: Dhanush plays a firebrand journalist who speaks truth to power

February 28, 2022 5:17 pm

Dhanush's Maaran will debut on Disney Plus Hostar on March 11.


Dhanush, Deepika Padukone, Dharmendra, Akshay Kumar: 11 celebrity photos you should not miss today

March 07, 2022 6:22 pm

Akshay Kumar, Arjun Rampal, Neha Dhupia, Dharmendra and Kartik Aaryan among others were spotted in Mumbai.

Kangana Ranaut, Neha Kakkar, Nia Sharma: 8 celebrity photos you should not miss

December 12, 2021 4:30 pm

Here are some latest photos shared by Kangana Ranaut, Neha Kakkar, Prince Narula, Yuvika Chaudhary, Nia Sharma, Dhanush, and Kamya Panjabi among others.

Atrangi Re cast and crew give warm send-off to Dhanush

December 31, 2020 7:41 am

Atrangi Re's cast and crew hosted a party for Dhanush on the film's set in Delhi as he completed shooting his portions of the Aanand L Rai’s film. The movie also stars Akshay Kumar and Sara Ali Khan.

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.