Dhanush Movies & News
Dhanush Movies & News

Dhanush

  • Actor, Director, Writer

Jul 28, 1983

BIOGRAPHY

Venkatesh Prabhu Kasthuri Raja, better known by his screen name Dhanush, is one of the most talented and versatile artists in the Indian film industry who prominently works in Tamil movies. Apart from acting, the winner of three National awards and seven Filmfare awards has also worked as a producer, lyricist and playback singer. The actor made his debut in 2002 with Thulluvadho Ilamai, a coming-of-age film directed by his father, Kasthuri Raja and since then has appeared in several hit movies like Thiruvilayadal Aarambam, Venghai, and Aadukalam for which he won the Best Actor award at the 58th National Film Awards. The actor who co-owns a production company with his wife, Aishwarya Dhanush produces movies under the banner, Wunderbar Films.
Did you Know?
Before entering the film industry, Dhanush aspired to become a chef and wanted to pursue a course in Hotel Management, however, his brother Selvaraghavan convinced him to enter the film industry.

The sensational song, 'Why this Kolaveri di' sung by Dhanush was the first Indian video song that garnered mores than 100 million views on YouTube. The actor wrote the lyrics of the song in flat Six minutes and a rough version of the song was recorded in 35 minutes.


Dhanush won the hottest vegetarian celebrities title in 2011.

FILMOGRAPHY

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