Dhanush is an Indian actor who is famous for his work in the Tamil film industry. Dhanush was born on 28 July 1983 (Age 38Years; in 2021) in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. His real name is Venkatesh Prabhu Kasthuri Raja. Dhanush studied at Thai Sathya Matriculation High School, Chennai. Dhanush graduated with a BCA (Correspondence) degree from Madurai Kamraj University, Madurai, Tamil Nadu.
Dhanush father, Kasthuri Raja, is a well-known director and producer in Tamil Nadu and his mom Vijayalakshmi is a Homemaker. He has an elder brother, Selvaraghavan, who is a well-recognized film director and two sisters K. Vimala Geetha, Karthika Devi. He belongs to the Naicker community or Scheduled Caste.
Girlfriend and Wife of Dhanush
Dhanush married Rajnikanth’s daughter, Aishwarya, on 18 November 2004. He has two sons named Yatra, born in 2006, and Linga, born in 2010. Aishwarya is two years elder to her husband, Dhanush. She is director and singer by profession.
Dhanush made his debut with his father’s age drama, “Thulluvadho Ilamai“. Although the movie did not work well at the box office. He gained instant stardom after the success of his film “Kadhal Kondein,” directed by his elder brother Selvaraghavan. After that, Dhanush has appeared in numerous successful films including “Thiruda Thirudi” (2003), “Pudhupettai” (2006), “Thiruvilaiyaadal Aarambam” (2006), “Polladhavan” (2007), “Yaaradi Nee Mohini” (2008), “Aadukalam” (2011), and “Mayakkam Enna” (2011). In 2012, his wife director Aishwarya R. Dhanush cast him in ‘3.’ Unfortunately, the film failed at the box office. but earned Filmfare Award for Best Male Playback Singer – Tamil, for the song “Why This Kolaveri Di.”
Dhanush made his Bollywood acting debut with the film “Raanjhanaa.” The Flim was a huge success. He produced and acted in the 2014 action comedy film “Velaiilla Pattadhari.” The movie was a Blockbuster and established him as a top actor in Tamil cinema. After that, Dhanush has acted in many movies, including “Maari” (2015), “Kodi” (2016), “The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir” (2018), “Vada Chennai” (2018), and “Maari 2” (2018). Next, he played a role in Vetrimaaran’s “Asuran.” (2019) The movie was a commercial success
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