Dhanush Wiki Biography, Age, Height, Weight, Wife, Girlfriend, Family, Net Worth, Current Affairs

Dhanush Wiki: Born on July 28, 1982, with the stage name Dhanush, Venkatesh Prabhu is a multi-talented figure in the Tamil film industry, excelling as an actor, producer, director, writer, lyricist, screenwriter, and singer. Dhanush is renowned for his contributions to Tamil cinema. He married Aishwarya, the daughter of the megastar Rajinikanth, on November 18, 2004, and the couple has two sons, Yatra and Linga, born in 2006 and 2010.

Dhanush’s cinematic journey began with his debut film, “Thulluvadho Ilamai,” in 2002, which explored the coming-of-age theme and was directed by his father, Kasthuri Raja. Over the past fifteen years, he has appeared in more than 25 films, showcasing his versatility as an actor. His exceptional performance in “Aadukalam” (2010) earned him the prestigious Best Actor award at the 58th National Film Awards.

In 2011, Dhanush gained global recognition with his famous song “Why this Kolaveri Di,” which became the first Indian music video to surpass a hundred million views on YouTube. He has expanded his horizons by venturing into film production through his production company, Wunderbar Films. In addition to his Best Actor accolade, he has received a National Award for a film he produced, “Visaranai,” and has also earned seven Filmfare Awards.

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Dhanush, originally named Venkatesh Prabhu Kasthuri Raja, was born on July 28, 1983. He is a versatile Indian artist, involved in producing, writing, acting, dancing, lyric writing, playback singing, and directing in the Tamil cinema. Dhanush has received numerous accolades throughout his career, including Filmfare Awards, Vijay Awards, Edison Awards, and National Film Awards. He gained significant recognition for his hit song “Why this Kolaveri Di.”

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Dhanush hails from a respectable Tamil family, with his father, Kasthuri Raja, being a renowned financier and director. He made his foray into the film industry under the guidance of his brother, Selvaraghavan, who is also a director. In 2004, Dhanush tied the knot with Aishwarya, the daughter of superstar Rajinikanth, and the couple has two sons, Linga and Yatra.

In addition to his work in film, Dhanush occasionally lends his voice to songs, often for his own films. He made his debut as a playback singer with composer Yuvan Shankar Raja in “Pudhukottaiyilirundhu Saravanan.” He has also provided vocals for movies like “Aayirathil Oruvan” and “Mayakkam Enna,” both directed by his wife, Aishwarya Rajinikanth.

Dhanush Wiki Details 2024

Full Name   R K Vengadesha Prabu
Nickname Venkatesh Prabhu Kasthuri Raja
Date of Birth 28 July 1982
School Thai Sathya Matriculation High School,
Chennai
Profession Actor, Producer, Director, Writer, Lyricist,
Screenwriter, and Playback Singer
Category Trending
Official Instagram id
www.instagram.com/dhanush

Personal Bio Data

Known Name  Dhanush
Date of Birth 28 July 1982 (Wednesday)
Age 40 years ( as of 2022)
Birthplace Government Children’s Hospital in Egmore,
Chennai, Tamil Nadu
Hometown Chennai, Tamil Nadu
Current Residence Chennai, Tamil Nadu
Nationality Indian
Profession  Actor, Producer, Director, Writer, Lyricist,
Screenwriter, and Playback Singer
Martial Status  Married
Girlfriend  / Affairs Aishwarya R. Dhanush
Shruti Haasan (Actor; rumoured in 2011)
Trisha Krishnan (Actor; rumoured)
Religion Hindu
Zodiac sign  Leo
Food Habit Vegetarian

Physical Appearance

Dhanush Education, Family, Ethnicity

School Name Thai Sathya Matriculation High School,
Chennai
College / University Madurai Kamaraj University
Educational Qualification Bachelor of Computer Application (distance
education)
Ethnicity Naicker (Backward class community)
Father  Name Kasthuri Raja (Filmmaker)
Mother Name Vijaylakshmi
Brother Name Selvaraghavan (Elder, Director)
Sister Name K. Vimala Geetha, Karthika Devi
(Doctor)
Spouse / Wife Name Aishwarya R. Dhanush (Director and
Classical Dancer, m. 2004-present)
Childrens ( Kids) Name Son(s)- Yatra (born; 2006) and Linga (born;
2010)

Dhanush’s Film Career

Debut Movie Tamil Movie: Thuluvadho Illamai (2002) as an actor
Hindi Movie: Ranjhanaa (2013) as an actor
English Movie: The extraordinary journey of the fakir (2015) as an actor
Awards, Achievement National Film Awards
Film Fair Awards
Vijay Awards
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Hit Films 3 (2012)
Ranjhanaa (2013)
Maari (2015)
Vada Chennai (2018)
Asuran (2019)
Karnan (2021)
Jagame Thandhiram (2021)
Upcoming Films Maaran (Feb 2022)
Sir (May 2022)
Naane Varuven (Jun 2022)
Vaathi (Oct 2022)
D 46 (2023)
Aayirathil Oruvan 2 (2024)

Favorite Things

Favorite  Food Idiyappam, Kadala Curry
Favorite Actor Mohanlal, Amitabh Bachchan, Al Pacino,
Tom Hanks
Favorite Actress Simran, Kajol, Kareena Kapoor, Monica
Bellucci
Favorite Color Black
Favorite Films Netri Kann (1981), Baashha (1995),
Pudhupettai (2006), and Drushyam (2014)
Favorite Book Love Story by Erich Segal
Favorite Sport Tennis, Snooker, Football
Favorite Singer Ilaiyaraaja
Favorite Sport Tennis, Snooker, Football

Net Worth

Net Worth Rs. 31.75 crore
Monthly Salary / Income Rs . 5-7 Crore per Film
House Address Not Known
Cars Audi A8
Bentley Continental Flying Spur
Rolls Royce Ghost Series 2
Jaguar XE

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