Dhanush (Actor)

Dhanush is a Pan Indian Actor, Singer, Producer, Director, and lyricist who works predominantly in the Kollywood Industry. He is a well-known actor throughout India. He is famous for his roles in the movies such as Asuran, Pudhupettai, and Atrangi Re.

He is currently working on many projects including Naane Varuven directed by Selvaraghavan and Thiruchitambalam directed by Mithran Jawahar.

Dhanush Biography, Age, Wiki, Height, Family

Dhanush Biography

Name Dhanush
Profession Actor, Director, Producer, Singer
Personal Life
Date of Birth 28 July 1982
Age 40 Years
Hometown Chennai, Tamil Nadu
Current City Chennai, Tamil Nadu
Nationality India
Education Qualification Graduate
Religion Hindu
Caste NA
Zodiac Sign Leo

Earlier Life & Family

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Family Father – Kasthuri Raja
Mother – Vijaylakshmi
Siblings – Selvaraghavan, Vimala Geetha, Karthika Devi
Marital Status Married
Spouse/Partner Aishwarya Rajinikanth (Ex-Wife)
Children Yatra (son), Linga (son)

Dhanush’s real name is Venkatesh Prabhu Kasthuri Raja. He was born on 28th July 1983 in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. His current age is 40 Years as of 2023. His father’s name is Kasthuri Raja, he is a famous Hollywood director and his mother’s name is Vijayalakshmi.

His elder brother’s name is Selvaraghavan, he is a famous director in the Kollywood Industry well known for his films such as Pudhupettai and Aayirathil Oruvan. His two elder sisters’ names were Vimala Geetha and Karthika Devi.

Dhanush got married in the year 2004 to Veteran actor Rajinikanth’s daughter Aishwarya Rajinikanth. The couple was blessed with two sons and their names were Yatra and Linga. The couple got separated from their marriage life in 2022.

Dhanush Height & Weight

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Physical Appearance: Dhanush’s Height is 1.71 m and his Weight is 68 Kg. He has Black color hair and Brown color eye. He belongs to the Hindu religion and caste/community details are not known.

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Physical Stats & More
Height 1.71 m
Weight 68 Kg
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Brown

Dhanush Career

Dhanush debuted his acting career with the Kollywood movie Thulluvadho Ilamai released in the year 2002 directed by Kasthuri Raja (his father). He then acted in the movie Kadhal Konden directed by Selvaraghavan. He received lots and lots of appreciation from both critics and Tamil audiences for his cult acting in the movie.

He then acquired chances to act in many movies such as Thiruda Thirudi, Pudhukotaiyilirundhu Saravanan, Dreams, Adhu Oru Kanaa Kaalam, and Dhevadhayai Kanden. All these films received mixed responses among Tamil audiences.

He then acted in the movie Pudhupettai directed by his brother Selvaraghavan. This film received a tremendous response from critics. He then acted in many movies such as Thiruvilayadal Aarambam, and Parattai Engira alagu Sundaram.

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All these films don’t go well. He then acted in the film Polladhavan directed by Vetri Maaran. This film was a Blockbuster and creates a sensation in the Kollywood Industry. He then acted in the movies Yaaradi Nee Mohini and Padikadhavan. These two film was a tremendous hit and he acquired lots and lots of family audiences.

He then acted in the movie Aadukalam directed by Vetri Maaran. This film was a blockbuster and also he won the National Award for best actor for this movie. He acquired lots and lots of ardent fans with his unique way of acting.

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He entertained his fans with movies like Nayaandi, Maari, and Velai Illa Pattadhari, also he got praised for his acting by critics for acting in the movies like Mayakkam Enna, Maryan, and Vada Chennai.

He acted in the movie named Asuran released in the year 2019 directed by Vetrimaaran was a tremendous hit and also he received his second National Award for Best Actor. He also debuts in the Bollywood Industry with the movie Raanjhanaa directed by Anandh L Rai. His second Bollywood movie was Shamitabh directed by Balki.

In this movie he acted with legendary Amitabh Bachan, this film received lots and lots of appreciation for his acting skills. He has acted in around 43 movies so far. His last release was Atrangi Re directed by Anandh L Rai. In this movie, he acted with Bollywood’s top actor Akshay Kumar.

This film received lots and lots of appreciation from both critics and Tamil audiences. He is now currently acting in many movies including Thiruchitamabalam and Naane Varuven. He also debuted in the Tollywood Industry with the movie Sir, which is expected to be released this year.

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Facts & Trivia

  • Dhanush has his own production company Wunderbar Films. He also produced Superstar Rajinikanth’s movie Kaala directed by Pa. Ranjith.
  • Dhanush acquired lots and lots of fans worldwide through his songs Why this Kolaveri Di and Rowdy Baby. Rowdy Baby Acquired 1billion+ Views on Youtube.
  • He also debuted in the Hollywood Industry with the movie Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir. He also acted in the movie The Gray Man starring Chris Evans in the lead role and directed by Russo Brothers, which is expected to be released on July 22.
  • Dhanush has acquired around 43+ awards in various Award functions.
  • He is one of the versatile actors who can act, sing, direct, produce, and Pens lyrics.

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Dhanush Social Media

Here is the official social media account details of Actor Dhanush including his Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. The actor is quite popular on social media.

He is the most prominent Tamil actor on social media with over 15+ million followers on his account. Follow him on his official account to get all the latest updates on his upcoming projects.

Instagram dhanushkraja
Facebook DhanushKRaja
Twitter dhanushkraja


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