Dhanush Movies, Biography, Net Worth & More

Dhanush is a famous South Indian star. Dhanush may have started his acting career in South India but today his fans are spread all over the world. Of course, we all are fans of his acting. Today, I am going to give you the information related to Dhanush’s life, so keep reading…

Dhanush Movies, Biography, Net Worth & More
Dhanush Movies, Biography, Net Worth & More

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Full / Real Name

Venkatesh Prabhu Kasthuri Raja

Birth Name

R K Vengadesha Prabu, Dhanush K Raja

Nickname

Dhanush

Famous For

Asuran, Pudhupettai, Vada Chennai, Raanjhanaa,

Also, he is the son-in-law of superstar Rajnikant

Profession

Actor, Producer, Direct, Writer, Lyricist, Screenwriter, and Playback Singer

Date of Birth

28 July 1982 (Wednesday)

Age

39 Years

Birthplace

Government Children’s Hospital (Egmore, Chennai, Tamil Nadu)

Zodiac Sign

Leo

Nationality

Indian

Religion

Hinduism

Caste

Backward class community (Naicker)

Hometown

Chennai, Tamil Nadu

School

Thai Sathya Matriculation High School, Chennai, Tamil Nadu

University or College

Madurai Kamaraj University

Qualification

Bachelor of Computer Application

Languages Known

Tamil, English, Hindi

Morphology Of Dhanush

Weight

70kg | 154 lbs

Height

175cm | 1.75m | 5.9 Feet

Figure Value

Chest – 38 Inches | Waist – 30 Inches | Biceps – 11 Inches

Figure Type

Athletic

Skin Tone

Dusky

Eye Color

Black

Hair Colour

Black

Shoe Size

8 US

Personal Life and Relationships

Dhanush was born on 28 July 1982 (Wednesday) at Government Children’s Hospital (Egmore, Chennai, Tamil Nadu). He completed his schooling at Thai Sathya Matriculation High School, (Chennai). He was born in a middle-class Hindu Family. His father Mr. Kasthuri Raja, is a Tamil film director and producer. His brother, Mr. Selvaraghavan, is also a film director. His mother’s name is Vijayalakshmi.

Father

Kasthuri Raja (Filmmaker)

Mother

Vijaylakshmi

Sibling

  • Brother – Selvaraghavan (Director)
  • Sister – K. Vimala Geetha and Karthika Devi

Marital Status

Married

Wife

Aishwarya R. Dhanush (Director and Classical Dancer)

Relationships and Affairs

  • Aishwarya R. Dhanush
  • Shruti Hassan (Rumoured)
  • Trisha Krishnan (Rumoured)
Career Path Of Dhanush
Career Path Of Dhanush

Career Path Of Dhanush

Dhanush’s first movie was ‘Thulluvadho Ilamai’ released in 2002. It was directed by his father Mr. Kasthuri Raja. Then, in 2003, Dhanush worked in his brother’s first directed movie ‘Kadhal Kondein’. Initial movies of Dhanush released in 2004 went back-to-back flops. But from 2005, all Dhanush’s films went well, and he became a superstar.

One of his songs “Why This Kolaveri Di” was released which went viral not only in India but all over the world and made him very famous.

Career and Financial Stats

Awards and Achievements

  • National Film Award for Best Actor (2011)
  • Mirchi Music Awards for Royal Stag Make It Large (2012)
  • Asianet Film Award for Most Popular in Tamil (Special Award) (2012)
  • Vijay Award for Best Actor (2013)
  • Filmfare Award for Best Male Playback Singer – Tamil (2013)
  • Filmfare Award for Best Actor – Tamil (2013)
  • Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut (2014)
  • Zee Cine Award for Best Male Debut (2014)
  • IIFA Award for Star Debut of the Year – Male (2014)
  • Filmfare Award for Best Actor – Tamil (2015)
  • Vijay Award for Best Actor (2015)
  • IIFA Utsavam Award for Best Lyrics – Tamil (2016)
  • IIFA Utsavam Award for Best Playback Singer – Male – Kannada (2016)
  • Vijay Award for Entertainer of the Year (2018)
  • Filmfare Award for Best Actor – Tamil (2019)
  • National Film Award for Best Actor (2021)

Debut

  • Thulluvadho Ilamai 2002 (as an Actor – Tamil)
  • Raanjhanaa 2013 (as an Actor – Hindi)
  • The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir 2018 (as an Actor – English)
  • 3 (Movie) – 2012 (as a Producer – Tamil)
  • Kadhal En Kadhal from ‘Mayakkam Enna’ – 2011 (as a Lyricist – Tamil)

Net Worth

145 crores (20 million Dollars)

Income Source

Movies and Advertisements

Salary

7-8 Crore per movie

Cars

  • Rolls Royce Ghost – 6.95 Crore rupees
  • Range Rover Sport HSE – 1.50 Crore INR
  • Mercedes-Benz S-Class S 350d – 1.42 Crore
  • Jaguar XJ L – 1.11 Crore

Houses

A Bungalow in Poes Garden – Worth 25 Crore rupees

Dhanush Movies List
  • Atrangi Re – 2021
  • Pattas – 2020
  • Enai Noki Paayum Thota – 2019
  • Asuran – 2019
  • Maari 2 – 2018
  • Vada Chennai – 2018
  • The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir – 2018
  • Velaiilla Pattadhari 2 – 2017
  • Pa Paandi – 2017
  • Kodi – 2016
  • Thodari – 2016
  • Thanga Magan – 2015
  • Maari – 2015
  • Vai Raja Vai – 2015
  • Anegan – 2015
  • Shamitabh – 2015
  • Velaiilla Pattadhari – 2014
  • Naiyaandi – 2013
  • Maryan – 2013
  • Raanjhanaa – 2013
  • Ethir Neechal – 2013
  • Proprietors: Kammath & Kammath – 2013
  • 3 – 2012
  • Mayakkam Enna – 2011
  • Venghai – 2011
  • Mappillai – 2011
  • Seedan – 2011
  • Aadukalam – 2011
  • Uthamaputhiran – 2010
  • Kutty – 2010
  • Padikkadavan – 2009
  • Kuselan – 2008
  • Yaaradi Nee Mohini – 2008
  • Polladhavan – 2007
  • Parattai Engira Azhagu Sundaram – 2007
  • Thiruvilaiyaadal Aarambam – 2006
  • Pudhupettai – 2006
  • Adhu Oru Kana Kaalam – 2005
  • Devathaiyai kanden – 2005
  • Dreams – 2004
  • Sullan – 2004
  • Pudhukottaiyilirundhu Saravanan – 2004
  • Thiruda Thirudi – 2003
  • Kaadhal kondein – 2003
  • Thulluvadho Ilamai – 2002
Dhanush rowdy baby

Favorite and Beloved Things

Favorite Food

Idiyappam and Kadala Curry

Favorite Films

Netri Kann (1981), Baashha (1995), Pudhupettai (2006), Drushyam (2014)

Favorite Actor

Mohanlal, Amitabh Bachchan, Al Pacino, Tom Hanks

Favorite Actress

Simran, Kajol, Kareena Kapoor, Monica Bellucci

Favorite Musician

Ilaiyaraaja

Favorite Book

Love Story by Erich Sega

Favorite Sports

Tennis, Snooker, Football

Favorite Song

“Thendral Vanthu Theendum Pothu” from the film ‘Avatharam’ (2014)

Favorite Color

Black

Favorite Football Club

FC Barcelona

Facts About Dhanush

  • Dhanush is multi-talented. He is an Actor, and Producer, a Director, a Writer, a Lyricist, a Screenwriter, and a Playback Singer.
  • He faces many problems in life. He was born in a middle-class Hindu Family. He told in one of his interviews that a friend of his had a red-colored remote control car which he liked very much, and he wanted a similar car for himself. But due to financial constraints, his family was unable to buy it for him.
  • In his childhood, Dhanush wanted to become a chef or a marine engineer.
  • Dhanush had failed in his 12th exam. But later he completed his graduation through distance learning.
  • Dhanush met Aishwarya at the screening of Kaadhal Kondein movie. Both liked each other a lot. Later they started dating each other. Later they got married on 8 November 2004 at Raghavendra Kalyana Mandapam, Chennai.
  • When Dhanush was struggling to become an actor, his English was very weak. But later he also worked in an English movie named The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir in 2018.

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