actor Dhanush Biography

Venkatesh Prabhu known by his stage name Dhanush, is an Indian film actor Dhanush Age, Height, Weight, Biography

Jan 27, 2019 - 20:58
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actor Dhanush Biography
Dhanush, an Indian film actor

Dhanush Profile and Career: 

He was born in 28th July 1983 in Chennai Tamil Nadu to Kasthuri Raja and Vijayalakshmi couple.His brother cum director pressured him up to act in movies.He married Superstar’s daughter Aishwarya on 18th November 2004.They have two sons namely Yatra and Linga.He completed his schoolings in Thai Sathiya and St.Johns Matriculation Higher Secondary School.Actor Dhanush Biography

Dhanush stepped into movie career in Thulluvatho Ilamai,in his father’s direction.Then he combined with his brother who directed Kadhal Konden. Then in 2003  he had Thiruda thirudi which saw a commercial success.He then combined with many directors and producers and made many success movies like Aadukalam,3,Anegan,Velaiyilla pattathari,Maari,Thangamagan,Thodari,Kodi etc.He made his spectacular cameo appearance in Power paandi which was his direction.

Maari' director Balaji Mohan says the film

His upcoming ventures which is to be discharged are VIP 2 coordinated by his sister in law Soundarya Rajinikanth and Ennai Nokki Paayum Thotta by Gautam Vasudev Menon.He likewise showed up in Bollywood motion picture Shamitabh with the incomparable Amitabh Bachchan and made an outstanding work. 

Dhanush has likewise marked on to show up in his first international movie, titled The Extraordinary Adventure Of The Fakir Who Got Caught In An Ikea Pantry, to be coordinated by Marjane Satrapi. 

For as far back as 15 years he featured in25 motion pictures. He won the Best Honor which was a National honor for him for his best appearance in the motion picture Aadukalam. A melody named Why this Kolaveri Di which was sung by him and created by his connection Anirudh Ravichander went on a monstrous viral in youtube which highlighted an extraordinary achievement and the primary Indian video tune to cross the limit of 100 million perspectives. 

He began his singing propensity in Pudhukottaiyilirunthu Saravanan and sung in his siblings film like Aayirathil Oruvan, Mayakkam Enna,Pudhupettai etc.He likewise sung No Issue in Kannada motion picture Vajrakaya and Thikka in Telugu motion picture Thikka. 

Djanush produces his movies under the generation organization Films.He has won 3 National Film Grants and 7 Filmfare Grants

Actor Dhanush Biography 

Original/Real Name Venkatesh Prabhu Kasthuri Raja
Nickname Dhanush, Bruce Lee of Kollywood
Occupation Actor, Filmmaker, Singer
Birthplace Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Nationality Indian
Age 34 Years
Date of Birth 28 July 1983
 Hometown Chennai, Tamil Nadu
Caste Not Known/ Unknown
Zodiac Sign Leo
Debut Film: Thulluvadho Ilamai (2011)
Directorial Debut: Power Paandi (2017)

Height, Weight & Body Measurements

Height (Centimeters) 170 cm
Height (meters) 1.70 m
Height (Inches) 5′ 9″
Weight (Kilograms) 63 kg
Weight (Pounds) 139 lbs
Body Measurements 38-30-11 Inches
Chest’s Size 38 Inches
Waist’s Size 30 Inches
Biceps’s Size 11 Inches
Shoe’s Size 10 Inches
Hair Color Black
Eye’s Color Dark Brown

Family and Relatives

Father’s Name Kasthuri Raja (Filmmaker)
Mother’s Name Vijaylakshmi
Brother’s Name Selvaraghavan (Elder, Director)
 Sisters K. Vimala Geetha, Karthika Devi
Religion Hinduism

 Marital Status, Affairs, Girlfriends 

Girlfriends N/A
Marital Status Married
Spouse/wife Aishwarya R. Dhanush (Director and Classical Dancer, m. 2004-present)
Son Yatra (2006) and Linga (2010)
Daughter N/A
Education Qualification and Schooling/College  
School Thai Sathya Matriculation High School, Chennai
College/ University Madurai Kamaraj University
Educational Qualification BCA
Favourites Things and Like & Dislike  
 Hobbies Playing snooker & table tennis, reading novels, writing
Favourite Food Idiyappam, Kadala Curry
Favourite Movie Not Available
Favourite Actress Siman, Kajol, Kareena Kapoor, Monica Bellucci
Favourite Color Black
Favourite Filmstar Amitabh Bachchan (Big B), Tom Hanks, Pacino,  Rajinikanth
Money Factor  
Salary 10-15 crore/film
Net Worth $15 million
Contact Address  
Website Not Available
E-Mail Address Not Available
Phone Number Not Available
Residence Address Rajamannar Salai(16/5), T. Nagar, Chennai
Social Media  


 Dhanush Age, Height, Weight, Biography, Wife, Family, 

Venkatesh Prabhu was better known by his Nic name Dhanush, He is born on 28 July 1983. He lived in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. Dhanush is allrounder in the film industry because he is an actor, producer, director, writer, lyricist, screenwriter, and playback singer. He has a popular song which crosses 100 million views on youtube “Why this Kolaveri Di”.His wife name is Aishwarya R. Dhanush.

Facts about Dhanush

  • Does  Dhanush smoke? Ans: No
  • Does  Dhanush Drink? Ans: NO
  •  Dhanush wants to become a Marine Engineer. He is not interested in acting.
  • His most popular song “Kolaveri Di” is written by himself in just 6 minutes.
  • He won the best actor national film award in 2011.
  • Rajinikanth the well known south Indian actor is his father-in-law.
  • His favourite food is Mom’s cooked food, Idiyappam, Kadala Curry his favourite destination is London.
  • He earned many awards like Un Mele Aasaidhaanfrom Aayirathil Oruvan for Best Male Playback Singer in 2010.

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Awards and nominations received by Dhanush

Filmfare Awards South

2003 Kadhal Kondein Actor Best Actor Nominated
2008 Yaaradi Nee Mohini Actor Best Actor Nominated
2010 Un Mele Aasaidhaanfrom Aayirathil Oruvan Singer Best Male Playback Singer Nominated
2011 Aadukalam Actor Best Actor Won
2012 Why This Kolaveri Di from 3 Singer Best Male Playback Singer Won
2012 3 Actor Best Actor Won
2013 Maryan Actor Best Actor Nominated
2013 Maryan Actors Critics Best Actor Won
2014 Velaiyilla Pattathari Actor Best Actor Won
2015 Kaaka Muttai Producer Best Film Won
2015 Anegan Actor Best Actor Nominated
2016 Visaranai Producer Best Film Nominated
2016 Kodi Actor Best Actor Nominated
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