Daali Dhananjay, also known as Dhananjay Ranjan, is an Indian actor who primarily works in Kannada cinema. He was born on 16th March 1984 in Bangalore, Karnataka, India.
Dhananjay began his acting career with the film "Director's Special" in 2013, but his breakthrough came with the film "Tagaru" in 2018. He played the role of Dolly, a gangster, in the film, which received critical acclaim and was a commercial success. Dhananjay's performance in the film was highly praised, and he won the SIIMA Award for Best Supporting Actor.
He has since appeared in several successful Kannada films, including "Popcorn Monkey Tiger," and "Pogaru." He is known for his intense and versatile performances and has become one of the most sought-after actors in Kannada cinema.
Apart from acting, Dhananjay is also a trained classical dancer and has performed on various stages across India. He also worked as a software engineer before pursuing a career in acting.
Dhananjay is highly regarded for his talent and dedication to his craft, and his contributions to Kannada cinema have been recognized with several awards and nominations. He continues to be a prominent figure in the industry and has a strong fan following among Kannada movie-goers.
Kannada | 30 March 2023
Cast: Dhananjay, Amrutha Iyengar, Naveen Shankar, Prathap Narayan, Rajesh Natarangan, Raghu Shivamogga.
Thotapuri Chapter 1
Kannada | 2022
Cast: Jaggesh, Dhananjay, Suman Ranganathan, Aditi Prabhudeva, Dattanna, Veena Sundar.
Once Upon a Time in Jamaligudda
Kannada | 30 December 2022
Cast: Dhananjay, Aditi Prabhudeva, Prakash Belawadi, Bhavana Ramanna, Pranya P Rao, Nandagopal, Yah Shetty, Satyanna, Triveni Rao.
Once Upon A Time In Devarakonda
Telugu | 30 December 2022
Cast: Daali Dhananjaya, Aditi Prabhudeva, Praanya P Rao, Yash shetty, Prakash Belawadi, Bhavana Ramanna, Mayuri Nataraj Nandagopal, Santhosh, Rushika Raj, Sathyanna.
Kannada | 09 December 2022
Cast: Prabhu Mundkur, Pavan Gowda, Manjunath Shekar, Dhananjay, Ranjan.
Kannada | 21 October 2022
Cast: Dhananjay, Loose Maada Yogi, Vasishta Simha, Payal Rajput, Sruthi Hariharan, Raghu Mukherjee.
Kannada | 30 September 2022
Cast: Jaggesh, Dhananjay, Suman Ranganathan, Aditi Prabhudeva, Dattanna, Ram Manjjonaath, Veena Sundar.
Kannada | 01 July 2022
Cast: Shivarajkumar, Dhananjay, Pruthvi Ambaar, Anjali, Yasha Shivakumar.
Kannada | 2021
Cast: Allu Arjun, Rashmika Mandanna, Fahadh Faasil, Jagapati Babu, Dhananjay, Deepak Shetty.
Kannada | 24 December 2021
Cast: Dhananjay, Amrutha Iyengar, Poornachandra Mysore, Tara, Nagabhushana, Maasthi Upparahalli.
Kannada | 01 April 2021
Cast: Puneeth Rajkumar, Sayyeshaa Saigal, Sonu Gowda, Dhananjay, Boman Irani, Prakash Raj.
Kannada | 01 March 2019
Cast: Darshan, Rashmika Mandanna, Tanya Hope, Dhananjay, Thakur Anoop Singh, Ravishankar P, Devaraj.
Daali Dhananjay to feature in the upcoming episode of Weekend with Ramesh
Published On: 12 April 2023
Daali Dhananjay, also known as Dhananjay Ranjan, gained recognition for his roles in films such as "Tagaru," "Popcorn Monkey Tiger," and "Bhinna."... Read more
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Dhananjay's 'Gurudev Hoysala' is all set to release on March 30
Published On: 24 March 2023
Hoysala is an upcoming Kannada movie scheduled to be released on 30 Mar 2023. The film will feature Dhananjaya, Amrutha Iyengar, Rajesh Nataranga, and Raghu Shivamogga as lead characters. ... Read more
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Once Upon A Time In Jamaligudda Movie Review : A simple, feel-good film
Published On: 01 January 2023
Storyline: Chukki narrates the story of the childhood that she spent with her uncle, Hiroshima (Dhananjaya), which also includes a gruesome murder.... Read more
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'Once Upon A Time In Jamaligudda' releasing on December 30
Published On: 18 December 2022
In 'Once Upon A Time In Jamaligudda' releasing on December 30, Actor Yash Shetty plays a negative character - Nagasaki. Directed by Kushal Gowda, the film also sees Dhananjaya in the lead role. ... Read more
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Ramya teams up with Dhananjaya for big screen comeback
Published On: 07 November 2022
Ramya backed out of her production as the leading lady from the recently announced Swati Muttina Male Haniye, as she felt a newcomer would better suit the role. But given the anticipation of her comeback, Ramya shared the big news with BT that she is indeed returning to acting. ... Read more
Head Bush Movie Review: A cult classic that tells the tale of the underbelly of Bengaluru
Published On: 21 October 2022
Storyline: Head Bush is about Jayaraj (Dhananjaya), his friends, foes, police officers, and the politicians who changed the course of the political scenario of Bengaluru in the 1970s. The film focuses on the rise and rise of Jayaraj - from a teenager to a rowdy to a mass hero. ... Read more
'Head Bush', with Yogi as gangster Ganga will hit the big screen this Friday
Published On: 18 October 2022
Actor Yogi is back in action with the release of 'Head Bush', as gangster Ganga shares screen space with actor and producer Dhananjaya for the first time.... Read more
Head Bush director-Shoonya Payal Rajput Yogesh V. Ravichandran Sruthi Hariharan
Bairagee Movie Review : A good watch for both family audiences and front benchers
Published On: 01 July 2022
Story-line: Huli Shiva, a hulivesha artiste, works in a police station, doing odd jobs. When he moves along with his inspector friend to a new city, he meets many new people, including Vathapi and Karna.... Read more
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Team 'Bairagee' is confident and happy seeing the pre-release buzz
Published On: 30 June 2022
'Bairagee' is being released tomorrow, and the team is confident and happy seeing the overall buzz being generated. Shivarajkumar and Vijay Milton are very happy seeing the output and are confident the film will be lapped by the audience.... Read more
Bairagee Director-Vijay Milton Shivarajkumar Dhananjaya Prithvi Ambaar Anjali Yasha Shivkumar
Dhananjaya, Rachita Ram starrer Monsoon Raaga to release on 12th August
Published On: 07 May 2022
Dhananjaya and Rachita Ram's upcoming romantic action entertainer film Monsoon Raga, directed by S Ravindranath of Pushpaka Vimana fame, is all set to hit the screen on August 12.... Read more
Monsoon Raaga-kannada movie-Director-S Ravindranath Dhananjaya Rachita Ram