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Actor , Director, Producer, Screenwriter, Playback Singer, Lyricist

Also Known As: Venkatesh Prabhu
Born: 28 July 1982
Birth Place: Theni, Tamil Nadu, India
Languages Known For: Tamil, Hindi


Venkatesh Prabhu, known by his stage name Dhanush, is an Indian film actor, director, producer, writer, lyricist, and playback singer and well-known face of Tamil cinema. Dhanush made his film debut with film Thulluvadho Ilamai (2002), directed by his father, Kasthuri Raja. In 2011, Dhanush received international attention with his popular song "Why this Kolaveri Di", which became the first Indian video song to cross 100 million views on YouTube. He starred in two Bollywood films - Raanjhanaa (2013) and Shamitabh (2015). He also owns a production company, Wunderbar Films. Dhanush married Aishwarya, superstar Rajinikanth's daughter, on 18 November 2004. They have two sons named Yatra and Linga. His acclaimed movies are Aadukalam (2011), Vada Chennai (2018) and Asuran (2019).

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Shivarajkumar joins the shoot of 'Captain's Miller' at Courtallam

Published On: 08 March 2023

Kannada superstar Shivarajkumar gets his debut in Tamil cinema rubbing shoulders with superstar Rajinikanth and Dhanush. Recently Shivarajkumar finished his portions in 'Jailer' at Mangalore schedule of the film and there is a strong rumour that Shivarajkumar will be seen as Bhairathi Ranagal in 'Jailer', his most famous character from 'Mufti'.... Read more

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Vaathi Movie Review : Dhanush's effortless performance and screen presence is the highlight in this tale of empowerment

Vaathi Movie Review : Dhanush's effortless performance and screen presence is the highlight in this tale of empowerment

Published On: 17 February 2023

Storyline: Despite all the politics around education an assistant maths teacher takes up the tedious task of transforming underprivileged students in the 90s.... Read more

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Dhanush's 'Vaathi' is all set to release in theatres tomorrow

Published On: 16 February 2023

Dhanush's 'Vaathi' the bilingual drama is releasing simultaneously in Tamil and Telugu along with the Hindi dubbed version. 'Vaathi' is expected to release on over 500 screens in Tamil Nadu. The FDFS for the film is to begin at 8 AM IST, while fans are ready with massive celebrations to welcome their favorite star.... Read more

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Dhanush's 'Vaathi' audio launch on February 4

Published On: 03 February 2023

Dhanush's next film ‘Vaathi’ is all set to release in theatres on February 17.... Read more

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Dhanush's 'Nene Vasthunna' teaser released

Published On: 16 September 2022

Tamil superstar Dhanush will be seen in the highly-anticipated 'Naane Varuvean'. The makers announced yesterday that leading producer Allu Aravind will present the Telugu film "Nene Vasthunna."... Read more

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Dhanush-starrer 'Naane Varuven' all set to release on September 30

Published On: 04 September 2022

The buzz around Dhanush-starrer upcoming film 'Naane Varuven' directed by Selvaraghavan had been huge over the past few days revealing the film will hit the screens soon.... Read more

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Dhanush's Vaathi teaser released

Published On: 29 July 2022

The makers of Dhanush's upcoming Tamil-Telugu bilingual film 'Vaathi', have released the teaser of the film directed by Telugu director, Venky Atluri. The over-a-minute trailer gives a glimpse of how Dhanush fights against the education system, which is being handled like a business. ... Read more

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Dhanush starrer ‘Captain Miller’ directed by Arun Matheswaran will soon start shooting

Published On: 26 May 2022

Dhanush, one of the busiest actors in Kollywood will soon start shooting for his new movie with director Arun Matheswaran which is titled ‘Captain Miller.’... Read more

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Dhanush's 'Thiruchitrambalam' will hit the screens on July 1, 2022

Published On: 11 May 2022

Upcoming Tamil film Dhanush starrer 'Thiruchitrambalam' directed by Mithran Jawahar will hit the screens on July 1, 2022.... Read more

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First look of Dhanush from the Hollywood film 'The Gray Man'

First look of Dhanush from the Hollywood film 'The Gray Man'

Published On: 28 April 2022

The first look of Dhanush from the Hollywood film The Gray Man is out. The film, directed by Avengers fame - Russo brothers, has a star cast that includes Ryan Gosling, Chris Evans, Ana De Armas, and others.... Read more

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