Dhanush | Bio, Age, Wife, New Movie, Twitter



Real Name Ventakesh Prabhu Kasthuri Raja
Date Of Birth 28th July 1983
Age38 Years
Father Name Kasthuri Raja
Mother Name Vijayalakshami
Nick NameAsuran
Marital StatusMarried
HobbiesActing, Reading Books
Home Town Chennai, Tamilnadu
Currently Lives In Chennai, Tamilnadu


Dhanush is an Indian actor, singer, lyricist, director, film producer, and dancer. who is mostly engaged with the Tamil cinema industry Dhanush’s original is Ventakesh Prabhu Kasthuri Raja. he was born on 28th July 1983 in a government children’s hospital Egmore, madras(currently Chennai), Tamilnadu. His current age is 38years.it is said that Dhanush’s zodiac sign is Leo. His father’s name is Kasthuri Raja who is a director in the Kollywood cinema industry and his mother’s name is Vijayalakshami. He married Aishwarya the daughter of superstar Rajinikanth on 18th November 2004 in a traditional Tamil method marriage. He completed his schooling in Thai Sathya matriculation higher secondary school, Chennai, Tamilnadu. he completed his college in Madurai kamarajar University, Madurai, Tamilnadu. Dhanush is one of the finest actors in Indian cinema and people believe that Dhanush is the future of the Kollywood cinema industry.


One Promotion PaymentUpdates are still to be made
MoviesRs.12 Crore To Rs.15 Crore
Collage FunctionRs.5 Lakh To Rs.7 Lakh
Net WorthRs.149 Crore


As an actor, Dhanush debuted in the Thulluvadho llamai which was released in the year 2002. Thulluvadho Ilamai was directed by the father of Dhanush,kasthuri raja. next in 2003 he acted in kadhal kondein, a movie directed by his own elder brother Selvaraghavan. which received good positive reviews, and people in Tamilnadu recognized him as an actor after this movie. in 2004 Dhanush appeared in various movies like Pudhukottaiyil Irundhu Saravanan, Sullan, etc…but all were an utter flop and his market value came down and in those days people used to criticize his skinny appearance.

But Dhanush never worried about that criticism and came back stronger with movies like Devathaiyai Kanden’ (2005), ‘Adhu Oru Kana Kaalam’ (2005), ‘Yaaradi Nee Mohini’ (2008), and ‘Padikkadhavan’ (2009) which gave a great response from the audiences and collected a decent box office collection. these movies were like a kickstart to his acting career. Then in the year 2011, he acted in a movie named Aadukalam directed by Vetri Maran in this film he played a role of a rooster fighter jockey. this movie changed his whole life as this movie was a blockbuster hit for him. after this movie people portrayed him as one of the best actors in the Kollywood industry after Ajith Vijay and Surya. for Aadukalam Dhanush got his first national award for his marvelous performance. the main reason for this movie’s blockbuster is because of its unique concept(rooster fighting) and people liked the Tamil slang spoken by the actors in this film.

In 2006 Dhanush acted in a movie, Pudhupettai a cult classic gangster movie. the movie did not get positive reviews in those times because it was an A-rated film and Tamil audiences are new to A-rated films.it is also because the movie speaks the real truth about Indian politics and its crisis so pudhupettai did not receive good comments and reviews but after years people portray pudhupettai as one of the best gangster movies in Kollywood so far. In 2007 he acted in Polladhavan directed by Vetri Maran this film was mostly loved by youngsters because of the fearless attitude character in this movie.

in 2012 Dhanush wife Aishwarya debuted as director as she chose Dhanush as the hero in her debut directional film named “3” in this movie the song named “Why this Kolaveri” became famous all over India and become trending in some countries.” why this Kolaveri” song is the first Indian song to reach 100 million views on youtube.in 2013 he was featured in a Hindi movie Raanjhanaa(Ambikaapathy in Tamil)directed by Anand L Rai. the north Indians appreciated his acting skills and performance in this film. he also got many awards for this film.

then he acted with Bollywood’s legendary actors Amitabh Bachchan and Akshara Haasan(daughter of Ulaga Nayagan Kamal Haasan. in 2018 he made his first appearance in an international movie named The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir. he is also engaged with the Russo brothers(directors of marvel movies) in a film titled The Gray Man. In 2010 Dhanush started his own production company Wunderbar films alongside his wife Aishwarya Dhanush. he worked as a producer in a few Tamil movies so far such as Ethir Neechal, Maari, khaki Sattai, etc.

he first sang his first song in his brother’s movie (selvaraghavan) titled “Un Mela Aasadhaan” this song became popular among the Tamil audiences and Dhanush started singing many songs like Danga maari in his film “Anegan” it become viral globally. he sang the latest trending songs Kaathodu Kaathanen from the movie “jail”.In 2011, Dhanush started working as a lyricist and wrote lyrics for the song “kadhal en kadhal” from his film “Mayakkam Enna“(2011) directed by his brother’s director selvaraghavan. He also wrote lyrics for “Po indru neeyaga from Vella Illa pattadhari, “why is Kolaveri di” from “3”, “llamai thirumbudhe” from “Petta” etc. Dhanush had acted in recent blockbuster films like Vada Chennai, Karnan, an Asuran.


He married Aishwarya the daughter of superstar Rajinikanth on 18th November 2004 in a traditional Tamil method marriage. first Aishwarya saw Dhanush in the screening of kadhal kondaen and then she gave him a bouquet with a message inside that “good work, keep in touch” and then the whole Kollywood industry had gossiped about the relationships. the rumors came true both of them were in a relationship. after a few months of the relationship, they both decided to marry.it is said that Dhanush is 2yrs younger than Aishwarya. after a few years, this couple was blessed with two sons(yatra and linga respectively). Yatra was born in 2006, and Linga was born in 2010.


Dhanush’s last theatrical released movie was Karnan which was a blockbuster hit. after that Dhanush acted in the movie “Jagame Thandhiram” and his role in the film was named Suruli. the audience and fans were quite excited and were curious to watch the film after the trailer was released. people waited to see the film in theatres but the production company announced that the film will be released on the OTT platform(NetFlix). the movie received mixed reviews from the audience and it made an average collection. Dhanush’s new movie “Atrangi Re”(24 December 2021)this movie was directed by Aanand L rai(the same director who directed and debuted Dhanush in Bollywood in the movie Raanjhanaa ). The Bollywood famous actor “Akshay Kumar” and Bollywood famous actress “Sara Ali Khan” also acted in this movie. The movie was also released on the Disney+hotstar OTT platform. The movie received a good response from the people.it was also released in Tamil named “Galatta Kalyanam”.


  • Actor Dhanush has an above-average height of 175centimetres(in metres-1.75metres and in feets&inches-5’9″)
  • Dhanush is approximately 70kg(154lbs in pounds)
  • The other body measurements of Dhanush are:38 inches chest,30inches waist, and 11inches biceps.


  • In 2018 he made his first appearance in an international movie named “The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir”.
  • He is also engaged with the Russo brothers(directors of marvel movies) in a film titled “The Gray Man”.


Dhanush is an active social media user who uploads pictures and posters related to his acting career. He joined Twitter in June 2010. he has a massive 10.3 Million followers on Twitter.


INSTAGRAM @dhanushkraja
TWITTER @dhanushkraja
PHONE NUMBER @dhanushkraja


  • Dhanush is the only actor in south India to have a record of 1 billion+ Views on Youtube. His song Rowdy Baby reached about 1.3 Billion Views on Instagram.
  • Dhanush has been Critically Aclaimed as the Pan Indian Actor.
  • Dhanush’s Upcoming movie Sir is a Direct Telugu Film.
  • Dhanush Has gained two National Awards. After Kamal Haasan Only actor in Kollywood to Have 1+ National Award for the Best hero.
  • Dhanush Loves Ilaiyaraaja songs Very much. In an Interview, He opens up that without Ilaiyaraaja songs Dhanush’s soul would be fed up.