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Dhanush Biography Wiki Wife Family Age Net Worth


Dhanush Biography Wiki Wife Family Age Net Worth, Family, Affairs, Marriage, Wiki & much more! Venkatesh Prabhu (born 28 July 1983), better known by his stage name Dhanush, is an Indian film actor, producer, director, writer, lyricist, screenwriter and playback singer who usually works in Tamil cinema.

Dhanush’s first film was Thulluvadho Ilamai, a 2002 coming-of-age film directed by his father, Kasthuri Raja. Over the last 15 years, Dhanush has starred in over 25 films. Dhanush won the Best Actor award at the 58th National Film Awards for his performance in Aadukalam (2010). In 2011, Dhanush’s popular song “Why this Kolaveri Di” became the first Indian music video to cross 100 million views on YouTube. Dhanush produces films through his production company, Wunderbar Films. He has won three National Film Awards and seven Filmfare Awards.

Personal life

Born to Tamil film director and producer Kasthuri Raja, Dhanush entered acting after being pressured by his brother, director Selvaraghavan. Dhanush married Aishwarya, Rajinikanth’s daughter on 18 November 2004. They have two sons named Yatra and Linga, who were born in 2006 and 2010.

Dhanush Biography Wiki Wife Family Age Net Worth

Dhanush Biography Wiki Wife Family Age Net Worth
Biography &
Real NameVenkatesh Prabhu Kasthuri Raja
NicknameDhanush, Bruce Lee of Kollywood
ProfessionActor, Filmmaker, Singer
Physical Stats & More
Height5’ 9” (173 cm)
Weight63 kg (139 lbs)
Body Measurements38-30-11Chest Size – 38 Inches
Waist Size – 30 Inches
Biceps Size – 11 Inches
Body Shape – Slim
Shoe Size- 10 (US)
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Life
Date of Birth28 July 1983
Age (2019)36 Years
Birth PlaceChennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Zodiac signLeo
HometownChennai, Tamil Nadu, India
SchoolThai Sathya Matriculation High School, Chennai
CollegeMadurai Kamraj University (Distance Education)
Educational QualificationsBCA (Correspondence )
Debut> Film: Thulluvadho Ilamai (2001, Tamil Movie), Raanjhanaa (2013, Bollywood)
> Directorial: Power Paandi (2017)
> Singing: Naatu Sarakku in the film Pudhukottaiyilirundhu Saravanan (2004)
FamilyFather- Kasthuri Raja (Filmmaker)
Mother- Vijaylakshmi
Brother- Selvaraghavan (Elder, Director)
Sisters- K. Vimala Geetha, Karthika Devi
Address16/5, Rajamannar Salai, T Nagar, Chennai
HobbiesPlaying snooker & table tennis, reading, novels, writing
ControversiesNot Known
Favourite Things
Favourite FoodIdiyappam, Kadala Curry
Favourite ActorMohanlal, Amitabh BachchanRajinikanth, Al Pacino,Tom Hanks
Favourite ActressSiman, Kajol, Kareena Kapoor, Monica Bellucci
Favourite Film> Tamil: Netri Kann, Baasha, Pudhupettai
> Telugu: Drushyam
Favourite MusicianIlayaraja
Favourite SongThendral Vanthu Theendum Pothu from the film Avatharam (2014)
Favourite BookLove Story by Erich Sega
Favourite ColourBlack
Favourite SportTennis, Snooker
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital StatusMarried
GirlfriendsNot Known
WifeAishwarya R. Dhanush (Director, Classical Dancer, m. 2004-present)
Marriage Date18 November 2004
Children> Son- Yatra (2006), Linga (2010)
> Daughter- N/A
Style Quotient
Car CollectionAudi A8, Bentley Continental Flying Spur, Jaguar XE, Rolls-Royce Ghost Series II
Money Factor
Salary10-15 crore/film (INR)
Net Worth$15 million

Dhanush Interesting Facts

Dhanush Biography Wiki Wife Family Age Net Worth
  • Dhanush was born in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India to Filmmaker, Kasthuri Raja and Vijaylakshmi.
  • He has an elder brother name is Selvaraghavan, Director and two sister named, K. Vimala Geetha & Karthika Devi.
  • He holds BCA (Correspondence) from Madurai Kamraj University Madurai, Tamil Nadu.
  • He married to Director, Aishwarya on 18 November 2004 at Raghavendra Kalyana Mandapam, Chennai.
  • He is big fan of Mohanlal, Amitabh BachchanRajinikanth, Al Pacino, Tom Hanks, Simran, KajolKareena Kapoor Khan and Monica Bellucci.
  • Dhanush started his acting career with Tamil Film ‘Thullavadho Ilamai’ (2001) and His directorial Debut film ‘Power Paandi’ (2017).
  • Apart from acting, He also well known singer and his singing debut with song ‘Naatu Sarakku’ from the film Pudhukottaiyilirundhu Saravanan released in 2004.
  • Danush has received many awards like Filmfare Awards, Vijay Awards, South Indian International Movie Awards for Best Actor.
  • He considered as highest-paid south Indian actors, with estimated net worth of $15 million and salary Rs. 10-15 crore per movie.
  • He first earned the National Award at the age of 26.
  • In 2011, Danush sung a song ‘Kolaveri Di’, which became the first Indian video to cross 100 million views on YouTube.
  • Actor Dhanush is very talented, stylish, most popular and commercial successful Tamil Actor in India.


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