director, actor, music department

Dhanush was born on Jul 28, 1983 in India. Dhanush's big-screen debut came with Thulluvadho Ilamai directed by K. Selvaraghavan in 2002, strarring Mahesh. Dhanush is known for Vaathi directed by Venky Atluri, Dhanush stars as and Samyuktha Menon as Meenakshi. Dhanush has got 40 awards and 39 nominations so far. The most recent award Dhanush achieved is Mirchi Music Awards, IN. The upcoming new movie Dhanush plays is Vaathi which will be released on Feb 17, 2023.

Venkatesh Prabhu known by his stage name Dhanush, is an Indian film actor, producer, lyricist and playback singer who has worked predominantly in Tamil cinema. In 2011, he won the National Film Award for Best Actor for the Tamil film "Aadukalam" and in the same year, he received international attention for his song "Why This Kolaveri Di", which went on to became the most viewed Indian song in YouTube.As of 2014, he has won five Filmfare Awards.His first film was "Thulluvadho Ilamai", a 2002 coming-of-age movie directed by his father,Kasthuri Raja.Over the next ten years, Dhanush featured in 25 movies and made his Hindi debut in "Raanjhanaa" in the year 2013.

  • Birthday

    Jul 28, 1983
  • Place of Birth

    Madras, Tamil Nadu, India
  • Also known

    Venkatesh Prabhu Kasthuri Raja, Danush, Thanush, தனுஷ், Poetu Dhanush, धनुष, ധനുഷ്, ధనుష్

Known For


40 wins & 39 nominations

Mirchi Music Awards, IN
Album of the Year
Winner - Listeners' Choice Award
Album of the Year
Winner - Listeners' Choice Award
BRICS Film Festival
Best Actor
Winner - Jury Prize
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