Articles about Dhanush

Dhanush is an Indian actor, director, producer, playback singer, dancer, and lyricist who is known for his work in the Tamil film industry. He has starred in more than 44 films throughout his career and has received several accolades including four National Film Awards, a Filmfare Award, five Edison Awards, 13 SIMA Awards, seven Filmfare Awards South, five Vikatan Awards, and nine Vijay Awards. Dhanush has also appeared in the Forbes India Celebrity 100 list six times. Dhanush joined the showbiz business after being pressured by his brother and director Selvaraghavan. In 2002, he made his acting debut with the coming-of-age film ‘Thulluvadho Ilamai.’ His first major break in Tamil cinema came with the 2003 film ‘Kaadhal Kondein.’ Following this, he went on to appear in films like ‘Pudhukottaiyilirundhu Saravanan,’ ‘Sullan,’ ‘Aadukalam,’ ‘Polladhavan,’ and ‘Yaaradi Nee Mohini,’ among several others. In 2011, he gained international attention with his song ‘Why this Kolaveri Di,’ which became the first Indian video song to cross 100 million views on YouTube. In 2013, he made his Bollywood debut with ‘Raanjhanaa.’ Dhanush is married to Rajnikanth’s eldest daughter Aishwarya and the couple has two sons.

Dhanush bags Best Actor award for 'Asuran' at BRICS

30 Nov 2021

Dhanush bags Best Actor award for 'Asuran' at BRICS

One more feather gets added to Dhanush's cap, courtesy his social drama Asuran.

'Chaka Chak' review: 'Atrangi Re's song is ideal for weddings

30 Nov 2021

'Chaka Chak' review: 'Atrangi Re's song is ideal for weddings

Makers of Akshay Kumar starrer Atrangi Re released the film's first song yesterday.

Dhanush looks dashing in 'Naane Varuven' new posters

16 Oct 2021

Dhanush looks dashing in 'Naane Varuven' new posters

Makers have revealed a couple of new posters for Dhanush's next movie, Naane Varuven, earlier on Saturday.

After Vijay, court schools Dhanush for seeking car's tax exemption

05 Aug 2021

After Vijay, court schools Dhanush for seeking car's tax exemption

Last month, Tamil superstar Thalapathy Vijay was lambasted by the Madras High Court for seeking an exemption on the entry tax for his Rolls-Royce Ghost car.

'Narappa' trailer: Bollywood, this is how tastefully remakes are made

14 Jul 2021

'Narappa' trailer: Bollywood, this is how tastefully remakes are made

Finally it's here!

Dhanush charges a whopping Rs. 50cr for Sekhar Kammula's next

27 Jun 2021

Dhanush charges a whopping Rs. 50cr for Sekhar Kammula's next

Tamil superstar Dhanush has left fans extremely happy when he earlier announced his upcoming movie with National Award-winning director Sekhar Kammula.

'Jagame Thandhiram' review: Dhanush's action drama entertains, makes you empathize

18 Jun 2021

'Jagame Thandhiram' review: Dhanush's action drama entertains, makes you empathize

Suruli aka the "world's most arrogant gangster" is the axis of Karthik Subbaraj's globe called Jagame Thandhiram.

Russo brothers wish Dhanush good luck for 'Jagame Thandhiram'

18 Jun 2021

Russo brothers wish Dhanush good luck for 'Jagame Thandhiram'

Filmmakers Anthony and Joe Russo, who have teamed up with actor Dhanush for the upcoming project The Gray Man, on Thursday sent their best wishes to the South star for his latest film Jagame Thandhiram.

#LetsRakita: Ahead of 'Jagame Thandhiram' release, here's a round up

17 Jun 2021

#LetsRakita: Ahead of 'Jagame Thandhiram' release, here's a round up

Tamil superstar Dhanush is all set to charm viewers in his "original gangster" avatar Suruli in Jagame Thandhiram.

Dhanush is an extraordinary performer: Karthik Subbaraj

10 Jun 2021

Dhanush is an extraordinary performer: Karthik Subbaraj

Filmmaker Karthik Subbaraj says that he always wanted to work with Dhanush and Jagame Thandhiram, a London-set gangster drama, finally gave him a chance to collaborate with the actor.

LA schedule of 'The Gray Man' finished, Dhanush headed home

08 Jun 2021

LA schedule of 'The Gray Man' finished, Dhanush headed home

The Gray Man has wrapped up its shooting in Los Angeles.

'Jagame Thandhiram' music review: Santhosh Narayanan weaves magic, yet again

07 Jun 2021

'Jagame Thandhiram' music review: Santhosh Narayanan weaves magic, yet again

Dhanush is back to enthrall us with Jagame Thandhiram.

Netflix's first post-production facility to open in Mumbai in 2022

04 Jun 2021

Netflix's first post-production facility to open in Mumbai in 2022

Netflix is making great strides in India, one of its biggest consumers, with a lot of new exciting home-grown content coming our way.

'Jagame Thandhiram' trailer: Dhanush sets fire as 'the original gangster'

01 Jun 2021

'Jagame Thandhiram' trailer: Dhanush sets fire as 'the original gangster'

Netflix dropped the trailer for Jagame Thandhiram (which translates to this universe is a ruse) today, and Dhanush as a "Tamil gangster on the streets of London," impresses.

It's official! Dhanush-led 'Karnan' to hit Amazon Prime on May-14

10 May 2021

It's official! Dhanush-led 'Karnan' to hit Amazon Prime on May-14

Dhanush-led Karnan is slated to get released on OTT, a little over a month of its theatrical release.

Bellamkonda Sreenivas to star in Telugu remake of Dhanush's 'Karnan'

01 May 2021

Bellamkonda Sreenivas to star in Telugu remake of Dhanush's 'Karnan'

Tollywood star Bellamkonda Sreenivas is set to star in the Telugu version of Dhanush's Karnan.

Netflix release for Dhanush-starrer 'Jagame Thandhiram' on June 18

28 Apr 2021

Netflix release for Dhanush-starrer 'Jagame Thandhiram' on June 18

South star Dhanush's upcoming film Jagame Thandhiram is all set to premiere on Netflix on June 18, the streaming platform announced on Tuesday.

Dhanush starts filming for 'The Gray Man,' alongside Ryan Gosling

27 Apr 2021

Dhanush starts filming for 'The Gray Man,' alongside Ryan Gosling

Tamil superstar Dhanush has finally started filming for The Gray Man, along with Ryan Gosling and Ana De Armas.

'Karnan' controversy: Song changed from 'Pandarathi Puranam' to 'Manjanathi Puranam'

26 Mar 2021

'Karnan' controversy: Song changed from 'Pandarathi Puranam' to 'Manjanathi Puranam'

The title of a song from Dhanush's upcoming project Karnan has been changed in response to a petition made in Madurai High Court recently.

Dhanush to star in Russo Brothers' 'The Gray Man'

18 Dec 2020

Dhanush to star in Russo Brothers' 'The Gray Man'

Tamil film star Dhanush has bagged perhaps the most ambitious project of his career thus far, as he is all set to star in director duo Anthony and Joe Russo's new film The Gray Man, alongside Hollywood stars Chris Evans, Ryan Gosling, and others.

Sara Ali Khan defends "problematic" plot of 'Coolie No. 1'

05 Dec 2020

Sara Ali Khan defends "problematic" plot of 'Coolie No. 1'

Actor Sara Ali Khan is all set for the release of her upcoming movie, a remake of the 1995 comedy film Coolie No. 1, with Varun Dhawan.

People thought I was begging: When Sara danced on street

21 Nov 2020

People thought I was begging: When Sara danced on street

Recently, one of Sara Ali Khan's old videos went viral where she was seen sharing a memory from her childhood, leaving fans in splits.

'Raksha Bandhan': Akshay announces new film, dedicates it to sister

03 Aug 2020

'Raksha Bandhan': Akshay announces new film, dedicates it to sister

On the auspicious occasion of Raksha Bandhan, superstar Akshay Kumar has announced a new film and rightly dedicated to his beloved sister, Alka Bhatia.

In new video, Sara Ali Khan shares weight loss journey

31 May 2020

In new video, Sara Ali Khan shares weight loss journey

Sara Ali Khan has always been pretty candid about her incredible weight loss journey.

'Atrangi Re': Sara, Dhanush to shoot in Bihar and Madurai

12 Feb 2020

'Atrangi Re': Sara, Dhanush to shoot in Bihar and Madurai

Bollywood director Aanand L Rai's next film, Atrangi Re, starring Sara Ali Khan, Tamil actor Dhanush, and Akshay Kumar, will be filmed in Bihar and Madurai.

All that was new at this year's Republic Day parade

26 Jan 2020

All that was new at this year's Republic Day parade

Earlier on Sunday, India's rising military was on full display as the celebrations for the 71st Republic Day went off at Rajpath in New Delhi.

Aanand L. Rai's next to feature Hrithik, Sara and Dhanush?

29 Jul 2019

Aanand L. Rai's next to feature Hrithik, Sara and Dhanush?

Hrithik Roshan, whose latest release was Super 30, is now gearing up for his next project.

5 Bollywood stars who went for arranged marriage

27 May 2019

5 Bollywood stars who went for arranged marriage

Love and Bollywood go hand-in-hand. Our favorite Bollywood stars have reflected many times that every love story is magical with flowery dating scenes and paparazzi all around.

Teaser of Rajinikanth's 'Kaala' to be released on March 1

26 Feb 2018

Teaser of Rajinikanth's 'Kaala' to be released on March 1

The teaser of Superstar Rajinikanth's upcoming film 'Kaala' is all set to be released on March 1 this year.

Actor Dhanush to make his Hollywood debut this May

25 Feb 2018

Actor Dhanush to make his Hollywood debut this May

Taking massive strides as an actor, Dhanush is all set to make his international debut.

5 times fans made bizarre claims about Bollywood actors

03 Jan 2018

5 times fans made bizarre claims about Bollywood actors

Until today we knew that Aishwarya Rai has only one daughter. But a bizarre claim by a 29-year-old man (that he is her son) has baffled us completely.

Dhanush wins paternity case against couple claiming to be parents

21 Apr 2017

Dhanush wins paternity case against couple claiming to be parents

Actor Dhanush won a case against a couple who demanded a monthly maintenance of Rs. 65,000 after claiming that they were his parents.

Dhanush paternity case: Madras HC reserves judgement

12 Apr 2017

Dhanush paternity case: Madras HC reserves judgement

The Madras HC reserved its order on a petition by actor Dhanush seeking quashing of a couple's lawsuit claiming to be his parents.

Couple claiming to be actor Dhanush's parents proved wrong

21 Mar 2017

Couple claiming to be actor Dhanush's parents proved wrong

A medical reported submitted to the Madurai bench of the Madras High Court stated that Dhanush neither had a mole on his left collarbone nor a scar on his left elbow.