Dhanush: News

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.

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06 May 2024

Mumbai

Dhanush spends 10hrs filming in Mumbai garbage dump for 'Kubera'

When it comes to delivering convincing performances, Dhanush always goes the extra mile.

05 May 2024

Kamal Haasan

Dhanush's 'Raayan' targets Kamal Haasan's 'Indian 2's June slot: Report

The much-anticipated action thriller, Raayan, written and directed by Dhanush, is set to make its theatrical debut on June 13, reported Pinkvilla.

Dhanush and filmmaker wife Aishwaryaa Rajinikanth file for divorce: Report

Superstar Dhanush and filmmaker Aishwaryaa Rajinikanth have initiated legal proceedings for their divorce at the family court in Chennai, according to India Today.

20 Mar 2024

Chennai

'Ilaiyaraaja' biopic starring Dhanush announced; first look poster unveiled

Finally! The makers of the highly anticipated Ilaiyaraaja biopic have launched the magnum opus in Chennai.

11 Mar 2024

Tamil Cinema

Dhanush to unveil GV Prakash Kumar's 'Rebel' trailer today

GV Prakash Kumar is the Jack of many trades in Tamil cinema and is now gearing up for the release of Rebel.

19 Feb 2024

Tamil Cinema

Dhanush's 'D50' first look's reveal time out

Dhanush is one of the most known faces in Tamil cinema and the actor is known for his diverse range of characters. After the humongous success of Captain Miller, he is gearing up for his next venture tentatively titled D50.

25 Jan 2024

Box Office Collection

Box office collection: 'Captain Miller' is on autopilot mode

Tamil cinema is all about thinking out of the box and the recently released Captain Miller has emerged to be a pure masterclass for actioners. In India, currently, action drams are raining crazily and are about to reach a saturation point.

23 Jan 2024

Hollywood

Indian actors who played negative roles in Hollywood movies 

Not just pan-India, several Indian actors have gone international over the last few years and earned a global reputation. And some of them have broken stereotypes with compelling negative roles.

23 Jan 2024

Box Office Collection

Box office collection: 'Captain Miller' is focused on its goal

Sankranti marks a major festival in southern India and is considered a lucrative window for film producers. In Tamil cinema, Dhanush's Captain Miller and Sivakarthikeyan's Ayalaan locked horns at the box office.

22 Jan 2024

Tamil Cinema

Dhanush's 'Captain Miller' accused of plagiarism by actor-writer Vela Ramamoorthy

Dhanush starrer Captain Miller, released theatrically on January 12, is thriving at the box office and has garnered rave responses from audiences and critics alike.

19 Jan 2024

Box Office Collection

Box office collection: 'Captain Miller' and 'Ayalaan' going neck-to-neck

Tamil cinema is currently witnessing a good clash at the box office with the release of Dhanush's Captain Miller and Sivakarthikeyan's Ayalaan. These two films are very different in their genres and have managed to rake in quite well on the Sankranti week.

18 Jan 2024

Tamil Cinema

Dhanush's '#DNS' ('D51') is filming now; 'muhurat' ceremony photos inside

Dhanush is currently basking in the glory of his recently released action drama Captain Miller.

18 Jan 2024

Box Office Collection

Box office collection: 'Captain Miller' holds the fort against 'Ayalaan'

Sankranti weekend is one of the most sought-after release windows for South Indian film producers. In Tamil cinema, two big projects—Dhanush's Captain Miller and Sivakarthikeyan's Ayalaan locked horns at the box office.

17 Jan 2024

Box Office Collection

Box office collection: 'Ayalaan' accelerates amid clash with 'Captain Miller'

Tamil cinema is one of the most sought-after film industries in India, known for its varied range of content. Sankranti, being a big festival down South, saw the clash of two very distinct films at the box office.

16 Jan 2024

Box Office Collection

Box office collection: 'Ayalaan' is at par with 'Captain Miller'

Tamil cinema is known for its distinct and out-of-the-box content. The 2024 Sankranti week marked the release of two very different genre films—Dhanush's Captain Miller and Sivakarthikeyan's Ayalaan.

15 Jan 2024

Box Office Collection

Box office collection: 'Captain Miller' is ahead of 'Ayalaan'

Sankranti is a major festival in Indian film industries and the Tamil cinema industry is witnessing the clash of two biggies—Dhanush and Sivakarthikeyan.

14 Jan 2024

Box Office

Box office: 'Captain Miller' faces slight drop; 'Ayalaan's collection surges

On Friday, two highly-anticipated Tamil films, Dhanush's Captain Miller and Sivakarthikeyan's Ayalaan, were released in theaters.

13 Jan 2024

Sivakarthikeyan

Box office: Dhanush's 'Captain Miller' scores big against Sivakarthikeyan's 'Ayalaan'

Dhanush's Captain Miller and Sivakarthikeyan's Ayalaan made their grand debut in theaters on Friday.

12 Jan 2024

Box Office Collection

Box office buzz for 'Guntur Kaaram,' 'Captain Miller,' 'Hanu-Man' 

Festival weekends are the best windows for theatrical films. Sankranti is one of the most celebrated festivals in South India and the industry is set to witness a clash of titans at the box office.

06 Jan 2024

South Indian Cinema

'Captain Miller': 'Devil' Dhanush shines in trailer of action thriller

After ending 2023 with Vaathi/Sir, Tamil superstar Dhanush is ready to kick off 2024 with the much-awaited actioner Captain Miller.

04 Jan 2024

Tamil Cinema

'Captain Miller': Cast, story, and release date of Dhanush starrer

Dhanush is a bonafide star of Tamil cinema and the actor is known for his dynamic range. The actor is currently gearing up for the release of his upcoming actioner Captain Miller and is set to hit theaters on January 12, 2024, during the Pongal festival.

04 Jan 2024

Tamil Cinema

'Captain Miller' pre-release event: Host Aishwarya Ragupathi alleges harassment

Captain Miller starring Dhanush recently held a pre-release event where anchor Aishwarya Ragupathi bravely confronted a man who allegedly harassed her.

24 Dec 2023

Tamil Cinema

Tamil actor-comedian Bonda Mani dies of kidney ailment at 60

Renowned Tamil cinema actor and comedian Bonda Mani sadly passed away on Saturday night due to complications from a kidney-related ailment, reports said on Sunday. He was 60.

10 Nov 2023

Tamil Cinema

Dhanush to headline Ilaiyaraaja biopic; Connekkt Media-Mercuri Group sign deal

In a thrilling development for movie and music enthusiasts, it has been officially revealed that actor Dhanush will play the role of the iconic composer Ilaiyaraaja in the latter's upcoming biopic.

06 Oct 2023

OTT releases

Dhanush's 'Thiruchitrambalam' is streaming on Amazon Prime Video now

Dhanush is one of the most adept actors in Tamil cinema. His 2022 romantic comedy Thiruchitrambalam was a huge hit in theaters. The movie was then accepted by viewers in the OTT sphere (SunNXT), too.

01 Oct 2023

Kannada Films

'Ghost' trailer: Actor Shiva Rajkumar channels inner gangster in heist-thriller

The highly-anticipated Kannada action heist thriller Ghost's trailer was released on Sunday. It stars actor-producer Shiva Rajkumar in a gripping gangster role.

29 Aug 2023

Tollywood

Nagarjuna's 'Naa Saami Ranga' first-look out on superstar's birthday

Tollywood superstar Akkineni Nagarjuna delighted fans on his 64th birthday by dropping the first look teaser of his upcoming film titled, Naa Saami Ranga.

25 Aug 2023

National Film Awards

#69thNationalFilmAwards: 'Jai Bhim,' 'Karnan,' 'Minnal Murali' completely ignored

The 69th National Film Awards were announced in Delhi on Thursday evening.

10 Aug 2023

Telugu Films

Venky Atluri's birthday: 'Mr. Majnu,' 'Sir,' exploring his best works

Venky Atluri, the rising and shining Telugu filmmaker, turned 35 on Thursday (August 10).

01 Aug 2023

Taapsee Pannu

Taapsee Pannu birthday special: Top non-Bollywood films 

Taapsee Pannu, the self-made actor who began her career in the Telugu film industry and then established herself as a leading star in Bollywood, turned 36 today (August 1).

28 Jul 2023

Happy Birthday

Dhanush's birthday: Know these lesser-known facts about the actor

Not only is Dhanush an actor, a producer, director, lyricist, and playback singer well-known in Kollywood and Bollywood, but he is also a global sensation after he recently made his international debut. He appeared in The Gray Man with Ryan Gosling, Chris Evans, and Ana de Armas.

22 Jun 2023

Bollywood

Reminiscing 'Raanjhanaa' as Dhanush announces 'Tere Ishk Mein'

On the occasion of 10 years of Raanjhanaa, director Aanand L Rai announced his upcoming film Tere Ishk Mein starring the quintessential superstar and his frequent collaborator Dhanush.

21 Jun 2023

Bollywood

Dhanush announces 'Tere Ishk Mein' as 'Raanjhanaa' completes a decade

Dhanush is one of the most adept Indian actors who has broken ground across genres over decades. His Bollywood debut film Raanjhanaa became a cult classic over time and is still hailed today for its music, helmed by AR Rahman.

29 May 2023

Tamil Cinema

Dhanush spotted in 'Captain Miller' avatar at the Mumbai airport

Dhanush is one of the most adept actors in India. He has done stellar work in the South Indian film industry and some notable projects in Bollywood.

10 May 2023

Tamil Cinema

Dhanush's 'Captain Miller' new poster released; teaser date revealed

Dhanush is a bonafide star of Tamil cinema and has received love from all over India. The actor has done some stellar work and is now gearing up for his upcoming film, Captain Miller.

10 May 2023

Tamil Cinema

Roles that made Dhanush Tamil cinema's 'wonder boy'

Over the years, Dhanush has become the preferred choice of filmmakers in the Tamil film industry. He easily molds himself into any character, proving that he is one of the most versatile actors in Indian cinema.

09 May 2023

Sai Pallavi

Happy birthday, Sai Pallavi: Celebrating actor's most powerful performances

Ever since her debut with the Malayalam film Premam (2015), south star Sai Pallavi has captured the hearts of the audiences, who doted on her.

09 Apr 2023

Swara Bhasker

Happy birthday, Swara Bhasker: Top films that prove actor's mettle

From reel to real life, Swara Bhasker has carved a niche for herself, be it with her exceptional acting skills or persona.

07 Apr 2023

Malayalam Movies

On Parvathy Thiruvothu's birthday, watch her top-rated IMDb films

Parvathy Thiruvothu turned a year older on Friday. The 35-year-old is one of the flag bearers of the fight against onscreen sexism in the Malayalam film industry. Time and again, she has spoken up on the role of films in normalizing toxicity in men.

12 Mar 2023

OTT releases

Dhanush's 'Vaathi' locks OTT release date; check out streaming details

Kollywood star Dhanush is currently basking in the glory of his latest film Vaathi's success, which was released in theaters on February 17.

05 Mar 2023

Tamil Cinema

Selvaraghavan's birthday: 5 outstanding films that redefined Tamil cinema

Ace director Selvaraghavan, who has predominantly worked in Kollywood, is a critically acclaimed filmmaker, with a style that is unlike any other.

01 Mar 2023

Rajinikanth

'Lal Salaam': Aishwaryaa Rajinikanth's directorial goes on floors in March

The eldest daughter of Rajinikanth, Aishwaryaa Rajinikanth will once again don the director's hat for her next venture titled Lal Salaam.

25 Feb 2023

SS Rajamouli

SS Rajamouli names Dhanush's 'Aadukalam' among top 5 film recommendations

SS Rajamouli and Co are currently basking in the glory of RRR, and its successful awards haul.

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