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.

Selvaraghavan's 'Naane Varuven': Glitzy new poster features Dhanush's swagger

26 Mar 2022

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Selvaraghavan's 'Naane Varuven': Glitzy new poster features Dhanush's swagger

Dhanush, who has been gaining massive recognition for his spellbinding work in the recent past, has several interesting films in the pipeline and among them is his brother Selvaraghavan's directorial Naane Varuven.

'Oh Saathi Chal': All about Aishwaryaa Rajinikanth's Bollywood debut

24 Mar 2022

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'Oh Saathi Chal': All about Aishwaryaa Rajinikanth's Bollywood debut

A couple of days back, filmmaker Aishwaryaa Rajinikanth, the elder daughter of Tamil superstar Rajinikanth, announced her next film.

'Maaran' review: One feels sorry for the performer in Dhanush!

12 Mar 2022

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'Maaran' review: One feels sorry for the performer in Dhanush!

Dhanush's films have been heading the OTT way of late and after watching Maaran, currently streaming on Disney+ Hotstar, we understand why.

5 top OTT series/movies to look out for in March

03 Mar 2022

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5 top OTT series/movies to look out for in March

Even though most of the theaters are functioning in full capacity in the country, thanks to COVID-19 making a retreat, makers of many films and series are still opting to take out their products in the OTT space.

5 South Indian actors who have collaborated with Amitabh Bachchan

22 Feb 2022

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5 South Indian actors who have collaborated with Amitabh Bachchan

Telugu actor Prabhas, popularly known as Rebel Star, is currently filming Project K alongside Bollywood stalwart Amitabh Bachchan. The film, touted to be a sci-fi thriller, also stars Deepika Padukone.

Dhanush-Aishwaryaa's separation 'expected and inevitable' for South film industry insiders?

13 Feb 2022

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Dhanush-Aishwaryaa's separation 'expected and inevitable' for South film industry insiders?

Tamil superstar Dhanush and filmmaker Aishwaryaa Rajinikanth announced their separation last month after 18 long years of marriage.

Dhanush to appear in double role in Selvaraghavan-directed 'Naane Varuven'?

10 Feb 2022

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Dhanush to appear in double role in Selvaraghavan-directed 'Naane Varuven'?

After Kodi (2016) and Pattas (2020), Dhanush will be seen in a double role again in Naane Varuven, said reports.

Aishwaryaa R Dhanush tests COVID-19 positive, admitted to hospital

02 Feb 2022

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Aishwaryaa R Dhanush tests COVID-19 positive, admitted to hospital

Filmmaker Aishwaryaa R Dhanush, the elder daughter of Tamil superstar Rajinikanth, has tested positive for COVID-19.

Dhanush, Aanand L. Rai to collaborate for a third time?

25 Jan 2022

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Dhanush, Aanand L. Rai to collaborate for a third time?

After Raanjhanaa and Atrangi Re, Dhanush and Aanand L Rai are set to collaborate for a third time, said an exclusive media report.

Dhanush, Aishwaryaa Rajinikanth getting divorced; fans pour love for Rajinikanth

18 Jan 2022

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Dhanush, Aishwaryaa Rajinikanth getting divorced; fans pour love for Rajinikanth

Dhanush and his wife Aishwaryaa Rajinikanth (elder daughter of superstar Rajinikanth) have announced their separation.

'Sir': Dhanush's Telugu debut starts rolling; regular schedule from Wednesday

03 Jan 2022

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'Sir': Dhanush's Telugu debut starts rolling; regular schedule from Wednesday

Tamil superstar Dhanush, who recently hit it out of the park with the Hindi movie Atrangi Re, is all set to debut in the Telugu film industry or Tollywood.

5 south Indian sequels that we are looking forward to

03 Jan 2022

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5 south Indian sequels that we are looking forward to

South Indian Cinema has seen massive growth in the last couple of years.

'Atrangi Re' review: Dhanush is darling; rest makes little sense

24 Dec 2021

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'Atrangi Re' review: Dhanush is darling; rest makes little sense

Atrangi is a Hindi word, meaning "not usual" or someone with unique colors.

'Vaathi': Title of Dhanush's next leaves fans of Vijay angry

23 Dec 2021

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'Vaathi': Title of Dhanush's next leaves fans of Vijay angry

Dhanush announced on Thursday that he is collaborating with Tollywood director Venky Atluri for a Tamil-Telugu bilingual titled Vaathi (in Tamil) and Sir (in Telugu).

5 onscreen collaborations between South stars we'd love to see

22 Dec 2021

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5 onscreen collaborations between South stars we'd love to see

South Indian Cinema is divided into Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, and Kannada film industries.

'Antim' and 'Atrangi Re' to be digitally released simultaneously

19 Dec 2021

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'Antim' and 'Atrangi Re' to be digitally released simultaneously

Did you know a major clash of films at the box office starring Salman Khan and Akshay Kumar was averted last year?

'The Gray Man': Release time out, Chris Evans playing villain

14 Dec 2021

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'The Gray Man': Release time out, Chris Evans playing villain

Ryan Gosling right now is busy with two projects, Wolfman, which is being backed by Universal Studios and directed by Blue Valentine-helmer Derek Cianfrance, and The Gray Man.

Does Akshay Kumar have a small role in 'Atrangi Re'?

12 Dec 2021

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Does Akshay Kumar have a small role in 'Atrangi Re'?

Actor Akshay Kumar is all set for the premiere of Atrangi Re on Disney+ Hotstar.

'Atrangi Re' album review: AR Rahman delivers soulful melodies

07 Dec 2021

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'Atrangi Re' album review: AR Rahman delivers soulful melodies

Ahead of its OTT release, Atrangi Re makers shared its jukebox.

'Rait Zara Si' review: Arijit Singh is the song's USP

06 Dec 2021

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'Rait Zara Si' review: Arijit Singh is the song's USP

The creators of Akshay Kumar starrer Atrangi Re released the film's second song today.

Dhanush bags Best Actor award for 'Asuran' at BRICS

30 Nov 2021

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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

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'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

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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

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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.

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

27 Jun 2021

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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

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'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

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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

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#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

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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

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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

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'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

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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

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'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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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'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.