Dhanush : Age, Height, Career, Biography, Movies, Net Worth


He is a famous South Indian actor. He was born on 28 July 1983 in Tamil Nadu. He is also an actor, producer, director, play back singer, writer, lyricist and screenwriter. His full name is Venkatesh Prabhu Kasthuri Raja. He is currently 40. He is 41 years old this July. His height is 5.6 inches feet, 1.68 meters, 168 centimeters. His weight is 70 kilograms.

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His school education was completed from Thai Satya Matriculation High School, Chennai. After this he completed Bachelor of Computer Application from Madurai Kamaraj University.

About Career

After being in films, he never thought that he could become an actor. After much pressure from his elder brother Selvaraghavan, he thought of working in films. Before that, he wanted to become an engineer. His elder brother also worked in the Tamil industry. He is a big director with whom big actors think of working. Following his brother’s advice, he took an acting class. He made his debut at the age of 16 with the Tamil film Thulluvadhollamai. This film was a sleeper hit. This film was directed by his father Kasthuri. Raja had directed it. After this he worked in his brother’s film Kaadhal Konden. This film was a blockbuster. After this he worked in the film pudhukottaiyilrundu. This film did not do well. After this he worked in the film Sulan. This film It was a flop. After this he worked in the film Dreams. This film was also not special. After this he worked in the film Polladhavan. This film proved to be the turning point of his life. This film was a blockbuster. After this his fan following increased. After this he kept giving hit after hit films.


Family Members

His father’s name is Kasturi Raja and mother’s name is Vijayalakshmi. His father is a director. His one brother is Selvaraghavan. His brother is also a director. He has two sisters. One is Karthika and the other is Vimala Geeta. His elder sister is In the year 2004, Rajinikanth got married to his elder daughter Aishwarya. They have two children, Yatra and Linga. They are great devotees of Lord Shiva. That is why they named their children after Shiva. After this, they got divorced on 17 January 2022. took l

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Movies Name

(2002) Thulluvadho llamai, (2003) kaadhal Kondein, Thiruda Thirudi (2004) Pudhukottaiyilrunda Saravanan, Sulaan, Dreams, (2005) Devathaiyai Kanden, Adhu Oru Kana Kaalam, (2006) Pudhupettai, Thiruvilaiyaadal Aarambam, (2007) Parattai Engira, Azhagu Sundaram,  Polladhavan, (2008) Yaaradi Nee Mohini, Padikkadavan, Kuselan, (2009) Padikkadavan, (2010) Kutty, Uthamaputhiran, (2011) Aadukalam, Seedan, Mappillai, Venghai, Mayakkam Enna, (2012) 3, (2013) Raanjhanaa, Proprietors : Kammath & Kammath, Ethir, Neechal, Maryan, Naiyaandi, (2014) Velaiilla Pattadhari, (2015) Shamitabh, Anegan, Vai Raja Vai, Maari, Thanga Magan, (2016) Thodari, Kodi, (2017) Pa Paandi, Velaiilla Pattadhari,  (2018) Pa Paandi, Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir, Vada Cheenai, Maari 2, (2019) Asuran, Enai Noki Paayum Thota, (2020) Pattas, (2021) Karnan, Jagame Thandiram, Atrangi Re, (2022) Maaran, The Gray Man, Thiruchitrambalam, Naane Varuvean, (2023) Vaathi, Sir, (2024) Captain Miller.

Awards Name

Filmfare Awards, International Indian Film Awards, South Filmfare Awards, South Indian International Movie Awards, Zee Cine Awards, National Film Awards India, Mirchi Music Awards India, Indian Television Academy Awards India, IBNLive Movie Awards, Times of India Film Awards, BIG Star Entertainment Awards India, Vijay Awards, Edison Awards India, Dainik Bhaskar Bollywood Web Awards, Bollywood Hungama Surfers Choice Movie, Screen Awards India, Asiavision Awards, Ananda Vikatan Cinema Awards, Vanitha Film Awards, FOI Online Awards, BRICS Film Festival, Critic’s Choice Film Awards India, Zee Cine Awards Tamil, Hitlist OTT Awards, Bollywood Life Awards.

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Net Worth

His total net worth is around Rs 160 crore. He earns through ads, sponsorship, brand ambassador, producer, director and working in films.

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