Happy Birthday Dhanush !!!!
Venkatesh Prabhu Kasthuri Raja (born 28 July 1983), known professionally as Dhanush, is an Indian actor, producer, director, lyricist and playback singer who predominantly works in Tamil cinema. Starring in 46 films over his career, among Dhanush’s awards include 13 SIIMA Awards, nine Vijay Awards, seven Filmfare Awards South, five Vikatan Awards, five Edison Awards, four National Film Awards (two as actor and two as producer), and a Filmfare Award. He has been included in the Forbes India Celebrity 100 list six times, which is based on the earnings of Indian celebrities.
Dhanush was born as Venkatesh Prabhu Kasthuri Raja to Tamil film director and producer Kasthuri Raja in Madras, Tamil Nadu. Initially he wished to go to a school of hotel management and become a chef. However his brother, director Selvaraghavan, pressured him to become an actor.
Dhanush married Aishwarya, Rajinikanth’s eldest daughter on 18 November 2004. They have two sons, Yatra and Linga, who were born in 2006 and 2010 respectively. The couple announced their separation on 17 January 2022. Dhanush’s father-in-law and Superstar of Tamil cinema Rajinikanth is reportedly involved in talks in trying to save the couple’s marriage and is the most affected by the couple’s separation news.
He is an ardent devotee of Lord Shiva and gave his two sons Shaivite names.
There are actors, superstars and then there are artists. And if there is one performer who is worthy of all these titles, it is Dhanush. The actor who made his debut in Tamil films is now a national name thanks to his stellar performances in films of various genres and languages. From the boy-next-door to the menacing gangster you don’t want to mess with, Dhanush has been able to slip into the garb of various characters with the ease and poise of a veteran. Despite being the son-in-law of superstar Rajnikanth, Dhanush has created an identity that is unique to himself. Today, on the occasion of his birthday, we are celebrating the craft and charm of the actor.
Here is a look at some of his best social media posts that reveal the various facets of his vibrant personality.
Soon, he carved a niche for himself with his acting, singing and dancing talent. He has also forayed into Hollywood with The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir.
Today, the actor is celebrating his 35th birthday and as a birthday surprise, the makers of Vada Chennai are releasing the trailer of the film.
On his birthday, Twitter has been flooded with wishes from his fans, fellow actors, directors, producers and directors too. Here are some of the tweets: