- Category : 1983-births
- Type : GE
- Profile : 3/5 - Martyr / Heretic
- Definition : Split - Small (26)
- Incarnation Cross : RAX Unexpected 2
Indian film actor, director, producer, writer, lyricist, screenwriter and playback singer best known for his work in Tamil cinema.
Dhanush's first film was Thulluvadho Ilamai, a 2002 coming-of-age film directed by his father, Kasthuri Raja. Over the last 15 years, Dhanush has starred in over 25 films. Dhanush won the Best Actor award at the 58th National Film Awards for his performance in Aadukalam (2010). In 2011, Dhanush's popular song "Why this Kolaveri Di" became the first Indian video song to cross 100 million views on YouTube. Dhanush produces films under his production company, Wunderbar Films. He has won 3 National Film Awards and 7 Filmfare Awards.
Born to Tamil film director and producer Kasthuri Raja, Dhanush entered acting after being pressured by his brother, director Selvaraghavan. Dhanush married Aishwarya, Rajinikanth's daughter, on 18 November 2004. They have two sons named Yatra and Linga who were born in 2006 and 2010.