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Dhanush


Venkatesh Prabhu known by his stage name Dhanush, is an Indian film actor, producer, lyricist and playback singer who has worked predominantly in Tamil cinema. In 2011, he won the National Film Award for Best Actor for the Tamil film "Aadukalam" and in the same year, he received international attention for his song "Why This Kolaveri Di", which ... See full bio »

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19 wins & 16 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Raanjhanaa
Raanjhanaa Kundan Shankar
(2013)
Velaiyilla Pattathari
(2014)
Maryan
Maryan Maryan
(2013)
3
3 Ram
(2012)

Filmography

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 2016 Kaashmora
Bomb Specialist
 2016 Kodi
Kodi / Anbu
 2016 Thodari
Poochiyapan
 2015 Thanga Magan
Tamizh
 2015 Maari
Maari
 2015 Vai Raja Vai
Guest Appearance
 2015 Anegan
Ashwin / Murugappa / Ilamaran / ...
 2015 Shamitabh
Daanish / Shamitabh
 2014 Velaiyilla Pattathari
Raghuvaran
 2013 Naiyaandi
Chinna Vandu
 2013 Maryan
Maryan
 2013 Ethir Neechal
Special Appearance
 2012/I 3
Ram
 2012 Dhanush's Sachin Anthem (Video short)
 2011 Mayakkam Enna
Karthik
 2011 Venghai
Selvam
 2011 Mappillai
Saravanan
 2011 Seedan
Saravanan
 2011 Aadukalam
K.P. Karuppu
 2010 Uthama Puthiran
Sivaramakrishnan
 2010 Kutty
Kutty
 2009 Padikkathavan
Radhakrishnan
 2008 Kuselan
Special Appearance
 2008 Yaaradi Nee Mohini
Vasu
 2007 Polladhavan
Prabhu
 2007 Parattai Engira Azhagu Sundaram
Azhagu Sundaram / Parattai
 2006 Thiruvilaiyaadal Aarambam
Thirukumaran
 2006 Pudhu Pettai
Kokki Kumar
 2005 Athu Oru Kanaa Kaalam
Srinivasan
 2004 Devathayai Kanden
Babu
 2004 Sullan
Subramaniam 'Sullan' Mani
 2003 Kadhal Konden
Vinod
 2002 Thulluvadho Ilamai
Mahesh
 2002 Dreams
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Dhanush Kastooriraja
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Son of Kasthuri Raja, brother of K. Selvaraghavan, and son-in-law of Rajinikanth. See more »

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Pisces

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