Dhanush Biography, Age, Height, Family, and More


Dhanush was born on July 28, 1983, in a hospital in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. He is now 41 years old in 2023. Dhanush went to a school called Thai Sathya Matriculation High School in Chennai. He also studied something called Bachelor of Computer Application from a faraway university called Madurai Kamaraj University. Dhanush is not very tall; he’s 5 feet and 5 inches, and he weighs about 70 kilograms.

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Dhanush is a famous actor from India. He works mostly in Tamil movies but has also acted in two Hindi films, ‘Raanjhanaa’ and ‘Atrangi Re’. In his career, he has been in 46 movies and won many awards. He got 4 National Film Awards, 14 SIIMA Awards, 9 Vijay Awards, 7 Southern Filmfare Awards, and 5 Vikatan Awards. He even won the Vikatan Award five times. Also, he got one Edison Award and one Filmfare Award. People like him a lot, and he has been on the Forbes list of top Indian celebrities six times because he makes a lot of money.

Dhanush Wiki/Biodata

Personal Information
Name Dhanush
Nick Name Dhanush, Bruce Lee of Kollywood
Full Name Venkatesh Prabhu Kasthuri Raja
Date Of Birth 28 July 1983
Sex Male
Mother Tongue Tamil
Age 40 years (as of 2023)
Religion/ Nationality Hindu/Indian
Profession / Occupation Actor, Producer, Screenwriter (Tamil, Hindi, Malayalam)
Zodiac Sign Leo
Height / Weight 5′ 9” / 70kg
Debut Actor: Thulluvadho Ilamai (2001, Tamil)
Proprietors: Kammath & Kammath (2013, Malayalam)
Raanjhanaa (2013, Hindi)
The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir (2018, Hindi)
Producer: 3 (2012, Tamil)
Director: Pa Paandi (2017, Tamil)
Net Worth Rs. 10-15 Crores/film
First Movie Thulluvadho Ilamai (2001, Tamil)
Education Qualification BCA (Correspondence)
School Thai Sathya Matriculation High School, Chennai
College / University Madurai Kamraj University (Distance Education) Madurai, Tamil Nadu
Instagram @dhanushkraja

Dhanush’s Family & Siblings

Venkatesh Prabhu was born in Madras, Tamil Nadu. His dad, Kasthuri Raja, makes movies. his mom is Vijayalakshmi. He has a big brother named Selvaraghavan who really wanted him to be an actor.


Family and Relatives
Father Kasthuri Raja (Filmmaker)
Mother Vijaylakshmi
Brothers Selvaraghavan (Elder, Director)
Sisters K. Vimala Geetha, Karthika Devi
Marital Status Married (18 November 2004)
Spouse Aishwarya R. Dhanush (Director and Classical Dancer, m. 2004-present)
Daughters N/A
Sons Yatra (born; 2006) and Linga (born; 2010)
Affair Aishwarya (Director)
Shruti Haasan (Actress, Rumoured)

Dhanush’s Children

Venkatesh Prabhu is a dad. He has two sons, Yatra and Linga.

Yatra was born on October 10, 2006. He is 17 years old now and goes to a high school in Tamil Nadu.

Linga was born in 2010 in Tamil Nadu. He is 13 years old and goes to school like his big brother Yatra.

Where is Dhanush from?

Venkatesh Prabhu is from Chennai, which is a big city on the Bay of Bengal in eastern India. Chennai is the capital of Tamil Nadu. In the past, it used to be called Madras. There is a cool place in Chennai called Fort St. George. It was made a long, long time ago in 1644. Now, it’s like a museum where you can learn about when the British soldiers and the East India Company were here. They used it as a place to stay and trade stuff. It’s pretty interesting.

Dhanush Favorites

Favorite Film Tamil: Netri Kann, Baasha, Pudhupettai
Telugu: Drushyam
Favorite  Food Idiyappam, Kadala Curry
Favorite Color Black
Favorite Actor Amitabh Bachchan, Mohanlal, Rajinikanth, Al Pacino, Tom Hanks
Favorite Hobbies Playing Snooker & Table Tennis, Reading Novels, Writing
Favorite Musician Ilaiyaraaja
Favorite Football Club FC Barcelona
Favorite Actress Kajol, Kareena Kapoor, Simran, Monica Bellucci
Favorite Sport Tennis, Snooker, Football

How old is Dhanush?


Dhanush, who is from India and works in Tamil movies, was born on July 28, 1983. He is now 40 years old. He does many things like acting, making movies, singing songs, and even writing song words. He’s a very busy and talented person.

Dhanush’s Marital Status

Dhanush got married to Aishwarya Rajinikanth. She’s from India and she makes movies and sings songs for Tamil films. She’s the big daughter of an actor named Rajinikanth and his wife Latha Rajinikanth. Aishwarya Rajinikanth is also married to Dhanush, who is an actor. She started directing movies with her first one called “3.”

Dhanush Height, Weight, and Body Measurements

Height, Weight, And Measurements
Height in Centimeters 173 cm
Height in Feet Inches 5′ 9”
Height in Meters 1.73 m
Body Measurement (Chest-Waist-Hips) 38-30-11
Weight 70kg
Hips Size 11 inches
Chest Size 38 inches
Waist Size 30 inches
Hair Colour Black
Eye Colour Black

Dhanush’s Net Worth

Dhanush, the actor, has lots of money, about $19 million (which is like 160 crore rupees). He also gets $3 million every year, as said by Forbes in 2019.

Why is Dhanush famous?

Dhanush is a famous person. He does acting, directing, and singing. He got a big award for his acting in a Tamil movie called “Aadukalam” in 2011. That means he was really good at acting. In the same year, he sang a song called “Why This Kolaveri Di” that many people all around the world liked. It became the most-watched Indian song on YouTube.


Q. What is the real name of Dhanush?

A. Dhanush’s real name is Venkatesh Prabhu. But he is known popularly as Dhanush.

Q. Does Dhanush has any nicknames?

A. Yes. His nicknames are Dhanush and Bruce Lee of Kollywood.

Q. When is his birthday of Dhanush?

A. Dhanush’s birthday is Thursday, 28th July 1983.

Q. What is the age of Dhanush as of August 2023?

A. Dhanush’s age is 40 years as of August 2023. His next birthday is coming 11 months from now.

Q. Where does Dhanush bear (city)?

A. Dhanush was born in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.

Q. Where does Dhanush live?

A. He lives in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India now (2023)

Q. What is the height of Dhanush?

A. Dhanush’s height is 5 ‘6″ (in Feet Inches), 1.68m (in meters), and 168 cm (in centimeters).

Q. What is the weight of Dhanush?

A. Dhanush’s approximate weight is 70 kg (154 lbs)

Q. What is the eye and hair color of Dhanush?

A. Dhanush’s eye color is Black and also his hair color is Black too.

Q. What is the zodiac sign of Dhanush?

A. His zodiac sign is Leo.

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