|Real Name||Venkatesh Prabhu Kasturi Raja|
|Nick Name||Bruce Lee, D|
|Place of Birth||Theni, TN|
|School||Thai sathya matriculation high school, Chennai|
|College||Kamaraj university (distance education), Madurai, TN|
|Educational Qualification||BCA (correspondence)|
|Height (approx)||173 cm|
|weight (approx)||63 kg|
|Occupation||Actor, Producer, Lyricist, Singer, Director|
|Debut movie||Thulluvadho Ilamai (Tamil)|
|Known For||Aadukalam, VIP, Asuran|
|Awards||He won 3 National film awards and 7 film fare awards|
|National Film Awards||National award for best actor (Aadukalam) in 2011||National award for Best Children’s Film (Kaaka Muttai) in 2014||National award for Best Feature Film in Tamil (Visaranai) in 2015|
|Parents||Kasthuri Raja – Vijayalakshmi|
|Date of Marriage||18/11/2004|
|Children||2 sons . Yatra, Lingaa|
|Siblings||Selvaraghavan (elder brother), Vimala Geetha , Karthika Devi (elder sisters)|
|Relative||Rajinikanth (father-in-law), Anirudh (brother-in-law), Soundarya Rajinikanth (Sister-in-law), Hrishikesh (brother-in-law)|
|Actor||Rajinikanth, Mohan lal|
Dhanush acted at the age of 16 in a film “Thulluvadho ilamai” directed by his father Kasthuri raja. He is the youngest actor who got the national award .
Actor Dhanush is born on 28th July 1983 to Kasthuri Raja – Vijayalakshmi couple in Theni, Tamil Nadu.
Dhanush has 3 siblings, named Selva Raghavan, Vimala Geetha, Karthika Devi.
He did his schooling in Thai sathya matriculation high school, Chennai.
His father Kasthuri Raja is a famous Kollywood director and producer.
His elder brother selvaraghavan also a famous director . He directed films Kadhal Kondane, Pudhupettai , Mayakkam enna with dhanush.
He started his acting career in 2002 by his father Kasthuri raja’s Thulluvatho ilamai.