Venkatesh Prabhu Kasthuri Raja, popularly known as Dhanush is a multi-faceted Indian film personality who is a part of Tamil and Hindi Cinema, quite famous in Telugu as well with his dubbed movies. Dhanush is an actor, lyricist, producer and playback singer. Born to Kasthuri Raja, the renowned producer in Tamil Cinema, Dhanush made his debut with Kadhal Kondeni, a critically acclaimed and commercial hit movie in which he plays mentally-disturbed youth who gets possessive over his friend. Since, his debut the actor has been very choosy in the scripts and appeared in movies that have a larger scope for performance.
Few years later, Dhanush made his Bollywood debut with Raanjhanaa followed by another super hit Shamitabh. Dhanush occasionally sings and his number “Why this Kolaveri Di” for the film 3 became the biggest chartbuster and was the most searched song on YouTube across Asia. His elder brother Selvaraghavan is a famous director. Dhanush’s famous movies include Raghuvaran Btech, Anekudu and 3.