Venkatesh Prabhu, better known as Dhanush, is a famous Indian actor. Besides the fact that he is an actor, he is also a film producer, writer, director, and screenwriter. By making successful movies, his work is appreciated both by the critics and the audience. If you are interested in reading the details about this actor’s bio, personal life, and net worth, take a look at the following article!

Early Life and Bio

Born on July 1983, in Theni, Tamil Nadu, India, Dhanush showed interest in acting from a young age.

His career started with the movie called Thulluvadho Ilamai in 2002. This film was directed by his father. Dhanush’s performance was praised both by the critics and the audience. Therefore, his acting received only positive reviews. After this debut, the actor’s career developed in the positive direction and he had participated in over 25 movies.

One of the most famous movies he had starred in is called Aadukalam (2011). This film was a great success, and it received the total of six awards at the 58th National Film Awards. Dhanush himself received the National Film Award for Best Actor, which made him the youngest actor who received this award.

Some of his other successful projects include movies such as Mayakkam Enna, Velaiyilla Pattathari, Anegan, Power Paandi, Vadachennai, etc.

Besides acting, he is also invested in singing. Therefore, he works on the majority of music in the films he makes and produces. One of the most famous songs is called Why this Kolaveri Di. It was the huge hit in India, and soon became the most-searched Indian song on YouTube.

Personal Life


Dhanush is married and has two children. On November 18th 2004, he married Aishwarya R. Dhanush, who is also a film director. In 2006, the couple welcomed their first child, a son named Yatra. When it comes to their second son, Linga, he was born in 2010.

His hobbies include table tennis, writing novels, and playing snooker.

Net Worth in 2024


The estimated actor of this actor is around 20 million dollars. He earned the majority of his incomes through acting and producing. However, he also earns from his musical career and writing. Due to the fact that the films he makes rank as very successful, and are generally loved by the audience, his net worth will probably be bigger with every upcoming movie.



To sum up, Dhanush is successful in many aspects of his work. Not only does he act, but he is also talented for singing and writing. Further, he is mostly invested into directing and producing his movies. Besides being one of the most successful Indian public figures, he is also an amazing father and husband.