Dhanush is one of the leading actors from the South Indian film industry. In addition to being a successful actor, Dhanush is also a producer, director, writer, lyricist, screenwriter, and playback singer. He predominantly works in the Tamil film industry.
Reportedly, as of 2019, Dhanush has a net worth of ₹20 million. There have been several reports that suggest that Dhanush gets paid ₹10-₹15 crores per film that he is a part of. Additionally, besides his income from acting, Dhanush also earns from his musical ventures as well. He also owns a large collection of luxurious cars including Audi, Jaguar, Bently, Rolls Royce and a Harley Davidson.
Dhanush debuted into the film industry with his father, Kasthuri Raja’s 2002 coming of age film Thulluvadho Ilamai. The film opened many doors for Dhanush as it was a huge hit at the box office. The Tamil audience welcomed Dhanush with open arms after they saw him in the film.
He then went on to act in his brother, Selvaraghavan’s 2003 thriller film, Kaadhal Kondein. The role won him critical acclaim. Kaadhal Kondein is considered to be the breakthrough performance in Dhanush's career graph.
Dhanush even won the Best Actor for his performance in the critically acclaimed 2011 thriller, Aadukalam. However, it was in 2012 when Dhanush earned the attention of the global audience. His song, Why This Kolaveri Di went on to become the most searched YouTube video in India and an internet phenomenon across Asia at the time. Dhanush sang the song for his 2012 psychological thriller, 3.
Dhanush was last seen in Gautham Menon’s Enai Noki Paayum Thota. He will be next seen in R. S. Durai Senthilkumar’s upcoming sports drama, Pattas. The film is scheduled to release on January 16, 2020. He will also be seen in Karthik Subbaraj’s action flick, Suruli. Dhanush is currently filming for the same.
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