Venkatesh Prabhu Kasthuri Raja (born 28 July 1983), known professionally as Dhanush, is an Indian actor, producer, director, writer, lyricist, dancer, and playback singer who predominantly works in Tamil cinema, besides few Hindi films. Starring in 44 films over his career, Dhanush’s awards include 13 SIIMA Awards, nine Vijay Awards, seven Filmfare Awards South, five Vikatan Awards, five Edison Awards, four National Film Awards (two as actor and two as producer), and a Filmfare Award. He has been included in the Forbes India Celebrity 100 list six times, which is based on the earnings of Indian celebrities.

Dhanush’s birth number is 28, 2+8= 10, 1+0= 1 which is ruled by the Sun.
Dhanush’s destiny number is 2+8+0+7+1+9+8+3= 38, 3+8= 11, 1+1= 2 which is ruled by the Moon.
Dhanush’s zodiac sign is Leo.

Dhanush’s first film was Thulluvadho Ilamai, a 2002 coming-of-age film directed by his father, Kasthuri Raja. He achieved further success in Polladhavan (2007) and Yaaradi Nee Mohini (2008), both of which were critically acclaimed and commercially successful. His role as a rooster fight jockey in Aadukalam (2010) won him Best Actor at the 58th National Film Awards and Best Tamil Actor Award at the 60th Filmfare Awards South. He continued success with films including 3 (2012), Maryan (2013), Anegan (2015), Kodi (2016), Vadachennai (2018), and Asuran (2019). Vada Chennai emerged as the highest-grossing A-rated Tamil film of all time, while Asuran entered the 100 Crore Club earning revenue of ₹100 crores within a month of its release when adding the theatrical box office collections with non-theatrical revenue such as satellite, digital, and audio rights. During the 2010s, Dhanush also starred in the action-comedy film series Maari (2015) & Maari 2 (2018) and Velaiilla Pattadhari (2014) and Velaiilla Pattadhari 2 (2017).

In 2011, Dhanush’s popular song “Why this Kolaveri Di” from the romantic psychological thriller film 3 became the first Indian music video to cross 100 million views on YouTube. He made his Bollywood debut with Aanand L Rai’s Raanjhanaa (2013). His performance as an obsessive one-sided lover in the film won him the Best Male Debut Award and earned a Best Actor nomination at the 59th Filmfare Awards. Dhanush produces films through his production company, Wunderbar Films, and he made his directorial debut with Pa Paandi (2017). His song “Rowdy Baby” from Maari 2 became one of the most-viewed Indian songs of all time. It is the only South Indian video song to receive 1 billion views on YouTube. Dhanush won his second National Film Award for Best Actor for Asuran (2019).

Future of Dhanush in 2021

Dhanush has entered the 39th year of his life, 3+9= 12, 1+2= 3 which is ruled by Jupiter.
2021 is a number 5 year ruled by Mercury.
Dhanush’s lucky numbers are 1, 2, 7.

Dhanush has been going great guns lately with awesome performances and films like Asuran, Karnan. Yes, there have been duds like Jagame Thandiram but still, Dhanush is making great growth as an actor and star with his films. According to the planetary positions in his horoscope, his future films are also going to be good hits for him. His Bollywood film Atrangi Re with Sara Ali Khan will also do well and he will steal the show from the likes of Akshay Kumar. Dhanush’s personal life will be a decent one though there will be some ups and downs in the coming years. He needs to take care of safety while doing stunts in his films as he might suffer some injuries,” says noted Movie Astrologer cum Astro Strategist™ Hirav Shah.

Happy Birthday, Dhanush!

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