When it comes to stardom, this man has crossed every boundary to make sure that Dhanush is a name to reckon with. Recently seen in Hollywood movie “The Extraordinary Journey Of The Fakir”, Dhanush may have done few films in Bollywood but they were enough for him to put his mark on the audience. On his special day here are a few facts that you may not know about the star that is Dhanush :

1. Dhanush is his stage name but the full name of the actor is Venkatesh Prabhu Kasthuri Raj.

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2. Dhanush started his acting career at the age of 16 when he played a character in his father’s movie.

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3. Dhanush’s father had struggled for many years in a mill before he joined as an assistant director in Tamil Cinema.

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4. He dreamed of becoming a chef when he was young but after insistence by his brother, Dhanush joined the Southern film industry.

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5. Dhanush is also famous for his song “Kolaveri Di” which was written in just 6 minutes.

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6. The song “Kolaveri Di” was also the first Indian video song to cross 100 million views on Youtube.

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7. Dhanush is also a happily married man who fell in love with Rajnikanth’s daughter Aishwarya at a film screening and wedded in 2004.

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