Actor Dhanush is unarguably one of the most versatile actors in Indian Cinema today. Venkatesh Prabhu Kasthuri Raja aka Dhanush, is an inspiration to the people who love to take up the challenges in life.
Dhanush’s first film was Thulluvadho Ilamai in 2002 and since then he has been part of many critically acclaimed and commercial films such as Polladhavan, Yaaradi Nee Mohini, Aadukalam, Maryan, Anegan, Kodi, Maari (2015) & Maari 2, Raanjhanaa, Asuran, etc that has made him the superstar of Indian Cinema today.
Dhanush has been a phenomenal juggler of many remarkable roles, be it as an actor, lyricist, producer, or playback singer, he had proved his mettle in every field. Starring in more than 44 films in his career, Dhanush has been honoured with 13 SIIMA Awards, Nine Vijay Awards, Seven Filmfare Awards South, Five Vikatan Awards, Five Edison Awards, four National Award and a Filmfare award.
But the aforementioned things are something many of us are aware of Dhanush. So on the occasion of Dhanush’s 38th birthday, here we present you five unknown facts about our beloved superstar.
1. Dhanush wanted to become a Michelin star chef.
You will surprise to know that superstar Dhanush wanted to become a chef instead of an actor. He had a great passion for cooking. Dhanush wanted to earn a degree in Hotel Management and become a Michelin star chef. But Selvaraghavan, his elder brother who is a director-screenwriter convinced Dhanush to try his hand in Acting.
2. Dhanush took only six minutes to write the popular song ‘ Kolaveri Di ‘
Yes you read it right! Dhanush took merely six minutes to write the famous song ‘ Kolaveri Di’. In fact, the first recording of the song was ready within 35 minutes.
3. Dhanush’s Lady Love.
Dhanush met his wife Aishwarya Rajinikanth during the screening of the romantic thriller film- Kadhal Kondaen. Aishwarya loved Dhanush’s performance and sent him a beautiful bouquet and also told him to stay connected. Interestingly, Aishwarya is two years older than him. Dhanush tied the knot with Aishwarya in 2004 and has two loveable sons named Yatra and Linga.
4. Hottest Vegetarian Celebrity
Quite an interesting one! Right? In the year 2011, Dhanush was awarded the title of India’s ‘Hottest Vegetarian Celebrity’ by PETA.
5. Dhanush loves eating Tamil Cuisine.
Dhanush is a food lover and he loves eating Tamil Cuisine. From Kara Kuzhambu to Dosa Sambar, Dhanush’s love for food is incomparable.
On his birthday, NLC Wishes the talented and versatile actor Dhanush a blockbuster year ahead.