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At a Glance
  • Profession
    Film Actor
  • Age
  • Source of earnings
    Films and endorsements
  • Education
    St John's Matriculation Higher Secondary School Alwarthirunagar, Chennai; Bachelor's degree in Computer Application (Correspondence) from Madurai Kamraj University
  • Marital Status
  • Children
  • Residence

Forbes India Lists

#78 Celeb 100 Rank 2014

#53 Money Rank#77 Fame Rank


Dhanush, a top star in Tamil cinema, made his Bollywood debut with Raanjhanaa last year. The film fetched him multiple Best Debut awards this year. His July 2014 release, Velaiyilla Pattathari, earned Rs 50 crore worldwide. He will star alongside Amitabh Bachchan in R Balki's Shamitabh, slated for release next year. The actor, who became a household name and an internet sensation with 'Kolaveri Di' in 2011, is the son-in-law of superstar Rajinikanth.
Fast Fact: His 'Kolaveri Di' received over 5 million hits on YouTube, making it the most viewed Indian video on the platform.

2014 Celebrity 100

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