Happy Birthday, Dhanush: From ‘Kolaveri Di’ to ‘Ranjhana’, South Superstar Dhanush has turned an Year Older and is celebrating his 39th birthday today! While Dhanush is loved by fans at home and abroad as well. He made his Bollywood debut with ‘Ranjhana’ and it was then, that people in Bollywood started admiring not only his acting skills but loved the way he presented himself in front of his audience. While the actor has managed to win millions of hearts, he recently starred in a Hollywood movie- The Gray Man. On his Birthday, let’s take a look at some of the Not so known details and facts about the Actor.
Was called an ‘Auto-Driver’
So very few individuals are aware of the fact that the real name of Dhanush is Venkatesh Prabhu Kasturi Raja. So initially, at the start of his career People not only made fun of his looks but also body shamed him. In a conversation with actor Vijay Sethupathi, Dhanesh Revealed that he was trolled a lot on the sets when he was shooting for the film ‘Kaadal Kondan’ in the year 2003. People used to make fun of him and called him an ‘auto driver’.
Wished to Turn his Hobby into a Profession
So this south superstar is famous because of his Dialogue delivery (that’s like a Cherry on the Cake). And the fact that he is so Versatile, is what is always appreciated by the audience. But perhaps even his fans do not know that Dhanush never wanted to come into the acting world. (Say What?) This South Indian Actor who has just made his Hollywood Debut loves to Cook! And it’s not just that, he also loves feeding other people. And this is his hobby. Dhanush actually wanted to turn this hobby into a profession But luck probably had something else in mind and he became an actor.
It’s not just that, Dhanush wished to attain a degree in hotel management. He was always adamant to become a chef. But as he was born into a family of directors and that is why he has come into films. He started his journey as an actor in the year 2002 with the film ‘Thulluvadho Ilamai’ directed by his father. Apart from acting, Dhanush also has a lot of interest in music.
Dhanush took this much time to write ‘Kolaveri Di’–
So Dhanush’s most popular song ever, that actually made him a world-wide ‘HIT’, merely took 6 minutes to be written (Yes, That’s Right!) The first recording of the song was ready within 35 minutes. It was this song that made him popular amongst the masses.
After South and Bollywood, Dhanush commenced his journey in Hollywood too. Recently, the ‘Raanjhaa’ actor made his Hollywood debut with the film ‘The Gray Man. While this film was released on Netflix. and His acting in the film was highly appreciated by the audience.