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Dhanush unknown facts

Renowned Kollywood actor Danush, who is currently busy promoting his upcoming movie 'VIP 2', is celebrating his 34th birthday today.

News Nation Bureau | Updated : 28 July 2017, 10:24:06 AM
Dhanush unknown facts

Dhanush unknown facts

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Renowned Kollywood actor Danush, who is currently busy promoting his upcoming movie 'VIP 2', is celebrating his 34th birthday today. The actor, who is one of the most promsing actors in South industry, has managed to a carve a niche for himself in Bollywood too. Dhanush is known for his versatality. He can play the role of a raodside romeo in a masala movie and can impress you will his performance in realistic movies as well. Dhanush, who happens to be Rajinikanth's son-in-law, has bowled the audience with his magnificent screen presence and natural acting. So as the young actor turns a year older today, we bring you some of the lesser known facts about Dhanush:
Dhanush unknown facts

Dhanush unknown facts

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The original name of the 'VIP 2' actor is Venkatesh Prabhu Kasthuri Raj and Dhanush happens to be his on screen name. He was born to a poor family of Kasthuri Raja and Vijayalakshmi. Kasthuri Raja used to work as a mill worker before making it big in showbiz.
Dhanush unknown facts

Dhanush unknown facts

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Dhanush happens to be a great follower of Lord Shiva. Howeverm he doesn't believe in idol worship.
Dhanush unknown facts

Dhanush unknown facts

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He never wanted to be in showbiz industry and didn't aim to be an actor. Instead, hewanted to pursue a course in Hotel Management and planned on becoming a chef. However, it was Dhanush's elder brother Selvaraghavan who pressurised to join movies.
Dhanush unknown facts

Dhanush unknown facts

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Dhanush made his debut at the age of 16 with the movie 'Thulluvadho Ilamai' which was directed by his father Kasthuri Raja. The received mostly positive reviews from critics and the public and since then there has been no looking back for him.
Dhanush unknown facts

Dhanush unknown facts

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In 2011, Dhanush bagged the title of being India’s 'Hottest Vegetarian Celebrity' and also became the Brand Ambassador of PETA.