7 Times Dhanush Stole The Show Like No Other


Dhanush is an inspiration to many From acting to dancing and penning lyrics to singing he has mastered almost all the roles in the industry and has been an inspiration to many. On the occasion of the versatile actor’s 37th birthday, here are seven of his best onscreen performances.

Velaiilla Pattadhari

Dhanush played the role of a battling engineer who is unemployed and after a twist of events, he achieves his goal. The film is entertaining and received tremendous response. 


A story centered on Dhanush’s character and his rise as a local gangster, Pudhupettai was the first film that truly showcased Dhanush’s range as an actor. It’s easily one of the rawest performances.


Dhanush paired up Trisha for the first time in the film for the double-action drama. Kodi is a film that is packed with romance, action, and emotions.


Maryan is a moving story of love and reunion, Dhanush plays a fisherman who is taken captive in Sudan and the story follows his journey and escape. The romance between Dhanush and Parvathy comes alive on screen with a hint of charisma and passion. Dhanush was lauded for his flawless performance.


Asuran, based on the best-selling novel Vekkai by Poomani is set against a rural backdrop, spanning two generations and at a time when the social class divide was at its peak, this story of two warring families and the cost they pay for their actions couldn’t have been made more effective. The film features Dhanush in dual roles, playing a man in the late ’40s and as a fearless youngster in his ’20s. 

Kaadhal Kondein

Dhanush played the role of a psychotic young man in the romantic thriller which received a tremendous response. This film marked Dhanush’s brother Selvaraghavan’s directorial debut, and the duo later turned as one of the super hit duos in Tamil cinema.


Dhanush played as a local gangster in and he represented a fresh look for the film. Dhanush paired up with Kajal Aggarwal in the film, while Vijay Yesudas played the antagonist role.



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