Dhanush, a versatile actor and producer, has made his Tamil and Hindi film debut in 2002 with the teen drama ThulluvadhoIlamai turns 40 soon. Since then, he has starred in leading roles in several box-office successes, including PudhuPetai, ThiruvilaiyaadalAarambam, KaadhalKonden, Asuran, and Aadukalam.
His top 11 highest-rated movies are PudhuPettai, Asuran, Vada Chennai, Aadukalam, Karnan, KaadhalKonden, Thiruchitrabalam, VelaiyillaPattathari, Poliladhavan, MayakkamEnna, and Raanjhanaa. His performances in Aadukalam and Asuran earned him the Best Actor award at the 58th and 67th National Film Awards, respectively. Dhanush also made his Hindi film debut with the Aanand L. Rai-directed Raanjhanaa, whose sequel was announced earlier this year.