Early Life of Aishwarya R. Dhanush
She was born on 1 January 1982 in Chennai, Tamil Nadu to actor Rajinikanth and Latha Rangachari. She has a younger sister, Soundarya Rajinikanth Ashwin, who works in the Tamil film industry as well.
Career of Aishwarya R. Dhanush
She made her directorial debut in the year 2012 with the film ‘3’, a Tamil romantic psychological thriller. It starred her husband Dhanush and Shruti Haasan in lead roles. The film gained immense popularity even before its release after the song "Why This Kolaveri Di" from its soundtrack, composed by her cousin Anirudh Ravichander, went viral. She appeared alongside the lead cast and composer in the making of the video. In the year 2015, she made ‘Vai Raja Vai’, a Tamil psychological comedy thriller. It starred Gautham Karthik, Priya Anand, Vivek, Taapsee Pannu, Gayathri Raguram and Daniel Balaji. It received mixed reviews.
Apart from this, she has occasionally done playback singing. In 2003, she sang the song ‘Natpae Natpae’ for the film Whistle. It was followed by the song "Un Mela Aasadhan" in the film Aayirathil Oruvan (2010), for which she also worked as an assistant director. In 2010, she worked as a voice over artist for the film Aayirathil Oruvan, where she gave voice over to Reemma Sen. Aishwarya was also seen as a judge on STAR Vijay's dance competition Jodi Number One in its third season alongside actors Sangeetha and Jeeva.
Personal Life of Aishwarya R. Dhanush
Aishwarya tied the knot with Indian film actor Venkatesh Prabhu Kasthuri Raja (popular as Dhanush) in 2004. The couple is blessed with two sons, Yatra born in 2006 and Linga born in 2010.
Filmography of Aishwarya R. Dhanush
Aishwarya has directed two films and those are:
• 3 in 2012
• Vai Raja Vai in 2015
Aishwarya R. Dhanush as a Singer
Aishwarya has also done playback singing in two films- song ‘Natpae Natpae’ for the film ‘Whistle’ in the year 2003 and song ‘Un Mela Aasadhan’ for the film ‘Aayirathil Oruvan’ in the year 2010.
Awards Given to Aishwarya R. Dhanush
• She earned the Kalaimamani award for dance from the Government of Tamil Nadu.
• She also earned the Newsmaker of the Year Award at the JFA Women Achievers Awards in 2012.
• She was nominated for SIIMA Award for the "3" in the Best Debutant Director category.
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