Parents Fighting For Actor Dhanush

Dhanush, son of filmmaker Kasthuri Raja is trapped in legal battle with an old couple from a remote village in Tamilnadu.

Kathiresan and Meenaal, hailing from Thiruppuvanam went to court claiming that Dhanush’s real name is Kalaiyarasan and he left the house in 2002 after performing poorly in his studies. He later moved to Chennai and started acting in films with the name of Dhanush.

The Madras High Court today stayed, valid till further orders, the proceedings on a paternity claim over actor Dhanush made by Kathiresan and Meenaal.

Dhanush made his debut as an actor in 2002 with Thulluvadho Ilamai, directed by his father. Known for his boy next-door image, he quickly gained popularity among the youth in Tamilnadu. Other than tamil movies, he has also acted in Bollywood films Raanjhanaa and Shamitabh.