We’ve sourced some of the most interesting and thought-provoking Dhanush Quotes. Each of the following quotes is overflowing with creativity, and knowledge.
It is so nice to get so many compliments from fans and people from within the industry.
I have played so many romantic roles that I don’t know if I am really a romantic in real life. I get confused about the real me.
I’ve always known that I’m very, very ordinary looking. But I’m not alien looking. I am an artist here to play characters.
Revathi madam is a legend, and I have seen young actresses set her performance as a benchmark.
When ‘stuff’ hits the fan, it has a way of making you stronger.
I prefer being called director Aishwarya Dhanush’s husband. She and I share our passion for cinema, but at home, we hardly talk about it. Instead, we share other interests.
I made shorts films, learning the dos and don’ts. Most importantly, I’ve been editing all these short films. Nothing can teach you filmmaking like editing can.
My dream is to become a director. I want to direct a Hindi film.
Many people find their calling very early in their lives. These are the kind of people we read about in school books and newspapers. Then there are some who don’t have a clue of what they want to do in their lives; I am belong to the latter category.
‘Ranjhana’ and ‘Shamitabh’ really gave me a wider exposure to Hindi-speaking audience.
I don’t know why, but rain comes into my head the minute I think of my childhood.
I am not answerable to what happens with my personal life.
I am a very positive person in real life.
I don’t mind acting in Hindi films, but the script has to suit me. It has to be a boy-next-door role because that’s the image I have in Tamil cinema.
I come from a very humble background. My father had to work really hard to become an assistant director. For a large part of his youth, he worked in a mill and took up odd jobs to make ends meet. We lived in a small room and could only afford a meal a day.
In my personal life, if you ask me something which I feel is important, I will talk about it. Like, if you ask me about my sons, I will talk.
I would be lying if I said I did not feel bad when ‘Shamitabh’ failed, but I was proud to be associated with a film like this. If it were easy to know the pulse of the audience, then all movies would be blockbusters.
Every man plays many roles. So far, I have played father the best.
Few years ago, it was completely different. Now you go to any country, city, or continent and just say ‘Bollywood,’ and they will know. So, it means everybody is watching everything.
Ilaiyaraaja is my most favourite music director. His music was my lullaby, his music was my food, his music was my childhood, his music was my first love, his music was my failure, his music was my first kiss, my first love failure, my success… he is in my blood.
I had to fight; I had to fall, and I had to get hurt to be where I am.
I never wanted to be a part of the industry, as I had no knowledge about it. I am one of those rare and really lucky people for whom the calling identified me and not the other way around.
I have no clue as to where my interest and love for music came from. In fact, I have never learnt any music either, though I wish that I could just close my eyes and play the piano – that is my most cherished desire.
Kajol ma’am is full of energy. Her energy is so infectious that it motivated people to work with the same enthusiasm. She is a very friendly and warm person. We had a great time working with her.
I wanted to master the art of cooking. Maybe, when I slow down and do one or two films a year, I will learn how to cook and pursue it as my hobby.
In Tamil and Telugu, I have to do mainstream commercial films. Irrespective of what I want to do, the audience wants to see me in that ‘mass’ space.
To be honest, more than what I prepare, it’s the directors who do the bulk of the work, researching, collecting data and all that. I like to see myself as a processor: they feed me with the data, I give the output.
Unfortunately, I can only act; I do not have the looks, but I am very happy with what God has given me.
I’m happy that the kind of films I’m doing right now is reaching a wider audience, and I’m looking forward to direct Hindi films as well.
Once I finished writing the script, I couldn’t find my Pandi. It was actually little difficult to cast for the role. One fine day, when I was shooting for ‘Vada Chennai’, Raj Kiran’s name just popped into my head.
Working with Kajol was a delight, as we complemented each other. She is a seasoned actor, and there is so much to learn from her.
I suffer from stage fright, so I blabber on stage and stop midway through my performances. I cannot even write a cheque, as it makes me nervous. Being around people makes me nervous. But I’m very comfortable in front of the camera, and this I realised many films later.
My energy is undoubtedly my two sons Yatra and Linga, and they are my all-time inspirations.
I would love to act, but I seriously do not know anything about it.
I haven’t experienced college life. It’s the phase that my character in ‘Raanjhana’ is set in. But it isn’t that bad, either. I have nearly 30 films behind me and a National Award to boot.
While I do not believe in idol worship, I believe in energy.
I never wanted to let go of the opportunity, and so I hit upon ‘VIP 2’.
A villain can be stylish, and his actions don’t have to be explained. Heroes are boring in comparison, even anti-heroes, as there’s always a justification for their bad actions.
I entered the film industry because my family forced me into it.
In the beginning, I was riddled with major complexes about my looks. Even now, here and there, these complexes crop up. But as the days progressed, I learnt to handle them much better.
I took up acting upon the insistence of my filmmaker father, Kasthuri Raja. But I am glad for it: sometimes one identifies one’s calling; sometimes it singles one out.
I have wanted to direct for quite some time, but I wanted to be ready and know what I am doing. I wanted to know the basics.
My dream is to become a director. I want to direct a Hindi film. I have two scripts ready. One of them is a fantasy-adventure, while the other is a thriller. I’ve assisted my brother Selvaraghavan, who’s a well-known director in Tamil cinema. I’ve also made short films.
It has been great journey from where I have started to where I am today. I am really blessed with God’s grace.