Dhananjay Biography, Age, Photos, Family and Filmography

Dhananjay is an Indian film and theater actor working in Kannada film industry. After acting in a host of theater acts, he made his feature film…

Dhananjay is an Indian film and theater actor working in Kannada film industry. After acting in a host of theater acts, he made his feature film debut in Director’s Special in 2013. He fetched the debut actor award at the SIIMA Awards for his performance in the film. He is endearingly referred to as “Special Star” (for his appearance in Director’s Special) and “Classical Star” (for his theatre work and classical selection of movies)

Daali Dhananjay Biography

AboutDaali Dhananjay
NameDaali Dhananjay
Nick Name Dhana
ProfessionFilm actor
First FilmBal Ganesh(2007)
Physical Stats
Height (Aprox.)Height in centimeters : 170 cm
Height in meters : 1.70 m
Height in Feet Inches : 5'7"
Weight (Aprox.)Weight in Kilograms : 67 kg
Weight in Pounds : 147 lbs
Eye ColorDark Brown
Hair ColorBlack
Personal Life
Date of Birth23 Aug 1986
Age (as of 2018)32 Years as in 2018
Birth PlaceKalenahally, Arasikere, Hassan, Karnataka, India
Home Town/StateKalenahally, Arasikere, Hassan, Karnataka, India
ResidenceBangalore, Karnataka,India
SchoolModern Schol, Barakhamba Road, Delhi, India
CollegeSri Jayachamarajendra College of Engineering
Educational QualificationB.A(Computer Programming)
Father NameN/A
Mother NameN/A
Sister(s)Tanvi Bajaj
HobbiesNot Known
Marital StatusUnmarried
AffairsCharu Mehra

Dhananjay Early Life and Career

Dhananjaya was born in Kalenhalli village in Arasikere, Hassan district where he studied his high school in St. Mary’s High School. His childhood was mostly spent by watching and acting in dramas in the village along with his father. He moved to Mysore to pursue his Engineering degree in Sri Jayachamarajendra College of Engineering and subsequently graduated as a rank student. This lead him to a good job offer from Infosys, Mysore. However, his interest was set in acting and he used to frequently visit the popular Rangayanatheater group in Mysore. Eventually, he landed up with many acting assignments in the same theater group. He also underwent an acting workshop at Germany facilitated by Germany-based theatre director Christian Stuckl.

Dhananjaya, with his frequent visits to the Rangayana theater in Mysore, fetched him many character roles in the regular dramas held there. It was director Guruprasad who noticed his acting skills and gave him an important role in his feature film Director’s Special. The film took three years in the making and finally released in 2013 to mixed and negative response at the box-office. However his performance was lauded and many film makers approached him for the roles in their films. He then was cast in A. P. Arjun’s next film Rhaatee opposite Shruthi Hariharan under musician V. Harikrishna’s debut production. His next was Preetham Gubbi’s film Boxer,produced by the Jayanna Films banner, which brought him wide accolades. He was known for his fit boxer’s body, which he had achieved by rigorous training. He then eassyed the role of 12th C saint poet Allama Prabhu, with elan, undergoing harsh training to master the musical instrument Mridanga and also classical dance. Dhananjaya is donning the villain’s role for Director Duniya Suri’s film Tagaru, starring Shivarajkumar. His rugged look has already become sensational. He has completed Guruprasad’s film Eradane Sala. Meanwhile, he is shooting for Pannaga Bharana’s film Happy New Year in which he plays a suave Radio Jackie.

Dhananjay’s Filmography

Year Film Title Role Director Notes
2007 Bal Ganesh Varun Dev Pankaj Sharma Voice role
2013 Director’s Special Dhananjaya Guruprasad Won – SIIMA Award for Best Male Debutant
2014 Jayanagar 4th Block Dhananjaya D. Sathya Prakash Short-film
Also story-writer
2015 Rhaatee Raja A. P. Arjun
Boxer Raja Preetham Gubbi
2016 Jessie Jessie Pavan Wadeyar
Badmaash Vijay Akash Srivatsa
2017 Allama Allama Prabhu T. S. Nagabharana Awarded Basavaratna-2017Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actor – Kannada
Eradane Sala Guruprasad
Happy New Year RJ Danny Pannaga Bharana
2018 Tagaru Daali Duniya Soori
Life Jothe Ond Selfie Karthik Dinakar Toogudeep
Bhairava Geetha Bhairava Siddhartha Telugu, Kannada, Tamil Trilingual
Yajamana PonKumaran Filming
Vijayaditya Vijayaditya Nirbhay Chakravarthy Delayed
Popcorn Monkey Tiger Duniya Soorii Filming

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