Aishwarya R. Dhanush is a well-known Indian film director, playback singer and classical dancer. She was born on January 1, 1982 in Chennai, Tamil Nadu in India to the legendary actor in Tamil film industry, Rajinikanth and film producer Latha Rajinikanth Born as Latha Rangachari, Latha is a philanthropis >> Read More... . She is the youngest in the family and her sister, Soundarya R. Ashwin also works in the Tamil film industry as a producer and director. She completed her education in a law school that is managed by her mother. Aishwarya got married to Tamil film actor, Dhanush and they have two sons, Yatra and Linga.

She made her directorial debut in the Tamil coming-of-age romantic drama film, ‘ 3 Click to look into! >> Read More... ’ in year 2012, which stars Dhanush and Shruti Haasan Shruti Hassan is an Indian film actress born on 28 >> Read More... in the lead roles. Even though the film failed at the box-office, Aishwarya received nomination at the SIIMA Award for Best Debutant Director. The song Kolaveri Di became immensley popular because of its unconventional style. She also helmed and penned the dialogues and story of the recently released psychological comedy thriller film, Vai Raja Vai Click to look into! >> Read More... . The film stars Gautham Karthik Gautham Karthik is the son of the popular actor Ka >> Read More... and Priya Anand Priya Anand is a popular Tamil actress who has app >> Read More... in the lead roles. Aishwarya stated in an interview that she was impressed with Gautham’s work in Kadal by Mani Ratnam Mani Ratnam is an Indian filmmaker deeply rooted t >> Read More... and so she decided to cast him in the film.

She also sang the song “Natpae Natpae” in the 2003 Tamil film, ‘ Whistle Click to look into! >> Read More... ’ and “Un Mela Aasadhan” in Selvaraghavan’s ‘ Aayirathil Oruvan Click to look into! >> Read More... ’ in 2010, through which she earned a nomination at the Filmfare Award for Best Female Playback Singer. Aishwarya worked as an associate director of the film as well and became a voice actor for Reemma Sen’s character.

Prior to working in feature films, Aishwarya used to do short films with the help of the people close to her, like her husband and Anirudh. Recently, she launched her YouTube channel, Ten Entertainment, to promote South Indian short films by the aspiring filmmakers. The channel releases four films each in four languages (Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Kannada) every Thursday. Aishwarya believes that in the long run, some investors might be interested in financing the films. Dhanush’s very own Wunderbar Films and Divo were using the social media to promote these short films.

Aishwarya may be the daughter of a superstar (Rajinikanth) and a wife of another superstar (Dhanush), but she worked hard to carve her own niche in the Tamil cinema. She did not attend any film school, yet she managed to learn all the ropes of the industry by being an assistant director, to making her way up to where she is now.