Dhanush is one of the few successful actors in the Tamil Film Industry who donned the hat of a singer with his 'Naatu Sarakku' in the movie Pudhukottaiyilirindhu Saravanan which made it to the top charts.
The music director, Yuvan Shankar Raja impressed with Dhanush's performance roped him in for 'Enga Area' , a song from 'Pudhupettai' which emerged as a hot favourite among the youth. With 'Why this Kolaveri Di' from the movie 3, turning to be a rage in the digital media, the song which grabbed the eyes of the international media, another facet of the talented singer came out as well, the lyricist in him. The man who penned down the lyrics for this hit song is the voice behind many hit songs too.
Dhanush has lent his voice along with established playback singer like Karthik for 'Kalangathale' from the movie Venghai. He also sang with one of the most well known female singer in the industry, Anuradha Sriram for Devadhaiye Kanden, track titled 'Thunda Kaanom'. Another feather on his cap would be his rendition with one of the greatest singers of all times, Hariharan,'Saravana Samayal' for the movie Seedan
Mayakkam Enna which emerged as a perfect break for the movie made his track 'Kaadhal YennKadhal' and ' Voda Voda' popular amongst the young blood. By singing 'love failure' songs, Dhanush did not fail to popularize 'soup boys' as well. The actor who has a good rapport with his brother, director Selvaraghavan is the voice behind 'Un mela Aasadhan' from the movie Aayarathil Oruvan.
Dhanush has written lyrics for the latest flick in town , Irandaam Ulagam as well, another directional venture of his brother Selvaraghavan.
As an actor too, Dhanush has had a brilliant 2013 , with Maryaan and Naiyandi releasing in the Tamil film industry. One more thing to keep in mind about the multi taskeris that he is one of the very few Tamil entertainers welcomed by Bollywood. Kudos to the talented actor, musician, lyricist, scriptwriter.