Dhananjaya Wiki, Age, Family, Bio, Net Worth, Height, Wife & more


Dhananjaya, more commonly known as ‘Daali’ or ‘Dolly,’ is an Indian actor who has worked in films across multiple languages, including Kannada, Malayalam, Tamil and Telugu. He is also a producer and lyricist. Dhananjaya Wiki, Age, Family, Bio, Net Worth, Height, Wife & more.

Dhananjaya Age

Dhananjaya was born on Saturday, 23 August 1986 as Kalenahalli Adaviswamy Dhananjaya. He will turn 36 years old in 2022. His place of birth is Kalenahalli Arsikere, a village located in Hassan district, Karnataka. His astrological sign is Virgo.

Dhananjaya Wiki, Bio

Real NameKalenahalli Arsikere
Date of Birth23 August 1986
Age36 years old
Birth PlaceHassan district
Home TownHassan district, Karnataka
FamilyMother : Savitramma
Father : Adaviswamy
Sister : Not Available
Brother : Not Available
Husband : Not Available
Marital StatusUnmarried

Dhananjaya Height & Weight

HeightIn Feet : 5′ 5″ ft
In Meter : 1.65 m
WeightIn Pound : 156 lbs
In Kilogram : 80 Kg
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBrown

Dhananjaya Education

Dhananjaya finished his schooling at St. Mary’s High School in Arasekere Taluk, Hassan district and then relocated to Mysore for further studies. Afterwards, he completed a PUC (Pre-university course) from Marimallapa College and secured an engineering seat in one of the prestigious colleges of Mysore, SJCE (Sri Jayachamarajendra College of Engineering).

SchoolSt. Mary’s High School
CollegeMarimallapa College
Educational QualificationGraduate
DebutNot Known
AwardsNot Available

Dhananjaya Parents & Siblings

His father, Adaviswamy was a government primary school teacher and his mother’s name is Savitramma.


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Dhananjaya Career

After college, he got a job at Infosys but found his true passion while working under Gerald Stuckl in Germany. From there, he went on to work in Kannada cinema where he was recognized for his talent by director Guruprasad.

Dhananjaya Net Worth

Net Worth (as of 2022)Rs. 25 Crore+
Wealth SourceActing
Last Year IncomeNA
SalaryNot Revealed
Is He dead or alive?Alive

Dhananjaya Film

Dhananjaya’s first film was Director’s Special, a Kannada movie directed by Guruprasad. It started in 2010 and took three years to finish. Ultimately, it released in 2013 and garnered him enough applause that he began receiving offers for other roles Soon after, he debuting in A.P Arjun’s film Rhaatee. His Tollywood(an area within Indian cinema) career kicked off with Ram Gopal Varma’s Bhairava Geetha.

After appearing in various lead roles, Dhananjaya’s movies mostly flopped. Even though they didn’t make much money, people still appreciated his skills. In 2021, Ratan Prapancha was the first film he did that was released on a digital platform (Amazon Prime). He believes that OTT platforms are helping the Kannada Industry to grow.


Dhananjay was an excellent student who consistently achieved high marks. He topped the SSLC Board Examination with 95.32% marks.

On the show No. 1 Yaari, in the rapid-fire round, when Dhananjay was asked which actress he would like to have a lip-lock scene with, he replied Deepika Padukone without hesitation.

For the film Allam Prabhu, he had to train vigorously for months to learn Mridanaga and classical dance.

In 2022, he had several films lined up. He is considered one of the busiest actors because he has been shooting for multiple films at the same time which include Monsoon Raaga, Once Upon A Time In Jamaaligudda, Head Bush and Bairagee.

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Dhananjaya Awards & Honours

  • 3rd SIIMA Award for Best Debutant Male for the film Director’s Special.
  • 65th Filmfare Awards South for Best Actor (Critics) for the film Allama.
  • Basavaratna Best Actor Award for the film Allama.
  • Zee Kannada Hemmeya Kannadiga Award for Best Supporting Actor for the film Tagaru.
  • 65th Filmfare Awards South for Best Supporting Actor for the film Tagaru.
  • 8th SIIMA Award for Best Actor in a Negative Role for the film Tagaru.

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