A Judicial Magistrate Court in Melur has summoned actor Dhanush K Raja reacting on the petition filed by an elderly couple, claiming that they were his real parents.
Kathiresan and Meenakshi, the residents of Mallampati in Melur, have also produced Dhanush’s birth certificate and some childhood photographs as a proof of their claim. Couple have requested a monthly maintenance of Rs 65,000 from Dhanush.
The couple was quoted by a Journal as saying, “We named him Kalaichelvan and enrolled him in a school in Melur. When he completed class X, we got him admitted in class XI in a school in Sivaganga district. But he dropped out and moved to Chennai and changed his name to Dhanush K Raja and entered the world of cinema.” The made a claim that they tried to meet Dhanush several times, but they were denied permission.
Dhanush, is the younger son of producer Kasthuri Raja and Vijayalakshmi. He was launched into filmdom by his father with Thulluvadho Ilamai.