Dhananjay Atrey Biography
Dhananjay Atrey, is an Indian film actor who works predominantly in Kannada Cinema. Dhananjay started with still modeling and featured in ad campaigns for brands such as Kingfisher Derby & Raymonds. He later took up acting in tele-serials and movies.
In 2007, Dhananjay Atrey managed to secure a small role in the film Buddhivanta, starring Upendra. This was his first moment before the camera. Co-incidently, he had the opportunity to meet and get to know noted producer Rockline Venkatesh. This lead to secure small, character roles in films such as Bombaat (2008), Devru (2009) & Yodha (2009), all from Rockline Productions.
In 2009, Dhananjay played a lead role in the serial ‘Parineeta’ which starred noted actress B. Jayashree and Late minister M.P Prakash. The serial was supposed to be telecast in the Zee-Kannada channel. It was however did not get telecast.
In 2010, Dhananjay took up an antagonist role in the serial ‘Munjaavu’ telecast in E.TV-Kannada (now Colors) for 40 episodes. He also managed to secure the role of a police officer in AMR Ramesh’s ‘Veerappan’s Attahasa’ (2011). This was followed by a lead role in the E.TV serial ‘Chitralekha’ (2011-12) for close to 400 episodes.
In the end of the year 2017, Dhananjay created his home banner ‘DJ Entertainments’ and produced ‘KARSHANAM’, a Kannada film of thriller genre directed by Sharavana, under the camera work of Mohan M. Magudeshwaran (of Karva and Buckasura fame). The film released in the November 2018.