Dhanush (Credit: Twitter/Dhanushkraja)
Dhanush (Credit: Twitter/Dhanushkraja)Twitter/Dhanushkraja

Actor Dhanush is the latest to join the league of celebrities with more than 1 million followers on the micro-blogging site, Twitter.

Dhanush, who joined Twitter in 2010, currently has 1.01 million followers. The actor thanked his fans for their support and love. "1M followers.thank u 4 all d support nd love tweeps. Will work harder 2 live up to ur expectations," tweeted Dhanush.

Dhanush has been active on Twitter responding to his fans as well as giving information about his films. The actor has entered the elite 1 million club, which has notable film celebrities like Siddharth, Shruti Haasan and Trisha.

The national award winner has beaten the likes of actors like Rajinikanth, Telugu star Mahesh Babu and Samantha Ruth Prabhu. Superstar Rajinikanth, who joined Twitter this year, has 9,29,000 followers on his official handle, while Mahesh Babu has 9,16,000 followers and Samantha has 7,65,000 followers.

Dhanush is on a roll with the success of his latest release "Velai Illa Pattathari," which turned out to be a hit at the box office.

The actor has completed shooting for his upcoming second hindi film, "Shamitabh," co-starring Amitabh Bachchan and Akshara Haasan. The film, directed by Balki of "Paa" fame, is set to hit the screens in February 2015.

Dhanush is also awaiting the release of his Tamil film "Anegan." Directed by KV Anand, it will have the actor sporting different get-ups. Newcomer Amyra Dastur and versatile actor Karthik are also part of the film's cast. "Anegan" is expected to hit the screens in November this year, but an official announcement regarding the release date is still awaited.

Dhanush has also committed to two other projects. He will be teaming up with director Vetrimaran for "Soodhadi." It is the third project in the combination of the actor-director duo. Their past releases "Polladhavan" and "Aadukalam" fared well at the box office. There will be huge expectations for "Soodhadi" as the hit pair is joining hands once again. It will be interesting to see if the actor-director duo achieves a hat-trick with their new project.

Dhanush will also be working with director Balaji Sakthivel of "Vaayai Moodi Pesavum" fame. Kajal Aggarwal is reportedly playing the female lead in this film.

Besides his acting commitments, Dhanush is also busy with his producion house. He will be producing "Soodhadi" and "Naanum Rowdydhaan" (starring Vijay Sethupathy and Nayanthara) under Wunderbar Films banner.