After 18 years of togetherness as friends, partner, parents, and well wishers to each other, actor Dhanush and his wife Aishwaryaa have chosen to separate. Aishwaryaa, Megastar Rajinikanth’s elder daughter, is a film director and playback vocalist.
Taking to Twitter to announce the separation, the actor wrote, “18 years of togetherness as friends, couple as parents and well wishers to each other. The journey has been of growth, understanding, adjusting, and adapting. Today we stand at a place where our paths separate. Aishwaryaa and I have decided to part ways as a couple and take time to understand us as individuals for the better.”
“Please do Respect our decision and give us the needed privacy to deal with this. Om Namashivaaya!”
— Dhanush (@dhanushkraja) January 17, 2022
Aishwaryaa, too, put out the same statement on Instagram with the caption: “No caption needed… only your understanding n your love necessary!” She signed off the post as Aishwaryaa Rajinikanth.
On November 18, 2004, Dhanush and Aishwarya got married. Yatra and Linga, the couple’s two boys, were born in 2006 and 2010.
Dhanush’s most recent film was Atrangi Re, which also starred Sara Ali Khan and Akshay Kumar.