Dhanush and Aishwaryaa Rajinikanth announce decision to divorce

Written by on January 18, 2022

Dhanush and Aishwaryaa Rajinikanth in grey

Actor Dhanush and his wife Aishwaryaa Rajinikanth, daughter of superstar Rajinikanth, announced their separation on January 17. The couple have decided to part ways after 18 years of marriage. They are parents to two boys, Yatra and Linga, aged 15 and 11 respectively.

On Monday night, both Aishwaryaa and Dhanush posted statements on their Instagram and Twitter handles respectively, making the announcement official. “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,”  the statement on Twitter read.


“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,” the statement posted by Dhanush read. The statement also requested fans and readers to “respect the decision” and give them the “needed privacy to deal with” the breakup.

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