Actor Dhanush K Raja and his wife Aishwaryaa Rajinikanth have parted ways as a couple. The ‘Maari’ actor announced the same on Twitter.
He 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! Spread love, D.”
The news has shocked fans, especially since it comes just less than three months after Aishwaryaa had dedicated a post to Dhanush on Instagram. In October, Dhanush and Aishwayaa’s father Rajinikanth had come together to attend the prestigious National Awards ceremony in New Delhi. While Rajinikanth was honoured with the Dadasaheb Phalke Award, Dhanush had won the National Film Award in the Best Actor category for his performance in Asuran.
Aishwaryaa and Dhanush tied the knot on 18th November 2004 and are parents to two boys – Yatra Raja and Linga Raja.
Aishwaryaa has directed films like the Tamil romantic thriller “3” and black comedy “Vai Raja Vai”.
Dhanush, also a producer, was recently seen in the Aanand L Rai directed Hindi romantic drama Atrangi Re and has a long career in the Tamil film industry.
(with PTI inputs)