- Dhanushâs father, filmmaker Kasthuri Raja, dismissed the divorce speculation by says itâs just a family quarrel.
- In a movie â3,â Dhanush and Aishwarya worked together for the first time.
- Dhanush-Aishwaryaa got married in 2004 and have two children.
Kasthuri Raja, Dhanushâs father, has described his sonâs split from wife Aishwaryaa as a âfamily quarrel,â and has refuted any rumours of a divorce. This comes after actor Dhanush and Aishwaryaa, a filmmaker and eldest daughter of superstar Rajinikanth, announced their split on social media.
Kasthuri Raja stated in an interview with the Dailythandhi newspaper that Dhanush and Aishwaryaa parted owing to a disagreement. âIt is a family quarrelÂ that usually takes placeÂ between a married couple.â According to Raja, this is not a divorce. He went on to say that they were not in Chennai, but rather in Hyderabad. He said to have given them advice as well.
They marriedÂ in 2004 and have two sons, Yatra and Linga. On Monday night, they issued a statement announcing their divorce. Dhanush first met Aishwaryaa on the day his film Kadhal Kondaen was released.
âEighteen 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,â Dhanush shared a note on Twitter.
Aishwaryaa posted the same statement on Instagram, captioning it, âNo caption needed, only your understanding and love necessary!â
Dhanush and Aishwaryaa have worked togetherÂ in 3, the latterâs directorial debut. The psychological thriller featured a song called Kolaveri Di, which went viral. Dhanush, a well-known Tamil actor, made his Bollywood debut in Aanand L Raiâs Raanjhanaa. He recently appeared in another film directed by him, Atrangi Re, alongside Akshay Kumar and Sara Ali Khan. Dhanush earned a National Film Award for Best Actor for Asuran last year.