Dhanush and Aishwaryaa Rajinikanth announce separation after “18 years of togetherness”

“Today we stand at a place where our paths separate”

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Actor Dhanush announced separation from his wife Aishwaryaa Rajinikanth on Monday. In a statement, he said that after 18 years of togetherness, “we stand at a place where our paths separate.”

“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 (sic),” Dhanush said in the statement posted on his Twitter page.

Aishwaryaa also shared the same note on her social media handles

Dhanush got married to Aishwaryaa, actor Rajinikanth’s eldest daughter, in 2004. They are parents to two sons-- Yatra and Linga.

On the work front, Dhanush was last seen in Atrangi Re.