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South Indian actor, Dhanush and Rajinikanth’s daughter, Aishwaryaa had stunned the nation when they had announced their separation on the night of January 17, 2022. Dhanush and Aishwaryaa had tied the knot in 2004, and are parents to two kids, Yatra Raja, who is 15-year-old, and Linga Raja, who is 10-year-old. The two had ended their 18 years long wedding, and now the buzz is that superstar, Rajinikanth is trying to mend Dhanush and Aishwaryaa’s married life.
Aishwarya R Dhanush and Dhanush had shared a long note on their respective social media handles to announce their separation. Asking people to give them privacy to deal with it, the couple had penned:
"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."
According to a report in Wion News, Aishwaryaa’s father, Rajinikanth is trying hard to save his daughter’s marriage. The report also mentioned that Dhanush and Aishwaryaa had fights in the initial stage but Rajinikanth used to convince them to stay together. It is also reported that Dhanush and Aishwaryaa’s families are trying their best to bring the estranged couple back together. The portal quoted a source from Chennai as:
“Rajini Sir has taken his daughter’s break up very badly. He keeps insisting that the separation is temporary. He has been urging his daughter to mend her marriage.”
As everyone is speculating what went wrong between Dhanush and Aishwaryaa, his father, a famous Tamil filmmaker, Kasthuri Raja had reacted to the news. In an interview with a Tamil newspaper, Dailythandi, Kashthuri Raja had called their separation a mere ‘family quarrel’. He had also quashed the reports of their divorce and had reportedly revealed that the estranged couple is living in Hyderabad currently. He had said:
“Dhanush and Aishwarya are having a family quarrel just like how a normal husband and wife do which does not mean the end. I spoke to both of them over the phone and gave them some advice.”
As soon as Dhanush and Aishwaryaa had announced their separation, various reasons had come out for the same in the media. According to a report in India Today, Dhanush and Aishwaryaa’s wedding had hit a rough patch because of their hectic work schedule. It was also mentioned that Dhanush is a workaholic, and it had taken a toll on his family life. The portal had quoted its source as:
"Dhanush is a workaholic. Anyone who knows him can tell that he puts his work before anything else. There have been many instances when his work commitments - travelling between cities and outdoor film shoots - have taken a toll on his family life."
Well, we hope Aishwaryaa and Dhanush get back together!