Dhanush and Aishwarya's love story started with rumours. However, after 18 years of marriage, they parted ways.
Dhanush is the son of famous director and producer Kasthuri Raja. He didn't want to act, but his brother coaxed him into it. The world of acting made him a successful actor and star.
Aishwaryaa Rajinikanth is the eldest daughter of superstar Rajinikanth. She is an accomplished singer and dancer. She also holds a degree in corporate law from Ashram Law School.
Have an affair?
Rajinikanth's daughter Aishwarya is a good friend of Dhanush's sister. The media speculated about what happened between Dhanush and her. Even though Dhanush denied the rumors, the rumors did not stop.
When speculations about Dhanush and Aishwarya's affair spread like a forest fire, their family thought it would be a good match. Moreover, they have decided to arrange their wedding.
During their first meeting, Dhanush was struck by Aishwarya's simple, down-to-earth nature. He was in awe of her kind heart. They both realize that they are perfect partners for each other.
Two years apart in age
Dhanush and Aishwarya have a two-year age difference, which does not go down well with conservatives. Dhanush, however, said he has no problem marrying a woman older than him.
traditional tamil wedding
On November 18, 2004, Dhanush and Aishwaryaa held a traditional Tamil wedding. The duo got married in a lavish ceremony at Rajinikanth's home, with both wearing traditional attires.
Many dignitaries and guests from the film industry attended the ceremony. Hundreds of people gathered outside Rajinikanth's house to catch a glimpse of the newlyweds.
The couple hosted a grand reception at the Mayor Shri Ramanathan Chettiar Centre. People flocked in like swamp flies. With the exception of a select few, every guest must go through security screening.
Dhanush and Aishwarya's children
The couple has been living happily together. On October 10, 2006, they welcomed their first son, Yatra Raja, and on June 21, 2010, they welcomed their second son, Linga Raja.
Dhanush and Aishwarya have both performed well in their respective careers. They and their son made a perfect family and inspired millions.
Dhanush and Aishwarya's separation
On January 17, 2022, Aishwaryaa and Dhanush shared a long post on their respective social media to announce their breakup. The news came as a shock to their fans.
Their message could be read as "We stand at a place of separation. Aishwarya and I have decided to part ways as a couple and take the time to better understand us as individuals."