Dhanush’s father reacts to actor’s separation from wife Aishwaryaa

South star Dhanush and his filmmaker wife Aishwaryaa Rajinikanth decided to part ways after 18 years of marriage. The duo announced their separation through a joint statement on January 17. The news left their fans and followers in shock. Now Dhanush’ father popular Tamil director Kasthuri Raja has reacted to their separation.

In an interview, Dhanush’ father said that the separation is a mere ‘family quarrel’. He also denied rumours which claimed the duo was heading for a divorce.

In an interview with the Dailythandi newspaper, Kasthuri Raja said that Dhanush and Aishwaryaa’s split has taken place only because of disagreements. It is a family quarrel that usually takes place between a married couple, this is not a divorce.

He further added, “Dhanush and Aishwaryaa are not in Chennai at present. Both are in Hyderabad. I spoke to both of them over the phone and gave them some advice.”


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Dhanush and Aishwaryaa had shared a note announcing their separation on their respective social media accounts.

Dhanush wrote, “Eighteen 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. Please do Respect our decision and give us the needed privacy to deal with this.”

Aishwaryaa also shared the same note on Instagram and captioned it: “No caption needed only your understanding n your love necessary!”

The Atrangi Re actor and superstar Rajinikanth’s daughter Aishwaryaa tied the knot in 2004. The couple has two sons – Yatra and Linga.

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