Dhanush, Aishwarya Rajinikanth File For Divorce 2 Years After Announcing Separation: Reports

Dhanush and Aishwarya Rajinikanth, who got married in 2004, have filed for divorce.

Nitika Sharma
Written By: Nitika Sharma
Updated: April 09, 2024 | 14:17 IST
Aishwarya and Dhanush
Dhanush and Aishwarya Rajinikanth, who got married in 2004, have filed for divorce.

Nearly two years after announcing their split, Indian director, playback singer Aishwarya Rajinikanth and actor Dhanush have now initiated formal divorce proceedings. As per a recent India Today report, they recently filed for divorce at the Chennai family court, seeking to dissolve their marriage amicably under Section 13 B. Having lived apart for two years, Dhanush and Aishwarya Rajinikanth's petition is expected to be reviewed by the court soon. Despite this legal step, the former couple’s managers said, “They have not said anything yet on this development.”

Post their separation announcement, Dhanush and Aishwarya Rajinikanth were spotted together at their sons Yatra and Linga’s school functions.

For the unversed, Dhanush and Aishwarya Rajinikanth had announced that they are separating on January 17, 2022, after nearly 18 years of being together.

In a statement posted on Dhanush’s X (formerly Twitter) handle, the former couple expressed gratitude for their journey together while acknowledging their decision to part ways for individual growth.

Check out the statement here:

Dhanush and Aishwarya Rajinikanth had tied the knot in 2004. They are doting parents to two sons, Yatra and Linga, who were born in 2006 and 2010, respectively.

Meanwhile, on the work front, Aishwarya Rajinikanth made her directorial comeback with the 2024 release ‘Lal Salaam’, which featured Rajinikanth in an extended cameo. Dhanush gave a shout-out to the film as well.

Dhanush has been busy with a slew of acting projects and his second directorial venture. His upcoming film ‘Raayan’ is his second directorial venture.

He is also all set to step into the shoes of music maestro Ilaiyaraaja in an upcoming biopic. It will be directed by Arun Matheswaran.

He was last seen in ‘Captain Miller’, which released in theatres in January and premiered on Amazon Prime Video on February 9.

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