Venkatesh Prabhu Kasthuri Raja, or Dhanush, is one of the best-known names in the history of Tamil theatre. He was the husband of Aishwarya Rajnikanth, daughter of none other than – The Legend – ‘Rajnikanth.’
The couple shockingly announced its divorce after 18 years of togetherness. The speculations of fans prominently express their grief and concern for both of them.
The release of news and its reaction
In 2022, suddenly, the couple decided to announce their divorce to all their fans and people across the world who follow the South Indian industry. The two also requested privacy and said that they required peace and privacy to solemnly deal with the situation.
However, it took the internet by storm, and people abruptly became curious and worried at the same time about the situation. The fans who used to cheer them both and used to love their togetherness were disheartened by the decision.
Just like any popular couple, split-up buzz, speculations, and assumptions gained pace. However, jumping to any conclusion was not easy for their fans, as they never saw anything abnormal or problematic with their marriage.
Just three months prior to the announcement of this news, Aishwarya was seen posting about her father – Rajnikanth, and husband – Dhanush. Rajnikanth bagged the ‘DadaSaheb Phalke Award,’ whereas Dhanush got the ‘Best Actor’ award. Celebrating their achievement and expressing her love, she used the hashtags – #bestfather and #besthusband.
This drove her fans even crazier, that what exactly happened between the two in the span of these three months that completely changed things between them. They were happy together, which was very evident.
Also, they had two sons together – Yatra and Linga, which even made the concern more serious in the eyes of the people who got to learn about it.
Did their divorce stay on hold?
Rumors about Aishwarya and Dhanush’s divorce being on hold were rapidly spreading. It came out in the media that the couple is trying to reconsider their decision and will give their relationship one more chance.
It took place after nine months after the announcement of that news. It stayed for a long time in the headlines and was really a hot topic at that time. Then it suddenly vanished. The authenticity of this particular news wasn’t confirmed at that time. However, people thought that it would be genuine.
Nevertheless, the couple did part ways and are now officially divorced. They mentioned that they both want to explore what they want in their lives as respective individuals. They made it clear in the media that it is because of no other thing but disagreement between the two of them.
Aishwarya and Dhanush stayed as good friends and had a married life for 18 years. Although the ideological differences did make them part ways, they don’t seem to be having any ill feelings for each other.
They both are positive about their lives and will live their dreams. Talking about the custody of the children, both of them have decided to raise them together.