Aishwarya, Rajnikanth's daughter, is getting separated from her better half Dhanush. Dhanush himself has given this news to the fans through social media.

Dhanush  and Aishwaryaa shared notes announcing about their divorce on their individual social media accounts.

"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. Om Namashivaaya! Spread love, D," Dhanush shared in a note on Twitter.

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

Dhanush and Aishwarya, got married in 2004. They are guardians to two children, Yatra and Linga, who were brought into the world in 2006 and 2010.