Dhanush and Aishwaryaa Rajinikanth were one of the most-loved couples of the South Indian film industry. They parted ways after 18 years of marriage. The news of their separation broke many hearts and some even asked the couple to get back together. While the duo have mentioned that they are going their separate ways, Dhanush's father, popular filmmaker Kasthuri Raja has called it a 'family quarrel and not divorce'.
Speaking to Dailythandhi newspaper, Kasthuri Raja said that his son Dhanush and Aishwaryaa's split has taken place only because of disagreement. He called it a family quarrel that usually takes place between a married couple and 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." ALSO READ:Dhanush And Aishwaryaa Rajinikanth Announce Separation After 18 Years Of Marriage: 'Today We Stand At A Place Where Our Paths Separate'
On Monday, Dhanush and Aishwaryaa announced their separation with an official statement. It read, "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."
Aishwaryaa shared the same statement on Instagram and concluded it by adding, "Much love always to you all :) God speed. Aishwaryaa Rajinikanth." She wrote, "No caption needed... only your understanding n your love necessary".