Dhanush with Rajinikanth. (courtesy: dhanushkraja)
On Rajinikanth's 72nd birthday, his fans and members across the Indian film fraternity wished the actor on social media. Dhanush too wished the superstar on social media on Monday. He tweeted: "Happy birthday THALAIVA." Dhanush was married to Rajinikanth's daughter and filmmaker Aishwaryaa. The two are separated now. Aishwaryaa Rajinikanth and Dhanush got married in 2004. They are parents to two sons, Yatra and Linga, who were born in 2006 and 2010, respectively. This is what Dhanush posted:
Rajinikanth's daughter Aishwaryaa shared this picture of the superstar with his grandsons and she wrote: "Cannot capture something more beautiful... Cannot caption some such bonds... My birthday boy with my boys ! #grandfatherlove #grandsonsrock."
See Aishwaryaa Rajinikanth's post here:
Earlier this year, Dhanush and Aishwaryaa announced their separation with a statement that 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 it."
Dhanush and Aishwaryaa Rajinikanth worked together in 3, which marked the latter's directorial debut. The psychological thriller featured a song called Kolaveri Di, that became insanely popular. Dhanush, a popular name in the Tamil film industry, made his Bollywood debut with Aanand L Rai's Raanjhanaa. He recently featured in another film by the director titled Atrangi Re, co-starring Akshay Kumar and Sara Ali Khan. Last year, Dhanush received a National Film Award in the Best Actor category for Asuran.He also starred in Russo Brothers' The Gray Man.