Dhanush’s fans woke up to shocking news today. The actor and his wife Aishwaryaa Rajinikanth announced their separation through social media posts yesterday late at night (January 17). Dhanush and Aishwaryaa Rajinikanth have parted ways after 18 years of togetherness.

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As surprising as this news is, this is not the first time fans have been bumped about a divorce. Many big personalities before Dhanush And Aishwaryaa Rajinikanth, have been through this difficult stage and have left fans broken-hearted. We look at 5 of the most high-profile divorces that have happened in the film industry.

Aamir Khan and Kiran Rao

After 15 years of marriage, Khan and Rao got divorced in July 2021. In a joint statement issued by the couple, they said that their professional partnerships on different projects will continue, and they will co-parent their son, Azad Rao Khan. The duo welcomed this new chapter with calm and respect for each other and still remain family for each other.

Chaitanya Akkineni and Samantha Akkineni

Another separation that shocked the world was that of Chaitanya and Samantha. The two parted ways after almost 3 years of marriage. The duo was amongst the cutest couples of the South Film industry and their split left many fans shattered.

Arbaaz Khan and Malaika Arora

Khan and Arora’s divorce was one of the most talked-about divorces when the two decided to separate in 2017. The couple parted ways through mutual consent. The duo had tied the knot in 1998 and was blessed with a son in 2002. The two were married for 17 years.

Hrithik Roshan and Sussanne Khan

Hrithik and Sussanne are still very much important in each other’s life after the divorce. The ‘made for each other’ couple ended their 14 years of marriage in 2015. The two, however, are still each other’s cheerleaders.

Farhan Akhtar and Adhuna Bhabani

After 16 years of being married, Akhtar and Bhabani split ways in 2016. Adhuna got full custody of their kids, who often come and visit Akhtar. The two have since then moved on. Akhtar is now dating Shibani Dandekar.

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