Dhanush and Aishwaryaa married in 2004, when the actor was just 21 years old and on his way to establishing himself in the film industry. Reputed filmmaker and producer Kasthuri Raja’s son Dhanush and superstar Rajinikanth’s daughter Aishwaryaa dated for six months before getting married. Dhanush and Aishwaryaa exchanged wedding vows on November 18, 2004. They have two children together, Yatra and Linga, born in 2006 and 2010 respectively.
As time went by, Dhanush rose to fame in the industry as one of the most talented and bankable actors and that was not just limited to Kollywood. He has conquered his wings in Bollywood and Tollywood and similarly marked himself there too and now he is set to do the same in Hollywood and also with the Russo Brothers movie The Gray Man. As they say, with stardom comes rumors, ties have been complained about and Dhanush has been in the news several times due to his alleged extramarital affair with Shruti Haasan and Trisha Krishnan despite enjoying marital bliss with Aishwarya.
The romantic film Dhanush 3 marked his directorial debut with his wife Aishwaryaa and for the lead role, he cast her childhood friend Shruti Haasan. Although the film received mixed reviews for its love story, it was the behind-the-scenes romance that was discussed a lot in Kollywood at the time, and rumors of their engagement also started. Apparently, the engagement rumors bothered Aishwaryaa and it is said that there were several fights between the couple during the film's promotions for the same reason.
However, in an interview with Filmfare, when asked to respond to rumors about her affair with Dhanush, Shruti said: "I'm not going to tell people to put a little chip in my butt and follow me so they can find out." the truth. He is my best friend in the business. He has always helped me. Technically, I wouldn't throw that away just because people are saying nonsense about us."
There was much speculation that Dhanush was the reason behind Trishna Krishnan's engagement breakup with Varun Manian in 2015. Dhanush and Trisha share a very good relationship, which caused engagement rumors and Varun didn't like it. At the same time, footage of Trisha's various parties with Dhanush went viral and fueled rumors that the two were having an affair. However, both Dhanush and Trisha never reacted to the rumors.
However, a close friend of Trisha has reportedly stated that she is equally close to Dhanush's wife, Aishwaryaa, and not just him.Also, Read - Dhanush parts ways with his wife Aishwaryaa after 18 years of marriage