Dhanush first met wife Aishwaryaa at a screening of his second film. Image Credit: Supplied

Dubai: In a Twitter announcement on Monday, actor Dhanush let fans know that he and his wife, director Aishwaryaa Rajinikanth, were separating after 18 years of being married.

Dhanush wrote, "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."