Soundarya, daughter of South Indian actor Rajinikanth, has confirmed her split from husband Ashwin Ramkumar.
“News about my marriage is true. We have been separated for over a year and divorce talks are on. I request all to respect my family’s privacy,” Soundarya wrote on her Twitter page on Friday.
Soundarya and Ramkumar, an industrialist, got married in Chennai in 2010, and they have a one-year-old son.
A graphic designer by profession, Soundarya has worked in Tamil films such as Baba, Sandakozhi and Sivaji among others. She is also the founder of Ocher Picture Productions.
Soundarya is most popular for directing her father in India’s first motion capture 3D Tamil film Kochadaiiyaan, and producing Venkat Prabhu-directed 2010 Tamil comedy Goa.