Rajinikanth's daughter Soundarya files for divorce in Chennai court

Superstar Rajinikanth’s younger daughter Soundarya has filed for divorce from husband Ashwin Ramkumar today in a family court in Chennai.

Soundarya and Ashwin decided to end their relationship owing to differences of opinion. The estranged couple filed for divorce on mutual consent.

Soundarya and Ashwin have a son Ved.

ANI tweeted# Chennai: Rajinikanth's daughter Soundarya files divorce petition in family court.

In September, Soundarya Rajinikanth took to Twitter and confirmed the news of their separation. She wrote, "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 familys privacy."

Soundarya, a graphic designer and filmmaker herself, tied the knot with Ashwin Ramkumar, an industrialist in Chennai in 2010. They knew each other for four years before getting married.

Soundarya was instrumental in bringing Pa Ranjith to direct Rajinikanth in the blockbuster ‘Kabali’. She made her film debut as director with India’s first photorealistic motion capture film ‘Kochadaiiyaan’ starring her father Rajinikanth and Deepika Padukone.