Shikhar Dhawan and Ayesha Mukherjee have parted ways after eight years of marriage. The left-handed batsman married Mukherjee in 2021. She has two daughters from her previous marriage. The couple was blessed with a son named Zoravar.
Ayesha took to Twitter to break the news of her separation.
“I THOUGHT DIVORCE WAS A DIRTY WORD UNTIL I BECAME A 2 TIME DIVORCEE.
“Funny how words can have such powerful meanings and associations. I experienced this first-hand as a divorcee. The first time I went through a divorce I was soooooooo [email protected] scared. I felt like I had failed and I was doing something so wrong at that time.
“I felt as if I had let everyone down and even felt selfish. I felt that I was letting my parents down, I felt that I was letting my children down and even to some extent I felt as if I was letting God down. Divorce was such a dirty word.
“So now imagine, I have to go through it a second time. Woooahhhhhh. That is terrifying. Being divorced once before already, felt like I had more at stake the second time round. I had more to prove. So when my second marriage broke down it was really scary. All the feelings I felt when I went through it the first time came flooding in. Fear, failure and disappointment x 100. What does this mean for me? How does this define me and my relationship to marriage?” …
Dhawan will be playing in the Indian Premier League 2021 in UAE for Delhi Capitals. He recently led India in a limited-overs series in Sri Lanka.