Aesha Mukherjee has announced her divorce with Shikhar Dhawan

In the most shocking news of the day, Aesha Mukherjee has announced her divorce with Team
India cricketer Shikhar Dhawan through an Instagram post after 8 years of marriage.
Posting a picture of herself on Instagram, she wrote, “I THOUGHT DIVORCE WAS A DIRTY WORD

“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?”

“Well, once I went through the necessary actions and emotions of what had happened I was able to
sit with myself and see that I was fine, I was actually doing great, even noticed my fear had totally
disappeared. The remarkable thing is I actually felt much more empowered. I realised my fear and
the meaning I gave to the word divorce was my own doing.”

This was Aesha Mukherjee’s second marriage. Earlier, she was married to an Australian
Aesha Mukherjee then married Shikhar Dhawan in the year 2012. She is 10 years older than Dhawan
but he is always considered as her best friend. He described their relationship as two people
exploring their lives together. Unfortunately 8 years was how long their marriage was to last and it
has now come to a drastic and abrupt stop. Shikhar Dhawan and Aesha Mukherjee have a son and
two daughters.

There has been no response from Shikhar Dhawan yet. He is currently in Dubai with the Delhi
Capitals team, practising for the Upcoming IPL 2021.