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From Facebook Friends To Life Partners, Shikhar Dhawan & Ex-Wife Ayesha’s Love Story Is Very Filmy


Indian cricketer Shikhar Dhawan has been in the headlines since yesterday. Well, not for some match but for a rocky innings that has hit his personal life. His wife Ayesha Mukherjee posted on her social media, announcing their divorce after being married for over eight years.

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Shikhar and Ayesha met online and love blossomed courtesy the power of social media. It was love at first sight for Shikhar and after finding out that Harbhajan Singh is a mutual friend, he sent her a friend request. Ayesha is an Indian who moved to Australia when she was still young. Both Shikhar and Ayesha are into sports and she is also a qualified kickboxer. Ayesha is reportedly ten years older to Shikhar and was previously divorced when they met.

© Instagram/Shikhar Dhawan

While the couple had to face some societal prejudices, Shikhar’s mother and his friends stood by him. The couple married in an intimate ceremony which was attended by their close family and friends. They juggled their relationship and distance between Australia and India and their son Zorawar was born in 2014.

© Instagram/Shikhar Dhawan

© Instagram/Shikhar Dhawan

Not much is known about their divorce and the cricketer has not spoken about it yet. While it’s always heartbreaking to witness a love story ending, one has to allow the couple the power to make their own decision and decide the fate of their relationship.

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