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Actress Fran Drescher splits from husband

Shiva Ayyadurai and Fran Drescher attend the DuJour Magazine soiree celebrating Fran Drescher’s Cancer Shmancer movement held at SEN restaurant in New York on Nov. 6, 2013. (Derrick Salters/WENN)

Actress Fran Drescher has parted ways with her husband Shiva Ayyadurai after two years of marriage.

The former "The Nanny" star, who exchanged vows with the academic during an intimate ceremony at their U.S. home in 2014, has revealed the couple is splitting.

"Shiva & I R going 2 part ways," she writes on Instagram. "I'm grateful 4 my time w (with) him. No regrets. Life is a journey of many chapters. Thx 4 ur support. Love is love."

No reason for the breakup has been given.

Cancer survivor Drescher first met Ayyadurai in 2013 when he gave a talk at an event hosted by spiritual guru Deepak Chopra, and in an interview with America's Closer magazine in December 2013, the actress hinted she was thinking about heading down the aisle.

She said, "We've been together for only three months and 7,000 years... Everyone loves him, including my ex-husband.

"We've both been married, and we don't need to get married," she continued. "But life will unfold and we shall see. I've done the big wedding, and I have nothing against marriage at all. I think it's particularly nice if you're having children.

"We've talked about that a little bit, but it's too soon," she added. "We have to evaluate whether we feel we're too old or if we could still do it."

Drescher was previously married to her producing partner Peter Marc Jacobson for 21 years until their divorce in 1999. He later revealed he is gay. The former couple has remained close.

"(We are) the best of friends," she told In Touch magazine in 2010. "We love each other dearly. We have even fixed each other up! I more successfully than him, by the way. Peter and I feel so blessed to have met each other and to still have a caring, loving relationship."

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