Dileep weds Kavya Madhavan

Friday, Nov 25, 2016,10:45 IST By metrovaartha A A A

Kochi | Malayalam film world’s favorite on screen couple Kavya Madhavan and Dileep entered into wedlock in a simple but star studded function here Friday.

Prominent film personalities including Mammootty, Lal, Jayaram, Salim Kumar, Janardanan, actor Siddique, director Siddique, director Joshi, director Kamal, Kaviyoor Ponnamma, Meera Jasmine, KPAC Lalitha, Menaka, Suresh, Naren and Chippy attended the marriage, held at Hotel Vedanta in Kochi this morning.

The couple will leave for Dubai later in the day.

Talking to reporters after the wedding, Dileep said he took the decision with the full support of his daughter Meenakshi, who was born in his marital relationship with estranged wife actress Manju Warrier.

Meenakshi attended the marriage.

Dileep had married Manju Warrier in 1998, but got divorced in 2015.

Kavya Madhavan had married Nishal Chandra in 2009, but they divorced in 2011.

The announcement about the marriage was made by Dileep himself on Friday morning, putting an end to rumours about his closeness to Kavya.

In a video message on his Facebook account, Dileep said he was going to tell about “a big event” in his life.”I am getting married today.”

The actor said when he decided to tie the knot; he had discussed it with his daughter, friends and family and decided to marry the woman linked to him in gossip columns. Seeking blessings from Keralites, Dileep also urged them not to create controversies out of the marriage.

Dileep and Kavya were popular among fans for their intimate roles in films such as Chandranudikkunna Dikkil, Paappi Appachaa, Vellaripravinte Changaathi, Thilakkam, Sadanandante Samayam, Perumazhakkaalam and Meesha Madhavan.