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Nayanthara and Vignesh Shivan are now officially married, wedding held at a private resort in Mahabalipuram

The lady superstar and the Kollywood filmmaker tied the knot in a private ceremony at a five-star hotel on Thursday

  • OTTplay Team

Last Updated: 04.26 AM, Jun 09, 2022

Nayanthara and Vignesh Shivan are now officially married, wedding held at a private resort in Mahabalipuram
Vignesh Shivan and Nayanthara

Nayanathara and Vignesh Shivan are officially married! The couple tied the knot in a traditional South Indian ceremony held in a five-star resort in Mahabalipuram on Thursday.

The wedding ceremony, which took place early morning, was a private affair with only close friends and family. The grand reception began from 8:30 am. Several celebrities as well as politicians are expected to attend the event. The guest list includes who’s who of Indian cinema including Rajinikanth, Kamal Haasan, Shah Rukh Khan, Suriya, Ajith and Samantha Ruth Prabhu.

Earlier in the day, Vignesh had put up a special social media post dedicating June 9 to the love of his life – Nayanthara. “My Thangamey! Excited to see u walking up the aisle in a few hours! (sic),” he wrote, thanking “every good soul, moment, blessing and coincidence” for making his life beautiful.

The duo has been in a relationship for several years now. Nayanthara first confirmed this during an award show in 2016 when she accepted the award for Best Actress for her performance in Vignesh’s Naanum Rowdy Dhan. The actress said that she wanted to accept the award from the filmmaker himself.

A few days ago, Vignesh held a press meet confirming the date of their wedding. “I am moving to the next stage of my personal life,” he said, revealing that the ceremony was initially planned to be held at Tirupati but had to be moved to Mahabalipuram due to logistical issues. Reports also claim that the newly-weds plan to provide lunch to more than 18,000 children across Tamil Nadu on their special day.

Meanwhile, Netflix had reportedly bagged the rights for shooting and streaming the wedding ceremony and related events. The wedding video will be directed by Gautham Vasudev Menon and be made into a documentary, according to reports.