Even as news that director and producer Soundarya Rajinikanth was all set to marry actor Vishagan Vanangamudi surfaced earlier this year, official confirmation from the family never came, not until Monday.
Tweeting from her official Twitter handle, Soundarya Rajinikanth has now confirmed the news, just a week before her wedding.
On Monday, Soundarya shared a photograph of herself, dressed in a silk saree and gold jewellery, and accompanying the photo are several hashtags to confirm the news - ‘Bride Mode’, ‘One week to go’ and ‘Ved Vishagan Soundarya’.
On Saturday, Latha Rajinikanth, Soundarya’s mother had written to the Teynampet police station, requesting for bandobast at their Poes Garden residence on February 10 and 12. Not specifying the reason, Latha had only mentioned that they are expected to receive guests on those two dates at their house.
Now, going by Soundarya’s tweet, the wedding is expected to happen on February 11.
Soundarya Rajinikanth, actor Rajinikanth’s younger daughter was previously married to industrialist Ashwin Ramkumar.
The filmmaker filed for divorce at a family court in Chennai in December 2016, six years after marriage, citing irreconcilable differences. The couple together has a son named Ved Krishna.
Soundarya produced her first film, Goa, in 2010. The film was directed by Venkat Prabhu and starred Jai, Vaibhav and Premji in lead roles.
She also directed Velai Illa Pattadhari 2 starring Dhanush, Amala Paul and Kajol which was received with mixed review upon its release.
Her Kochadaiiyaan, India’s first photorealistic motion capture film, although ambitious tanked at the box office. She recently announced her partnership with video streaming service MX Player to produce an original web series on the Tamil epic, Ponniyin Selvan.
Vishagan Vanangamudi who made his acting debut in 2018 with Vanjagar Ulagam, is the son of SS Vanangamudi, Founder of Apex Laboratories Pvt Ltd., a Chennai based pharmaceutical company.