Dileep had a wife when he married Manju Warrier: Reports

Malayalam superstar Dileep's past life has comes into focus as part of the ongoing investigation into the abduction and alleged sexual assault of a popular actress. Dileep was allegedly married to a woman before marrying Manju Warrier. He is currently married to Kavya Madhavan.

By: Express Web Desk | Bengaluru | Updated: August 3, 2017 7:33 pm
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The ongoing investigation against Malayalam superstar Dileep for allegedly co-conspiring the abduction and alleged sexual assault of a popular actress has turned the actor’s world upside down. The investigating officials have reportedly discovered that Dileep was already married to an unidentified woman before he entered into wedlock with his former wife Manju Warrier.

According to Manorama News report, Dileep, who was born as Gopalakrishnan, was married to a distant relative and that marriage was officially recorded at the registrar office in Desam in Aluva.

The same report suggested his alleged first wife parted ways with Dileep after he got close to Manju during the 1990s. However, the police suspect that Dileep’s alleged first marriage was not ended legally. And the woman in question is currently believed to be living in a Gulf country.

The police are trying to secure documentary evidence regarding Dileep’s first marriage from the Desam registrar office and also questioning Dileep’s long-time associates.

Following a whirlwind romance, Manju married Dileep in 1998. Back then, she was one of the top actresses in the industry, Dileep was still a struggling actor. However, following her marriage to Dileep, Manju stopped acting in films after 1999 film Kannezhuthi Pottum Thottu. And she completely retreated from public life, as Dileep’s popularity began to grow in the industry.

In 2015, Dileep divorced Manju and married his co-star Kavya Madhavan in 2016.

Actor Abi, Dileep’s close friend, talking to a news channel, rubbished reports that suggested he was questioned by police. “I have heard that he was married earlier to a girl that he was in love with. But, I don’t know whether they got divorced or separated later,” Abi told.

Abi, who has known Dileep since his struggling days as a stage artist, said everyone in their friend’s circle was aware of Dileep’s first marriage and how close the couple were to each other. “It is not a new information. Everyone back then knew about it,” he added.

Dileep was arrested last month and has been lodged at the Aluva-Sub Jail under the judicial remand.

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    Alex
    Aug 5, 2017 at 9:58 am
    Now it's important whether his so called first wife is alive or dead.. if this guy is capable of doing all this, a possibility like that too cannot be written off ... otherwise the money settlement he would have done and being paid would be keeping her mouth shut....
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      citizen
      Aug 4, 2017 at 12:04 pm
      Why the Police is behind Mr.Dileep's life history as of how many marriages .. .... does that help to confirm if Mr. Dileep is involved in the conspiracy?
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        GK
        Aug 4, 2017 at 11:41 am
        HI - WHY POLICE IS NOT TRYING TO FIND WHY THE SUNIL WHO WAS WORKING WITH THE SAID ACTRESS AND THE REASON FOR HIS REMOVAL. WHY CANNOT THIS BEEN THE MOTIVE BEHIND THE CRIME. LET THE LAWYER OF DILEEP RAISE THIS ISSUE IN THE COURT ALSO EVEN THOUGH THE BACK GROUND OF SUNIL WAS NOT GOOD, MANY FILM PERSONALITIES HAVE GIVEN HIM THE JOB. THIS SHOWS THAT HE HAS GOT SOME VITAL INFORMATION REGARDING HIS PAST EMPLOYER'S. WHY POLICE IS NOT QUESTIONING THE SAID ACTRESS REGARDING HER RELATION WITH SUNIL WHEN HE WAS WORKING WITH HER AND THE REASON FOR HIS REMOVAL BY HER. IF THE POLICE COULD ABLE TO HAVE THEIR HANDS ON THAT, THIS CASE CAN BE SOLVED WITHOUT MUCH HYPE. HOPE ONE OF THE READER OF THIS MESSAGE MIGHT BE A POLICE OR A LAWYER WHO CAN DO THE NEEDFUL.
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          Xavier Alexander
          Aug 11, 2017 at 3:19 pm
          Correct!!
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          Malayalee
          Aug 4, 2017 at 7:18 am
          Hold your horses people, let the investigation conclude, do not react to speculation. There is nothing wrong if he was married as long as he was divorced before marrying again. If he is guilty he will get punished, his life will be ruined.
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            Eswar Shankar
            Aug 4, 2017 at 6:34 am
            I hail from Kerala and had a lot of respect for the malayalam film industry. The latest turn of events has greatly sadden me. I strongly feel the senior artists had not set a good example for the younger ones . Looks like the entire lot lack the ethics and values.
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              Logic Induction
              Aug 3, 2017 at 10:50 pm
              Looks like a true King ! All the mythology has come to light.
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                Justified
                Aug 3, 2017 at 6:01 pm
                Why Kerala - God's forsaken Country government did not take this bigotry to court for bigamy, as it is a criminal offence?
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                  Satnair
                  Aug 3, 2017 at 6:44 pm
                  so your verdict is out..guilty of not divorcing his 1st wife without a check/verification and a trial... "justified" moronified...
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                  Curious onlooker
                  Aug 3, 2017 at 2:15 pm
                  How does this news report relate to the charges Dilip is currently accused of? Is the media trial part of the main judicial trial that is to follow some time in the future?
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