Dileep and Kavya Madhavan get married in a private ceremony, watch video and pics

Dileep, Kavya Madhavan got married in a secret ceremony in Kochi on Friday morning. The wedding was kept a secret till hours before the ceremony.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: November 26, 2016 8:36 am
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Malayalam stars Dileep and Kavya Madhavan got married in Kochi on Friday (November 25) amidst a gathering of select guests. The wedding came as a big surprise to everyone as even the guests were informed only hours in advance.

Speaking to media after the wedding, Dileep said, “Kavya was not the reason for whatever problems that happened in my family. So I decided if I were going to get married, I will marry someone who was made a scapegoat for my problems… In the last couple of days, I discussed with my family and daughter about this wedding. And today I am marrying Kavya with their full backing.”

The wedding took place between 9 and 10 am and about 200 guests were present at the hotel. Among the Mollywood stars, yesteryear actress Menaka, Chippi and Joemol attended. Dileep also took to Facebook to announce the wedding moments before it took place, “I am here to tell you about a big event happening in my life today. I am getting married today. When I thought of a marriage, I discussed it with my daughter, her mother, my friends and family and arrived at a decision. My partner is a person who has been linked to me in gossip magazines. I earnestly hope all Malayalis and people around the world who love me would shower your blessings on us and remember us in your prayers. Please do not create controversies out of this. Bless us instead.”

Also read | Everything you should know about Dileep and Kavya Madhavan relationship

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Both Dileep and Kavya greeted the guests with folded hands. Kavya first garlanded Dileep while he tied mangalsutra and then garlanded her. A slew of actors, directors and producers came up to the dais to greet the newlyweds.

Actor-producer Lal, actors Kaviyoor Ponnama, KPAC Lalitha, Menaka Suresh, her husband and producer Suresh were among those who attended the ceremony. The couple touched the feet of director Kamal who had introduced the duo in the industry. Kavya had debuted in Kamal’s film while Dilip had started as his assistant.

Mammootty, Jayaram, actor-turned-director Nadirshah and director Ranjit, who is starting his new film today, also attended. The couple is slated to fly to Dubai after the wedding. The date of the reception is yet to be fixed.

Also read | Are Dileep and Kavya Madhavan getting married? He answers all questions

A lot has been spoken and written about the relationship between Dileep and Kavya Madhavan. There were several speculations about their secret wedding too, but the couple has chosen to keep mum on the issue.

Watch Dileep’s Facebook live video from the wedding:

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For long the famous onscreen pair has denied rumours about their marriage. Dileep had earlier said that he has no plans of marrying Kavya. However, he hinted that he was open to the idea, while recently talking to Malayalam magazine. “My life has been an open book and whenever a new thing happens, it will be communicated to all. Time will tell everything,” he had said.

He had also said that Kavya was not the reason behind his breakup with his former wife Manju Warrier. Dileep and Manju, who got married 1998, separated in 2014 and they have a daughter. The CID Moosa actor had claimed that revealing the real reason behind his failed marriage to Manju would hurt many people’s lives.

Kavya, meanwhile, was married to Nishal Chandra, who is also an actor. However, that marriage was short-lived. Kavya debuted as a leading lady with 1999 film Chandranudikkunna Dikhil, at the age of 14. The film had Dileep in the lead role. Since then they both have worked in as many as 23 films.

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First Published on: November 25, 2016 10:04 am
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    vr
    Nov 25, 2016 at 5:48 am
    You are the biggest fool.
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      Kapil
      Nov 25, 2016 at 4:59 pm
      Dileep and cheat not only her former wife Manju but also to w persons, you too.
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        Mohd. Raffi,
        Nov 25, 2016 at 3:33 pm
        I am not a fan of anyone. However both had cheated their partners, Shame on you. There is very less chance to Success your life.
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          Subin c
          Nov 27, 2016 at 8:31 am
          HI Dileep just think yourself what you did is right or wrong ???????? One u will get real answer form youself okkkkkkkkkkkkkk
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            Vedic_Citizen
            Nov 25, 2016 at 4:54 am
            All the best
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              Divi
              Nov 25, 2016 at 6:41 am
              I like both of them..Congrats
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                Akhil
                Nov 25, 2016 at 3:53 pm
                Kavya kutti its too bad,, I am ur great fan and well wisher. What gossip, now we know about Manju was say right. Its shamed very long age difference. makalepoole uthu nadannavan thanne;; aachante sthanum ;;; How to trust the world?
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                  Chand
                  Nov 26, 2016 at 7:51 am
                  An unholy alliance which wrecked two marriages.
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                    ali
                    Nov 25, 2016 at 5:44 pm
                    cheaters joined together with the blessings of mega cheaters manju you are great may god bless you and child
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                      Ambalika
                      Nov 25, 2016 at 9:33 am
                      So glad that you got married to Kavya. If you had married anyone else, I would have hated you so bad. I'm very happy that you guys worked it out. People who are into gossips will make more of it. But you dont have to bother about them as its not possible to take control over others tongue. You enjoy your life and be happy. People who loved you and Kavya will always love you more. The only thing i got to say is, Dont make her feel its because of sympathy you married her but out of love. Marriages out of love last longer not the ones with sympathy. Anyways, this was the one event I was looking forward. Great job! You really showed a lot of courage. I'm really proud of you Dilip! Wish you a very happy married life. May God almighty shower all his blessings on you guys!
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                        Ammi
                        Nov 25, 2016 at 5:40 am
                        Shame on u
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                          anand
                          Nov 25, 2016 at 7:01 am
                          Goods once sold will not be taken back or exchanged'
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                            Anil
                            Nov 25, 2016 at 1:57 pm
                            Manju - You are great. You never ever revealed anything about your personal life in any moments, even though you got enough space. But this guy Mr. Dileep, he tried his level best to avoid you from film industry, also he enjo to humiliate you if any chance come. Manju, this is not a matter of sympathy, You have done a good job. welldone. Go ahead. Never bend in front of this shameless group
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                              Anil
                              Nov 25, 2016 at 1:50 pm
                              Yes, absolutely, Meenakshi have to repent later. What a love was between Dileep and Manju. Now changed and selected Kavya. Now we do know about the story. Anyway, A big salute to Manju warrier who is having a sacrificing mind. She just kept her daughter with Dileep for safer side and even she returned whatever et to get a better life for her daughter. Manju was at her peak in cinema while this guy married her. Very very shame on you Mr. Dileep. Please try to rewind your background
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                                Anil
                                Nov 25, 2016 at 10:04 am
                                Evark entha ippo ennu onene kettum vedum pine nalle onene kettum vedum ethuthane alle paruvadi
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                                  murali
                                  Nov 25, 2016 at 5:54 am
                                  Pavam Manju, lt;br/gt;dileep you are the fool...................
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                                    anup
                                    Nov 25, 2016 at 7:35 pm
                                    SHAME ON YOU DILEEP AND KAVYA. YOU WOULDNT KNOW PEACE. MEENAKSHI WOULD REGRET IT.
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                                      anup
                                      Nov 25, 2016 at 7:38 pm
                                      YOU RUINED MANJU'S LIFE. KOVALAKRISHNAN AVANTE THANI NIRAM PURATHEDUTHU
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                                        Aparna
                                        Nov 25, 2016 at 7:00 am
                                        I wish u a happy married life forever
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                                          Mohan
                                          Nov 25, 2016 at 6:01 am
                                          Dileep is not Warrier.His first wife was warrier..
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                                            muhammed aslam
                                            Nov 25, 2016 at 10:53 am
                                            hahahaha
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