Dileep, Manju Warrier officially divorced after 16 years of marriage


Star couple Dileep and Manju Warrier are officially divorced. The divorce proceedings were completed on Saturday. The estranged couple met on Thursday in the family court and settled all the formalities. They were married for the past 16 years and have a teenage daughter, Meenakshi. Their daughter will live with her father but Manju Warrier will have the right to meet her any time.

The actress opened about her divorce on her Facebook page. She also said that she is not interested to fight for her daughter's custody. She said that she knows her daughter Meenashi loves her father and she is sure that her daughter will be well protected in her father’s custody. For a long time, Manju and Dileep were living separately and their marriage was going nowhere. Finally, they called it off officially.

The alimony involved in the matter is not yet known. Manju and Dileep were married in 1998. They first appeared in the family court on July 24, 2014 for joint divorce petition.

After marriage, Manju totally devoted her time and interest on her family. She began her career in 1995, and acted in 20 films in a short span of four years before settling down with Dileep.

Last year, Manju Warrier returned to acting with ‘How Old Are You’ and the film turned to be a blockbuster and following which she has got many offers. She will be next seen opposite superstar Mohanlal in a Malayalam film.