Malayalam actors Dileep and Kavya Madhavan get married in Kochi

Malayalam film stars Dileep and Kavya Madhavan are finally set to tie the celestial knot at a private ceremony in Kochi today, November 25. Dileep himself confirmed it to media during an interaction earlier today. The actor revealed that he and Kavya were waiting for the green signal from his daughter Meenakshi.

Well-known film critic of south Indian cinema, Sreedhar Pillai also confirmed the news on his Twitter. "Breaking- #Dileep - #KavyaMadhavan wedding today morning at 10 am in Kochi. All the best to the couple, for a happy married life," he tweeted this morning.

His wife Sridevi Sreedhar also confirmed that family members of both Dileep and Kavya will be present at their marriage in the city. She wrote: "All the best to #Dileep and #KavyaMadhavan who are getting married today morning in kochi with the blessing of their families."

The low-key ceremony at a city hotel will be attended only by close friends and family members of the couple. Several celebrities, including actress Meera Jasmine, Jomol and family, producer Suresh Kumar and wife Menaka Suresh, actress Chippi and husband Ranjith Renjaputhra, among others are present at the venue.

As per the reports, Dileep revealed the wedding news to his close friends only on yesterday evening. The news has been kept under the wraps, in order to prevent the unnecessary media attention.

Dileep and Kavya are one of the most celebrated on-screen pair of Malayalam cinema. The couple has been for long dismissing their marriage rumors, and Dileep had had said he never even thought of marrying Kavya.

The couple will address the media, after the wedding ceremonies.

Dileep was previously married to actress Manju Warrier, but the couple obtained divorce in early 2015. Kavya too married actor Nishal Chandra in 2009 and left her acting career moved to Kuwait to be with her husband. But she returned home few months later and never went back. The couple was later granted divorce in May 2011.