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Updated: April 25, 2011 18:03 IST

Prithviraj gets married in Palakkad

Staff Reporter
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A file picture of Actor Prithviraj.
A file picture of Actor Prithviraj.

The popular cine actor Prithviraj married Supriya Menon, a journalist working in Mumbai and hailing from Chandranagar. The marriage took place at the Kandath Tharavad heritage centre in Thenkurissi village,15 kms. from Palakkad town on Monday early morning.

Mr. Prithviraj, the upcoming actor of South Indian cinema, is the son of late Sukumaran, a well known film star and Mallika Sukumaran, another Malayalam film star.

The marriage was attended by around 50 very close family members of the bride and bridegroom.

Those who were present from the bridegroom’s side include Mallika Sukumaran, mother of Prithviraj, Indrajit, his brother and his wife Poornima.

While leaving the Kandath Tharavad after the marriage feast, Ms. Mallika Sukumaran told media persons assembled outside the Tharavad, since it was a simple private function they did not invite any one except the very close family members to the marriage. The media was also not allowed to witness the marriage ceremony because they wanted to make it a very simple and private function, she said.

A marriage reception is being organized at Kochi where the friends and relatives will be invited, Mrs. Mallika Sukumaran told the waiting media persons.

The family of Prithviraj reached Kandath Tharavad on Sunday late night after worshipping at the famous Chottanikkara temple and they have left Palakkad after the marriage around 1 p.m on Monday.

Nobody, including the media, was allowed to enter the compound of the Tharavad where the marriage ceremony and feast took place.

The marriage took place on Monday morning at Kandath Tharavad Homestay, 10 kms. from Palakkad town in Thenkurissi Grama Panchayat.

Mr. Prithviraj and his family reached Kandath Tharavad on Sunday late night and stayed there. Their arrival and the stay were kept as top secret.

The bride Supriya Menon, a journalist working with BBC in Mumbai, is the daughter of Vijayan K. Menon and Padma Menon living in Chandranagar in the town here.

A marriage reception will be held on April 30 at Kandath Tharavad Homestay for which 500 guests are invited.


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