Celebrity weddings that stole limelight in 2017
As 2017 is getting ready to wave goodbye, check out the celebrities who got hitched this year. While some celebrated their wedding in grandeur, some others opted for a low-key affair. Photo credits: Facebook, Twitter, Mathrubhumi Archives
Sachin Baby

Sachin Baby

Kerala cricketer Sachin Baby tied knot with Dr Anna Chandy at Thodupuzha St Sebastian’s Church on January 5. Coconut Wedding Cinemas had released a wedding teaser featuring the couple that went viral on social media. In the teaser filmed at the Jawaharlal Nehru International Stadium at Kaloor, Sachin, who played for RCB in the last edition of IPL, is appearing in the franchise team jersey.

Lalu Alex's son

Lalu Alex’s son Ben

Malayalam actor Lalu Alex’s son Ben got married at a ceremony at Holy Kings Knanaya Catholic Church, Piravom on February 2. Ben married Meenu, daughter of Kottayam-native Jose and Mini Cyril. The marriage registration was done last month on January 25, the wedding anniversary of Lalu Alex and his wife. Ben, who is the elder son of Lalu Alex, has acted in Malayalam film titled ‘Orkut Oru Ormakkootu’. Meenu is currently pursuing Master’s degree in Education for Health Professionals in Britain.

Gauthami Nair

Gauthami Nair

Malayalam actress Gauthami Nair tied the knot with film director Srinath Rajendran at a private ceremony in Alappuzha on April 2. Srinath made his directorial debut with Second Show, which was also Gauthami’s debut movie. Incidentally, popular actor Dulquer Salmaan made his acting debut with Second Show. The wedding was attended by only family members and close friends of the couple. Gauthami had received much appreciation for her role in Fahadh Faasil-starrer Diamond Necklace. Srinath had directed Koothara in which superstar Mohanlal played the central character.

Dhyan Sreenivasan

Dhyan Sreenivasan 

Actor Dhyan Sreenivasan, son of renowned actor-director Sreenivasan, tied the knot with his girlfriend Arpita Sebastian at a private function held in Kannur on April 7. Arpita, a native of Kottayam, works at a private firm in Technopark. Only close friends and relatives attended the ceremony. The couple had got engaged on April 3 in Thiruvananthapuram. A star studded wedding reception for friends from the film industry took place on April 10. Dhyan, who made his acting debut with Malayalam movie Thira, later went on to act in Adi Kapyare Kootamani, Kunjiramayanam and Ore Mukham.

Midhun Manuel Thomas

Midhun Manuel Thomas

Malayalam film director Midhun Manuel Thomas, who directed films including Aadu 2, got married to Kottayam-native Fibi Kochupurakkal on May 2. Close friends and relatives attended the wedding ceremony which took place in Wayanad. He entered the film industry by writing the script for Om Shanthi Oshaana, directed by Jude Antony. Other films directed by Midun are 'Aadu Oru Bheekara Jeeviyanu', 'Ann Maria Kalippilaanu' and 'Alamara'.

Madhuvanthi Narayan

Ramesh Narayan's daughter Madhuvanti

Madhuvanti Narayan, eldest daughter of music director and singer Ramesh Narayan, tied the knot with music director Vishnu Vijay at RDR auditorium in Thiruvananthapuram on May 14. Close relatives and friends participated in the function. Madhuvanti, who also works in the music field, has sung in the film Guppy, for which Vishnu Vijay composed.

Sindhu Joy

Sindhu Joy

Former SFI leader Sindhu Joy got married to media person and businessman Santimon Jacob in a ceremony held at Ernakulam St Mary’s Baselica on May 27. Sindhu Joy, who was the former Student Federation of India (SFI) state president, is now active in social circles spending much less time in political activities. The two befriended each other during their social activities. A native of Adimali, Santimon Jacob is also a preacher and a businessman based in the UK.

Siju Wilson

Premam fame Siju Wilson, who is also known as Willson Joseph, got married to his longtime girlfriend Sruthi, on May 28 at Kochi. Two sets of rituals were performed at the wedding; the Hindu rituals were held in the morning, while a church wedding was organised in the evening. The wedding was attended by a host of people from the industry, including Nivin Pauly, Alphonse Puthren, Shabareesh Varma, Sshivada Nair, Balu Varghese and Vishnu Unnikrishnan. The wedding reception was held in Angamaly at the Adlux Convention Centre.

Sabarinadhan with Divya S Iyer

Sabarinadhan and Divya S Iyer

MLA KS Sabarinadhan tied the knot with Thiruvananthapuram Sub Collector Dr Divya S Iyer on June 30 at the Thuckalay Kumaraswamy Temple in Kanyakumari district. The low-key ceremony was attended by close relatives and friends of the bride and groom. Opposition leader Ramesh Chennithala, former Chief Minister Oommen Chandy and MLAs KC Joseph and VD Satheesan also arrived at Kumarakovil, the famed Lord Muruga Temple, to extend their blessings to the young couple. Greeting poured in for the newly wed immediately after their wedding from their well wishers.

Swathy Narayanan

Swathy Narayanan

Su.. Su... Sudhi Vathmeekam fame actress Swathy Narayanan got married to Yashin on August 21. She entered the industry as child artist and has acted in movies like Agninakshatram, Vasanthiyum Lakshmiyum Pinne Njaanum.

Priyamani

Priyamani

Actress Priyamani got married to her long-time beau Mustafa Raj on August 23 at a exceptionally simple wedding ceremony. The South Indian film actress and her businessman boyfriend had a registered marriage in Bengaluru. The marriage was attended by only close friends and relatives. The marriage was followed by a reception ceremony that was attended by celebrities of film industry. Priyamani got engaged to Mustafa at a private function on May 26 last year.

Parvathy Ratheesh

Parvathy Ratheesh

Actress Parvathy Ratheesh, daughter of veteran actor Ratheesh on September 16, tied knot with Milu, a Kozhikode native and an officer at the Emirates bank in Dubai. The function in which many celebrities from the film industry took part was held at Ashirvad Lawns in Kozhikode. Producer Suresh Kumar with his wife Menaka Suresh Kumar donned the parents’ role and performed the marriage rituals. Actor Suresh Gopi attended the function with family. Suraj Venjaramoodu, Jalaja, Vidhubala, Sudeesh, Liberty Basheer also came to congratulate the couple. 'Maduranaranga' fame Parvathy is the eldest among the four children of Ratheesh.

Shruthy Menon

Shruthy Menon

Actress and TV presenter Shruthy Menon tied the knot with her beau Sahil Timbadia, who is a Mumbai-based businessman on November 4. Mulla, Apoorva Ragam and Electra are some of the films she has acted in. Her role in Shanavas K Bavakutty directed Kismath was noteworthy.

Jyothi Krishna

Jyothi Krishna

Actress Jyothi Krishna tied the knot with Arun Anandaraja at Thrissur on November 19. Arun is the brother of actress Radhika, who became a darling of the audience through her role in the film Classmates. Prominent film personalities including Miya, Bhavana, Krishnaprabha, Sruthi Lakshmi, Suresh Gopi and directors Joshi and Jithu Joseph attended the function.

Meghna Raj

Meghna Raj

South Indian actress Meghana Raj got married to Kannada actor Chiranjeevi Sarja on December 6. The couple has shared screen space in the Kannada movie Aatagara. It was rumoured that the actors were in a relationship. Meghna and Chiranjeevi Sarja got engaged in a private function on October 22 in Bengaluru.

Soubin Shahir

Soubin Shahir

Actor Soubin Shahir got married on December 16 to Jamiya Zaheer, a Kozhikode native. The function was simple and was attended only by family and close friends. The couple got engaged in October. Soubin entered the film industry with a cameo role in the Fazil directed ‘Kaiyethum Doorath’. Premam, Maheshinte Prathikaram, Kammattipadam and Charlie were his recent hits. Soubin has also made his directorial debut with Parava.

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