Popular Malayalam actress Bhavana aka Karthika Menon got engaged to Kannada producer Naveen in a small ceremony on Thursday in the presence of family and close friends here, a source said.
“Bhavana and Naveen got engaged earlier today. It was a very private affair. The wedding is most likely to happen in August,” a source close to Bhavana told IANS.
Earlier, the actress had revealed that she has been in a serious relationship with the young producer. Bhavana and Naveen were planning to get married in 2014, but it didn’t happen due to Bhavana’s prior commitments.
In an interview, Bhavana’s mother Pushpa revealed, “Their marriage was fixed by Bhavana’s dad when he was alive. Once the date is finalised she will be making an official announcement.The date and whether she will continue acting – all these decisions will be taken by Bhavana only.”
Bhavana, who is at present shooting for Prithviraj Sukumaran’s film Adam, had earlier spoken about her relationship with Naveen during an interview with a television channel. She said, “We were planning to get married in 2014, but it didn’t happen due to my prior commitments. I always wanted to be a person who looks his life in a very matured manner.”
The news has come as a surprise to her fans and all are in awe of the soon-to-be married couple. Actress Manju Warrier and Samyukta Verma were present at the private ceremony along with 16 invited guests. Sources suggest that the wedding is most likely to happen in August.
Actor Anoop Menon congratulated the couple via a Facebook post.
“No two ways about it, the best couple in recent times. I’m so happy for dearest Bhavna and Naveen. And for those who don’t know him in person, he is a gem. Wishing them a great life ahead,”
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