actor-turned-director Prakash Raj (Prakash Rai) and his wife
Lalitha Kumari's marriage was dissolved on Wednesday after judge B
Ramalingam of the family court Chennai, granted them the divorce.
The South Indian star couple had filed a joint petition for divorce
by mutual consent on Friday.
Earlier the couple's advocates had worked out an out-of-court
mutual settlement. After viewing the agreement, judge B Ramalingam
had a personal talk with them on Friday and postponed the judgment
to November 18. According to the agreement, the National award
winner has agreed to pay certain amount of money towards the
monthly maintenance of their two daughters.
However, Prakash Raj had married Lalitha Kumari on December 25,
1994. After 15 years, he had filed for divorce and was living
separately for about a year. Meanwhile, Lalitha had also filed a
petition for reunion and wanted monthly alimony of about Rs. 2