Manju Warrier, the star actress of Mollywood is back in the gossip columns. Some popular Malayalam online journals report that Manju is in love with a well-known ad film-maker, who directed her popular jewellery advertisements.
According to the reports, the affair came into limelight after the wife of this Palakkad-based ad film-maker attempted suicide. The news has been a great shock for the film industry members, who are well aware that the director is a married man with kids.
It has also been rumoured that the film-maker is planning to divorce his wife to marry Manju Warrier. The rumours had been going viral on social media, after an alleged conversation between Manju and the director leaked in internet.
However, there are no confirmations upon the reports. Sources related to Manju Warrier have bitterly denied the rumours and confirmed that the actress is very much single. But Manju hasn't addressed the rumours yet.
Manju Warrier divorced her ex-husband actor Dileep in 2014. Reportedly; it was Dileep's affair with co-actress Kavya Madhavan, which led to the divorce. But both the actors have constantly denied the rumours and stated that they are just friends.
Here is a sneak-peak into Manju Warrier's professional and personal lives... Have a look....
Manju Warrier became an overnight star when she won the Kalathilakam Title in Kerala State Youth Festival, for two consecutive years. Manju immediately started receiving movie offers; but her parents wanted her to complete the education.
Manju Warrier made her acting debut with 1995 movie Sakshyam, at the age of 17. She made her lead role debut next year, with the Sundardas movie Sallapam, where she met her ex-husband Dileep.
Manju acted in about 20 movies, in a career span of 4 years. She won the Kerala State Film Award for Best Actress for her performance in Ee Puzhayum Kadannu and special mention in National Film Awards for Kannezhuthi Pottum Thottu.
Marriage And Retirement
Manju and Dileep entered the wedlock on 20th October, 1998 in a low-key ceremony held at Aluva Sreekrishna Temple. Following the surprise wedding, Manju decided to retire from the movies.
Manju gave birth to their only daughter Meenakshi, two years later. The actress almost disappeared from the limelight after her birth and settled down as a homemaker. Meenakshi is now living with her father.
Separation And Divorce
Manju left Dileep's house and started living with her parents by the mid-2013. The couple filed for divorce in July 2014 and the court granted the divorce on 31st January, 2015.
Following the divorce, Manju started appearing in ad films and was soon roped in as the brand ambassador of Kalyan silks. She made her comeback into films in May 2014, with the Roshan Andrews movie How Old Are You.
As per the reports of some leading Malayalam entertainment websites, Manju is in a relationship with a popular ad film-maker, who is already married. But the reports have not been confirmed yet.