Tamil cinema, which has produced some wonderful on-screen romances over the years, has not failed to play cupid off-screen as well, in the lives of famous celebrities.
While many stars fall in love with each other, only few go on to tie the knot and live a happy life ever after. We present you the top 10 successful love marriages of Kollywood.
AL Vijay-Amala Paul
The director-actress couple reportedly fell in love with each other during the shoot of Deiva Thirumagal. They got married in 2014. "I hereby take this opportunity to announce my conversion of status from single to couple. The search for my life partner ends here as I have found my soul mate in Amala Paul", AL Vijay had said in a statement.
Shanthanu and Keerthi were childhood friends. Once media started spreading rumours about their alleged love relationship, the couple decided to put an end to speculations by getting married in 2015.
Atlee and Priya were friends for many years. When Priya told him that her parents were searching for a groom, Atlee had jokingly said "why not show my horoscope to them". Well, rest as they say is history.
Udhayanidhi and Kiruthiga were college mates. Actor Vishal had once said in an interview that he along with his friends were instrumental in playing cupid between the star couple.
"We first met on the set of a TV show called 'Enga Veetu Kalyanam'. I was supposed to co-host the show with her, but I couldn't continue after a few episodes due to my film commitments. Kala master is the one who actually played Cupid without even knowing it, because she was the one who selected me for the show." Ganesh had said.
During the shoot of Sundar's directorial debut, Murai Maman, the film-maker realized that he had fallen for his heroine. When he proposed to her, the then reigning actress did not take long to say yes.
Sarathkumar and Radhika were good friends from a very long time and had worked together in many movies. The couple finally decided to take their friendship to the next level before tying the knot in 2001.
You might be aware of the fact that Thala Ajith and Shalini fell in love with each other while shooting for their movie Amarkalam in 1999. But did you know how love blossomed between the two?
Well, it is said that while shooting for the flick, Ajith accidently injured Shalini's hand with a knife and ended up taking care of her in the set and for rest of his life. The couple got married in 2000 and have two children.
Suriya and Jyothika had known each other from 1999 when they worked together in Poovellam Kettuppar. But during the shoot of Kaakha Kaakha they realized that their friendship might be evolving even without their knowledge.
Strangely, it is said that the now star couple stopped talking to each other the moment they realized that their friendship might be under a serious threat. Apparently, they couldn't stay without each other's company for a long time. They got married in 2006 and have two children.
During the shoot of their film Achamundu Achamundu, Prasanna and Sneha got an opportunity to spend lots of time with each other and eventually became best of buddies.
But during the final stages of shooting, both realized about their hidden love towards each other and then decided to get married in 2012 before being in a relationship for few years. The couple have a son.
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