Love marriages are becoming very popular in the Telugu film industry as a series of young actors are taking this route to settle down in life in recent years.
Young Tollywood actors like Manchu Vishnu, Allu Arjun, Ram Charan Teja, Uday Kiran, Brahmanandam's son Gautham and Nani fell in love first and were able to convince their families and get green signal from them for a grand wedding.
There are quite a lot of actors like Prabhas, Rana Daggubatti, Gopichand, Manchu Manoj, Tarun, Ram, who are next in queue to get married soon. A few of them have been linked with their co-stars, but none of them have come out boldly and declared their love affairs. Now, the question is whether they will also opt for love marriage.
Manchu Vishnuvardhan Babu, the son of superstar Dr Mohan Babu fell in love with Veronica Reddy, while she was working as the costume designer for hit movie Dhee in 2007. Veronica is the daughter of YS Sudheekar Reddy and niece of late Chief Minister YS Rajasekhar Reddy. The love birds tied the nuptial knot at a high profile function at the GMC Balayogi Stadium, Hyderabad on Sunday, March 1, 2009.
Allu Arjun, the son of producer Allu Arvind, fell in love with engineer Sneha Reddy, the daughter of a Hyderabad-based businessman, when she was studying her B Tech. The duo got hitched after both families gave a nod. Their wedding ceremony was held at Hitex Grounds, Madhapur, Hyderabad on March 6 in 2011. It was a grand event, which was attended by several superstars.
Ram Charan Teja tied the nuptial knot with his childhood girlfriend Upasana Kamineni and their marriage was solemnised on June 14, 2012 at the sprawling farm house Temple Tress of the Kamineni family near Himayath Sagar in Hyderabad. The couple took the wedding vows as per the Hindu customs in the presence of their families, friends, relatives and several superstars from Hindi, Kannada, Tamil, Telugu and Malayalam industries.
Telugu actor Uday Kiran had been dating a Hyderabad-based girl named Visitha, and he entered the wedlock with her on October 24, 2012. Their wedding ceremony was held at the Annavaram Temple in the Ratnagiri hills and it was a low key profile event, which was attended by only close friends and relatives. Later, the actor also hosted a grand reception for his colleagues in the film industry.
Popular comedian Brahmanandam's son Gautham had been in relationship with his girlfriend Jyothsna, the daughter of cameraman Srinivasa Reddy for a few years. The budding actor tied the nuptial knot with her at a function held at the HICC in Hyderabad on October 24, 2012. Their wedding ceremony was a grand event, which was attended by several superstars of Telugu film industry.
Eega actor Nani was in love with Vizag-based software engineer Anjana, whom he had met a few years ago when he was an RJ in the city. The actor had got engaged to her in a private ceremony held in Vizag on August 12, 2012. Their marriage was held at the Rishikonda Resorts in Vishakapatnam on 27th October, 2012. Their wedding ceremony was a private affair and their families, close relatives, friends and a few selected celebrities attended the function.