Director of Kadhal Kadhai, Velu Prabhakaaran and the actress from the same film, Shirley Das got married on Saturday June 03rd, 2017 at Chennai. The couple were at the press conference of Velu Prabhakaran’s latest film Oru Iyakkunarin Kaadhal Diary at the Le Magic Lantern theatre in Chennai when Prabhakaran and Shirley exchanged rings in front of the media.
Velu Prabhkaran told the reporters present there that a registered marriage will follow post this. Sixty-year old Velu Prabhakaran exchanged rings with Shirley Das who have known each other for than a decade now. The actress Shirley says that they have been great friends for close to fifteen years now.
Velu Prabhakaran’s latest release Oru Iyakkunarin Kaadhal Diary stars Pon Swathi and the director Velu himself in an important role. The film is shot across India in Jaipur, Khajuraho and Kodaikanal. Velu has delivered some popular hits like Adhisaya Manithan and Adhisaya Manithan in Tamil cinema.
Known for his bold subjects, Velu Prabhakaran had actually started Kadhal Kadhai in 2004 but was not given the clearance by the censor board. It’s only in 2009 that he got a nod from the board and that’s when he had a chance to release the film.
The wedding of this couple took many people by surprise inside the industry and among media circles as well. The couple was casually dressed with Velu Prabhakaran in a casual kurta and Shirley wearing a red casual saree. Sources present there say that media was not prepared for this moment and were taken by surprise.