Malayalam actress and fancer Divya Unni got married again to a US-based software professional Arun Kumar Manikandan in a low-key affair. The couple got hitched in Houston at the Guruvayappan temple and was attended by very close relatives and friends. This is the actress’ second marriage and was previously married to Sudhir Sekharan was also based out of the US and is a doctor. Divya has two children from her first marriage, Arjun and Meenakshi, both of whom live with her. Divya took to her social networking page and posted a message about her wedding which rad – “Thank you so much for the love, blessings and prayers. My gratitude to everyone who sent us their blessings and good wishes.”
Divya Unni has acted in more than 50 films in Malayalam alone and has also acted in rest of the South Indian languages. Divya started her career as an actress in ‘Kalyana Sowgandhikam’ in 1996 at the age of 14 years. She later went on to act in many Malayalam films alongside top actors like Mohanlal, Mammootty and Dileep. Divya’s last film was in 2013 titled Musafir in which she played herself in a small cameo.
Divya is also a trained Bharatanatyam dancer and started learning the dance form since she was 3 years old. Divyaa Unni was crowned, in 1990 and 1991, ”Kalathilakom” in Kerala School Kalolsavam statewide competitions. Divya has given dance performances across the globe and also appeared on a national television in many shows portraying the dance form.
Divya is presently continuing her performances in dance in the US as she resides there. Divya moved to the US after getting married in 2002 and hasn’t appeared much in films since then. The Malayalam artist is one of the leading torch-bearers for promoting south Indian culture in the US and is always on search for young talent.