The big day has finally arrived and exactly at the auspicious time of 10.20 am on June 9th Vignesh Shivan tied the traditional thaali to Nayanthara, his lady love of eight years. The ceremony was held according to Hindu tradition with more than 15 priests chanting mantras.
Superstar Rajinikanth arrived on time as usual dressed in white. Ajith Kumar's wife Shalini, daughter Anoushka and son Aadvik attended the wedding in his latest getup for 'AK61'. His entry caused a sensation both outside and inside the venue. Veteran director Mani Ratnam, his wife Suhasini, director Mohan Raja, producer Boney Kapoor, Divyadarshini and Vasanth Ravi were also among the celebrities snapped at the wedding.
Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan and his wife Gauri Khan flew from Mumbai to wish Nayanthara who is the heroine of the film 'Jawan.' 'Jawan' director Atlee, a long time friend of both Nayanthara and Vignesh dressed in traditional style also was spotted posing with Khan and Gauri.
Vijay Sethupathi who has worked with Nayanthara and Vignesh in 'Naanum Rowdy Dhaan' and 'Kaathu Vaakula Rendu Kadhal' attended the wedding with his wife, daughter and son who were all dressed for the occasion. Anirudh, a very close friend of the couple was also present at the wedding.
The press was barred from the five star hotel in Mahabalipuram where the wedding took place.