- Soundarya's make-up artist shared glimpses of the bride
- A mehendi ceremony and a sangeet function preceded the wedding
- Soundarya's wedding was held in the Leela Palace Hotel in Chennai
Actor Rajinikanth's daughter Soundarya married actor-businessman Vishagan Vanangamudi as per south Indian rituals today at the Leela Palace Hotel in Chennai. Tamil Nadu chief minister Edappadi K Palaniswami was among the guests and so was actor Kamal Haasan, whom the 2.0 star invited last week. Earlier, news agency ANI shared a photo of the father of the bride waving at the shutterbugs stationed outside the hotel and also a picture of the bride all ready to walk down the aisle. Soundarya's make-up artist Prakruthi Ananth also shared that Soundarya has opted for Abu Jani Sandeep Khosla couture for her big day. The photographers also got a glimpse of groom Vishagan Vanangamudi arriving at the venue with his family.
Tamil Nadu: Newly married couple Soundarya Rajinikanth and Vishagan Vanangamudi, the two tied knot at The Leela Palace hotel in Chennai today. pic.twitter.com/2Vo6N8KTiK— ANI (@ANI) February 11, 2019
Here's a glimpse of Soundarya's bridal look:
Look 5 | Presenting to you the gorgeous bride #soundaryarajinikanth 's much awaited wedding #muhurtham look! Traditional Braid, Smoked out Liner & a Custom Raspberry lip using @gerardcosmetics to compliment her stunning @abujanisandeepkhosla #kancheepuram #silksaree. Wishing the lovely couple a happy happy married life!#prakatwork
Here are the aforementioned ANI tweets showing Rainikanth, Soundarya and Vishagan Vanangamudi at the wedding venue:
Tamil Nadu: Actor Rajinikanth's daughter Soundarya Rajinikanth and actor Vishagan Vanangamudi arrive at The Leela Palace hotel in Chennai where they are tying the knot today. pic.twitter.com/CRE1zWp3rk- ANI (@ANI) February 11, 2019
Tamil Nadu: Actor Rajinikanth and other guests at The Leela Palace hotel in Chennai where his daughter Soundarya Rajinikanth is tying the knot with actor Vishagan Vanangamudi today. pic.twitter.com/SwtLjRrouG- ANI (@ANI) February 11, 2019
These are screenshots from Prakruthi Ananth's Instagram story, detailing the bride's look:
Before the wedding, Rajinikanth and his family hosted a pre-wedding reception for family and close friends on Friday, which was followed by a combined sangeet and mehendi ceremony. Soundarya posted a few pictures from Saturday's ceremony and wrote: "Blessed and grateful beyond words!!!! The three most important men in my life... my darling father... my angel son... and now you my Vishagan."
Blessed & grateful beyond words !!!! The three most important men in my life ... my darling father ... my angel son ... and now you my Vishagan pic.twitter.com/v7Ra32oiYe- soundarya rajnikanth (@soundaryaarajni) February 10, 2019
Rajinikanth was the life and soul of the Sangeet ceremony. This video of him dancing to his heart's content trended over the weekend:
This is Soundarya and Vishagan Vanangamudi's second marriage. Soundarya was earlier married to businessman R Ashwin, with whom she has a three-year-old son Ved. Vishagan Vanangamudi was married to Kanikha Kumaran, a magazine editor.
Soundarya is a graphic designer and filmmaker. She last directed her brother-in-law Dhanush and Kajol in Velaiilla Pattadhari 2. Vishagan owns a pharmaceutical company and he is also an actor - he was recently seen in Manoj Bheeda's Vanjagar Ulagam.