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Actor Mukesh Married Dancer Methil Devika- News and Photos

Famous malayalam actor Mukesh married accomplished classical dancer Methil Devika in a private ceremony at Mukesh house in Maradu on October 24, 2013. The simple ceremony was attended by his family members and close relatives. The marriage was registered at Maradu Registrar office and poojas were conducted at Thripunithara Puthiyakavu Temple.

Mukesh's nephew and actor Divyadarshan  informed that the couple has just registered their marriage and will enter wedlock in a traditional Hindu ceremony to be held in March. "The news about Maman's (Mukesh) register marriage somehow got leaked. The couple decided to register their marriage on October 24 as that was an auspicious day according to astrologers. However, they will tie the knot in a separate ceremony in March, and the date will be officially announced soon," says Divyadarshan.


This is second marriage of Actor Mukesh. He married actress Saritha in 1989 but got divorced in 2009. They have two sons.

Methil Devika is a famous classical dancer.She is the recipient of Devadasi National Award, Ustad Bismillah Khan Yuva Puraskar for Mohiniyattom from Kendra Sangeet Natak Akademy and Kerala Sangeeta Nataka Akademi award.

She was born and brought up in Dubai, belong to Methil family in Palakkadu. She is the younger daughter of Rajagopalan Nair and Rajashri. As her father was an engineer is Kuwait, Devika spent most her childhood out side Kerala.  She has Masters Degree in Business Administration (Gold Medalist), Madras University, Tamil Nadu, 1998 and Masters Degree in Fine Arts (Gold Medalist-Kuchipudi), Rabindra Bharati University, Kolkata, 2000. She submitted  her doctoral Thesis in 2013 to Bharathidasan University. A native of Palakkad, Ms. Devika is a disciple of S. Natarajan, Vempatty Chinnasatyam, Satyapriya Ramana, Chirala Krishna and Girija Chandran. She dances Kuchipudi and Mohiniyattom. She was in the judging panel of Amrita TV's Lasyam Program. She has done a choreography of the movie Karmayogi.



This is Devika's second marriage . She was married to Rajeev Nair from Palakkad and got divorced. She has a seven year old son in her first marriage (click for more photos of Devika & son Devaang) .


 Methil Devika is currently working as a lecturer of Kerala Kalamandalam and is the artistic director of Palakkad-based Sripada Natya Kalari. It is believed that the relationship of  Mukesh and Devika began years earlier when both of them were working together for Kerala Sangeetha Nataka (Music & Drama) Academy, where Mukesh was the chairman and Devika was a member.The dancer had informed during an interview with a publication that the two have known each other for over a year, and since there was pressure from her family to tie the knot, they decided to take the plunge.

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