Rajinikanth is far-famed for his generosity and his humble gesture at his daughter’s Soundarya’s wedding won the hearts of the guests. Soundarya tied the knot with businessman Vishagan Vanangamudi at an intimate wedding ceremony in Chennai. This was followed by a lavish reception that had the entire South film industry and Bollywood and several other politicians together with DMK leader MK Stalin and Tamil Nadu chief minister K Palaniswami attend the function.
According to BollywoodLife, Rajinikanth wrote a touching letter to the guests as a token of thanks for attending her wedding. He wrote in Tamil, “A heartfelt thanks to you to Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi Palanisamy, Deputy Chief Minister O.Paneer Selvam, Ministers of State, DMK chief M.K.Stalin, Central Minister Pon. Radhakrishnan, Mukesh Ambani family, Thirunavukarsar, Amarnath, Kamal Haasan, friends, relations, film industry members, police officials, journalists and all those who attended the marriage and blessed my daughter Soundarya Rajinikanth and my son-in-law Vishagan.”
A pre-wedding reception was additionally held on Feb 8 where Rajinikanth gave away packs of Neem Seed Balls to the guests. The marriage was a command as per the Hindu rituals on February 11 and was followed by a grand reception. Rajinikanth’s elder daughter Aishwarya and her husband Dhanush were additionally a part of the marriage celebrations. Actors Kamal Haasan, Mohan Babu, Vishnu Manchu, Prabhu, Vikram Prabhu, Aditi Rao Hydari, Andrea Jeremiah and Manjima Mohan, filmmakers P Vasu, KS Ravikumar, Selvaraghavan and Kasthuri Raja additionally attended the wedding.
Kajol, who was directed by Soundarya in her South film VIP 2 was among the film industry celebrities at the reception. Soon after the wedding, Soundarya had herself shared picture from the event on her Instagram.
Superstar Rajinikanth’s daughter Soundarya married Vishagan Vanangamudi here on Monday in a grand ceremony. The wedding took place in the presence of the who’s who of Tamil film fraternity and several bigwigs of Tamil Nadu. From Tamil Nadu Chief Minister E. Palaniswami to actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan, it rained VIP guests at the wedding.
Also, videos from the functions have gone viral on social media in which Rajinikanth can be seen dancing to some of his popular songs. Last week, the couple had a pre-wedding reception for family and close friends.
This is Soundarya’s second marriage. In 2010, she had married industrialist Ashwin Ramkumar and the couple even have a son named Ved. In 2016, Soundarya applied for divorce with Ashwin and got separated subsequently.
Having started her career as a graphic designer, Soundarya has worked in films like “Baba”, “Majaa”, “Sandakozhi” and “Sivaji”. She made her directorial debut with “Kochadaiiyaan”, in which her father starred, apart from founding Ocher Picture Productions. Vishagan, on the other hand, made his acting debut last year with Tamil thriller “Vanjagar Ulagam”.