Malayalam actor Bhavana got engaged to Kannada producer Naveen on Thursday.
In a photograph that was leaked on social media, the newly-engaged couple can be sharing a light moment with actor Manju Warrier. Actor Samyuktha Verma can also be seen in the picture.
A friend of Bhavana told The News Minute that the engagement was a small function and took place at her home in Kochi on Thursday. According to Asianet, 16 people attended the engagement.
A friend close to the family Today, horoscopes were exchanged and an informal engagement ceremony took place at her house. A formal engagement will take place just ahead of the wedding, either in August or September.
The bride-to-be was seen wearing a sparkly mustard saree and the groom-to-be was seen wearing a mundu and a cream kurta.
Naveen was the producer of Bhavana’s 2012 film Romeo. They reportedly met on the sets of the film.
The couple has flipflopped between denying and confirming their relationship. In 2014, in an interview to Times of India, Bhavana had said she was in a relationship for two years but was not ready for marriage.
In an interview to New Indian Express in December last year, Bhavana's mother Pushpa had stated that their marriage had been fixed by Bhavana's father when he was alive.
According to reports in Malayalam media, the wedding is to be held in August in Bengaluru.
Bhavana, who has acted in many Malayalam, Kannada and Tamil films, is currently acting in the Prithviraj-starrer Adam and is set to join the sets of Kannada film Tagaru.