Chennai: Tamil TV anchor and popular Video Jockey (Vj) Manimegalai married Hussain - her Muslim boyfriend, and informed her fans on Wednesday December 6 through a post on Twitter.
In the message posted on Twitter, which is tagged with a photo of the newly wed couple, Manimegalai also said she took the decision to register their marriage in court as she failed to convince her father and other family members.
"Hussain & Me Got Married Today Sudden Register Marriage. Failed to convince my Dad, went out of Hands, hence this decision. I strongly believe that he ll understand me 1 day. LOVE HAS NO RELIGION I Love You Hussain ❤️ Sri Rama Jayam Allah," Manimegalai tweeted.
Hussain & Me 💍— MANIMEGALAI (@iamManimegalai) December 6, 2017
Got Married Today🤗
Sudden Register Marriage.
Failed to convince my Dad, went out of Hands, hence this decision. I strongly believe that he ll understand me 1 day.
LOVE HAS NO RELIGION
I Love You Hussain ❤️
Sri Rama Jayam
Manimegalai had started her career in Sun TV with a show called Franka Sollatta. She is one of the leading TV anchors, who has hosted celebrity shows for the Sun Network. Pudhu Padam Epdi Iruku, OMG and Kollywood Diaries are some of the shows that she has hosted.
However, her decision to marry against her father's wishes has come under attack on Twitter. Many have questioned her decision to marry outside her religion and some have criticised her mercilessly for going against her father's wishes.
Earlier, there were reports that her relatives had beaten her up over the decision to marry outside her religion. Manimegalai took to Twitter to deny the rumours.
"I’m blessed with a good family. They never Assaulted me ! Thank you behindwoods for clarifying the issue", she said in a message posted on December 02.
However, instead of blessing the newly-wed, Manimegalai's followers trolled her for marrying a Muslim..
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