A year of media's celebration about the divorce of Dileep-Manju has come true. Malayalam film actor Dileep has approached a family court here seeking divorce from his actress wife Manju Warrier, who dropped the industry after marriage and comeback with recently released movie, ‘How Old are You ?’
Also Dileep has filed another petition, seeking an in camera trial and non disclosure of the matters raised in his petition to the media.
The petition will be come up for hearing on July 23 and the two have been asked to be present in court in person on that day. However, the couples have been living separately for the past few months.
Dileep said in his statement that he news and social media had been publishing reports in the past one year that the respondent (Manju Warrier) and he had separated and that a divorce petition was likely to be filed and now he filed the this original petition seeking divorce, there was every possibility for the media to publish sensational reports about the same.
He said, “The matrimonial issues between the respondent and myself are a very personal matter. To protect and prevent trial by the media and for proper conduct of proceedings before this court, it is necessary to conduct in camera trial’.
The duos have a daughter, meenakshi, who is presently staying with father, Dileep.
Manju Warrier, the blessed actor made a comeback in Roshan Andrews ‘How Old Are You?’, which is now being screened in theatres and collected almost 3.35 crore of gross in the e first week itself.