The much-loved pair, Nayanthara and Vignesh Shivan, are currently embracing parenthood. The actor and filmmaker who tied the knot six years ago, made it official with a lavish ceremony in June this year. The couple had twin baby boys via surrogacy in October, and the filmmaker made the announcement with a photo of them on his social media account. We’ve been personally invested in this love story and been along the ride through all the ups and downs. We’ve been invested in this love story and have witnessed all of its ups and downs. Here’s a walk down memory lane as we revisit the couple’s top moments:
The first encounter
The South film industry power couple met on the sets of the 2015 Tamil film Naanum Rowdy Dhaan. The film was directed by Vignesh and starred Nayanthara. During the shoot, they built a great rapport and seemed to have an undeniable connection. They started making public appearances soon after, and it became clear that there was something brewing between the two.
Making it official
Vignesh and Nayanthara made their first public appearance as a couple in 2017 at an award show in Singapore. During this time, Vignesh accepted the Best Director award and made a proclamation to Nayanthara from the stage. He referred to her as the “greatest human being.” He also thanked her for attending the screenplay reading because that’s how they fell in love. Nayanthara who was awarded Best Actress at the same show soon after also praised Vignesh for believing in her.
Putting a ring on it
Nayanthara and Vignesh Shivan continued to be inseparable since openly proclaiming their love. Fans adored their adorable social media moments. They reportedly got engaged in March 2021. She posed for a photo with a ring on her finger and later admitted to being taken.
Nayanthara and Vignesh Shivan eventually married on June 9, 2022, in Chennai. It was a private ceremony attended by close friends and distinguished guests such as Shah Rukh Khan, AR Rahman, Suriya, and Rajinikanth.
The newly-wed couple jetted off to Spain for a short vacation after wrapping up all work projects. Over the course of the Holiday they explored Spain including Barcelona, Madrid and Valencia. The filmmaker shared loads of pictures from the couple’s trip and they honestly served some major couple goals.
Nayanthara: Beyond The Fairytale
Eventually, a documentary chronicling Nayanthara and Vignesh Shivan’s magical love story was released. The trailer, directed by Gautam Vasudev Menon and produced by The Rowdy Pictures, showcases the preparations for Nayanthara’s star-studded wedding earlier this year, as well as some adorable behind-the-scenes views of her love story. The show titled Nayantara: Beyond The Fairytale takes viewers on a journey of how the two met, fell in love, and prepared for the next stage in their lives, their wedding.
Nayanthara and Vignesh welcomed twin boys on October 9, this year. To make the announcement official to fans and followers, Shivan later posted photos of the newborns’ feet, with the caption, “Nayan and I have been renamed Amma and Appa. We are the proud parents of twin infant boys. All of our prayers, our ancestors’ blessings, and all of the good manifestations have culminated in the shape of two blessed children for us.