Rajinikanth, India’s highest paid Film Actor is hosting his daughter’s marriage—Soundarya Rajinikanth is marrying Ashwin Ramkumar, a Chennai based businessman. The couple got engaged on 17 February at The Park Sheraton, Chennai and their marriage celebrations are on September 2 and 3 at Chennai’s most opulent Wedding Hall– Rani Meyyammani and Raja Mutthiah Hall.
A host of Political, Bollywood and Hollywood Biggies including Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi, Amitabh and Jaya Bachchan, Abhishek and Aishwarya Bachchan and Richard Gere are expected to attend Chennai’s Wedding of the Year. According to newspaper reports, the wedding elements and details have been picked by Soundarya who is wearing traditional Kanjeevaram Sarees for all the wedding functions. The Father of the Bride and the staff at his Poes Garden residence are extremely busy overseeing the massive security arrangements—not because the who’s who are attending the weddng, but because its Tamil Nadu’s favourite superstar’s daughter’s wedding; and thousands of super-excited fans are expected to land up on the roads leading to Rani Meyyammani and Raja Mutthiah Hall.
Soundarya studied in Australia and now runs the film production house Ocher Picture Productions. Ashwin completed his Masters at Stanford University and is now involved in his father’s construction business. Rajinkanth and his wife Latha Rangachari (she runs the school The Ashram in Chennai) have two daughters. Their elder daughter Aishwarya is married to actor Dhanush and they have two sons.