Actor Ranjith and Actrees Priya Raman have obtained divorce and they are living separately now.
Raniith has acted in supporting roles and many successful films like 'Marumalarchi', 'Pandavar Bhoomi', 'Ennama Kannu' and many others. He has also acted as the lead her in a few films including his home production venture 'Bheeshmar' which did average business at the box office.
Priya Raman has acted as a heroine in films like 'Valli' and in supporting roles in many films including 'Suryavamsam', 'Harichandra' and 'Chinna Raja'. She has also remained a popular heroine in Malayalam film industry.
The duo fell in love while acting together in a film titled 'Nesam Pudhusu' Eventually they entered wedlock in 1999 with the consent of both the families. Priya Raman quit acting post the wedding while Ranjith continued in the industry. The couple has two kids Aadithya and Akash aged 7 and 3 respectively.
After completing 13 years of marital ife, Ranjith and Priya Raman had applied for divorce by mutual consent in Tambaram court, last November. The divorce has been granted by the court on May 16. The kids will henceforth live with Priya Raman.
Speaking about the split, Ranjith said he and his ex wife have been facing opinion differences for more than a year. They had decided to split since they understood that they cannot live anymore as a couple.
Ranjith noted that he did not contest the idea of leaving both of his children to live with Priya Raman since he felt that the care and affection of the mother is most important than anything else for children. He also added that he and his ex wife will remain as friends.