It took every one in the Kannada film industry by surprise. Even thousnads of fans of Golden Star Ganesh were unprepared about this surprise move of their favourite star. Except for a few people from the media which included K.M. Veeresh, Chief Editor of `Chitraloka' Mega Portal even the media personalities were totally unaware was what was happening during 9.00 P.M. to 11.00 P.M. at a house in the J.P.Nagar. Well, it was the marriage ceremony Kannada film industry's mascot, Super Star Golden Star Ganesh, married his friend Shilpa
The ceremony was held in the presence of a few friends like director Yogaraj Bhat, Subramanyam, director-actor Nagashekhar, Producer K.Manju and close relatives at the bride and Golden Star Ganesh.
Shilpa belongs to Barkur near Brahmavar town in the temple district of Udupi. Her father is a business man settled in Dubai and Shilpa was educated in Dubai. She has also completed interior designing course in Dubai.
Ganesh has been seeing Shilpa for almost a year, the couple were introduced by common friend Ravindra Joshi. The wedding was officially fixed for February 18 at a temple in Brahmavar, but fan pressure made the two families advance the date, family sources said. Ganesh told chitraloka that because of the mega portal flashing the news he was rushed to marry Shilpa immediately.
Ganesh's teen-aged fans started telephoning him and his parents, threatening to end their lives, saying he should marry only a fan. Some fans even went to his parents' house in Adakamaranahalli village, 30 km from the Bangalore city, and told them he should not marry an "outsider"
I was compelled to take a decision faster in the wake of such developents. Even my house in Adakamaranahalli in Nelamangala Taluk where my parents are residing, there were scores of female fans storming and questions as to why I have to marry now. My parents were also under pressure. I had switched off my mobile ever since the news of my marriage was leaked in media. Some how my parents contacted me and said that they can not withstand such pressures and wanted me to marry at the earliest. This necessitated a sudden marriage' said Ganesh.
The good muhuratham (auspicious time) happened Monday night.
"Now, I am married to Shilpa. I want my friends and well wishers to forgive me for this sudden decision", Ganesh said. A happy Shilpa had this to say to her husband's fans, "Ganesh is like any other ordinary person. Ganesh should be encouraged and appreciated for his acting talents. He is an exceptional entertainer and I promise that he will continue to entertain all of youin the coming days also" she added.
Nagashekhar is the director of Ganesh's next release 'Aramane' which is produced by K.Manju. The film is all set to release on March 29.