Kochi: Popular Malayalam film character actor Mukesh and danseuse Methil Devika got married at a registrar office here and followed it up with a small religious ceremony at a nearby temple.
Mukesh made his debut in 1982 and since then has acted in close to 300 films.
His marriage with actress Saritha broke up in 2007.
Devika is a prominent dancer and recently submitted his doctoral thesis at a university in Tamil Nadu.
She previously worked as lecturer in the department of postgraduate studies(Mohiniyattam/Kathakali/Koodiyattam) and at the research department of Kerala Kalamandalam, a deemed university.
The two have been close since they were both members at the Kerala Sangeetha Academy a few years back.