Kochi: The order completing the divorce proceedings of Malayalam film star couple Dileep and Manju Warrier came out Saturday.
The two had Thursday appeared in the family court here to formalise their separation. After they expressed their desire to separate, the court, Saturday issued the final order annulling their marriage which took place in 1998.
The star couple's teenaged daughter will live with Dileep, but Warrier will have the right to see her any time.
Not much is known about the monetary transactions, or transfer of assets between the two.
The star couple, after 16 years of marriage, had July 24, 2014, first appeared in the family court here and filed the joint divorce petition.
The two were married in 1998, after which Warrier called time on her film career, while Dileep's career went on.
The actress had began her career in 1995, and in a short span of four years acted in 20 films before turning a home maker in 1999.
Last year, she returned to the films and her first release "How Old Are You" has been a smashing hit and with that she has got numerous offers including from other South Indian languages.
Incidentally the next 'big' divorce for which proceedings began Dec 1, 2014, in a court in Chennai is that of ace director Priyadarshan and his actress wife Lissy.