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Manjima Mohan Opens About Body-Shaming and Her Leg Injury!

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Manjima Mohan and Gautham Karthik met on the sets of the film Devarattam in 2019. The couple, who have been dating ever since made their relationship official last month. On the 28th of November, the couple officially tied the knot and became man and wife. Manjima and Gautham took their Instagram to share a photo of themselves together in their wedding attires, with the caption, “Now and forever ♾️❤️” They are seen in traditional Keralite White Saree and Dhoti along with their nuptial garlands. See the photos below:

 

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Post her wedding, Manjima opened up about how she was body-shamed during her wedding. Speaking to a media house, she said, “In fact, even at our wedding, a few people commented about it. Earlier, it used to, but now I am comfortable with my body and I know that I can lose weight when I want to. I am into fitness and I am happy with myself. When there is a professional commitment that requires me to lose weight, I’ll definitely do it; I’m not sure why it should affect others.” In the interview, Manjima also revealed that she had to face PCOD issues, along with severe back pain. She is, however, looking forward to rejoining work soon after marriage

In yet another interview, Manjima opened up about a leg injury she suffered a few years ago. She said that she was in a situation where she was about to lose her leg. “I suffered a severe injury to my leg when I went to close the gate at my house in Chennai. Though we had initially thought it was a small injury (I got my leg treated at a nearby hospital), over a month later, the doctors at Apollo Hospital said that I would have to amputate my leg if I delay my treatment further. I underwent surgery and was on bed rest for several months,” she said. According to Manjima, it was the worst time of her life. “I was heartbroken. My parents felt helpless as they could not comfort me. During that period, Gautham was the one who stood by me. We were good friends ever since we first met on the sets of the Tamil movie ‘Devarattam’ in 2019. Over the months, he became all the more special to me. My parents love him a lot,” said Manjima.

On the work front, Manjima Mohan is working on October 31st Ladies’ Night. She was last seen in FIR, where she acted as a lawyer, along with Reba Monica John and Vishnu Vishal. She initially started her career as a child artist in 1997, in the Malayalam film industry. Her first debut as a  lead was in Oru Vadakkan Selfie in Malayalam, after which she debuted in Tamil with Achcham Yenbadhu Madamaiyada. She has done six Tamil films after that. Gautam Karthik, who was last seen in Yutha Satham, is filming for Pathu Thala and August 16, 1947.

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