Actor Mukesh's recent marriage to dancer Methil Devika became controversial when his first wife Saritha called it illegal.
According to her, they are yet to be legally separated and as a result, the recent marriage (held on Oct 24) could not have any legal validity.
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Now Mukesh has issued a statement, where he claims that “me and my ex-wife Saritha have been living separately since 1996 and we were granted divorce in Jan 2012. I have applied for my second marriage only after one and a half years since the divorce and I had submitted all the necessary documents proving this. My second marriage is legal and the reports against it are factually are totally wrong.”