Rima and Ashiq’s courtship began during the shooting of “22 Female Kottayam” and they were in a live in relationship, waiting for their respective family’s consent over the marriage.
According to the director, they wedding will be a low profile affair involving only a handful of guests. They would be getting their marriage registered in the Kakkanad registry office in front of family members and a few close friends, thus ending the speculation whether it would a Hindu or a Muslim marriage ceremony.
Both the actress and the director have confirmed through their face book page that there will be no reception party after the wedding. In fact the amount that would have been spent in a lavish party , would be instead donated to Ernakulam Government hospital for the treatment of poor cancer patients. “The money is what both of us earned from cinema. We thank all of you for your love and support”- Rima stated in her Facebook page.