Prithviraj Sukumaran, Supriya Menon's love story: Here's how he fell in love with BBC journalist

First Published 16, Oct 2020, 10:06 AM

Malayalam actor Prithviraj married Supriya Menon, who was a BBC India reporter in Mumbai

<p>Malayalam actor Prithviraj married Supriya Menon on April 25, 2011 in a private ceremony in Kerala’s Palakkad. In the year 2014, their daughter was born, whom they named Alankrita</p>

Malayalam actor Prithviraj married Supriya Menon on April 25, 2011 in a private ceremony in Kerala’s Palakkad. In the year 2014, their daughter was born, whom they named Alankrita

<p>In an interview with The Times of India, he opened up about his wife and how they met in Mumbai. "Though Supriya is a Malayali, she has spent the most of her life in Mumbai. She's a Mumbai girl. In fact, I saw the real Mumbai through Supriya's eyes. Of course, I knew Mumbai before I got to know her. But it was Supriya who showed me the sides of Mumbai I had never seen."</p>

In an interview with The Times of India, he opened up about his wife and how they met in Mumbai. "Though Supriya is a Malayali, she has spent the most of her life in Mumbai. She's a Mumbai girl. In fact, I saw the real Mumbai through Supriya's eyes. Of course, I knew Mumbai before I got to know her. But it was Supriya who showed me the sides of Mumbai I had never seen."

<p>During his visit to Mumbai, he wanted to see the places mentioned in Gregory David Roberts' novel Shantaram after reading the book.</p>

During his visit to Mumbai, he wanted to see the places mentioned in Gregory David Roberts' novel Shantaram after reading the book.

<p>He said, "I wanted to see all the places described in the novel Shantaram like Haji Ali and the Leopold Cafe. Supriya was a friend. I asked her to take me to all these places. So, thus I was in Mumbai and Supriya took over my life for the next few weeks."</p>

He said, "I wanted to see all the places described in the novel Shantaram like Haji Ali and the Leopold Cafe. Supriya was a friend. I asked her to take me to all these places. So, thus I was in Mumbai and Supriya took over my life for the next few weeks."

<p>He added, "This was when we fell in love and decided to get married. So the city holds a great romantic connection for me. I'd love to live in Mumbai that gave me the love of my life."</p>

He added, "This was when we fell in love and decided to get married. So the city holds a great romantic connection for me. I'd love to live in Mumbai that gave me the love of my life."

<p>While talking about his wife, the actor's voice fills up with respect and gratitude. "Supriya gave up her job and city to live with me in Kerala. I owe my wife a lot. I don't think I would be what I am today without her support."</p>

While talking about his wife, the actor's voice fills up with respect and gratitude. "Supriya gave up her job and city to live with me in Kerala. I owe my wife a lot. I don't think I would be what I am today without her support."

<p>Supriya did her post-graduation in Journalism from a reputed university in London. She joined the BBC in 2007 and started working as a special correspondent in rural India.</p>

Supriya did her post-graduation in Journalism from a reputed university in London. She joined the BBC in 2007 and started working as a special correspondent in rural India.

<p>Prithviraj and Supriya have always been travel lovers and love to visit the not-so-famous destinations across the world. Even now, the couple enjoys their favourite hobby, but only according to Alankrita's convenience.</p>

Prithviraj and Supriya have always been travel lovers and love to visit the not-so-famous destinations across the world. Even now, the couple enjoys their favourite hobby, but only according to Alankrita's convenience.

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