South Indian actress Monica had embraced Islam and changed her name to Rahima. The pretty actress who became popular with a role in ‘Azhagi’ went on to star in a few films as a heroine. She had also bid adieu to her film career.
The latest news is that the pretty actress has tied the knot with a Chennai- based entrepreneur Malik, whose hometown is Madurai. The marriage was solemnised in Chennai. The marriage is said to a be an arranged marriage. It is reported that Malik is the son of actress Monika’s father’s close friend.
Born as Rekha Maruthiraj, she took the name Monica for her acting career in Tamil and Telugu films. Later, she changed her name to Parvana for Malayalam films. Now her Muslim name is MG Rahima. Monica has been part of 70 films including Inidhu Inidhu Kadhal Inidhu, Isai Arasan 23m Pulikesi, Varnam and Jannal Oram.