Director Ashwin Saravanan, who is known for the horror thrillers Maya and Game Over, has tied the knot with his co-writer Kaavya Ramkumar.
In a post of his social media handle, he shared, “It started with pen and paper. It has ended in poetry Heart suit Kaavya Ramkumar, thank you for riding out the storm with me every single time. Doing this with you, especially during the third wave, was an adventure by itself.”
Ashwin Saravanan had made his debut in Kollywood in 2015 with Maya, which starred Nayanthara in the lead role. The film met with acclaim and box office success, and he then directed the relationship drama Iravaakaalam, which had SJ Suryah, Sshivada and Wamiqa Gabbi playing the principal characters. However, that film has been lying in the cans for the past few years due to financial issues faced by its producers.
Ashwin’s recent release was the Taapsee-starrer Game Over, a mind-bending thriller, which received praised for its innovative take on the slasher genre. The director is now working on Connect, another horror thriller, which will see him teaming up once again with Lady Superstar Nayanthara. The film also has veteran Sathyaraj and Bollywood actor Anupam Kher in crucial roles.
Kaavya, who is from Puducherry, is a medical practitioner, with a passion for writing. Ashwin and Kaavya had gotten introduced online when he reached out to her after being impressed by the stories she had posted on Facebook. She later became his writing partner for Game Over, a female-centric film dealing with PTSD. She is also writing Connect with Ashwin.