Saritha and Malayalam actor Mukesh had filed for divorce at the family court in Chennai. The couple was married in the year 1987 and had some differences of opinion about 10 years ago and started living separately. The actress decided to opt for a divorce recently and initiated the proceedings.
The family court had ordered the mandatory 6 months separation period and sent the couple for counseling. However, the counseling did not work for the couple and they insisted on the divorce. Following this, the judge took up the case and posted it for hearing on September 21st. Saritha and Mukesh have two sons aged 20 and 17.