Popular actress and model Shubra Aiyappa, who has appeared in Kannada, Tamil and Telugu films, has announced her engagement to Bengaluru-based businessman Vishal Sivappa. Known best among Tamil cinema fans for starring as one of the heroines in actor-politician Vijayakanth's youngest son Shanmugapandian's debut film, Sagaptham, in 2015, Shubra gave her nod to marry Vishal after his proposal during their vacation in the Maldives. The actress shared the big news on social media with a picture where she and her fiancé are seen cozying up in a romantic photo in the pool. Shubra captioned the picture, "I said yes to my panda @vishalsivappa." Below is her Instagram post: 


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According to reports, Shubra and Vishal have been dating for a while now and decided to take the next big step in their relationship. Speaking to The Times of India about their engagement, the actress said, "I am still taking it all in. I cannot believe that we are engaged. Vishal went above and beyond to make it a magical moment that was so special, giving me no clue about what was in store. All I knew was that I was going to the Maldives for a trip. All I knew was that we had a dinner reservation. I wore my favorite outfit, thankfully. He had set up this place on a private beach with candles and a gazebo, where he went down on his knees and asked me if I would marry him. It was beautifully curated and it was an emotional moment for both of us." 

On the work front, Shubra Aiyappa is set to be seen next in Anant Nag's Thimayya & Thimayya, which is the debut venture of Sanjay Sharma and is being produced by Rajesh Sharma. Production on the film began rolling last October and also features Aindrita Ray and Diganth.