Nayanthara is a leading heroine in the South Indian film industry who's been dating prominent filmmaker Vignesh Shivan for the past 7 years. The couple has worked together with the biggest stars in Kollywood and awaiting the release of their upcoming movie 'Kathuvaakule Rendu Kathal' featuring Vijay Sethupathi and Samantha.

Nayanthara's father Kurian Kodiyattu, an ex-Indian Air Force official suffered a drawback in health recently. He was even hospitalised at a private hospital in Kochi. In a recent interview, Nayanthara opened up that her father has been ill for 12 to 13 years. The actress broke down as she spoke about her father's health and his life before falling sick.

Now director Vignesh Shivan has posted Nayanthara dad's pic for the first time - pic that was taken two years back during Onam celebration. Besides withing birthday to Nayanthara's dad, Vignesh further expressed how his present makes their life beautiful. Check out his post here:

A post shared by Vignesh Shivan (@wikkiofficial)