Amala Paul engaged to director AL Vijay

Popular South actor Amala Paul got engaged to Tamil film director AL Vijay at a church in Aluva on Saturday

Director Lal Jose, who introduced Amala Paul into the film industry in 2009 in the film Neelathamara, and several of her colleagues from the industry, were present at the ring ceremony.

Even though she began her career in the Malayalam film industry, the 22-year-old actor has carved a name for herself also in Tamil and Telugu films.

Vijay began his career as an assistant to acclaimed director Priyadarshan. In 2007, he emerged out of the shadows, and till now has made seven Tamil films, including two that starred Amala Paul.

The wedding will be held on June 12 in Chennai. A source close to the actor said she will complete all her pending projects and then decide on her future as an actor.