Aashiq Abu finally agrees that he is in relationship with Rima Kallingal. He says that he couldn't respond to this news before as he was out of station. A wide spread rumour was heard that Aashiq married Rima in secret ceremony. But for now he only aceepts his love with Rima but nothing was mentioned about the secret marriage. It is to be remembered that Rima said in an interview that she is in love with a business man. Aashiq and Rima got closer during their work together for the movie "22 Female Kotayam".