Singer Hattan remarries ex-wife

MALAYSIA - Singer Hattan has remarried his ex-wife after nine years of living apart, Utusan Malaysia reported.

The 49-year-old, whose real name is Datuk Mohd Shukri Shahabudin, married Arianie Mohd Abidin, 42, during a ceremony in Putrajaya on Wednesday, which was attended by VIPs and fellow artistes.

The couple had first married in 1996 before divorcing in 2005.

Hattan said he was thankful that his prayers to be together with his wife had been answered.

"I'm happy that our family is now together again," he added.

Arianie, who is an air stewardess, said she and Hattan had also promised each other that they would work to re-build their relationship. The couple have a 15-year-old son.