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#5 Fun Facts About Moothon Lead Nivin Pauly That Will Surely Surprise You!

Tom Francis

July 25, 2020

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Did you know that actor Nivin Pauly was rejected by Vineeth Sreenivasan during his first audition for the film Malarvadi Arts Club? Scroll down to read more interesting facts about the versatile Malayalam actor.

Actor Nivin Pauly has set a mark for himself in the Malayalam film industry by performing different roles in recent hits like Moothon, Premam, and Neram. Known for his boyish image during his initial films, Nivin has undergone a drastic transformation as an actor in his recent film, Moothon. The actor is known for his versatility as he can transform himself from a teenager to a middle-aged man in a matter of seconds. For all the Nivin Pauly fans out there, here are some lesser-known fun facts about the actor, that will surely amuse you!

Missed out on Nivin Pauly’s phenomenal performance in the Malayalam movie Moothon? Watch it here:

#1 A Techie By Profession

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Before his first film, Nivin Pauly briefly worked as a techie for a popular MNC. The actor has said once in an interview that he was exhausted from the work environment and thus wanted to pursue his inner calling for acting.

#2 A Real-Life Romeo

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Nivin Pauly has said several times that his real-life love story is far better than what is portrayed in his movies. He is known for his popular romantic hero characters in movies like Premam and Thattathin Marayathu. The actor married his classmate and long-time girlfriend, Rinna Joy, in 2010 becoming a successful romantic hero in real life.

#3 Trend Setter In The Industry

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Nivin Pauly can be considered as the true trendsetter of the industry as his movies have always had a tremendous impact on youngsters. From his signature beard style to the black shirt and Mundu trend, the actor is credited with creating some of the evergreen trends in the industry. His versatility in donning characters like a high school boy to a local goon makes him a favourite across genres.

#4 Friendship With Alphonse Putharen

After the legendary Siddique – Lal years, director Alphonse Putharen and Nivin Pauly are considered as Malayalam industry’s next hit-makers. Putharen’s Malayalam movie Premam became a cult hit, elevating Nivin’s status to a superstar in the industry. Their first venture Neram was also a commercial hit, which was perfectly in tune with the changing reels of Malayalam cinema.

#5 Rejected In His First Audition

Did you know that Nivin was initially rejected by Vineeth Sreenivasan during his first audition for the film Malarvadi Arts Club? Yes, you read that right! Imagine the industry’s loss if Nivin wasn’t selected after several rounds of auditions for the film. The actor was given a cameo role in the film but together with Vineeth, Nivin made the cult classic Thattathin Marayathu.

Which is your favourite Nivin Pauly Malayalam movie? Tell us in the comments below!

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