Nivin Pauly celebrated his birthday yesterday and he comes with a great surprise for his fans. Though it’s a bit late on a day like this, it has all those positive vibes. He will be teaming up with the legendary cinematographer and director, and also the man of realistic wonders, Rajeev Ravi in his next. Rajeev Ravi wrote on his official Facebook profile, “Nivin, Hope your special day brings you all that your heart desires! Looking forward to see you this year as N Narayana Pillai, the legendary humanist, freedom fighter, dramaturge and actor…” N. N. Pillai was born in 1918 at Vaikom, Kottayam District to Ullilakkiru Parambil Narayana Pillai and Vaikom Thekkathil Parukkutty Amma. He did his studies from CMS College Kottayam but failed in Intermediate exams. He went to Malaysia in search of a job. During Second World War, he took part in the campaigning for INA. He returned to Kerala in 1945 only to return to Malaysia with his family within a year. He stayed in Malaysia for three and a half years and came back and settled at Olassa in Kottayam district. His family includes his wife Chinnamma, sister Omana, two daughters Sulochana and Renuka and son Vijayaraghavan who is a popular Malayalam film actor. He was a strong atheist throughout his life, and he promoted his ideas through his dramas. His son said in an interview that even when he was in hospital, he felt uneasy by hearing prayer. Pillai also acted in two movies in Malayalam, Godfather and Nadodi both of which were blockbuster successes. Godfather was also remade into Telugu and Tamil language and he acted in the lead role in all these languages.
It will be exciting to see Nivin Pauly doing such a role. He had made such a successful attempt with Sakhavu which has impressed both critics and viewers. His last release Njandukalude Nattil Oridavela too has got positive reports everywhere and has a decent running now. On the other hand Rajeev Ravi, who had directed the well acclaimed movies like Kammattippadam, Annayum Rasoolum etc is looking hopefully for this Nivin Pauly. Coincidentally, Nivin is the hero of the movie Moothon, directed by Rajeev Ravi’s wife and actress Geethu Mohandas. Apart from these legendary characters, Nivin Pauly is also getting ready to act in Roshan Andrew’s Kayamkulam Kochunni, Jomon T John’s Kairali and the directorial debut of Dhyan Sreenivasan, Love Action Drama.