It seems like real life characters have caught Malayalam young sensation Nivin Pauly’s fancy of late. After being picked for such roles in Jacobinte Swargarajyam, Sakhaavu and the upcoming Kayamkulam Kochunni, Nivin Pauly will be playing the role of eminent theatre actor and writer NN Pillai in his biopic which will be directed by popular cinematographer turned director Rajeev Ravi.

Confirming this news, on Nivin Pauly birthday, Rajeev Ravi posted a message on his Facebook page. “Nivin, Hope your special day brings you all that your heart desires! Looking forward to seeing you this year as N Narayana Pillai, the legendary humanist, freedom fighter, dramaturge and actor,” Rajeev Ravi wrote. [Also Read: Nagarjuna RGG2 Collections]

Narayana Pillai Narayana Pillai alias N. N. Pillai was an Indian playwright, actor, theatre director, and orator. Dedicated to the cause of drama, Pillai has written over 30 Malayalam plays, 40 one-act plays, two theoretical studies on theater and an autobiography. NN Pillai was an inspiration to many young writers and conveyed his ideologies through his plays.

Meanwhile, Nivin Pauly, who was last seen in ‘Njandukkalide Nattil Orideval’, seems to be quite kicked about playing the role of this eminent writer. The biopic is yet to be titled and will be produced the popular production house E4 Entertainments. Details about rest of the cast in the film will be confirmed by the makers soon.

On the other hand, Pauly is also awaiting the release of his first direct Tamil film – ‘Richie’, a remake of Rakshit Shetty’s neo-noir film ‘Ulidavaru Kandanthe’. For more movie updates and reviews follow CelebsCinema


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