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Actor Nivin Pauly to Star in Director Ram’s Tamil-Malayalam Bilingual Film

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Nivin Pauly, the Malayalam actor who was last seen in the Malayalam drama film Moothon in 2019, will collaborate with Tamil filmmaker Ram for a bilingual film, publicity manager Nikil Murukan confirmed to Silverscreen India on Saturday.

“It is confirmed that the duo is making a film and since it has Nivin Pauly, it will be a bilingual film, made in Tamil and Malayalam. I am not part of the film team, but as per reliable sources, a big Tamil production company has signed the project,” Nikil said.

The makers are yet to officially announce the film.

The untitled film, which will be made in Tamil and Malayalam, will mark the first collaboration of the actor and the Peranbu director.

The rest of the cast and technical crew members of the film has not yet been announced. The film will also mark Nivin’s comeback in Tamil cinema, after Richie, a 2017 neo-noir action crime film under Gautham Ramachandran directorial.

Meanwhile, Nivin has a slew of projects at various stages of production in Malayalam. He has Thuramukham, a drama film, directed and shot by filmmaker Rajeev Ravi. A poster of the film was released on Saturday on the occasion of Labours’ Day. It is produced by Sukumar Thekkepat with a screenplay by Gopan Chidambaram. Nivin also has Thaaram, a romantic comedy with director Vinay Govind and film subtitler Vivek Ranjit as a screenwriter. The film is set to go on floors in the second half of 2021 and will be set against the backdrop of the film industry in Kerala. The actor also wrapped up shooting for Kanakam Kamini Kalaham, a film with director Ratheesh Balakrishnan Poduval, in December 2020.

On the other hand, Ram was last seen as an actor in Mysskin’s Tamil thriller Psycho in 2020. His last directorial venture was Peranbu, starring Mammootty in the lead.

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