Nivin Pauly Biography – Early Life, Movies, Awards, Family & Net Worth

Shot From 'Premam' Movie

Nivin Pauly is a highly talented Indian Film Actor who predominantly works in the Malayalam and Tamil film industry. Having made his acting debut with a Malayalam movie titled “Malarvaadi Arts Club” in 2010, he’s now one of the best talented next-gen actors in Indian cinema. He rose to popularity with the success of films like “Vinod Nair” and “Thattathin Marayathu” which was released in 2012. He also did many cameo roles and besides being a very good actor, he’s also a successful producer.

Nivin Pauly’s Early Life:

Nivin was born on October 11, 1984 into a Syro-Malabar Catholic family from Kerela. His father worked as a mechanic in Switzerland, and his mother was a nurse at a Swiss hospital. Both his parents settled in Swiss for more than 25 years and Navin would visit during his holidays. He completed his graduation in B.Tech from Federal Institute of Science and Technology (FISAT), Kerela, in 2006 in the department of Electronics and Telecommunication. Having completed graduation, Nivin joined Infosys and worked in the IT industry from 2006 to 2008. He then resigned from his job after his father`s demise to pursue a career in acting.

Nivin Pauly’s Professional Film Career:

Just like any other newcomer, Nivin faced a lot of struggle during the initial days of his journey to becoming an actor.

He auditioned for many movies only to be dropped out and the same was repeated when he auditioned for Vineeth Sreenivasan’s directorial debut Malarvaadi Arts Club. After dropping out, he was however given a second chance and he turned it around for himself, by bagging the lead role in the movie.

Nivin Pauly’s ‘Malarvaadi Arts Club’ (2010):

Nivin Pauly made his acting debut in the Malayalam film industry with the 2010 film titled ‘Malarvaadi Arts Club’. Upon its release, the film was received well by the critics and the film audience and the movie was a commercial success at the box office.

After the success of his debut film, he was cast in multiple films like The Metro (2011) and Sevenes (2011), Traffic (2011), and Spanish Masala (2012).

Nivin Pauly’s ‘Thattathin Marayuthu’ (2012):

The year 2012 was a very successful year for Nivin as he starred in the box-office successful film titled Thattathin Marayuth. It’s a romantic drama film which was directed by Vineeth Sreenivasan and the film garnered him much mainstream recognition.  Upon its release, the film became the biggest hit of that year, and Nivin has been looked at as `the current youth sensation` and `hot property`.

Nivin Pauly’s ‘Neram’ (2013):

Nivin made his debut in the Tamil film in the year 2013 with the film titled ‘Neram’. Upon its release, the film became a massive hit at the box office and for his brilliant display of acting, he was awarded the Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut.

He then starred in multiple box office hits like 1983 (2014), Ohm Shaanthi Oshaana (2014), and Bangalore Days (2014).

Nivin Pauly’s ‘Premam’ (2015):

In the year 2015, Nivin starred in the musical-comedy drama movie titled Premam, directed by Alphonse Puthren. Upon its release, the film became one of the most successful movies of Malayalam cinema. It is also the first Malayalam movie to run for over 200 days in Tamil Nadu. The success of this film helped in to win the Best Actor Award at the South Indian International Movie Awards and the Filmfare Awards.

He then appeared in multiple films like Action Hero Biju (2016), Aviyal, a Tamil anthology film, and Jacobinte Swargarajyam,  Sakhavu, Moothon, Love Action Drama, and Mikhael.

Nivin Pauly’s Relationship:

Nivin married Rinna Joy, who was his classmate at FISAT. The couple got married on 28th August 2010 at the Syro-Malabar Catholic Church in Aluva, Kerela. The couple is blessed with a son in 2012 whom they named Daveed.

Nivin Pauly’s Net Worth:

Nivin Pauly is expected to have a net worth of approx $3 Million – $5 Million.


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