Nivin Pauly (born October 11, 1984), is an Indian film actor who predominantly acts in Malayalam films. He is best known for his debut film Malarvadi Arts Club (2010). His second collaboration with Vineeth Sreenivasan, Thattathin Marayathu (2012), created a bigger mark at the box office, as it turned out to be a blockbuster.
He started his career with the movie Malarvadi Arts Club, which he donned the lead role .After the success, he currently has a list of Malayalam films in his hands. Even though the movie The Metro failed at the Box-office he still managed to make a good impact with the Character Hari Krishnan maintaining a tough and Rogue look. Guest appearance in the movie Traffic also added value to his career. His roles in the film Sevenes and in the album Yuvvh were also noted well in the industry .His latest film Thattathin Marayathu is now currently as the highest grossing Malayalam film of 2012