Nivin Pauly is predominantly a Malayalam actor. Born on 11 October 1984, his debut film was Malarvaadi Art Club. The direction of this film was by Vineeth Sreenivasan and production by Dileep. Some of the other films of Nivin Pauly include Bangalore Days, Thattathin Marayathu, Premam, Oru Vadakkari Selfie etc..The films 1983 and Bangalore Days fetched him the Best Actor Award from Kerala State Film Award.
 
Nivin holds a degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering. He is happily wedded to Rinna Joy since 2010, and they are blessed with a boy. Before taking up acting as his profession Nivin was working in Infosys for two years. 
 
Nivin’s selection for the Malarvaadi Arts Club was not that easy. He was not one among the shortlisted actors for the audition, but when one person eventually left, Nivin was provided with a chance. Later he became an actor. From then on, Nivin worked in the movies Sevenes and Metro and some short roles in Spanish Masala and Traffic. He also worked in the music video Nenjodu Cherthu. This was a great hit in YouTube.
 
It was the 2012 flick Thattathin Marayathu which was a turning point in Nivin’s career. It was a great hit and he was labeled the present youth sensation. Directors like Sathyan Anthikad, Aashiq Abu, Rajesh Pillai and Shyamaprasad directed Nivin. Neram was the debut film of Nivin in Tamil. Later he acted in some Malayalam films, including Bangalore Days.
 
The beard is a regular in some of Nivin’s films. Nivin has worked with his colleague Dileep in several Malayalam films. 
 
Nivin confesses that he was good at knowing dialogues of films by heart and telling them just like the original. Before taking up acting Nivin had no stage experience and he knew only to dance. Nivin focuses on giving his best to his films.
Kuthiravattam Pappu Malayalam Actor

Kuthiravattam Pappu

Kuthiravattam Pappu is undoubtedly one of the best comedians Malayalam cinema has ever seen. He was the most convincing and natural performer in Mollywood who knew the basic tricks of making people how to laugh. That is why he introduced a theatrical concept in his acting which fetched him more popularity in those days.    As this actor was associated in the field of theatre in a place like Kozhikode, he used Kozhikode slang in his acting which almost became a trend in movies. He used his unique style and use of the Kozhikodan dialect in many of his movies, which made him stay ahead of other comedians, and his style of comedy no actors could dare to imitate or even copy. He was damn talented! He could say the most stupid things with a straight face and make it hilarious!    All his characters he played were original and awesome. This actor was fondly called as Pappu even. This name was borrowed from a film in which he played a character in ‘Bhargavi Nilayam’, he played a character of Kuthiravattam Pappu, which ultimately became his nick name on the screen. Although he was an actor in cinema, he never had separated himself from theatre activities.    He had formed "Akshara Theatres" troupe just before his death. As he knew how to deliver a funny line, he could even make himself look scared or even haughty, or whatever the occasion the movie had demanded. A single line of his dialogue delivery even went to become Malayalam idioms later on (examples of dialogues: "Taski Viliyeda”, "Ippo Sariyakkitharam" & "Thamaraseri Churam etc.).    He was a professional theatre actor, who had acted in 1000 plays and two dramas. This actor was born in Kozhikode in 1936 and had passed away due to cardiac arrest on February 25, 2000 in his home town.

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Siddique

Siddique, who is a Malayalam film actor, producer, and a television host started his film career initially with comedy roles, and later he continued performing a variety of roles. Born at Edavanakkad, in Ernakulam Kerala, Siddique is the youngest child with two other siblings. Completing his primary schooling in his hometown, Siddique later took Diploma in Electrical Engineering. He worked as an Electrical Engineer at Kerala and worked for a few more years in Saudi Arabia. Later he quit his job and started exploring his inner talents. He started his artistic career as a mimicry artist. Married to Seena, Siddique has two sons. Shaheen Siddique is his eldest son from previous marriage, and he made his debut in the movie Pathemari. Siddique started his career in the late 1980s. He made his debut in the movie Aa Neram Alpam Dooram in 1985. His major break was Siddique Lal’s super hit movie Harihar Nagar in 1990along with Mukesh, Jagadeesh and Asokan. Siddique was cast as one of the lead characters in Harihar Nagar, and the movie became a huge success. From then, he didn’t have to look back and appeared in various movies during 1990’s. He got good roles in movies like Kallan Kappalil Thanne, Irikku M.D Akkathundu, Sundari kaakka, Gandhari, Kandinjool kalyanam, Godfather, Cheppadi vidya, Mr and Mrs, Kunukkitta kozhi, Ezharapannanna, Janam, Kasargod Khader Bhai, Valsalyam, Poochakau Manikkettum, Daivathinte Vikrithikal, Soorya Manasam, Priyapetta kukoo, Mimics Parade and Ayalathe Andheham. His performance in the movie Godfather was appreciated by the Malayalam critics. He was cast opposite leading heroines of that period like Shobana, Sunitha, Mathu, Parvathy and Suchitra. The mid-1990’s wasn’t good for Siddique, but he made a comeback in late 1990’s. He acted in television serials as well. His role in Sthree was a hit among Malayalam television audiences. He also anchored musical programmes like Sallapam in Doordarshan, Sangeetha Samagamam in Amrita TV, and Symphony in Kairali TV in 2000’s. He has been awarded for Second Best actor, Best Film award, Best Villain, Best Actor in a Supporting Role, Best Musical Programme Presenter, Best Negative role, Award for the contribution to art and culture and many more. Siddique produced Nandanam in 2002, and the movie was a box-office hit. Later Siddique appeared in some different looks enhancing his versatility. The sequel of Harihar Nagar was made in 2009 in which Siddique was cast in the same role and this time, also the movie turned out to be a great success. Very soon, one of the directors of the movie Lal released the third pack with the same group of people and this movie also was a hit at the box office. In 2011 April, Siddique launched Kerala’s first family magazine. He is the editor of the magazine which comprises the stories of actors, directors, playback singers and many others of Malayalam film industry. As an actor Siddique has played his role in more than 270 movies and as a producer, he has produced two movies. Siddique’s dedication towards his profession and his talent sets an example of how a Malayalam actor should be. He is one among the unique characters who rose from the level of junior artist to a level of main leading role. Siddique learned from his mistakes and experiences and today he is an inspiration to many people.  Another Version : The man that made it big in the entertainment industry, Siddique, was born on 1st of August in the year 1960. He has been directing movies in many languages like Tamil, Telugu, Hindi, and Malayalam. His movies are remade in other languages too. The collections of his directorial movies are generally into comedy genre.Not only as a director, but he also inspired us as being a screenplay writer, an actor, TV show host and judge and more of his talents. His place of work is usually Kochi, Kerala. His early career started as an assistant director to Fazil, under whom he learned a lot about the field and working with many actors. Later he continued to be a director in duo with Director Lal. This duo was famous as Siddique-Lal. The director’s debut movie was “Ramji Rao Speaking,” released in the year 1989. The duo showcased its work again in “In Harihar Nagar” in the year 1990. The following year saw “Godfather,” which was the longest running Malayalam movie ever. Two years later they gave “Vietnam Colony” and “KabooliWala.” In the year 1995, the fans saw the split-up of this mesmerizing duo. Post split-up, Siddique went on directing more successful movies, and Lalwent to try his hand into acting. Siddique’s first individual movie was released in 1995 itself and was named “Hitler.” He went on directing movies like “Friends” in 1996. His Tamil movie Bodyguard’s Hindi remake made it big in Bollywood by entering into the 100-crore club in 2010. Some more of his movies were “Ladies and Gentleman” in 2013 and “Bhaskar The Rascal” in 2015. In his career, he has been a judge to two shows on MazhavilManorama, Comedy Festival and Comedy Festival Season 2. He has been a show host too for Cinema Chirima. Siddique-Lal reunited in the year 2015 and directed a movie together. His movies were remade as Bollywood movies. “RamjiRao Speaking” was remade into “Hera Pheri” in 2000, “In Harihar Nagar” became “Dhol” (2007) of Bollywood, “Godfather” into “Hulchul” and “MannarMathai Speaking” was remade to “BhagamBhag”in the year 2008. He was born to Ismail Haji and Zainaba. He married his first cousin Sajitha. Sajitha has always been a supportive wife to him. In an interview, she appreciated Siddiqueof being very patient all through his years of struggle period. She was just sixteen when Siddique resigned from his job and decided to tilt his head into the entertainment industry. The constant support of his wife is the backbone of his career today. They have three beautiful daughters. Sumaiyya, married to NabeelMehran, Sara, married to Mohamed Shefsin. His daughter Sukoon is suffering from Cerebral Palsy. His work was appreciated and awarded. He received Kerala State Awards for “Godfather.” His work in Bollywood received Zee Cine Award for “Bodyguard” in the year 2012.

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Siddique Malayalam Actor