Nivin Pauly, the new crowd puller of the industry, has always been vocal about his deep admiration for the mega star, Mammootty. Nivin has always stated that he considers Mammootty as a role model.
In a recent interview given to a popular Malayalam media, the young actor revealed that he love to imitate Mammootty since his young age. Nivin recalled the releasing day of Sethurama Iyer CBI, on which he dressed up like Mammootty.
According to the actor, he was doing his final year engineering while the movie released. Nivin and his friends dressed up like the titular character Sethurama Iyer, with a vermillion mark on the forehead. He also made his juniors do the same.
Nivin added that he had the highly popular Sethurama Iyer background music as his ringtone for a long time, like any other die-hard Mammootty fan. The actor also remarked that he is equally fond of the other stars, including Mohanlal.
He has imitated Mohanlal in one of the comedy scenes in the blockbuster movie Premam, directed by his best buddy Alphonse Puthren. The audiences and critics were highly impressed with Nivin's imitating skills after watching the film.