Nivin Pauly, the latest busy bee of Mollywood, opted out from Santhosh Sivan's Manju Warrier movie, due to his tight schedule. Earlier, it was rumoured that Nivin backed out from the movie due to health issues.
But the team members slammed the reports stating that Nivin opted out of the project due to date clash. Reportedly, Nivin Pauly was extremely keen to work with Santhosh Sivan and accepted the offer without even receiving the advance.
The project is expected to start rolling from the first week of July. But Nivin, who has some already committed projects in his kitty, requested Santhosh Sivan to postpone the movie to October.
But the cinematographer-filmmaker couldn't accept Nivin's request, has he has signed a Hollywood project, which will start rolling on October. So Nivin decided to back out form the movie, as there was no other option.
If the sources are to be true, another highly popular young actor of Mollywood has already been roped in to play the male lead in the movie. Manju Warrier will join the movie after completing her current project Rani Padmini.
Nivin Pauly, on the other hand, will soon complete the filming for his upcoming movie Action Hero Biju, which also makes his production debut. He will next the join sets of Lal Jose's upcoming flick.