From his debut film Jayam to his recently released Rang De, Nithiin has come a long way. Known as one of the most bankable actors in Tollywood, the star has time and again impressed many with his impeccable acting chops, good looks and pleasing attitude.
The actor is a complete charmer when it comes to his awe-inspiring screen presence, overwhelming chemistry and terrific dialogue delivery. His evolution from a debutant to an established actor has only given reasons to the audience to swoon over him. Notably, Jayam (2002), Dil (2003), Sambaram (2003), Sye (2004), Ishq (2012), Gunde Jaari Gallanthayyinde (2013), A Aa (2016), Heart Attack (2014) and Bheeshma (2020) are a few of Nithiin's many movies that sent his fans into a frenzy when they had hit the cinemas.
Well, as the handsome actor rings in his 37th birthday today (March 30), let us take you through 5 instances when Nithiin left his fans in utter awe.
Huge fan of Pawan Kalyan
The Rang De actor is an ardent fan of Pawan Kalyan. Nithiin has never shied away from expressing his love for the Power Star, be it in any event. Recently, when one of his fans asked if he (Nithiin) would ever share screen- space with his idol, the actor replied with a wide smile that he hopes it happens. He said, "I am hoping for it. It will be a dream come true for me to share screen space with Pawan Kalyan. I am waiting for the opportunity."
Notably, Pawan Kalyan shares a special camaraderie with Nithiin. The senior actor had even backed one of his projects, Chal Mohan Ranga which released in 2018. The Power Star's attendance at Nithiin's wedding festivities amid the COVID-19 pandemic also became the talk of the town, which indeed impressed many including the duo's fans.
Wedding with Shalini Kandukuri
The once most eligible bachelor wowed his fans and followers after he shared a few pictures post getting engaged to his long-time girlfriend Shalini Kandukuri. Though the wedding was supposed to take place in Dubai on April 12, 2020, the duo decided to tie the knot on July 16 in a close-knit ceremony in Hyderabad. Well, fans couldn't stop gushing at the pictures that went viral from their wedding festivities, which seemed nothing less than a beautiful fairytale.
Bheeshma: The Blockbuster
Just a month before the COVID-19 pandemic, Nithiin's Bheeshma made its way to the theatres. The action-comedy directed by Venky Kudumula turned out to be one of the blockbuster hits of 2020 after Allu Arjun's Ala Vaikunthapurramuloo and Mahesh Babu's Sarileru Neekevvaru. The audience couldn't help but praise Nithiin's performance as a lover boy in the film. His chemistry with National Crush Rashmika Mandanna won applause from the cine-goers, who even requested the makers for a sequel to Bheeshma.
As A 24-Year-Old Youngster In Rang De
When several were dubious about the 36-year-old actor playing a 24-year-old enthusiastic youngster in Rang De, Nithiin gave a befitting reply to them all by playing the role with utter ease. However, during the pre-release event of the film, the star credited the film's director Venky Atluri and cinematographer PC Sreeram for their efforts, which gained him the confidence to play the character. Well, not just his performance, the film has also made waves upon its release and is continuing its successful run at the theatres. Released on March 26, 2021, the film features Keerthy Suresh as Nithiin's ladylove.
Nithiin In Andhadhun Telugu Remake
Andhadhun's Telugu remake is undoubtedly one of the most awaited projects of Nithiin. On the special occasion of the actor's birthday, the team has unveiled the brand new title of the film- Maestro. The actor will be reprising Ayushmann Khurrana's role in the film. With skyrocketing expectations for the film, Nithiin is said to be leaving no stone unturned to prep for the role, which requires him to play a blind person.
Reportedly, the film's remake rights have been acquired by Nithiin's home banner Sreshth Movies for a whopping Rs 3.5 crore. Also starring Tamannaah Bhatia, the film will release on June 11, 2021. How excited are you for Maestro? Tell us in the comment section below!