Nivin Pauly captured the hearts of Tamil audiences with his debut movie Neram. The success of his Malayalam movie Premam beyond Kerala made him one of the most sought after actors in the South. The talented actor is now all geared up for his second Tamil movie.

Titled Richie, this movie is the remake of the Kannada movie Ulidavaru Kandanthe. The movie is being directed by Mysskin's assistant Gautham. The movie starts as a story of friendship that turns into a revenge saga.

Nivin plays the the title role. He is a local thug who is friends with a boat mechanic played by Natty. The movie also stars veteran actor Prakashraj. The heroine is Sandalwood girl Shraddha who plays the role of an investigative journalist in this thriller.