Nivin Pauly blames Thuramukham producer for the delay in release; Makes explosive revelations

Nivin Pauly's ambitious film Thuramukham is gearing up for a release, after getting delayed for over 3 years. Here's what leading man Nivin has to say about the long delay.

Updated on Mar 10, 2023   |  03:00 AM IST  |  102.8K
Nivin Pauly, Thuramukham
Nivin Pauly as Mattancherry Moidu in Thuramukham (Credits: Twitter)

Nivin Pauly, the popular star of the Malayalam film industry is going through an exciting phase in his acting career with some promising projects in the pipeline. The crowd-puller teamed up with National award-winning cinematographer-director Rajeev Ravi for the social drama Thuramukham, in 2019. The project, which was originally supposed to hit the theatres in 2020 was delayed due to the pandemic and multiple delays. But even after the world came back to normalcy, the release of Thuramukham was delayed indefinitely due to financial reasons.

Nivin Pauly opens up about the delay of Thuramukham

In a recent interview with, leading man Nivin Pauly finally opened up about the long delay of Thuramukham. The actor admitted that the film was delayed for over 3 years due to financial issues. Nivin, who is well-known for his calm and composed nature, however, did not mince his words and lashed out at producer Sukumar Thekkepat, for the same.

According to the leading man, the film was delayed solely because of the financial mess created by its producer, who was only interested in the profit made by the film. Nivin Pauly also revealed that Thuramukham received 70 percent of its profit, just from its pre-release business, including satellite rights and OTT rights. The actor added that such a project cannot fall into a massive financial crisis if the producer was genuinely supporting the film. 

Thuramukham official poster

Producer Listin Stephen to support Thuramukham

Nivin Pauly also opened up about how renowned producer Listin Stephen came forward to back Thuramukham when the project was delayed indefinitely. He decided to support the Rajeev Ravi directorial when most of the renowned producers and production banners were scared to take over the project. 

According to Nivin, most of the cast and crew members including him even decided to not charge for the film, as they were eager to collaborate with Rajeev Ravi, who has been considered one of the finest filmmakers in the industry. The shooting and production of the film were also finished under a tight budget, but the project still ended up in a financial mess. 

About Thuramukham

As per the reports, Nivin Pauly is playing Mattanchery Moidu, a grey-shaded character in the film. Thuramukham features a stellar star cast including Indrajith Sukumaran, Joju George, Nimisha Sajayan, Arjun Ashokan, Poornima Indrajith, Darshana Rajendran, Sudev Nair, Manikandan R Achari, Senthil Krishna, and others. Shahbaz Aman has composed songs and original score for the film.



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Akhila Menon
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