Ahaana Krishna with Nivin Pauly
Ahaana Krishna with Nivin PaulyAhaana Krishna/Facebook

Actor Nivin Pauly, who has now become one of the bankable actors in the Malayalam film industry, has announced a few of his upcoming projects for the year. The debut directorial venture of "Premam"-fame Althaf is his next project Njandukalude Nattil Oridavela in Mollywood.

Though much news about the movie has not been revealed as of now, Ahaana Krishna, daughter of actor Krishnakumar, has been roped in to play the female lead role in the upcoming movie. The yet-to-be-titled project is her second movie after the critically acclaimed Rajeev Ravi directorial "Njan Steve Lopez," in which the star kid played a role opposite Farhaan Faasil.

Ahaana herself announced the news of starring opposite Nivin in the film through her recent Facebook post. "Nothing without Gratitude :) Gratitude in abundance to everybody who wished me today. It's always delightful to experience so much of good-will and love. Thank you all so very much. I am extremely happy to be working with Nivin Pauly and a horde of other wonderful actors and technicians. :) Thank you God :), [sic]" the actress wrote on her social media page.

Meanwhile, Nivin, who enjoys a huge fan following in Tamil Nadu, has announced three back-to-back Kollywood projects for the year. The actor has Gautham Ramachandran's upcoming film, which is tentatively titled "Santa Maria." He also has announced his association with 24AM studios' next production venture to be helmed by Prabhu Radhakrishnan. He has also signed his fourth Tamil movie, which will be directed by Atlee's former associate director Suryaa Balakumaran and will be produced by Atlee under the banner of A for Apple.