Nivin Pauly becomes Most Desirable Men 2015
Nivin Pauly becomes Kochi Times Most Desirable Men 2015Nivin Pauly/Facebook

Malayalam actor Nivin Pauly, who is basking in the success of the latest Vineeth Sreenivasan directorial "Jacobinte Swargarajyam," has been topped the Kochi Times Most Desirable Men 2015 list. He has beaten "Charlie" actor Dulquer Salmaan, who had enjoyed the top spot last year.

As per the new list, Dulquer is in the second spot, followed by Prithviraj Sukumaran, who has not budged from the third spot since last year. Tovino Thomas, who put in noteworthy performances in the movies "Ennu Ninte Moideen" and "Style," is fourth, pushing Unni Mukundan to the fifth position. 

Fahadh Faasil has leapfrogged to the sixth spot in the list this year from 16th position in 2014. He is followed by singer Vijay Yesudas (new entrant), Jayasurya, Govind Padmasoorya and singer Siddharth Menon round up the top 10 positions of the list.

Actors Rajeev Pillai, Asif Ali and Rahul Madhav have seen a huge drop in their ranks this year, paving the way for many new entrants, including cricketer Sanju Samson, musician Shaan Rahman, actor Sunny Wayn, Dhyan Sreenivasan, Sudev Nair, Neeraj Madhav, footballer Mohammad Rafi,  TV host Adil Ibrahim, comedian Abish Mathew, TV actor Rahul Ravi, director Bejoy Nambiar and Congress MP Shashi Tharoor.

Meanwhile, Dulquer and Nivin have been listed on the Chennai Times Most Desirable Men 2015 list as well, owing to the huge fan following they enjoy in Tamil Nadu. While Dulquer is in the seventh spot, Nivin has been ranked 13th spot in the Chennai Times' list.

Check out the full Most Desirable Men 2015 (Kochi Times) list here:

Rank 2015 Actors Rank 2014
1 Nivin Pauly 2
2 Dulquer Salmaan 1
3 Prithviraj Sukumaran 3
4 Tovino Thomas 5
5 Unni Mukundan 4
6 Fahadh Faasil 15
7 Vijay Yesudas New entrant
8 Jayasurya 7
9 Govind Padmasoorya 6
10 Siddharth Menon 10
11 Sanju Samson New entrant
12 Shaan Rahman New entrant
13 Sunny Wayn New entrant
14 Dhyan Sreenivasam New entrant
15 Sudev Nair New entrant
16 Neeraj Madhav New entrant
17 Rajeev Pillai 11
18 Mohammed Rafi New entrant
19 Asif Ali 9
20 Rahul Madhav 8
21 Adil Ibrahim New entrant
22 Abish Mathew New entrant
23 Rahul Ravi New entrant
24 Bejoy Nambiar New entrant
25 Shashi Tharoor New entrant