Gautham Ramachandran is directing Nivin Pauly in a film which has been titled Richie. After Neram, Nivin Pauly had acted in the film Premam. This film took him to great heights. After this he was receiving lots of Tamil offers. Since he was busy in Malayalam, he was not able to accept any films in Tamil.
At this juncture, Nivin Pauly was signed for the lead role in a film which is to be directed by debutante director Gautham Ramachandran. This film is the remake of the Kannada film Ulidhavaru Kandante, which starred Rakshit Shetty and Kishore in lead roles. The film traverses through the lives of 5 characters.
Nutty Nataraj, Ashok Selvan and Prakash Raj are donning important roles. Shraddha Srinath who had acted in U Turn and Kaatru Veliyidai is donning the female lead role. Pandi Kumar is handling the camera while B. Ajaneesh Loknath is composing the music.
The shooting of the film has been completed and the post-production works are going on. It has been decided to release Richie during this summer holidays.