Nivin Pauly (born October 11, 1984), is an Indian film actor who predominantly acts in Malayalam films. He made his debut in Malarvadi Arts Club (2010) directed by Vineeth Sreenivasan. Pauly was born in a Nasrani family in Ernakulam, Kerala. He graduated with a B.Tech. in Information Technology from Federal Institute of Science And Technology, Kochi in 2006. He was employed in Infosys, Bangalore and quit because he lost interest in it.