The first look of Nivin Pauly's Tamil film Richie has been released. The film, which also marks the directorial debut of Gautham Ramachandran i s an official remake of Kannada blockbuster, Ulidavaru Kandanthe. Gautham has previously worked as an associate to director Mysskin.
Richie stars Shraddha Srinath in the female lead. The film also stars Prakash Raj, Lakshmi Priya Chandramouli, and Natty in supporting roles. The Malayalam actor took to his Facebook page to unveil the first look of the film. The actor also quoted Richie as his first straight Tamil film. The first look features the Premam actor in rowdy look.
Nivin Pauly will reprise the role of Richard Anthony donned by Kannada actor Rakshit Shetty in its original version. The original version also featured Kishore, Sheethal Shetty, and Yagna Shetty. Richie is scheduled to hit the screens on May.