Finally, young hero Nivin Pauly has clarified his position on his Facebook page. “There is a news spreading about me not picking MOHANLAL sir's call....honestly such an incident has never occurred... there is not even a single time where I have showed disrespect towards LAL sir or any other actors. I am extremely disappointed with this fake news.......I respect MOHANLAL sir as always...”
For all latecomers, the controversy goes like this.
There have been rumours spreading in the industry that actor Nivin Pauly refused to pick superstar Mohanlal's phone calls some weeks back, when the senior star had called him to offer a role in the ongoing project, Gitanjali. Later, when actor Innocent called Nivin and asked why he was not picking up the call, the young hero said that he was not interested in doing a small role in a Mohanlal film.
This report, the truth of which is known perhaps only to those involved directly in the issue, has now been published in a film magazine and the superstar's fans have been showering expletives at the young hero, in the social networking sites.