And it's none other than Sachin Tendulkar! The Premam actor, on Wednesday took to Twitter and wished him on his birthday sharing a photo and note.
Sachin turned 46 on Wednesday.
Stating that Sachin's name itself is enough for many to have a dream in one's life, Nivin wrote, “Happy happy birthday to the man who inspired millions to dream. Words are not enough but the name is enough — Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar! Thank you for the beautiful memories sir! Forever your fan!”
Well, it is to be noted that Nivin Pauly’s '1983' was a sports drama based on the cricketing legend’s career and the former played the role of Rameshan in this Abrid Shine movie.
Earlier, Nivin Pauly was associated with the Kerala Blasters Football team which was co-owned by Sachin Tendulkar.
In an interaction during the promotion of Kerala Blasters team, Nivin had talked about how he bought a bat when he was an eighth-grader. He further told that he inspired by Sachin and always dreamt of getting Sachin's autograph. It was during the promotion that Nivin Pauly's childhood dream of getting Sachin's signature on his 18-year-old MRF cricket bat came true.