Popular musician Mugen Rao became a household name after the massive success of Bigg Boss Tamil: Season 3. He was the title winner of the third edition of Bigg Boss which was a big hit among the masses. He featured in the show along with the likes of Kavin, Sandy Master, Tharshan, Losliya, Cheran, Vanitha Vijayakumar, Abhirami Venkatachalam, and others. The success of Bigg Boss has now made him a star and he will be venturing into cinema as an actor. His debut flick in Tamil will be directed by Anjana Ali Khan of Veppam fame and it is titled Vettri.

The film will feature former Miss India, Anukreethy Vas as the female lead, while Aadukalam Kishore will be seen in a crucial role. Vettri has got a strong technical team in the form of Nivas K Prasanna (music direction), R Rathnavelu (cinematography), and Anthony (editing). The film is produced by Shirdi Productions and it will be the company's first production in Tamil cinema. 

Even before the completion of his first film, Mugen Rao has already signed his next film and the details regarding the project are out. Being produced  by Skyman Films International’s Kalaimagan Mubarak, this new film is titled Velan and it will be directed by newcomer Kavin Moorthy. The film will have music scored by popular Malayalam composer, Gopi Sundar, and cinematography by Gopi Jagadeeswaran. The film features an interesting star cast that includes Prabhu, Soori, Thambi Ramaiah, and others. Meenakshi Govindharajan will be seen as the female lead. Filming has already begun in Pollachi, with 70% shooting said to be already completed. Details regarding the film's genre and premise are yet to be known. 

Sharing the picture from the pooja event, Mugen Rao posted, "Velan 🎬🎥📽🎞 Happy to announce my movie title #Velan. shooting in progress and 1st look will be posted soon. Thanks to @kalaimagan20 sir #skymanfilmsinternational. Stay tuned". During his Bigg Boss stint, Mugen Rao had expressed his interest to become an actor and he also featured in several music videos in the past. It is good to see that his dreams are coming true and we at Galatta Media wish that Mugen's silverscreen journey becomes a huge success. Check out his latest Instagram post below:


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