Malaysian-born Tamil singer-actor Mugen Rao became a household name across Tamil Nadu after emerging as the winner of Bigg Boss Tamil season 3 in 2019. He was soon announced to be a part of a number of Tamil films, with his debut venture revealed to be the rural family entertainer Velan, which will be hitting screens worldwide on December 31. Directed by Kavin and produced by Kalaimagan Mubarak under the Skyman International Films banner, the film has Tamil-speaking Mugen playing the role of a college youth from a rural backdrop, with the much-awaited Velan trailer getting officially released on Wednesday. 

The Velan trailer starts off with Mugen being introduced as the lovable village youth, who is head over heels in love with a Malayalee girl being played by Meenakshi Govindharajan. Popular YouTuber 'Prankster' Rahul is seen giving him support as his friend, while Brigida Saga of Master fame is appearing in a pivotal role. Likewise, veteran actor Prabhu is playing Mugen's father, while Hareesh Peradi is the antagonist, with Soori, Thambi Ramaiah, Joe Malloori, Billy Murali, Maria Vincent among others forming the supporting cast. The Velan trailer has packaged in all the elements that appeal to fans of commercial cinema and looks to be an entertaining affair in theatres. 

Velan has music scored by Gopi Sundar, with the film's cinematography and editing done by Gopi Jagadeeswaran and Sarathkumar respectively. Considering this is Mugen’s debut in Tamil cinema, fans will be looking forward to witnessing him in action as he became a favorite among the youth and the elderly alike after his stint on Bigg Boss Tamil season 3. For now, check out the newly-released Velan official trailer below: