Singer Velmurugan became a household name across Tamil Nadu and among Tamil-speaking people around the world after being announced as one among the sixteen contestants in the ongoing fourth edition of the hit reality TV show Bigg Boss Tamil. Velmurugan, who entered the became the second housemate to be eliminated from the Bigg Boss 4 being hosted by Kamal Haasan. With Velmurugan evicted from the Bigg Boss 4 house more than a month ago, the popular singer has now announced that he has been appointed by the Tamil Nadu government as an Executive Committee & General Body Member in the Tamil Nadu Iyal Isai Nadaga Mandram, while also informing viewers about his entry into social media. 

In a video, Velmurugan stated that he had been receiving a number of queries about his social media account. The singer stated, "I have been often asked about my social media ids and accounts. I have also come to know that there are many fake ids in my name and is why I have now decided to officially join Twitter, Facebook and Instagram." Velmurugan further said that he has high hopes of entertaining his followers. He said, "I hope to share my experiences over the years in cinema, my career as a singer and the many stories behind my hit songs and the awards I've won. I will also be speaking about my time in the Bigg Boss 4 house and talk about the happenings on the show, now as a viewer."

Prior to his entry in Bigg Boss Tamil season 4, Velmurugan had carved a niche for himself with his rustic voice and folksy hit songs. In a career as a singer for more than a decade, Velmurugan has sung several hit numbers among which include "Madura Kulunga Kulunga" in Subramaniapuram, "Otha Sollaala" in Aadukalam, "Sangili Bungili" in Muni 2: Kanchana, "Venaam Machan" in Oru Kal Oru Kannadi, "Local Boys" in Ethir Neechal and most recently, "Kathari Poovazhagi" in Asuran. Watch Velmurugan speak about his entry into social media and his appointment as an Executive Committee & General Body Member in the Tamil Nadu Iyal Isai Nadaga Mandram in the videos below: