Malaysian based actor-singer Mugen Rao is best known for his stint in the 3rd season of Bigg Boss where he was crowned champion. The actor now hopes to continue his victorious ways into the Tamil film industry with the aptly titled Vettri. Having worked in projects in Malaysia, Vettri will mark Mugen Rao’s debut in Kollywood and is directed by Anjana, who was last seen helming Veppam in 2011. Here are some interesting tidbits about the film.

A stylish thriller in the offing

According to reports, Vettri is touted to be a thriller drama in which Mugen Rao will essay the role of an Engineering college student. Director Anjana had earlier revealed that the plot will feature a unique dilemma that the protagonist will have to face, one involving the wishes of his mother and the economic circumstance he is born into and the other, a life of violence. Miss World 2018 Anukeerthy Das has been signed on to play the female lead. Vettri will be bankrolled by Shirdi Productions with music composed by Nivas K Prasanna. The cinematographer is being handled by the experienced R Rathnavelu who has been appreciated for his visual work in films like Sethu Perazhagan, Haridas and Lingaa. Mugen Rao took to social media to express his pleasure on being part of this project. Vettri will also see a return to directing for Anjana after 9 years. In a recent interview, the filmmaker revealed that Mugen Rao was her first choice for this role due to his easy-going charming nature which would perfectly gel with that of a student.

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