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Velraj is a Actor, Director, Scriptwriter, Director of Photography and Cinematography Indian born on 21 october 1969 at Madurai (Inde)

Velraj

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Birth name Velrajan
Nationality Inde
Birth 21 october 1969 (49 years) at Madurai (Inde)

R. Velraj (Tamil: ஆர்.வேல்ராஜ்) is an Indian cinematographer who was born in a village near Madurai, Tamil Nadu. At his early stage, he was associated with cinematographer Tirru and worked in several Tamil films as assistant cinematographer, notably alavandhan etc., also worked mainly in Tamil, Malayalam and Hindi films including Polladhavan, Aadukalam, Kandahar and Engeyum Eppodhum.

Usually with

Dhanush
Dhanush
(6 films)
Sathish
Sathish
(5 films)
Vetrimaaran
Vetrimaaran
(4 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Velraj (12 films)

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Actor

Komban
Komban (2015)
, 2h16
Genres Drama, Comedy, Action
Actors Karthi, Lakshmi Menon, Rajkiran, Super Subbarayan, Kovai Sarala, Karunas Sethu
Roles CBI Officer (Special Appearance)
Rating59% 2.954562.954562.954562.954562.95456
Kombaiah Pandian plays a local rowdy who takes pleasure in shooing away thugs and those who aims at disrupting peace in his locality. In other words he is that hero who fights against wrongdoers and also inspires others to do the same. Meanwhile he gets married to Palani and develops a healthy bond with her father, Muthiah, only after disliking him in the first place. At one point of time he gets violent enough to injure his father-in-law and later repents and understands the value of a father figure. While going about his usual business, Pandian, unexpectedly and unfortunately runs into Gundan Ramasamy. Things change dramatically when Karthi hampers his unusual routine thus starting a war of sorts.
Velaiyilla Pattathari, 2h13
Directed by Velraj
Genres Drama, Comedy, Action, Romance
Actors Amala Paul, Dhanush, Samuthirakani, Vivek, Saranya, Sathish
Roles Cameo
Rating77% 3.8950853.8950853.8950853.8950853.895085
Raghuvaran is a graduate in Civil Engineering, but has been unemployed for four years. He is adamant about working in a job related to his field only and is unwilling to accept any other profession. He often comes into conflict with his father, who considers him irresponsible. His younger brother, Karthik, works in an IT company, earning well and, evidently, his father's approval. Raghuvaran's mother, Bhuvana, however, supports him. Raghuvaran falls for his neighbour's daughter, Shalini who hates him initially, but warms up to him after hearing about the difficulties he is facing and eventually reciprocates his love.
Aadukalam
Aadukalam (2011)
, 2h36
Directed by Vetrimaaran
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action, Romance
Themes Films about music and musicians, Sports films, Musical films
Actors Dhanush, Taapsee Pannu, Kishore, Dinesh, V. I. S. Jayapalan, Meenal
Roles Police Inspector (special appearance)
Rating79% 3.9942953.9942953.9942953.9942953.994295
In Madurai, Pettaikaaran (V. I. S. Jayapalan) and Rathnaswamy (Naren) are tough competitors in cockfights and it is often Pettai who wins because nobody knows his way of maintaining the quality of the birds.

Director

Velaiyilla Pattathari, 2h13
Directed by Velraj
Genres Drama, Comedy, Action, Romance
Actors Amala Paul, Dhanush, Samuthirakani, Vivek, Saranya, Sathish
Rating77% 3.8950853.8950853.8950853.8950853.895085
Raghuvaran is a graduate in Civil Engineering, but has been unemployed for four years. He is adamant about working in a job related to his field only and is unwilling to accept any other profession. He often comes into conflict with his father, who considers him irresponsible. His younger brother, Karthik, works in an IT company, earning well and, evidently, his father's approval. Raghuvaran's mother, Bhuvana, however, supports him. Raghuvaran falls for his neighbour's daughter, Shalini who hates him initially, but warms up to him after hearing about the difficulties he is facing and eventually reciprocates his love.

Scriptwriter

Velaiyilla Pattathari, 2h13
Directed by Velraj
Genres Drama, Comedy, Action, Romance
Actors Amala Paul, Dhanush, Samuthirakani, Vivek, Saranya, Sathish
Rating77% 3.8950853.8950853.8950853.8950853.895085
Raghuvaran is a graduate in Civil Engineering, but has been unemployed for four years. He is adamant about working in a job related to his field only and is unwilling to accept any other profession. He often comes into conflict with his father, who considers him irresponsible. His younger brother, Karthik, works in an IT company, earning well and, evidently, his father's approval. Raghuvaran's mother, Bhuvana, however, supports him. Raghuvaran falls for his neighbour's daughter, Shalini who hates him initially, but warms up to him after hearing about the difficulties he is facing and eventually reciprocates his love.

Cameraman

Paayum Puli
Directed by Suseenthiran
Genres Drama, Thriller, Action
Actors Vishal, Kajal Agarwal, Samuthirakani, Soori, Anandaraj, V. Jayaprakash
Roles Director of Photography
Rating59% 2.9567752.9567752.9567752.9567752.956775
The city of Madurai is rife with the nefarious activities of a group of thugs, who kidnap local businessmen, extort money from them and kill them if they cannot pay the amount or complain to the police about them. These extortionists even kill policemen who dare to take action against them, including Albert (Harish Uthaman). Jayaseelan (Vishal), a police officer, is posted the new ACP of Madurai and works undercover to rid the city of these extortionists.
Vai Raja Vai, 2h5
Directed by Aishwarya R. Dhanush
Genres Thriller, Romantic comedy, Horror, Romance
Themes Seafaring films, Transport films
Actors Gautham Karthik, Priya Anand, Sunny Leone, Mayilsamy, Taapsee Pannu, Vivek
Roles Director of Photography
Rating56% 2.8082752.8082752.8082752.8082752.808275
Karthik (Gautham Karthik) is a middle-class boy who works at an IT company, gifted with an extrasensory perception. He has a girlfriend, Priya (Priya Anand). During school days, he scores good in the exams using his power, so his father asks him suppress this power and forget its existence. Then, he meets Pandian aka Panda (Vivek) at his office and befriends with him. Panda, who is a gambler, gets to know about Karthik's power and asks him to play cricket gambling by using his power. Rande (Daniel Balaji) is in charge of the cricket gambling under an unknown man known as Kumar. Karthick wins 1 crore in the gambling and uses 10 lakhs for his elder sister Gayathri's (Gayathri Raguram) marriage. Panda , Karthick and Sathish goes on a vacation to Goa to spend the gambling money. There Rande threatens Karthick to play Roulette in the Casino Royale ship. Initially Karthick hesitates but Rande threatens him by kidnapping Priya. Karthick accepts to play. By this incident Priya comes to know about Karthick's power.To train Karthick, Shreya (Taapsee Pannu) comes to help. Karthick plays the game and tricks Rande to take his place in gambling . The officials of the casino suspect Rande and arrest him . Karthick, with his money won in the gambling with Panda, Sathish and Priya, escape and go back home. Shreya helps Rande to escape from guards by the saying of Kumar. Rande traces Karthick and takes him to his place. There Karthick using his power to fight Rande's sidekicks and threatens Rande with his own gun. At that time a Rolls-Royce Phantom comes and is revealed that the unknown man Kumar is Kokki Kumar(Dhanush) and ask Karthik to play for him in Politics.
Komban
Komban (2015)
, 2h16
Genres Drama, Comedy, Action
Actors Karthi, Lakshmi Menon, Rajkiran, Super Subbarayan, Kovai Sarala, Karunas Sethu
Roles Director of Photography
Rating59% 2.954562.954562.954562.954562.95456
Kombaiah Pandian plays a local rowdy who takes pleasure in shooing away thugs and those who aims at disrupting peace in his locality. In other words he is that hero who fights against wrongdoers and also inspires others to do the same. Meanwhile he gets married to Palani and develops a healthy bond with her father, Muthiah, only after disliking him in the first place. At one point of time he gets violent enough to injure his father-in-law and later repents and understands the value of a father figure. While going about his usual business, Pandian, unexpectedly and unfortunately runs into Gundan Ramasamy. Things change dramatically when Karthi hampers his unusual routine thus starting a war of sorts.
Velaiyilla Pattathari, 2h13
Directed by Velraj
Genres Drama, Comedy, Action, Romance
Actors Amala Paul, Dhanush, Samuthirakani, Vivek, Saranya, Sathish
Roles Director of Photography
Rating77% 3.8950853.8950853.8950853.8950853.895085
Raghuvaran is a graduate in Civil Engineering, but has been unemployed for four years. He is adamant about working in a job related to his field only and is unwilling to accept any other profession. He often comes into conflict with his father, who considers him irresponsible. His younger brother, Karthik, works in an IT company, earning well and, evidently, his father's approval. Raghuvaran's mother, Bhuvana, however, supports him. Raghuvaran falls for his neighbour's daughter, Shalini who hates him initially, but warms up to him after hearing about the difficulties he is facing and eventually reciprocates his love.
Ethir Neechal, 2h2
Genres Comedy, Romance
Themes Sports films, Athletics films
Actors Priya Anand, Sivakarthikeyan, Nandita Swetha, V. Jayaprakash, Ravi Prakash, Sharath Lohithaswa
Roles Director of Photography
Rating67% 3.396513.396513.396513.396513.39651
The films starts in 1987 with the doctors struggling to protect a woman and her baby. Meanwhile, the woman's husband prays to his native deity that if his wife delivers his baby successfully, he would name the baby with the name of the deity. The baby is born without any problems and as per the wish, they name the baby, Kunjithapadham (Sivakarthikeyan).
Siruthai
Siruthai (2011)
, 2h35
Directed by Siva
Genres Drama, Thriller, Comedy, Action
Themes Films about families
Actors Karthi, Tamannaah Bhatia, Avinash, Santhanam, Vijay Vasanth, Rajiv Kanakala
Roles Director of Photography
Rating57% 2.8548852.8548852.8548852.8548852.854885
Rocket Raja (Karthi) is a small-time thief who steals anything he comes across. With his partner Kaatu poochi (Santhanam) he enjoys life to its fullest and even falls for the beautiful Swetha (Tamannaah). However, his life changes when a small girl Divya Rathinavel (Baby Rakshana)ends up in his care; he looks exactly like her father Rathniavel Pandian IPS (Karthi). As Raja discovers the girl's past, it is revealed that Rathinavel Pandian is an honest policeman who is a nightmare to criminals, but that one gang of criminals in the village of Devi pattnam are intent on killing him and his daughter because he killed the son of a prominent criminal, who also sexually abused women. Rathinavel Pandian's colleagues put Divya in Rocket Raja's care so that the criminals cannot track her. Rathinavel Pandian is on the verge of death following a gunshot to his head. At first Raja is angry with the little girl and breaks her tape recorder. Divya is happy and hugs him, after he repairs it. Rathinavel Pandian is intent on fighting back. Unfortunately, he dies following a battle with several criminals who had been chasing Raja and Divya. From police officers,he realizes that Pandian was an honest and courageous police officer who stood against Babuji and his family who had cruelly ruled a village. Pandyan even manages to kill his son and stops their criminal acts. Pandyan manages to fail his brother but he gets shot when he tried to save a child.Upon seeing his courage, Rocket Raja (with the help of Rathinavel Pandian’s colleagues) steps into Rathinavel Pandian's shoes and finishes his unfinished work as he himself is a thug and destroys all their properties with the help of kaatu poochi in a hilarious way.He also kills his brother and also takes on the responsibility of taking care of Divya, with the help of Swetha.