Velmurugan (Bigg Boss Tamil 4) Wiki, Age, Girlfriend, Wife, Family, Biography & More

Velmurugan is an Indian playback singer, actor and musician who predominantly works in the Tamil film industry. He is mainly known for his folk songs like “Aadungada” in Naadodigal, “Madura” in Subramaniapuram and “Otha Sollala” in Aadukalam.


Velmurugan has a sweet voice and he especially sang folk songs. He won several awards throughout her singing career in the film industry. He came into the limelight after his participation in the Bigg Boss Tamil 4 as a contestant along with Suresh Chakravarthy, Jithan Ramesh and Sanam Shetty.

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Velmurugan Wiki/Biography

Born on 5 March 1980, Velmurugan’s age is 40 Years as of 2020. He was born and brought up in a middle-class family from Muthanai Viruthachalam, Tamil Nadu, India.


He completed his initial schooling from Government Boys Higher Secondary School, Mudhanai and Jayapriya Vidyalaya Senior Secondary School. After that, he went to Chennai and took admission to Government Polytechnic College, Coimbatore and University of Tamil Nadu from where he completed his graduate course.

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Since childhood, he has a keen interest in singing and music. He loves to play musical instruments and participate in many music events during his school and college times and won many of them.

Full Name Velmurugan
Nickname James Vasanthan
Date of Birth 5 March 1980
Age 40 Years
Birth Place Muthanai Viruthachalam, Tamil Nadu
Profession Playback Singer and Musician
Debut Song: Madura Kulunga Kulunga in 2008
TV: Bigg Boss Tamil 4
Years Active 2007 – Present
Famous For Bigg Boss Tamil 4 Contestant
Nationality Indian
Hometown Tamil Nadu
Caste Not Known
Zodiac Sign Leo
School Government Boys Higher Secondary School, Mudhanai
Jayapriya Vidyalaya Senior Secondary School, Virudhachalam, Tamil Nadu
College / University Government Polytechnic College, Coimbatore
University of Tamil Nadu
Education Qualification Graduate
Net Worth Under Review

Velmurugan Hit Tamil Songs

Family, Girlfriend & Relationships

Velmurugan belongs to a middle-class Hindu family from Muthanai Viruthachalam, Tamil Nadu, India. He has immense faith in the Hinduism religion and is Brahmin by caste. He holds an Indian nationality.

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His father’s name is Dhanasekaran who is a farmer by profession and his mother’s name is Amirthambal who is a housewife.

He also has one sibling, his elder brother name is Periyasamy.

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Velmurugan Family with Rajnikanth

Velmurugan’s marital status is married. He is married to a Chennai-based girl, the couple got married in a private function in Chennai.

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Velmurugan Wife

They also got blessed with two daughters, and one of her daughter’s name is Pradakshana.

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Velmurugan Daughters
Father Name Dhanasekaran
Mother Name Amirthambal
Brother Name Periyasamy
Girlfriend Kala
Marital Status Married
Wife Name Kala
Children Pradakshana

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Physical Appearance

Velmurugan is a good looking guy with a dark complexion and attractive personality. He owns a strong physique and impressive body measurements.


He is 5 feet and 7 inches tall and his body weight is around 81 Kg. His hair color is black and he also has blistering black color eyes.

Height (approx) in centimeters: 171 cm
in meters: 1.71 m
in feet inches: 5’ 7”
Weight (approx) in kilograms: 81 kg
in pounds: 178 lbs
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black

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Velmurugan started his career as a playback singer in the Tamil film industry in 2007.

He has sung many popular songs like Oru Nimisham, Vaa Pulla, Vedi Pottu, Local Boys, Maya Bazaar and Pangali.


He also sang some folk songs like Madura, Aadungada and Otha Sollala. He gained huge popularity for his beautiful voice and folk songs category.

He has also appeared as a judge in a TV reality show.


Recently he participated in Indian televison reality show Bigg Boss Tamil 4 as a contestant.

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Velmurugan in Bigg Boss Tamil 4


Velmurugan has won many prestigious awards and honors in different categories throughout his career in the Tamil film industry.

In 2010, he has also won the “APJ Abdul Kalam Sir Award” and “Delhi CM Award”.

He has won the “American University Award” in 2007.

Later in 2014, he has won the “Best Playback Singer Award” and in 2019 he received the “Tamil Nadu Government Award”.


He registered his name “Guinness World Records” and won the “Best Playback Singer Award”.

He also won the “T Awards” and “Mirchi Awards” in the year 2020.

Facts and Information

In a recent interview, Velmurugan stated that the call by James Vasanthan for his debut song in the industry proved to be the main turning point in his life.

He is one of the singers and artists in the Tamil film industry who has gone overseas and brought together Tamil classical arts and crafts. He also received a doctorate from American University.

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