Velaikkaran (English: Servant) is an upcoming Indian Tamil-language action-thriller film written and directed by Mohan Raja. Featuring Sivakarthikeyan in a duel role, Nayanthara, Fahadh Faasil and Sneha in the lead roles.
The film has music composed by Anirudh Ravichander and cinematography by Ramji. Produced by R. D. Raja of 24AM Studios, the film deals with how a young man from the slums fights against the food adulteration issue. The makers revealed the title of the film as Velaikkaran,that is taken from the title of 1980's Rajnikanth film Velaikaran directed by veteran director S.P. Muthuraman. The first-look of the film will be releasing on 1 May 2017.
The film began production untitled on 11 November 2016 in T Nagar, Chennai and shot in the area for up to a month. The shoot continued throughout January at Prasad Studios in Chennai where art director Muthuraj had erected a large set resembling Chennai's slums. In February 2017, it was reported that the film was developing under the title of Velaikaran.