Mugen Rao

Mugen Rao is a Malaysian singer-songwriter. In 2019, he participated in the third season of the reality show Bigg Boss Tamil and emerged as the winner.

Career

He started singing with his father on stage. After a while, he became a member of the songwriting-production-singing group, Random CROWNZ, a group which he had made in association with his schoolmates. He acted as a paperboy in the Malay show "Senandung Malam". Although he had a small role in this show, he later got the opportunity to play the supporting role in the show "Gerak Khas". In 2019, he was chosen as a contestant in season 3 of Bigg Boss.

Mugen Rao rose to fame with the release of his music video, "Kayalvizhi", which went viral on Youtube[2]. This was followed by more music videos: "Anbe Aruyire", "Abhinaya" ,"Pogiren" and "Maya".

In 2019, Mugen Rao emerged as the winner of Bigg Boss Tamil 3.[3][4]

Filmography

Films

Year Film Role(s) Languages Notes
2018 Ghora Tamil Supporting actor
2018 Haran Tamil Supporting actor
2018 Hey Coffeelopher Tamil Main cast

Short Films

Year Title Role(s) Languages Notes
2017 I am Peter Tamil
2018 Light Up Someone’s Life Tamil

Television

Actor

Year Serial/Telemovie/Drama Role Channel Language Notes
2009 Senandung Malam Supporting Malay As a paperboy
2010 Da Bomba Supporting Malay
2011 Gerak Khas Supporting TV2 Malay
2012 Sindiket Fixie Supporting Malay
2012 Rumah Kecil Itu Supporting Malay
2014 Rembau Ada WiFi Supporting Malay
2016 ASTRO Sitcom: Barber Main Cast Tamil
2016 Veetuku Oru Paati Main Cast Tamil
2016 Ippadiyum Pannalama Main Cast Tamil
2017 Agam Puram Tamil
2018 Sekuriti TV2 Tamil
2018 Sugamaana Sumaigal Tamil
2019 Nee Yaar Main Cast TV2 Tamil Best TV Drama Actor award

Host / Contestant

Year Reality Show/Fiction/Live Show Role Channel Language Notes
2016 360 Degrees: Season 11 Anchor Astro Vaanavil Tamil
2017 360 Degrees: Season 12 Anchor Astro Vaanavil Tamil
2017 Chinna Kabali Anchor Astro Vaanavil Tamil
2017 Astro Ponggal Anchor Astro Vaanavil Tamil
2018 Astro Ponggal Anchor Astro Vaanavil Tamil
2019 KL to KK: Let's roll Host Astro Ulagam Tamil
2019 Bigg Boss Tamil 3 Contestant Vijay TV Tamil Winner

Discography

Singer

Year Song Languages Notes
2014 Kaadhaley Kannir Tamil
2015 Aayiram Sorkal Tamil
2015 Ring-Eh Tamil
2016 Kayalvizhi Tamil
2018 Pogiren Tamil
2018 Abinaya Tamil
2018 Kannu Rapulo Telugu
2018 Zombie Kadhal Tamil
2019 Maya Tamil
2019 Neethaan Neethaan Tamil

Lyricist

Year Song Languages Music Composer Notes
2014 Kaadhaley Kannir Tamil
2015 Aayiram Sorkal Tamil
2015 Ring-Eh Tamil
2016 Kayalvizhi Tamil
2018 Pogiren Tamil
2018 Abinaya Tamil
2018 Kannu Rapulo Telugu
2018 Zombie Kadhal Tamil
2019 Maya Tamil
2019 Neethan Neethan Tamil

Independent work and music videos

Year Song Languages Artist Notes
2014 Kaadhaley Kannir Tamil Mugen Rao
Veruchodi Tamil
Anbe Aaruyirae Tamil
2016 Kayalvizhi Tamil Mugen Rao
Kadhal Enbathu Saabama Tamil
Nanba Vaa Tamil
2018 Pogiren Tamil Mugen Rao
2018 Abinaya Tamil Mugen Rao
2019 Maya Tamil Mugen Rao

References

  1. ^ "Mugen Rao home page". Retrieved 8 October 2019.
  2. ^ "Malaysian Mugen Rao wins India's 'Bigg Boss 3' reality TV show". Malaymail. Retrieved 7 October 2019.
  3. ^ "Bigg Boss Tamil 3, Day 100 Written Update: How Mugen Rao Made The 100th Day Extra Special - NDTV". 2 October 2019.
  4. ^ "Mugen Rao wins Bigg Boss Tamil season 3 MGR". The Hindu. Retrieved 7 October 2018.

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