Velaikaran is a Tamil film is directed by S.P. Muthuraman starring Rajinikant, Sarath Babu and Amala.This film is remade from the bollywood Comedy film Namak Halaal (1982) that stars Amitabh Bachchan, Waheeda Rehman,Shashi Kapoor, Smita Patil and Parveen Babi.
Young Gajapathy () is brought up by his Valayapathy (paternal grandfather) (V.K.Ramasamy). He decides for him to go to the city in search of a new job and life. While in the city he meets up with Senthil who guides him into an interview in a 5-star hotel owned by Rajkumar (Sarath Babu).While in the hotel, Gajapathy meets Amala and falls in love with her. During this time, many attempts are made to kill Rajkumar by his uncle and son Nasser. The blame for this murders goes to Rajkumar mother K.R.Vijaya, who is actually Gajapathy's mother. Realising all this Gajapathy takes an oath no matter what happens he will let any harm come to Rajkumar. As these attempts are being made, can Gajapathy thwart them all?
In this movie Rajnikanth remodify his hair style first , till 1996 he maintained that hair style.