Vetri Velan also is known as Vetrivel, is a Tamil film and TV actor. He was born on 9 April 1986 at Tiruvannamalai in Tamil Nadu. Vetri received his primary education from Mount Saint Joseph Academy School, Flourtown. He later went to Loyola College in Chennai where Velan did M.Sc. in Bio-Technology. He started his acting career in movies through Tamil cinema. His first film was Nenjai Thodu, directed by Rajkannan and produced by M. Sivakumaran. Vetri got chance to work with Neelima Rani, Vani Bhojan, Nisha Krishnan, Santhoshi, Nithya Das, and Sindhu Shyam. His performance got appreciated in a series called Mahabharatham.

Vetri Velan appeared in many Tamil TV series such as, Vanthal Sridevi aired on Colors Tamil (Role: Akash), Nayaki aired on Sun TV (Role: Chezhiyan), Velunachi aired on Colors Tamil, Tamil Kadavul Murugan aired on Vijay TV (Role: Surapadman), Mahabharatham aired on Sun TV (Role: Duryodhan), Maragatha Veenai aired on Sun TV (Role: Suresh), Lakshmi Vandhachu aired on Zee Tamil (Role: Santhosh), Rajkumar (Sun TV), Puguntha Veedu (Zee Tamil), Kanchana (Vijay TV), Sare Gama Gama Gama, Ilavarasi (Sun TV), Idhayam (Sun TV), and Ilakkanam Marutho (Jaya TV). His acting career in films include projects like Nenjai Thodu as Shiva, Enkitta Mothathe (Supporting role), Asareeri (Supporting role), and Vayakattu Mappillai (Hero). Vetri Velan has a proper amount of experience of acting.