Actor Vivek who had played comedian and supporting actor roles in Tamil films is now coming with a lead character in the film Vellai Pookal. The film is an investigative thriller which was shot entirely in the US and the actor will be seen as a retired cop in the film. The makers of the film have conducted a press meet yesterday and the actor speaking at the event has requested press and audience not to reveal the climax scene of the film. The film is slated for the release on 19th April and the makers are planning to screen a special press show on 16th April. Vivek Elangovan will be making his debut as a director with this film.