Actor Karunakaran, who essayed pivotal roles in Jigarthanda and Soodhu Kavvum has bagged an important role in director Anand Shankar’s upcoming film Iru Mugan. The actor is expected to join the sets of the film in the coming days. Currently, the team is in North India canning some action sequences. Iru Mugan stars Vikram, Nithya Menen and Nayanthara in the lead roles. This action thriller has music scored by Harris Jayaraj.