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Age 57 years (2023)
Height 5 feet 7 inches
Profession Actor, Singer, and Producer
Weight 68 kg – 150 lbs
Birthday 17 April

Parents Family

Father John Victor a.k.a Vinod Raj
Mother Rajeshwari
Siblings 2
Brother Arvind
Sister Anita


Affairs/Girlfriend Shailaja Balakrishnan
Wife/Spouse Shailaja Balakrishnan
Children 2
Sons Dhruv
Daughter Akshita


Real Name Kennedy John Victor
Nick Name Vikram, Man of Steel and Chiyaan Vikram
Famous Vikram
Zodiac Sign Aries
Date of Birth 17 April 1966

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Nationality Indian
Hometown Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Religion Christian
Hobbies Acting
Caste Mallar / Pallar

Source of money

Net worth $20 Million
salary 12 Crore/film (INR)
Income 1 Crore rupees +
Appeared In Mahaan, Manoharudu, Anniyan, ….
Source  Source Of Income acting, singing

Physical fitness

Eye color The Color of the Eye is dark brown
Hair Color The Color of Hair is Black
body The body Complexion is
skin colour The Skin Color is
Body The Body Measurement is 38-15-32

Physical state

Marital Status Married
Birthplace Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Height F 5 feet 7 inches
Height m 1.70 meter
Height cm 170 centimeter

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Education Qualification Graduate in English literature and MBA
College Loyola College, Chennai
University University name N/A
School Mountfort School, Yercaud, Salem
Degree Graduation


Country India
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Address City 18, Murali St, Mahalingapuram, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India


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Kennedy John Victor conceived on 17 April 1966, better realized by his stage name Vikram, is an Indian entertainer and playback vocalist who prevalently shows up in Tamil films and showed up in Telugu, Malayalam, and Hindi films.

He is among the most brightened entertainers in Tamil film, with grants including seven Filmfare Grants South, a Public Film Grant, and a Tamil Nadu State Film Grant.

Among his different distinctions incorporate the Kalaimamani Grant from the Public authority of Tamil Nadu in 2004 and a privileged doctorate from the Famous College of Milan in May 2011.

Given the profit of Indian famous people, Vikram has been remembered for the Forbes India Big name 100 rundowns for 2016 and 2018.

He completed a few assortments of jobs in his movies, and he is among the most productive entertainers in Tamil film.

Vikram made his debut in the 1990 film En Kadhal Kanmani, which was followed by a series of small-budget Tamil, Malayalam, and Telugu films like Aloha (Directed by Sivala Prabhakar) in the 1990s, many of which went unnoticed.

However, the success of Bala’s tragedy film Sethu (1999), in which Vikram appeared as a rogue turned lover, started Vikram’s successful career as an actor.

In the early 2000s, Vikram appeared in a series of masala films, with Dhill (2001), Gemini (2002), Dhool (2003), and Saamy (2003).

During the period, Vikram also appeared in diverse roles of disadvantaged people, including Kasi (2001), Samurai (2002), and Pithamagan (2003); the latter saw him win the National Film Award for Best Actor.

Vikram achieved further success in Anniyan (2005), Raavanan (2010), and Deiva Thirumagal (2011). Starring in the romantic thriller I (2015), Vikram won rave reviews from critics for his performance.

Vikram has promoted various social causes and appeared as the Youth Envoy for the United Nations Human Settlements Programme in 2011.

He has been a brand ambassador of Sanjeevani Trust and a school for special children, Vidya Sudha, which he stayed at during the making of Deiva Thirumagal as well as having long-term associations with the Kasi Eye Care and running his welfare association through the Vikram Foundation.

In 2016, he produced and directed the video for the flood relief anthem, Spirit of Chennai, as a tribute to the city’s volunteers following the 2015 South Indian floods.

Vikram was brought into the world as Kennedy John Victor on 17 April 1966 to a Christian dad and a Hindu mother. His dad, John Victor’s moniker Vinod Raj was a local of Paramakudi and took off from home to begin a lifelong in films.

Nonetheless, his dad didn’t charge effectively, and simply figured out how to act in supporting jobs in Tamil movies and TV serials and this roused Vikram to participate in theater examples and become expertly prepared in the old style and film dance structures to guarantee he turned into the main entertainer.

Rajeshwari, Vikram’s mom, was a sub-gatherer, and her sibling, Thiagarajan is a laid-out chief entertainer in the Tamil entertainment world; with his child, entertainer Prashanth, being Vikram’s most memorable cousin.

Vikram is utilized as a screen name as he despised his unique name, Kennedy; the name Vikram was formed by taking ‘Vi’ from his dad’s name, K from Kennedy, Ra from his mom’s name, and smash from his sun sign, Aries.

Vikram was taught at Montfort School, Yercaud a life experience school in a slope station close to Salem, and graduated in 1983.

He has referenced that he utilized his chances at school well by partaking in karate, horseback riding, and swimming and noticed that such early openness to exercises gave him certainty as a youth.

Vikram snuck in the edges of the school’s performance center club for a significant stretch and frequently participated in behind-the-stage work before being given the lead job in a school variation of Moliere’s The Specialist notwithstanding Himself after the first lead had contracted chicken pox.

Regardless of communicating his advantage to join films after school, his dad constrained him to go through training, and Vikram, therefore, moved on from Loyola School, Chennai with a degree in English Writing and worked most of the way towards an MBA program.

Through the productive show’s club, Vikram showed up in stage creations including school variations of The Caine Rebellion Court-Military and Peter Shaffer’s Dark Parody, getting best entertainer grants for his exhibitions.

In the wake of winning a Best Entertainer Grant at a capacity held at IIT Madras, Vikram was hit by a truck during a ride on his motorbike returning and experienced a serious leg injury.

He remained emergency clinic-ridden for a very long time during school and consequently went through 23 medical procedures to keep his leg from being removed.

Vikram then got back to complete the last year of his certification after his mishap and tied down consent to complete his paper at home, as he was simply ready to stroll on props for a brief period.

Vikram started his expert vocation by demonstrating in advert films for brands including Chola Tea, televisions Succeed, and Alwyn looks as well as showing up in a six-episode TV sequential named Galatta Kudumbam, which was broadcasted between November and December 1988.

During the last year of his M.B.A program at Loyola School, he was perceived by the movie business, with veteran chief C. V. Sridhar moving toward him for a lead job in a film.

Vikram made his film debut in 1990 by showing up in En Kadhal Kanmani, a little financial plan romantic tale highlighting him close by Rekha Nambiar, with Sridhar’s Thanthu Vitten Ennai, inverse Rohini being his next discharge.

He then, at that point, endorsed on to be a piece of cinematographer P. C. Sriram’s school romantic tale Meera, with exclusive standards, nonetheless, the three movies neglected to send off his profession.

His appearances in Meera and Kaaval Geetham, with another veteran chief S. P. Muthuraman, assisted him with getting film offers from the Malayalam and Telugu entertainment worlds.

In 1993, he nearly endorsed on to show up in Mani Ratnam’s Bombay and was highlighted in the underlying photograph shoot close by Manisha Koirala.

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In any case, Mani Ratnam maintained that Vikram should eliminate his facial hair for the job, and Vikram couldn’t do as such because of congruity issues with another film he had marked and consequently was dropped from the undertaking.

Somewhere in the range of 1993 and 1994, Vikram showed up in a progression of movies where he depicted supporting jobs.

He showed up in three effective Malayalam films by showing up with Mammooty, Suresh Gopi, and Jayaram in Joshi’s fruitful activity film Dhruvam, before collaborating with Gopi again for Shaji Kailas’ Mafia, which investigated Bangalore’s criminal hidden world.

Besides, Joshi cast him again close to Mammooty in the activity show Sainyam in the job of an air trainee. During the period, Vikram likewise showed up in the little financial plan Telugu film Chirunavvula Varamistava in the number one spot job and as Akkineni Nageswara Rao’s oldest child in the family dramatization Bangaru Kutumbam, with the two movies neglecting to give him a forward leap albeit the last option was a film industry achievement.

A short re-visitation of Tamil movies likewise demonstrated fruitless, with his job in Vikraman’s multi-starrer Pudhiya Mannargal, with music formed by A. R. Rahman ending up being a business disappointment.

All through 1995 and 1996, Vikram showed up in additional Telugu and Malayalam movies to get paid, being avoided Tamil movies because of an absence of offers.

He played the lead job in the Malayalam movie Mayoora Nritam coordinated by Vijayakrishnan and, surprisingly, played an antagonist in Road inverse Babu Antony and lead jobs in the little financial plan Telugu films Abdalla Majaka and Sriraj Ginnie’s Akka! Bagunnava?.

He teamed up again with Mammooty in Indraprastham and Suresh Gopi in Rajaputhran, before showing up in his most memorable lead job in Malayalam with Itha Oru Snehagatha inverse Laila.

Vikram marked Amitabh Bachchan’s most memorable Tamil language film creation, Ullaasam, which additionally included Ajith Kumar and Maheswari.

The enormous financial plan film made expectations before discharge however was a typical run in the cinematic world. Nonetheless, Vikram recognized the film for growing his female fan base because of the delicate character of his personality.

He followed it up with appearances in the fruitless movies Kurralla Rajyam in Telugu and afterward in the Ilaiyaraaja melodic Kangalin Vaarthaigal, before assuming a short part in Parthiban’s widely praised film Housefull.

During his striving stage, Vikram named different legends in films remembering the voices of Prabhu Deva for Kaadhalan, Ajith Kumar in Amaravathi, and Abbas in Kandukondain separately.

Vikram has referenced that he didn’t peer down on naming and considered it to be a ‘pride of work’.

During the period, he additionally went to moving classes consistently and gave acting a shot at various scenes and various characters with his little gathering of companions.

He started to turn down opportunities to assume supporting parts in films and was determined to leap forward as a lead entertainer and prominently turned down the job of Swarnamalya’s life partner in Mani Ratnam’s Alaipayuthey.

Vikram likewise dismissed comes nearer from TV chronic makers, referring to that functioning on TV would decrease his possibilities of turning into a standard entertainer.

He likewise rejected chances to partake in film occasions as a sponsorship artist, with entertainer Sriman uncovering that Vikram was ‘one among relatively few’ who was not keen on making a trip to Canada to take part in such shows.

In 1997, debutant chief Bala offered him the job of the maverick Sethu (Chiyaan), in the film Sethu. To get ready for the person, Vikram shaved his head, lost 21 kilograms, and developed his nails long for the job.

After starting creation in April 1997, the film went through advancement damnation after industry strikes and the absence of assets hampered progress. During this stage, he didn’t acknowledge other acting proposals to keep up with the coherence of his looks.

The film then, at that point, battled to find a merchant, who disregarded it because of the lamentable peak, and the film stayed unreleased. Vikram portrayed the time of creation as ‘the most horrendously awful period of his profession as he was monetarily lashed and ‘his fire was at risk for subsiding’.

He diverted down an open door from a companion to take up a task in innovation and endeavored to remain in the business by coordinating a sequential named Mounam Pesiyadhey, with Ameer as his associate chief.

Sethu was at long last delivered in December 1999 and at first, started running at a solitary early afternoon show at a rural theater, however, bit by bit acquired a group of people through verbal exchange exposure. In the end, it ran for north of 100 days at a few film corridors across Chennai.

Vikram was continually being mobbed by individuals in the city because of the film’s prosperity. Pundits lauded Vikram’s presentation with a commentator alluding to Vikram as ‘a disclosure’ and that ‘he is exceptionally normal and his acting in the last couple of scenes are simply excessively great and might try and measure up to the best we have seen.

Essentially, a pundit from the Malaysian everyday New Waterways Times depicted the film as an ‘extraordinary experience’ and portrayed Vikram’s exhibition as ‘acclaim commendable’.

The presentation drew honors with Vikram winning the Filmfare Unique Honor South and the Tamil Nadu State Film Grant Exceptional Award for his depiction of the title character, while reports arose that he passed up the Public Film Grant for Best Entertainer by a solitary vote to Mohanlal.

Post-Sethu, Vikram has said that the film would have been near him no matter what it’s a business achievement and that it put him on the ‘right way’, with Vikram deciding to embrace the prefix of Chiyaan to his screen name.

Vikram didn’t pursue a film for 65 days after the arrival of Sethu, to guarantee that he made the right vocation move. Vikram invested energy in finishing projects he had consented to highlight before the arrival of Sethu and consequently made several appearances in the Malayalam films Red Indians and the thriller Indriyam.

He likewise assumed the main part in Siragugal, an uncommon Tamil telefilm delivered and highlighting Raadhika, which was shot totally in the suburbia of London. Moreover, he additionally finished two Telugu films during the period; 9 Nelalu and Youth.

9 Nelalu highlighted Vikram as the spouse of the person played by Soundarya, who faces the difficulties of being a substitute mother. The film won positive surveys, with a pundit referencing that Vikram gave a ‘controlled presentation’ while Vikram’s recently discovered notoriety in Tamil movies saw the film named into Tamil not long after as Kandaen Seethaiyai, with an embedded parody track by jokester Vivek.

His next discharge was Rajakumaran’s Vinnukum Mannukum, close by Sarath Kumar, Khushbu, and Devayani, which rotated around a common kid going gaga for an entertainer.

Vikram has since referenced his disappointment at being a piece of the movie, guaranteeing that he had contentions with the chief for every shot and that ‘everything in that film, right from the principal shot was off-base’; the film turned into a disappointment economically.

His next film was Dhill, where he played a hopeful cop, Kanagavel, who handles a bad police officer. To seem to trim in the job of the hopeful cop, Vikram started a severe eating regimen eating just leafy foods and juice.

Once more the film opened to positive surveys, with a pundit from The Hindu guaranteeing that ‘Vikram has the capacity and potential and that ‘Vikram has demonstrated that his progress in Sethu was not an accident.

Dhill consequently proceeded to turn into Vikram’s most memorable outcome in the masala film sort and drove the way for additional such movies in a similar class for him.

Vikram’s depiction of a visually impaired people vocalist in Vinayan’s Kasi won him the Filmfare Best Tamil Entertainer Grant and the film likewise did well financially.

For the film, he sunbathed on the porch of his beachside home in Chennai for a burned by the sun look and got confounding cerebral pains while rehearsing to look visually impaired.

Once more, Vikram’s exhibition won positive surveys from pundits, with a commentator depicting it as an ‘uncommonly definite execution’ and that ‘as the visually impaired vocalist, he brings giggling, tears and a sense of foreboding deep in one’s soul’.

The following year, Vikram went on to play the title role in Saran’s Gemini, produced by AVM Productions, his first big-budget film in the Tamil industry, which featured him in the role of a local rowdy.

The action film won good reviews, with a critic citing that Vikram ‘delivers a convincing performance’ and consequently became a ‘box office triumph’. Similarly, the film’s soundtrack composed by Bharathwaj had become popular before release, with Vikram also singing a version of the hit song ‘O Podu!’ for the album.

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Balaji Sakthivel’s Samurai was his next release, featuring him as a vigilante Robin Hood-esque figure who kidnapped corrupt politicians. Vikram had signed the film in early 2000 and the film was on hold during production, leading to a two-year delay the film finally opened to average reviews and collections.

The critic from The Hindu gave praise for Vikram’s ‘admirably well-maintained physique and powerful eyes’, whilst another labeled that the film’s single major positive was Vikram’s convincing portrayal. His final release of the year was Prabhu Solomon’s King, a drama film that featured him alongside Sneha and Nassar.

Vikram played Raja, a magician, who is unaware that he has been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, with his family trying to keep the truth away from him. The film also met with an unfavorable response commercially but won positive acclaim from critics.

The success of Dharani’s Dhill resulted in the film’s team collaborating to make a film in a similar genre; Dhool, which also featured Jyothika, Reemma Sen, and Vivek.

The film saw Vikram play Aarumugham, a villager, who comes to the city seeking help regarding a water crisis back home, but subsequently ends up tackling the corrupt politicians who are behind the water scam.

The film became a blockbuster and his fifth success in two and a half years, with Vikram being dubbed as ‘the matinee idol of our times by a leading Indian newspaper.

He also featured in the romantic film Kadhal Sadugudu, with Priyanka Trivedi which was a critical and commercial failure, with reviewers claiming that ‘there are times you wish Vikram was a little more brisk and dynamic’ regarding his performance.

After its release, Vikram was critical of the film’s failure, confessing that the story ‘underwent a lot of changes after the initial narration’, lamenting that he was ‘taken for a royal ride’ by the producers.

Vikram was then signed on by K. Balachander to appear in his banner’s biggest production to date, Saamy, directed by Hari. Vikram played Aarusaamy, an honest cop working in Tirunelveli, who solves the region’s communal problems with his down-to-earth approach.

Vikram worked on his body for the film, sporting a thick waist to show notable differences from his other police film, Dhill, and also put on eight kilograms.

The film took a large opening, grossing over Rs. 70 million in 10 days in Tamil Nadu, while taking the largest opening of the new millennium in Kerala, with the Telugu remake rights also sold for a record price.

Due to the good opening, the film proved to be profitable just 10 days after its release and consequently went on to become a blockbuster.

Vikram’s performance also was lapped up by critics earning him a nomination for the Filmfare Best Tamil Actor Award, with the critic from Sify claiming that Vikram had ‘succumbed to the superstar image trap’, but is the ‘mainstay of the picture’.

Soon thereafter, he featured in Bala’s Pithamagan, alongside Suriya, Sangeetha, and Laila, assuming the part of Chitthan, an undertaker with mental imbalance range issues.

He had no exchange in the film and the entertainer’s acting muscles were extended as he needed to utilize non-verbal communication and look to convey his sentiments and contemplations, with Vikram likewise applying the make-up for the person himself.

The film won positive surveys with the pundit from The Hindu considering it an ‘orchestra on celluloid’ while taking note of that it will be an ‘achievement in Vikram’s profession’ and ‘he cuts a specialty for himself in the watcher’s brain with his demeanors and superb non-verbal communication.

His depiction won him both the Filmfare Best Tamil Entertainer Grant and the Public Film Grant for Best Entertainer, with the last honor making him just the third Tamil entertainer to win the honor.

His next discharge was the vengeance show Arul, coordinated by Hari. The film got blended to positive audits. also, moderate film industry assortments. Vikram endorsed on to highlight in the activity spine chiller Anniyan, coordinated by conspicuous chief Shankar in Walk 2004.

Vikram consented to go for the film for 140 days, which was uncovered to be among the longest agreements endorsed by an entertainer in a Tamil film.

The film included him as a person experiencing conflicting personality psychosis with three particular personae; an easygoing legal counselor, a smooth design model, and a crazy chronic executioner. Before discharge, the film was promoted as the most costly South Indian film ever, costing Rs 263.8 million, and was delivered across India with 400 prints.

Anniyan took an “uncommon opening”, and proceeded to turn into a blockbuster netting more than Rs. 1 billion through the first and two named forms. Vikram’s exhibition was consistently commended, with a commentator from Sify referring to that ‘Anniyan has a place with Vikram and the film is unfathomable without him and a job might have been decreased to a personification by a lesser entertainer.

The film won 8 out of the 15 honors conceivable at the 2005 Filmfare Grants South, with Vikram decreed Best Entertainer. Vikram in 2005 at the film set of Majaa. Later in the year, he marked and finished Shafi’s parody film with Asin, Majaa, in under five months.

The movie likewise highlighted Pasupathy as his sibling and saw Vikram fill in as the associate chief under Shafi. Majaa confronted an unfortunate reaction in the cinema world and got normal surveys, with a commentator referring to that ‘you will find something missing.

Vikram then pursued Bheema in October 2005, with the film confronted extreme postponements and was just delivered in January 2008. The film saw him depict Sekhar, who grows up loving the hoodlum played by Prakash Raj, and Vikram uncovered that he moved toward the film like an entertainer, even though the film’s content was composed ‘for a star’.

Upon discharge, the film acquired blended surveys however commentators commended Vikram’s presentation, with a pundit guaranteeing that ‘Vikram revives the film’, ‘he looks electrifying with his conditioned body, executioner looks and unarguably conveys one more remarkable execution of his vocation and to ‘see the film just for him.

Likewise, the survey from The Hindu was reproachful of the exorbitant savagery and referenced that ‘as portrayal gives way after a point, Vikram can seem powerless’.

His next discharge, Kanthaswamy, coordinated by Susi Ganesan and highlighting Shriya Saran, turned into the first hero film in Tamil film, with Vikram being included as a vigilante dressed as a human chicken, Kokorako and a CBI Official.

Kanthaswamy turned into Vikram’s most costly creation beating Anniyan, with the film bragging high creation benefits of having an imaginative pre-send-off trailer and with scenes shot in Italy and Mexico.

The film procured a blended reaction from pundits, with the commentator from Sify guaranteeing that the film ‘finds some kind of harmony among first impression and significance’ and continuing to express that ‘Vikram is hypnotizing and has given an additional an aspect to the characters he plays in the film and steers it to the triumphant post’, proposing that ‘there are not very many individuals in Indian film who can do the awesome dream characters as effectively as Vikram’.

Sudhish Kamath of The Hindu named the film as ‘slow demise’, guaranteeing that “as an entertainer, Vikram sits around aimlessly’.

The film took areas of strength, with an assortment of Rs. 370 million, including Rs. 160 million in Tamil Nadu, in the cinematic world in the initial seven-day stretch of its global delivery. The film accordingly proceeded to become one of the most beneficial movies of the year and ran in performance centers for more than 100 days.

He then, at that point, highlighted in Mani Ratnam’s bilingual movies Raavanan and Raavan, roused by the old Sanskrit epic Ramayana, with Vikram including as the ancestral pioneer, Veeraiya, in the Tamil adaptation and the cop, Dev Pratap Sharma, in the Hindi rendition of the movies, which were shot all the while.

He uncovered that changes between the two characters during shooting required as long as 45 minutes, with Abhishek Bachchan playing the ancestral forerunner in the Hindi variant, while Prithviraj played the cop in the Tamil form, with Aishwarya Rai likewise in the cast.

He was at first worried because the two jobs were to be shot all the while, however, uncovered that he prevailed by showing contrasts in his non-verbal communication and articulations.

He uncovered that he and Abhishek Bachchan assumed the parts in the separate renditions without motivation from each other. Regardless of being a non-speaker and making his presentation in Hindi, he named his lines in the language, commenting convivially that it was the ‘most troublesome thing on the planet.

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After advancements at the Cannes Film Celebration and a debut at Leicester Square in London, the two forms and the named Telugu rendition were delivered at the same time on 2,200 screens overall and required a major opening on the very first moment, procuring 200 million.

The Tamil variant, Raavanan won rave surveys from pundits, with The Hindu considering it a ‘masterstroke’ and guaranteeing that Vikram ‘increases present expectations higher with each endeavor’.

The pundit referred to that ‘feelings of adoration, hostility, agony and delight dance all over one after another, presuming that ‘Vikram lifts the job to an honorable level’.

The pundit from Sify named it a ‘shocking depiction’, while the pundit from the Hindustan Times lauded Vikram’s ‘capacity to get into Veeraiya’s skin and act out with conviction’.

The Tamil rendition thusly proceeded to turn into a business achievement, with Vikram’s exhibition prompting him to win the Filmfare Grant for Best Tamil Entertainer among different honors.

Conversely, the Hindi variant got blended surveys, with pundits concurring that Vikram’s exhibition as the ancestral pioneer was more persuading than Bachchan’s.

Baradwaj Rangan, composing for The New Indian Express evaluated the film 4/5 and said; ‘Raavan succumbs to Sita (as well as the other way around) in an intriguingly peculiar interpretation of the Ramayana on the off chance that you can move beyond the lead exhibitions, that is.

While, Taran Adarsh, composing for Bollywood Hungama evaluated it 1.5/5 and said; ‘in general, Raavan is an extra-large disillusionment, regarding content’ however referencing that Vikram was ‘top-notch, albeit the job isn’t sufficiently significant. Raavan hence proceeded to turn into an unexpected failure in the Indian film industry.

The film was additionally screened at the Venice Film Celebration and the Busan Worldwide Film Celebration, with Vikram participating. Vikram at UN-Territory program with Data Official Anand Krishna. Following two years of conversations, Vikram started a movie under the heading of Selvaraghavan in a task named by the media Sindbad.

The film started to shoot and finished timetable by mid-2010 in the Himalayas with Swati Reddy showing up as the female lead. Notwithstanding, the film was accounted for to be quickly retired and in this manner at absolutely no point ever took off in the future after the maker Singanamala Ramesh left.

He then settled on terms to highlight in Vikram Kumar’s 24, delivered by Mohan Natarajan, with Ileana D’Cruz endorsed to play the female lead job. The movie advanced momentarily with shots being canned in caves, before the chief was removed from the undertaking, dropping the film.

He then, at that point, likewise shot momentarily for a third progressive retired project coordinated by Boopathy Pandian for a similar maker, highlighting him in the job of an analytical cop; notwithstanding, the film neglected to advance, and on second thought, Natarajan funded Vikram’s next film.

His 2011 delivery Deiva Thirumagal, coordinated by A. L. Vijay, saw Vikram depict a dad with a formative inability having the psychological development of a seven-year-old. To get ready for the job, Vikram visited homes for the slow-witted like Vidya Sagar and Vidya Sudha for a month, watching their non-verbal communication and taking notes.

He likewise spoke with the patients, to get the subtleties of individuals with debilitated discourse. Vikram has since proceeded to depict his job as Krishna as the best person he has at any point depicted.

The film, which additionally highlighted Sara Arjun, Anushka Shetty, and Amala Paul in supporting jobs, opened to overwhelmingly sure surveys from pundits and appreciated business accomplishments in the cinema world.

The commentator from The Deccan Narrative portrayed that the film was ‘Vikram’s show as far as possible and that ‘his interpretation of a simple-minded man attempting to adapt to the ordinary real factors of bringing up a kid is a masterpiece’, lauding his ‘searing, complex exhibition as one of the more violently legitimate portrayals of psychological instability film has seen.

Essentially, another pundit portrayed that the on-screen science between Vikram and his girl, played by Sara Arjun, is ‘sorcery’ and their exhibitions ‘make certain to leave a sense of foreboding deep in your soul’.

The pundit from The Hindu commended the film and Vikram’s exhibition however examined that ‘an issue emerges just when you quit viewing at Krishna as a person, and start to consider him to be Vikram, the legend’ and that Vikram ought to have “underplayed somewhat to a great extent and it would have worked better.

Notwithstanding, Vikram finished the scope of the top acting honors that year, with additional acknowledgment at the Vijay and Filmfare Grants. Vikram is next highlighted in Rajapattai (2011), close by Deeksha Seth, under the course of Suseenthiran, where he played a partner in crime attempting to get a break in the Tamil entertainment world.

The film opened to blended audits from pundits in December 2011 and performed beneath assumptions in the cinematic world. Vikram likewise finished a portion of a dream period movie in 2011, Karikalan, in which he played Karikala Chola, a Tamil ruler who controlled in 270 BC, inverse Zarine Khan, under the course of designs chief Kannan, yet the film was subsequently racked attributable to creation inconveniences.

He then, at that point, showed up in his second venture with chief Vijay, depicting the lead job of a dazed Crude specialist in the activity thrill ride, Thaandavam. The film, which likewise highlighted Anushka Shetty, Amy Jackson, and Lakshmi Rai in crucial jobs, opened to blended audits in September 2012.

For his job as a visually impaired man, Vikram prepared under noted human echolocation expert Daniel Kish, with the last option likewise playing an appearance in the film.

A pundit from noticed that it was ‘Vikram and him alone who redirects your consideration from the movie’s little coherent content defects and enchants you with a charming demonstration that is Thaandavam’s greatest strength’; in this way, the movie found the middle value of business monetarily.

The entertainer was next seen depicting the lead spot in Bejoy Nambiar’s bilingual David, which was delivered with various cast individuals in Hindi and Tamil. Vikram stayed the main normal lead entertainer in the variants, with his section playing out a romantic tale between a reckless lush angler and a quiet young lady played by Isha Sherwani.

While the Tamil adaptation opened to transcendently positive audits, the Hindi film likewise won blended surveys, with the two movies performing normal business in the cinematic world.

He endorsed on to team up again with Shankar for me, a heartfelt thrill ride inverse Amy Jackson, in mid-2012. Following quieted creation improvements, it was uncovered that the entertainer would wear four fundamentally various thorough searches in the film; a weight lifter, a monster, a model, and a hunchback.

He put on weight to depict the jock, adhering to an eating regimen of protein and espresso, to guarantee his muscles were characterized on-screen. Vikram consequently shed pounds to depict a model, before shaving his head and decreasing his weight to 56 kilograms to depict the disabled hunchback.

He changed his body by eating little suppers of egg whites and apples rather than standard food admissions while taking part in an escalated weight reduction system to turn out to be flimsy.

The cast and group of the film purportedly attempted to perceive the entertainer on occasion, while he likewise avoided the media for nearly a year while donning the look.

Requiring very nearly three years for creation, Vikram portrayed the film “as the hardest he has at any point finished” and routinely endured folliculitis because of the prosthetic make-up he needed to wear.

The film opened amid many assumptions in January 2015 to blended audits, however, pundits gave Vikram’s depiction of Lingesan, collectively certain surveys.

A pundit from Seasons of India noted; ‘Vikram dumbfounds you with a tragic presentation whether he is attractive or distorted’, while The Hindu added his change was “praiseworthy”, and that “Vikram wins hearts as the sincere to-boot jock and as the strong new model on the block, he floors the crowd with his exhibition as Koonan, the disfigured hunchback’.

Likewise, noticed the entertainer ‘is great and merits a lot of commendation, while added he ‘experienced the job’. Despite blended surveys, I performed well in the cinema world, as well as turned into the best Tamil film ever in Kerala.

By mid-2015, it was the 6th most elevated netting Tamil film ever at that point. He then, at that point, dealt with Vijay Milton’s street spine chiller, 10 Enradhukulla (2015), which highlighted him as an anonymous race driver who goes on an excursion through India. Matched inverse Samantha, the film opened to blended audits and didn’t perform well in the cinema world.

A pundit from nonetheless, noticed that Vikram ‘inhales life to his job and his energy level is exceptionally irresistible’, adding that ‘how he grins, moves and battles is a treat for his fans. Moreover, a pundit from The Hindu condemned the film’s content, adding that ‘seeing Vikram in this fluff is hard’.

He with Sivakarthikeyan and Nivin Pauly at Iru Mugan Film Sound Send-off. Vikram later showed up in Iru Mugan (2016), a sci-fi activity movie coordinated by Anand Shankar, highlighting him close to Nayanthara and Nithya Menen.

His next films are Sketch (2018) coordinated by Vijay Chandar followed by Saamy Square (2018) coordinated by Hari. In 2020, Vikram shows up with his child Dhruva in his most memorable film Adithya Varma, the Tamil change of Telugu faction exemplary Arjun Reddy.

In 2022, Vikram shows up in Mahaan as Gandhi Mahaan, alongside his child Dhruv Vikram. It was delivered on 10, February on Amazon Prime Video. Next he will be viewed as Aditya Karikalan in Mani Ratnam’s film Ponniyin Selvan.


  • 2000: Filmfare Special Award South
  • 2005: National Film Award for Best Actor
  • 2006: Vijay Award for Icon of the Year, Honour Special Jury
  • 2011, 2012: Vijay Award for Best Actor
  • 2012: Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actor South
  • 2006,2011,2016: Filmfare Award for Best Actor Tamil
  • 2016: Most Popular Tamil Actor
Questions About Vikram

Is Vikram Hindu?

Vikram was born as Kennedy John Victor on 17 April 1966 to a Christian father and a Hindu mother.

Who is Vikram father?

Vinod Raj

Is Vikram a sequel?

Vikram (2022) was kind of a spiritual sequel to the 1986 cult hit.

Who is Chiyaan Vikram’s wife?

Shailaja Balakrishnan

Does Vikram drink alcohol?

No. Vikram doesn’t smoke or drink.

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