Last Updated: 06 Oct, 2023 | Views: 831
Other Profession(s): Singer, Producer
Famous For: Renowned Indian Actor, Versatile Performer
Higher Education: Graduate in English Literature and MBA
Net Worth: $20 Million
Kennedy John Victor, well-known as Vikram, is an actor and playback singer from India best known for his work in Tamil cinema. He has also featured in Malayalam, Telugu, and Hindi films. Vikram is one of Tamil cinema's most decorated actors, having received seven Filmfare Awards South, a Tamil Nadu State Film Award, and a National Film Award. Among his other honors are the Kalaimamani Award from the Tamil Nadu government in 2004 and an honorary doctorate from the Popular University of Milan in May 2011.
In 1992, Vikram married Shailaja Balakrishnan in a mass wedding with dozens of other couples at Guruvayoor Temple.
In 1990 – Vikram began his acting career with the film "En Kadhal Kanmani."
In 2003 – He appeared with Suriya, Sangeetha, and Laila in the film "Pithamagan."
In 2005 – His film "Anniyan," which cost Rs 263.8 million and was distributed in 400 prints across India, was budgeted as the costliest South Indian film of all time.
In 2010 – Vikram starred alongside Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai in the film "Raavan," which grossed $200 million on its first day.
In 2015 – His film "I," alongside Amy Jackson, became Kerala's most successful Tamil film of all time.
Vikram Achievements and Awards
In 2003 – He won the CineMAA Award for South India's Best Actor for the film "Pithamagan."
In 2010 – Vikram got the Filmfare Award for Best Actor for his performance in the film "Raavan."
In 2015 – He received the Asianet Film Award for Popular Tamil Actor for the film "I."
Vikram Unknown Facts
Vikram was a famous model, but he aspired to be an actor. He received numerous rejections, but he continued and eventually became one of the best Telugu actors.