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Vikram Profile, Top, Age, Circle of relatives, Spouse, Affairs, Wiki, Biography & Extra

Kennedy John Victor was born on April 17, 1966, , better known by his stage name Vikram or Chiyaan Vikram, is an Indian actor and singer who appears mainly in Tamil-language films. He has won seven Filmfare Awards, a National Film Award and the Tamil Nadu State Film Award, among other awards. He also received an honorary doctorate from the Milan People’s University in May 2011.

Vikram was born as Kennedy of a Christian father and a Hindu mother in Madras, Tamil Nadu. His father, John Victor (aka Vinod Raj) was from Paramakudi and had fled from his home to start a film career. However, his father was not successful and only played minor roles in television series and Tamil films, prompting Vikram to take part in theater classes and acquire professional training. in classical dance and actor cinema. Rajeshwari, Vikram’s mother, was a sub-collector and his brother, Thyagarajan, is an established filmmaker-actor in the Tamil film industry. with his son, actor Prashanth, being Vikram’s first cousin.

He made his debut in the 1990 film Kadhal Kanmani, followed by a series of low budget Tamil, Malayalam and Telugu films in the 1990s, many of which went unnoticed. However, the success of the film about Bala Sethu’s tragedy (1999), in which Vikram appeared as a thug who fell in love, began Vikram’s successful career as an actor.

Vikram promoted various social causes and was appointed Youth Envoy for the United Nations Human Settlements Program in 2011. He was a Sanjeevani Trust brand ambassador and a school for outstanding children, Vidya Sudha, where he stayed during the filming of Deiva. Thirumagal also has a long-standing relationship with Kasi Eye Care and runs its own social welfare association through the Vikram Foundation. [6] In 2016, he produced and directed the Flood Relief Anthem video, Spirit of Chennai, as a tribute to the city’s volunteers following the 2015 floods in southern India.

Vikram met Shailaja Balakrishnan in the late 1980s and married Guruvayoor in 1992 at a mass marriage with dozens of couples. The two men also held a low-key wedding ceremony at Loyola College Church in Chennai. She is from Thalassery, Kerala and now works as a psychology teacher at a major school in Chennai. Shailaja also worked with Deiva Thirumagal’s team providing professional advice on how to treat people with special needs and helping to develop Vikram’s character. The couple has a daughter Akshita and a son Dhruv. His daughter married Manu Ranjith, Karunanidhi’s great grandson, on October 30, 2017. He lives near Besant Nagar Beach in Chennai, and said he would stay in Chennai, regardless of the offers of other regional films. Dhruv made his Tamil cinema debut with Varmaa, the remake of the telugu film Arjun Reddy.

Vikram Biodata and Biography


Kennedy John Victor


Vikram, Man of Steel, Chiyaan Vikram



Date Of Birth

17 April 1966


55 Years (as in 2021)

Profession / Occupation

Actor  (Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam)

Mother Tongue







Not Known

Zodiac Sign


Height / Weight

5′ 7” / 68kg

First Movie

En Kadhal Kanmani (1990, Tamil)

First Debut Movie

En Kadhal Kanmani (1990, Tamil)
Dhruvam (1993, Malayalam)
Chirunavvula Varamistava (1993, Telugu)
Raavan (2010, Hindi)

Money Factor

Rs. 12 Crores/film

Vikram Family and Relatives


John Victor a.k.a Vinod Raj (Actor)


Rajeshwari (Sub-Collector)


Arvind (Younger, Actor)


Anita (Younger, Teacher)

Marital Status



Shailaja Balakrishnan



Sons Dhruv
Girlfriends/ Affairs Shailaja Balakrishnan

Vikram Height, Weight and Body Measurements

Height in Centimeters

170 cm

Height in Meters

1.70 m

Height in Feet Inches

5′ 7”



Body Measurement


Chest Size

38 inches

Waist Size

32 inches

Biceps Size

15 inches

Eye Colour


Hair Colour


Vikram Favorites

Favorite Colour


Favorite Actor

Rajnikanth and Robert De Niro

Favorite Actress

Sandra Bullock, Meryl Streep and Julia Roberts
Favorite Food Pazhya Sadam and Karruvattu Kolambu
Hobbies Acting
Favorite Director Dharani
Favorite Movies Not Known
Favorite Book Not Known
Favorite Musician Yanni and Michael Bolton
Favorite Sport Not Known
Favorite Destination Not Known

Vikram Education School and Colleges

Education Qualification

Graduate in English literature and MBA


Mountfort School, Yercaud, Salem

College / University

Loyola College, Chennai


Not Known

Vikram Residence and Contact Address

Birth Place

Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Home Town

Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Present Residence

Mahalingapuram, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

House Address

18, Murali St, Mahalingapuram, Chennai

Phone No / Mobile No

Not Known

Email ID

Not Known


Not Known

Vikram Awards, Honours, Achievements

Honorary Doctorate

2011: Università Popolare degli Studi di Milano (People’s University of Milan)

Tamil Nadu State Film Awards

1999: Special Jury Award for Sethu
2003: Best Actor for Pithamagan
2006: Sivaji Ganesan Award
2010: Best Actor for Raavanan

National Film Awards

2003: Best Actor for Pithamagan

Filmfare Awards South

1999: Special Award for Sethu
2001: Best Actor for Kasi
2003: Best Actor for Pithamagan
2005: Best Actor for Anniyan
2010: Best Actor for Raavanan
2011: Critics Best Actor for Deiva Thirumagal
2015: Best Actor for I

SIIMA Awards

2011: Best Actor (Special appreciation) for Deiva Thirumagal
2015: Best Actor for I

Asianet Film Awards

2005: Special Jury for Anniyan
2015: Popular Tamil Actor for

CineMAA Awards

2003: South India’s Best Actor for Sivaputrudu (Telugu)

Amrita Film Awards

2010: Best Actor for Raavanan

Cinema Express Awards

2001: Best Actor for Kasi

International Tamil Film Awards

2002: Best Actor for Gemini

Jaya Awards

2011: Jury- Best Actor for Deiva Thirumagal

Edison Awards

2012: Best Actor for Thaandavam

Vijay Awards

2006: Icon of the Year
2010: Best Actor for Raavanan
2011: Best Actor for Deiva Thirumagal

Vikatan Award

2011: Best Actor for Deiva Thirumagal


• Once he said something about Rana Daggubati in a media interaction which he simply didn’t liked and replied him in a gentle way.
• In 2015, transgender community protested against his film I for their portrayal in the film.

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