Vikram : Net Worth, Height, Weight, Age, Affairs, Wiki, Facts and Figures

Vikram, also known as Chiyaan Vikram, is a renowned Indian actor who has predominantly worked in the Tamil film industry. The Bollywood actor known for his intense performances, Vikram’s work has fetched critical acclaim and commercial success.

This blog post aims to provide an in-depth look into the life and career of this versatile actor.

Vikram
Vikram

Early Life and Upbringing

Born as Kennedy John Victor on 17 April 1966, Vikram hails from Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. His father, John Victor, also known as Vinod Raj, was an actor who mostly played supporting roles. His mother, Rajeshwari, was a government officer who reached the rank of sub-collector.

Vikram’s early life was greatly influenced by his father’s struggle in the film industry, which inspired him to pursue acting.

Vikram - Early Life And Upbringing
Vikram – Early Life And Upbringing

Personal Life – Age, Zodiac Sign

Vikram - Personal Life
Vikram – Personal Life
Personal DetailsInformation
Full NameVikram Makandar
NicknameVikram
Alternative Names(s) (also known as)Vikram
Date of Birth31 May 1947
Age (as of 2023)76 years
ReligionHinduism
Zodiac SignGemini
NationalityIndian
BirthplaceHubli, Karnataka, India
HometownHubli, Karnataka, India
Current AddressMumbai, Maharashtra, India
Education QualificationN/A
Hobbies and InterestsActing, producing, singing
Languages KnownHindi, English, Kannada
Social Media Profiles link (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter)Instagram, Twitter
Wikipedia Profile linkVikram (actor)
IMDb Profile linkVikram Makandar
Website linkN/A

Physical Appearance – Height, Weight, Body Measurements

Vikram - Physical Appearance
Vikram – Physical Appearance
Physical StatsInformation
Body TypeSlim
Body Measurements (Chest – Waist – Hips)N/A
Height in feet, inches, cm5’ 8″, 173 cm
Weight in kg, lbs70 kg, 154 lbs
ChestN/A
Waist70 kg
BicepsN/A
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
HairstyleShort
Distinctive FeaturesMustache
TattoosN/A

Family and Relationships – Girlfriend/Wife, Affairs

Vikram is married to Shailaja Balakrishnan. The couple has two children, a daughter named Akshita and a son named Dhruv. Vikram is known to be a private person who keeps his personal life away from the limelight.

Vikram - Family And Relationships
Vikram – Family And Relationships
Relationships DetailsInformation
Marital StatusMarried
Spouse – WifeN/A
FatherN/A
MotherN/A
Children N/A
Siblings N/A
Affairs – Girlfriend(s) N/A
Significant RelationshipsN/A

Rise to Stardom

Vikram made his cinematic debut in the 1990 film “En Kadhal Kanmani”. However, it was his role in Bala’s tragedy film “Sethu” in 1999 that established him in the Tamil film industry.

He then appeared in hit films like “Dhill” (2001), “Gemini” (2002), “Dhool” (2003), and “Saamy” (2003).

Vikram - Rise To Stardom
Vikram – Rise To Stardom

Debut Film – En Kadhal Kanmani

Vikram - Debut Film
Vikram – Debut Film

Successful Film – Anniyan

Vikram - Successful Film
Vikram – Successful Film

Career, Awards, and Achievements

Vikram’s career is decorated with numerous accolades, including seven Filmfare Awards South, a National Film Award, and a Tamil Nadu State Film Award. He has also been honored with the Kalaimamani Award by the Government of Tamil Nadu in 2004 and an honorary doctorate from the Popular University of Milan in May 2011.

Vikram - Career, Awards, And Achievements
Vikram – Career, Awards, And Achievements
Career DetailsInformation
Profession(s)Actor, producer, playback singer
Debut FilmEn Kadhal Kanmani (1990)
Notable Roles Sethu (1999), Anniyan (2005), Pithamagan (2003), I (2015)
Recent Films – New Movies Ponniyin Selvan: I (2022), Ponniyin Selvan: II (2023)
Upcoming Films Dhruva Natchathiram, Mahavir Karna
Popular Television Series Galatta Kudumbam (1988), Dhruvam (1993)
Awards and Achievements National Film Award for Best Actor (2003), seven Filmfare Awards South, Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Actor (2003, 2005, 2011), Kalaimamani Award (2004)
Endorsements/Brand Collaborations N/A
Philanthropy/Charity Work Sanjeevani Trust, Vidya Sudha, Kasi Eye Care, Vikram Foundation, Spirit of Chennai
Professional Associations N/A
Training and EducationLoyola College, Chennai, Pachaiyappa’s College
Production CompanyN/A
Box Office Success – Hit Movies Gemini (2002), Dhool (2003), Saamy (2003), Anniyan (2005), I (2015)
Critical Acclaim Movies Sethu (1999), Kasi (2001), Pithamagan (2003), Deiva Thirumagal (2011)

Assets and Finances – Net Worth

Vikram - Assets And Finances
Vikram – Assets And Finances
Financial ProfileInformation
Net Worth in Rs. and DollarsN/A
Per Movie Charges in Rs. and DollarsN/A
Per Endorsement Charges in Rs. and DollarsN/A
Sponsorship Deals N/A
Business Ventures N/A
Investments N/A
Real Estate Holdings N/A
Luxury Items/Properties Owned N/A
Cars Collection N/A

Favorite Things, Likes and Dislikes

Vikram - Favorite Things, Likes And Dislikes
Vikram – Favorite Things, Likes And Dislikes
Favorite ThingsInformation
Favorite ActorN/A
Favorite ActressN/A
Favorite FilmN/A
Favorite Music BandsN/A
Favorite SportN/A
Favorite BooksN/A
Favorite ColorN/A
Favorite FoodN/A
Things s/he likeN/A
Things s/he dislikeN/A

Top 5 Best Films – Vikram

Film NameYear of ReleaseCharacter Played
Sethu1999Sethu
Dhill2001Kanagavel
Gemini2002Gemini
Dhool2003Arumugham
Saamy2003Aarusaamy

Controversies – Vikram

  • Once, Vikram made a comment about Rana Daggubati during a media interaction, which was not well-received.
  • In 2015, the transgender community protested against his film “I” for their portrayal in the film.
Vikram - Controversies
Vikram – Controversies

Interesting Facts – Vikram

  • Vikram’s real name is Kennedy John Victor.
  • He is also known as Man of Steel and Chiyaan Vikram.
  • Vikram is a graduate in English literature and holds an MBA.
  • He made his acting debut in 1990.
  • Vikram is known to be a method actor, often going to great lengths to get into the character. For his role in “Sethu”, he shaved his head, lost 21 kgs, and grew long nails.
  • Vikram is the first Indian actor to receive a Doctorate in the history of the European Universities in acting.
Vikram - Interesting Facts
Vikram – Interesting Facts

This blog post provides a comprehensive look into the life and career of Vikram, one of the most decorated actors in the Tamil film industry. His journey from struggle to stardom serves as an inspiration for many aspiring actors.


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