Vikram Wiki, Bio, Son, Daughter, Wife, Age, Net Worth, Height, Family
Kennedy John Victor, better known by his stage name Vikram or Chiyaan Vikram, is an Indian actor and singer of the Tamil films. His popular films such as Sethu, Anniyan, and Deiva Thirumagal are remarkable hits and the brilliant actor has earned about seven Filmfare Awards. He has also worked occasionally as a playback vocalist.
Vikram was born on April 17, 1966, in Madras, India. His father is a Christian whose name is John Victor. As a career, his father starred in supporting roles of minor films. His mother is a Hindu by the name of Rajeshwari who is a professional sub-collector. In 1990, Vikram began his professional career by modeling for brands in advertisements. He also appeared in a television series by the name of ‘Galatta Kudumbam’. He starred in the filming industry in a supporting role in many Malayalam films. He also starred in a lead role in a Telugu film ‘Chirunavvula Varamistava’. Vikram has dubbed for other heroes in films including voices for Prabhu Deva in Kaadhalan, Ajith Kumar in Amaravathi and Abbas in Kandukondain Kandukondain.
His lead film Sethu was a success at the box office. Vikram was then signed constantly for more movies. Many of his films were further made into a sequel. Vikram has also starred in Bala’s ‘Pithamagan’. He has also collaborated with many other famous actors like Shankar.
Vikram has been credited as a playback singer and as an assistant director. In 2000 his first pop album titled ‘Kadhalism’ was released. During the filming of ‘Kanthaswamy’, his director asked him to record four songs for the film. Vikram even launched a company named ‘Reel Life Entertainment’ in 2009 for music purposes.
Vikram is a philanthropist and has often shown his acts of social conduct through charity and helping out poor orphans. He has promoted several social causes and shown support for Chennai based trust called ‘The Banyan’. Vikram married to Shailaja Balakrishnan and the couple is blessed with two children. Their daughter’s name is Akshita and the son’s name is Dhruv. Dhruv plans to make his debut in Tamil Cinema too like his grandfather.
Vikram is a Tamil Megastar who has a massive fan base. His estimated net worth is calculated to be about $20 million. He claims to stay in Chennai regardless of the offers that he gets from other regional places.