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Vikram (born Kennedy John Victor) also known as Chiyaan Vikram, is an Indian Actor and Singer, who mainly appears in Tamil Language films. He has won seven Filmfare Awards as well as one National Film Award and the Tamil Nadu State Film Award amongst other recognitions and was awarded the Honorary Doctorate by the People’s University of Milan in May 2011. Vikram made his debut in the film En Kadhal Kanmani (1990), which was followed by a series of small-budget Tamil, Malayalam, and Telugu films in the 1990s. Chiyaan started his Cobra movie promotions on August 23, 2022.

He gained the name and fame in the success of Bala’s tragedy film Sethu (1999), in which Vikram appeared as a rogue turned over, and started a successful career as an actor. As per the sources, Vikram suffered a heart attack and has been admitted to Kauvery Hospital in Chennai.

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His father, John Victor (alias Vinod Raj) was a native of Paramakudi and ran away from home to start a career in films. His father didn’t become very successful and only managed to act in supporting roles in Tamil films and television serials, and this made Vikram take part in theatre lessons and become professionally trained in the classical and cinema dance forms to ensure he become a leading actor. Rajeshwari, Vikram’s mother, was the sub-collector, and her brother, Thyagarajan is an established director and actor in the Tamil film industry, with his son, Prashanth, being Vikram’s first cousin. Vikram was educated at Montfort School, Yercaud, a boarding school in a hill station near Salem, and graduated in 1983.

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Vikram has completed his graduation in English literature from Loyola College, Chennai, and working halfway through the MBA program. Through the prolific dramatics club, Vikram appeared in stage productions including college adaptations of The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial and Peter Shaffer’s Black Comedy, receiving best actor awards for his performances. After winning the Best Actor Award at the function held at IIT Madras. He remained hospital-ridden for three years during college and subsequently went through twenty-three surgeries to prevent his leg from being amputated. He began his professional career by modeling in advert films for brands including Chola Tea, EVS Excel, and Alwyn watches as well as appearing in the six-episode television serial titled Galatta Kudumbam, Which aired between November and December 1988. During his final year of the M.B.A program at Loyola College, he was known by the film industry, with veteran director C. V. Sridhar approaching him for a lead role in the film.

Biography

NameVikram
Real NameKennedy John Victor
NicknameVikram, Man of Steel, and Chiyaan Vikram
ProfessionActor, Singer, and Producer
Date of Birth17 April 1966
Age56
Zodiac signAries
FamilyFather: John Victor a.k.a Vinod Raj (Actor)
Mother: Rajeshwari (Sub-Collector)
Brothers: Arvind
Sisters: Anita
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsShailaja Balakrishnan
WifeShailaja Balakrishnan
ChildrenSon: Dhruv
Daughter: Akshita
ReligionChristian
Educational QualificationGraduate in English literature and MBA
SchoolMountfort School, Yercaud, Salem
CollegeLoyola College, Chennai
HobbiesListening to music, driving, watching a movie
Birth PlaceChennai, Tamil Nadu, India
HometownChennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Current CityChennai, Tamil Nadu, India
NationalityIndian

Social Media Profiles

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Movies

Week ContestantReason
Week 1JyothiEliminated by public voting process
Week 2Sampoornesh BabuLeft Out
Week 2Mumaith KhanLeft Out due to personal reasons
Week 2Madhu PriyaEliminated by public voting process
Week 3SameerEliminated by public voting process
Week 4Kathi MaheshEliminated by public voting process
Week 4KalpanaEliminated by public voting process
Week 5 -No Eviction
Week 5 Mumaith KhanSent to Secret Room
Week 6DhanrajEliminated by public voting process
Week 7Mumaith KhanEliminated by public voting process
Week 8PrinceEliminated by public voting process
Week 9Diksha PanthEliminated by public voting process
Grand FinaleShiva BalajiWon the Bigg Boss Title

As a Dubbing Artist

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Television

STATENDA GOVERNMENT SINCECHIEF MINISTERCHIEF MINISTER'S PARTYCHIEF MINISTER SINCE
Gujarat28 February 1998Vijay RupaniBJP7 August 2016
Chhattisgarh7 December 2003Raman SinghBJP7 December 2003
Madhya Pradesh4 December 2003Shivraj Singh ChouhanBJP29 November 2005
Nagaland8 March 2008T. R. ZeliangNPF19 July 2017
Goa6 March 2012Manohar ParrikarBJP14 March 2017
Rajasthan8 December 2013Vasundhara RajeBJP13 December 2013
Andhra Pradesh16 May 2014N. Chandrababu NaiduTDP8 June 2014
Haryana19 October 2014Manohar Lal KhattarBJP26 October 2014
Maharashtra19 October 2014Devendra FadnavisBJP31 October 2014
Jharkhand23 December 2014Raghubar DasBJP28 December 2014
Jammu and Kashmir23 December 2014Mehbooba MuftiJKPDP4 April 2016
Assam24 May 2016Sarbananda SonowalBJP24 May 2016
Sikkim24 May 2016Pawan Kumar ChamlingSDF12 December 1994
Arunachal Pradesh16 September 2016Pema KhanduBJP16 September 2016
Manipur15 March 2017N. Biren SinghBJP15 March 2017
Uttarakhand18 March 2017Trivendra Singh RawatBJP18 March 2017
Uttar Pradesh19 March 2017Yogi AdityanathBJP19 March 2017
Bihar27 July 2017Nitish KumarJDU27 July 2017

Commercials

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Music Video Appearances

YEARIMAGENAME
1980–86Atal Bihari VajpayeeAtal Bihari Vajpayee
1986–91L. K. Advani
1991–93Murli Manohar JoshiMurli Manohar Joshi
1993–98L. K. AdvaniL. K. Advani
1998–2000Kushabhau Thakre
2000–01Bangaru LaxmanBangaru Laxman
2001–02Bangaru LaxmanJana Krishnamurthi
2002–04Venkaiah NaiduVenkaiah Naidu
2004–06L. K. AdvaniL. K. Advani
2006–09Rajnath SinghRajnath Singh
2009–13Nitin GadkariNitin Gadkari
2013–14Rajnath SinghRajnath Singh
2014–presentAmit ShahAmit Shah

Asianet Film Awards

  • 2015 – Popular Tamil Actor for I Won

CineMAA Awards

  • 2003 – South Indian’s Best Actor for Sivaputrudu/ Pithamagan Won

Amrita TV-FEFKA Film Awards

  • 2010 – Best Actor Tamil for Raavanan Won

Cinema Express Awards

  • 2001 – Best Actor for Kasi Won

Filmfare Awards South

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Honorary Doctorate

  • 2011 – Universita Popolare degli Studi Di Milano

International Tamil Film Awards

  • 2002 – Best Actor for Gemini Won

Jaya Awards

  • 2011 – Jury awards – Best Actor for Deivathirumagal Won

Edison Awards

  • 2012 – Best Actor for Thaandavam Won
  • 2015 – Mass Hero for I Nominated

National Film Awards

  • 2003 – Best Actor for Pithamagan Won

South Indian International Movie Awards

Cricket World Cup Winners List

YEARWINNERSCORERUNNER-UPSCORERESULT
1975West Indies291–8Australia274West Indies won by 17 runs
1979West Indies286–9England194West Indies won by 92 runs
1983India183West Indies140India won by 43 runs
1987Australia253–5England246–8Australia won by 7 runs
1992Pakistan249–6England227Pakistan won by 22 runs
1996Sri Lanka245–3Australia241Sri Lanka won by 7 wickets
1999Australia133–2Pakistan132Australia won by 8 wickets
2003Australia359–2India234Australia won by 125 runs
2007Australia281–4Sri Lanka215–8Australia won by 53 runs
2011India277–4Sri Lanka274–6India won by 6 wickets
2015Australia186–3New Zealand183Australia won by 7 wickets

Star Screen Awards

  • 2010 – Best Supporting Actor for Raavan Nominated

Tamil Nadu State Film Awards

YEARWORLD CUP WINNER TEAMWORLD CUP WINNER TEAM CAPTAINNUMBER OF WORLD CUPS AS CAPTAIN
2015AustraliaMichael Clarke1
2011IndiaMS Dhoni2
2007AustraliaRicky Ponting3
2003AustraliaRicky Ponting3
1999AustraliaSteve Waugh1
1996SrilankaArjuna Ranatunga3
1992PakistanImran Khan2
1987AustraliaAllan Border2
1983IndiaKapil Dev2
1979West IndiesClive Lloyd3
1975West IndiesClive Lloyd3

Vijay Awards

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Vikatan Award

  • 2011 – Best Actor for Deiva Thirumagal Won

Images

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