Born: Madras, Madras State, India


Kennedy John Victor professionally known as Vikram made his debut as a lead actor in the film En Kadhal Kanmani (1990). It was not until 1999 he got his first major hit with the movie Sethu which gave him stardom. There was no turning back after that and Vikram at present is considered a very bankable star. He has had a good career studded with a lot of awards to his credit. His maiden award was the Tamil Nadu State Film Awards for Special Jury Award for Sethu which has since been followed by many more. The iconic films in Vikrams career so far are Sethu (1999), Dhill (2001), Gemini (2002), Dhool (2003), Saamy (2003), Pithamagan (2003), Anniyan (2005), Kanthaswamy (2009), Raavanan (2010) and Deiva Thirumagal (2011) to name a few. Kennedy son of actor John Victor and sub-collector Rajeshwari was born on 17 April 1966 in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. He completed his schooling at Montfort School, Yercaud. He then pursued his bachelors degree in English Literature from Loyola College, Chennai. In 2004 he received Kalaimamani Award from the Government of Tamil Nadu and in 2011 he received an Honorary Doctorate from the University of Milan.

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