There are many great actors in southern cinema who have been ruling the movie world for a long time. One of these artists is the famous Tollywood actor Vikram. He is always in the discussion for one reason or another. Not only that, Vikram has always tried to win the hearts of his fans through his acting. And he always succeeded in this endeavor.
In Hindi cinema, people know him as ‘Stranger’. Everyone liked his performance in the unfamiliar film so much that people in Hindi speaking areas started calling Vikram by this name. Today we are going to share with you how Vikram, the son of a sub-collector, became the hero of the movie. Bikram’s real name is Kennedy John Victor.
But everyone in the movie knows him as Vikram. He is now 55 years old. He was born on 16 April 1968 in Chennai. He completed his studies at Loyola College. His mother was a woman from a Hindu family and he was a sub-collector. And his father Binod Raj was a Christian. Vikram’s father was very fond of being a hero.
He ran away from home to pursue a career in film. Although he has never been a successful hero. He was only able to play a side character. Vikram had a tendency to become the hero of the movie after seeing his father. After that Bikram also started his career in film line. Bikram completed his graduation in 1993.
Then in 1990 he entered the world of acting for the first time. He also acted in school-college. His first film was ‘N Kadhal Kanmani’ which was a Tamil film. Even after this he made many films but did not get success. Then in 1999, after working on the film ‘Setu’, his career changed. He became an overnight superstar due to the huge success of this film.
This movie was so good that Bollywood copied this movie. You will be surprised to know that Salman Khan starrer ‘Tere Naam’ is a Hindi remake of the southern hit movie ‘Setu’. Vikram made a splash in the film industry with the 1999 film ‘Setu’. He also won many awards for this film.
He also won the National Award for his film ‘Suriya’ in 2003. Then Vikram’s film ‘I’ which was released in 2015 was also in a lot of discussion. This film was also directed by Shankar, the director of ‘Aparichit’. After the success of Setu movie, Vikram did not have to look back. Since then he has acted in multiple superhit films, such as ‘Unknown’ (Anian), ‘I’, ‘Iru Mugan’, ‘Sami’, ‘Bridge’ or ‘Sketch’.
Vikram’s fans affectionately call him Chian Bikram. Many call Vikram an acting shop because he has been seen acting differently in each of his films. How can one forget his characters ‘Ambi’, Remo and ‘Stranger’ in the movie ‘Stranger’. In this film, Vikram played the role of a person suffering from Multiple Personality Disorder.
Speaking of Vikram’s work front, he will soon be seen in the movie ‘Cobra’. The first poster of the movie has been released a few days ago.