Reel Name: Chiyaan Vikram or Vikram Real Name: John Kennedy Birth Place: April 17, 1966 Paramakudy, Tamil Nadu, India Father Name: Vinod Raj Mother Name: Rajeshwari Spouse(s) Saylaja Vikram was born on April 17, 1966 in Paramakudi, a town in Ramanathapuram district. Vikram's father, Vinod Raj, is also a film actor. The two had starred in the same film for the first time in Kanthaswamy. Vikram's mother, Rajeshwari who worked in Government service was retired as a Sub collector. Vikram married Shylaja, a psychologist in 1992. They have two children, a daughter named Akshitha and a son named Druv.