Vikram, who is well-known to Telugu audience with his film Aparichithudu, is celebrating his birthday today.
Vikram was born as John Kennedy on April 17, 1966 in Paramakudi, a town in Ramanathapuram district of Tamilnadu.
Vikram did his schooling at Montfort School in Yercaud which presented him with ample opportunities for extra curricular activities such as karate, dance and swimming. He completed his graduation in English from Loyola College, Chennai after which got an MBA degree.
Vikram started his career with a tele-serial called Galatta Kudumbham. He made his film debut in En Kadhal Kanmani (1990).
He has won Three Filmfare Awards, as well as securing India’s most prestigious film award, by achieving the National Film Award for Best Actor for Pithamagan.
Vikram’s best-known films are Dhill (2001), Gemini (2002), Dhool (2003), Saamy (2003) and Anniyan (2005) remain some of Tamil cinema’s biggest hits, performances in films like Sethu (1999), Kasi (2002) and Pithamagan (2003).
Vikram’s latest film Mallanna is awaiting release.