Kennedy John Victor is also known as Chiyaan Vikram and Kenny. he was born on 17 April 1966 in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.
Vikram started modeling while graduating from Loyola College, Chennai and started his acting career with the Tamil TV serial Galatta Kudumbam (1988). Due to his strong acting, he appeared in the lead role in T. J. Joy’s directed Tamil movie En Kadhal Kanmani (1990) opposite actress Rekha Nambiar.
After doing a few more Tamil movies, he appeared in the Malayalam movies Dhruvan (1993), Mafia (1993), and Sanyam (1994) as well as the Telugu movies Chirunavvula Varamisatva (1993), Bangaru Kutumbam (1994), Pudhiya Mannargal (1994) and more.
He continued to work in Tamil, Telugu, and Malayalam movies and in 2005, President of India APJ Abdul Kalam honored him with the National Film Award for the movie Pithamagan (2003).
Some of his movies are all-time blockbusters and highest IMDB rating movie including Sethu (1999), Dhill (2001), Kasi (2001), Dhool (2003), Saamy (2003), Anniyan (2005), Raavanan (2010), Deiva Thirumagal (2011) ), I (2015), Ponniyin Selvan: Part I (2022) and Mahaan (2022).
He keeps on doing movies with unique storylines and full of variety. Some of Chiyaan Vikram’s most awaited movies are going to be released this year, you can see the list below:
CHIYAAN VIKRAM UPCOMING MOVIES 2023-2024
Release Date: April 2023
Directed by Pa Ranjit, this movie is based on the tribal society living in the forest during the rule of the British time. The movie stars Vikram and Parvathy in lead roles while Malavika Mohanan, Pasupathi, and Harikrishnan Ambudarai will also be seen in important roles.
Produced by K E Gnanavel Raja, the movie is being made under Studio Green and Neelam Productions. According to media reports, the movie will be ready to hit the theaters on Apr 2023 in Hindi, Tamil, and Telugu.
The title video of Thangalan has been announced which you can watch below:
2- DHRUVA NATCHATHIRAM
Release Date: June 2023
Directed by Gautham Vasudev Menon, this secret agent movie stars Vikram in the lead and Pellichoopulu fame actress Ritu will also be seen in the lead role. Produced by Gautham Menon and P Madhan, the movie may release in June 2023.
The teaser of the movie has been released on 5th June 2018 which you can watch below
Release Date: 1 August 2023
This movie is based on the life of popular Tamil King Karikala Cholan, directed by L. I. Kannan, and Vikram will be seen in the lead role while Zareen Khan will be seen in the lead actress role.
The movie will be ready to hit the theaters on 1st August 2023
4- PONNIYIN SELVAN: PART TWO (PS2)
Release Date: 2024 Last
After the successful performance of Mani Ratnam Directed Ps1, now the makers are working on its second part Ps2. Vikram, Aishwarya Rai, and Aishwarya Lakshmi will reprise their roles and the movie will be ready to hit theaters in Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, and Malayalam languages by early 2024.
Release Date: 2024
Vikram and Kajal Aggarwal are going to be seen in the lead roles in this movie. Thiru is directing this movie being made under Silverline Film Factory while the music composer is Girinand.
According To Media Movie is in progress and ready to release in 2024