Vikram, aka, Kennedy John Victor,was born in 1966. He is an Indian actor as well as a singer who was mainly in Tamil films. He is one of the celebrated actors in the Tamil cinemas. He has received umpteen awards. For instance, he has won seven Filmfare Award South, a National Film award and a Tamil Nadu State Film Award.

He has also been awarded Kalaimamani Award by the Governor of Tamil Nadu in the year 2004.Moreover, he has also received an Honorary Doctorate conferred by the University of Milan in May 2011. He was also named by Forbes India Celebrity list of 100 of as one of the most earning Indian celebrities. In 2016, the list was published.