Vikranth is an Indian film actor who has appeared in Tamil language films. He was first introduced in the film Karka Kasadara (2005) directed by R. V. Udayakumar and later appeared in other romantic drama films. Following his participation in the Celebrity Cricket League, Vikranth has moved on to work in bigger film projects.
Maanasa Hemachandran (m. 2009)
|Relatives||Vijay (cousin) |
S. A. Chandrasekhar (uncle)
Vikranth made his acting debut with R. V. Udayakumar's Karka Kasadara (2005), before appearing as the lead actor in other small budget films such as Ninaithu Ninaithu Parthen (2007) and Agathiyan's Nenjathai Killathe (2008). His initial films did not perform well at the box office, and Vikranth's performances in the film were regularly criticised. Vikranth then appeared alongside Vijayakanth in Engal Aasan (2010) and collaborated with Rasu Madhuravan twice in quick succession, with Goripalayam (2010) and Muthukku Muthaaga (2011), portraying a negative character in the former.
His contributions as a cricketer in the Celebrity Cricket League Vikranth's profile in the early 2010s and he began to work on more prominent films. He won acclaim for his extended cameo role in Suseenthiran's Pandianadu, where he portrayed Vishal's friend who gets slain. Likewise, Vikranth's following film Thakka Thakka (2015), directed by his brother Sanjeev, became the actor's widest solo release, with actors Vishal, Arya and Vishnu appearing in a promotional song for the film. Vikranth then signed on to portray the main antagonist in Udhayanidhi Stalin's Gethu (2016), appearing as a sniper with only one dialogue throughout the film.
Vikranth is the cousin of Popular Tamil actor Vijay and nephew of S. A. Chandrasekhar. He married actress Manasa Hemachandran, who is the daughter of late cinematographer Hemachandran and actress Kanakadurga, on 21 October 2009 in Chennai. His son was born on 23 July 2010. His second son was born in March 2016.
|2007||Ninaithu Ninaithu Parthen||Adhikesavan|
|2007||Mudhal Kanave||Hariharan Prabhu|
|2019||Vennila Kabaddi Kuzhu 2||Filming|
|2019||Suttu Pidikka Utharavu||Filming|
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