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Dhruv Vikram

Dhruv Vikram is a South Indian actor who works in Tamil films. Moreover, Dhruv Vikram made his debut with the 2019 romantic drama, Adithya Varma. He is also popular as the son of Vikram an Indian actor and playback singer.

Early Life and Education

Dhruv Vikram was born on September 23, 1997, in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.

According to his birth date, he is 26 years old and holds Indian nationality. Moreover, he has a birth sign of Leo and believes in Christianity by religion.

He is the son of Kennedy John Victor aka Vikram (father), and Shailaja Balakrishnan (mother). In addition, he has a sister named Akshita.

Talking about his academic career, he studied at American International School, Chennai.

Later, he enrolled at The Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute, New York to pursue his graduation in Acting degree.

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Caption: Dhruv Vikram with his father Vikram (Source: The Hans India)

Dhruv Vikram – Net Worth 2024

At the moment, this actor has not disclosed his salary, income, and net worth in public. Moreover, his father, a famous South Indian actor has a net worth of $20 million which he earned from his professional career.

Relationship Status

Regarding his relationship status, this actor is not in a relationship with any and is currently single.

Moreover, there was a rumor that he was dating Gauhar Khan. But both of them do have not to talk regarding their relationship status in public.

On August 12, 2018, Dhruv was taken into custody by the Chennai Police after being accused of crashing three auto-rickshaws in the Teynampet area.

Sections 379 and 337 of the Indian Penal Code have been used by the police to charge him in the hit-and-run case (IPC).

Professional Career

Dhruv Vikram initially got an offer to play a role in Mohan Raja’s M. Kumaran Son of Mahalakshmi (2004) but ultimately declined. Later, Pandiraj approached him to play the part of Anbukkarasu in Pasanga (2008).

However, Vikram was initially reluctant to let his son pursue acting, and the role ultimately went to Kishore DS.

In 2016, Dhruv released a short film called “Good Night Charlie” on YouTube that centers on child abuse.

Dhruv was scheduled to make his feature film debut in Bala’s Varma, a remake of the Telugu movie Arjun Reddy (2017).

However, the film’s release was delayed since the producer was disappointed with the finished product.

The movie was rebranded as Adithya Varma, and Dhruv continued to play his role.

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Caption: Dhruv Vikram in the movie, Adithya Varma (Source: Film Companion)

It was released in 2019, and M. Suganth of The Times of India noted that Dhruv “comes up with a performance that captures Vijay Deverakonda’s intense and raw act from the original note for note, but there is an assuredness and honesty here that makes us appreciate it rather than just dismiss it as mimicry.”

Suganth said of Dhruv Vikram that “he is rawer here, looking sure-footed in some situations and like a novice in others.” Varmaa was delayed for release in 2020.

Later, Dhruv agreed to star with his father in Mahaan, which was released on 10 February 2022 on Amazon Prime, the latter’s 60th film.

The majority of the reviews for the movie were good, praising Dhruv Vikram’s performance in particular.

He also co-wrote and performed the song “Missing Me” for the movie. He agreed to work on an unnamed Mari Selvaraj-directed movie.


Kennedy John Victor best known as Vikram is an Indian actor and playback singer who predominantly works in Tamil cinema and also appeared in Telugu, Malayalam, and Hindi cinema.

After making his movie debut in 1990 with En Kadhal Kanmani, Vikram went on to appear in several unnoticed low-budget Malayalam, Tamil, and Telugu movies.

His major break came in Bala’s tragic movie Sethu as a thief turned lover (1999). After that, he starred in the masala movies Dhill (2001), Gemini (2002), Dhool (2003), and Saamy (2003).

He then gained wider critical acclaim for his varied portrayals of underprivileged people in the films Kasi (2001), Samurai (2002), and Pithamagan (2003).

He went on to have success with the films Anniyan (2005), Raavanan (2010), Deiva Thirumagal (2011), Iru Mugan (2017), and I (2015), which was also his highest-grossing release and earned him critical acclaim.

Other works

He has promoted several social issues and made an appearance in 2011 as the Youth Envoy for the UN Human Settlements Programme.

Moreover, he has long-standing relationships with Kasi Eye Care and has managed his welfare organization through the Vikram Foundation.

He has also served as a brand ambassador for the Sanjeevani Trust and Vidya Sudha, a school for disabled kids where he resided while filming Deiva Thirumagal.

Following the 2015 South Indian floods, he produced and directed the music video for the flood relief anthem Spirit of Chennai as a tribute to the city’s volunteers.


As an actor, Dhruv has won some awards and nominations in recent years.

In 2020, he won the 13th Ananda Vikatan Cinema Award, Zee Cine Award Tamil, Best of V2 Cinemas, and Tamil Cinema Journalists Dailies Association for Best Debut-Male.

Likewise, in the same year, he was nominated for the 9th South Indian International Movie Award for Best Debut Male.

Body Measurements

This actor stands 5 feet 9 inches tall with weighs around 70 kg.

Moreover, this man has dark brown eyes with black hair color and there is no other information regarding his other body stats.

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Caption: Dhruv posing for a photo (Source: Wiki Biography Of Celebrity)

Dhruv Vikram – Social Media

On his Instagram page, there are 2.6 million followers. Likewise, there are more than 2.1k followers on Twitter and more than 26k followers on Facebook.