|Born||8 May 1968|
Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India
|Education||Bachelor of Commerce|
|Alma mater||Mahatma Gandhi College, Thiruvananthapuram|
|Years active||1973 – present|
|Children||2 (incl. Arthana Binu)|
Vijayakumar (born 8 May 1968) is an Indian actor who works in Malayalam film industry.He has acted in more than a hundred Malayalam films.
He is an actor who handled hero roles during the 1990s and later he started performing villain roles and character.
Vijayakumar was born as the second son among three children to producer Henry and Dora on 8 May 1968, at Thiruvananthapuram. His father was a producer of Malayalam movies and mother was a house wife. He has two brothers Hamlet and Rughus and two sisters Prema and Lali. He studied at St. Mary's School, Vattappara, Trivandrum. He pursued bachelors in commerce from Mahatma Gandhi College, Thiruvananthapuram.
He was married to Binu Daniel but ended in divorce.They have two daughters, Arthana and Elsa. Arthana made her debut in Mudhugauv a Malayalam movie with Suresh Gopi's son Gokul Suresh.
Shaji Neelakantan Karun is an Indian film director and cinematographer. His debut film Piravi (1988) won the Caméra d'Or – Mention d'honneur at the 1989 Cannes Film Festival. He was the premiere chairman of the Kerala State Chalachitra Academy, the first academy for film and TV in India and was also the executive chairman of the International Film Festival of Kerala (IFFK) from 1998 to 2001. He is best known for his award-winning films Piravi (1988), Swaham (1994), Vanaprastham (1999) and Kutty Srank (2009). He won the National Award for Best Director for his debut film Piravi. He also won two Kerala State Film Awards for Best Director for his films Swaham and Vanaprastham.Currently, he is the Chairman of Kerala State Film Development Corporation.
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