Vikram is a 2022 Indian Tamil-language action thriller film written and directed by Lokesh Kanagaraj and produced by Raj Kamal Films International. The film stars Kamal Haasan, Vijay Sethupathi and Fahadh Faasil along with Kalidas Jayaram, Narayan and Arjun Das in supporting roles.
The soundtrack and film score is composed by Anirudh Ravichander, with cinematography handled by Girish Gangadharan and editing by Philomin Raj. The principal photography of the film began on 16 July 2021. Vikram was released theatrically on 3 June 2022.
Despite having a name for the 1986 film, which also starred Haasan, the two films are otherwise unrelated. However, the foreword to Film, which released in 2020, contained a remixed version of the theme song of the former film.
Vikram Movie Cast
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- Kamal Haasan as Vikram
- Vijay Sethupathi as Santhanam
- Fahadh Faasil as Amar
- Narain as Inspector Bejoy
- Arjun Das as Anbu
- Harish Uthaman as Adaikalam
- Kalidas Jayaram as Prapanchan
- Chemban Vinod Jose as Police Chief Jose
- Gayathrie Shankar
- Shanvi Srivastava
- Shivani Narayanan
- G. Marimuthu
- Ramesh Thilak
- Sampath Ram
- Hareesh Peradi as Stephen Raj
- Anish Padmanabhan
- Jaffer Sadiq
- Myna Nandhini
- Suriya as Rolex (in a cameo appearance)
Vikram’s events begin after Inspector Bijoy uncovers an illegal consignment belonging to Adikalam and Anbu a few months back. Another 2 drug containers are missing where Santhanam employs gangsters to retrieve the drug consignment as it will help him form his own government.
Meanwhile, a group of masked men are on a killing spree where they kill some high ranking policemen in Chennai. An NCB officer Prapanchan was also killed. Karnan, an alcoholic and Prapanchan’s father, sets out on a mission to avenge Prapanchan’s death by the gang.
Film’s vengeance becomes a mission where his true identity is Vikram, a highly skilled retired cop. Jose, the head of the Chennai city police department, brings in a team of black-ops headed by Amar to launch an investigation. Amar starts digging into Vikram’s life where he learns that his main target is actually Santhanam. What is the purpose of Vikram in destroying the gang and the rest of the conspiracy.
Film was released theatrically on 3 June 2022.