9 Times Chiyaan Vikram Wowed Us With His Physical Transformations

9 Times Chiyaan Vikram Wowed Us With His Physical Transformations

10 Mar 18 @ 3:44 PM | By Vamsee Ajjampudi

Vikram is an actor who hasn't restricted himself to one type of role. Despite having a slow start, he became a major icon in Kollywood by winning the hearts of the Tamil audiences with his versatility. Today, after Kamal Haasan, Vikram is the only actor to have displayed such versatility. From a hunchback to a blind man, Vikram has enacted various roles which have won him rave reviews from the critics and audiences alike. Listed below are the roles which have made him star he is today.

  1. Love in Iru Mugan

    Chiyaan's portrayal of the antagonist, Love, in the latest flick Iru Mugan is another instance where he blew away our minds with perfection in makeover. The added touch of brilliance to this character was Vikram going for a gay-ish approach while playing the role. His getup as a lady nurse, in the movie, was also spot on. One might have varied opinion about the flick, but no one can find fault in his avatar as Love.

    Love in Iru Mugan
    Love in Iru Mugan
  2. Lingesan in I

    Lingesan is a bodybuilder who has an unrequited love for Diya (Amy Jackson). Soon, he rises to fame by becoming a model and succeeds in winning Diya's heart. However, some people don't like his sudden rise and infect him with I virus which turns him into a ghastly hunchback. For the injustice meted out to him, he proceeds to teach them all a lesson. The actor underwent major physical transformation for the hunchback role. He lost 30kgs and shaved his head to portray the hunchback. Without the hunchback make-up, Vikram resembled a cancer patient who underwent chemotherapy.

    Lingesan in I
    Lingesan in I
  3. Krishna in Deiva Thirumagal

    Krishna is a intellectually disabled father who fights for the custody of his daughter. His performance as a challenged man will well your eyes with tears. His innocence and emotions are something that can't be described in words. Vikram's performance and the emotionally charged climax make this a must-watch for all the Vikram fans.

    Krishna in Deiva Thirumagal
    Krishna in Deiva Thirumagal
  4. Chithan in Pithamagan

    Chithan is a simple man who grows up in a graveyard. Due to his minimal human contact, he has no idea as to how evil the outside world is. However, a small-time drug dealer compels him to step into the world outside the cemetery. From there, his world is turned upside down. His innocent yet fierce performance tells the viewers how corrupt the world has become. The climax of the film is bound to captivate any viewer.

    Chithan in Pithamagan
    Chithan in Pithamagan
  5. Sethu in Sethu

    Sethu is an aggressive man who is in love with Abitha. However, due to a fight, he loses his memory and winds up in a institution. His performance as a institutionalized patient is heart touching and the tragic climax will certainly move the viewers.

    Sethu in Sethu
    Sethu in Sethu
  6. Ramanujam / Anniyan / Remo in Anniyan

    Ramanujam is a troubled man who wants to reform the system. Unbeknownst to him, he has two split personalities, who are Anniyan and Remo. Anniyan is a psychotic killer and Remo is a suave hunk. Vikram's performance is bone-chilling yet thrilling. The scene where his personalities fluctuate while thrashing a cop will awe the viewers. This is one of the Vikram's best performances.

    Ramanujam / Anniyan / Remo in Anniyan
    Ramanujam / Anniyan / Remo in Anniyan
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  8. Kasi in Kasi

    Kasi is a blind, yet talented, poet who supports his family with his earnings. In this film, Vikram was heavily deglamourised. His titular character was heavily tanned and he rolled up eyes to resemble a blind man. For his convincing performance, he won the Filmfare Best Actor Award.

    Kasi in Kasi
    Kasi in Kasi
  9. Kanthaswamy in Kanthaswamy

    Kanthaswamy is a honest CBI officer who strives to help the mankind. He adopts the Robin Hood approach by distributing the black money to the needy people. In this film, Vikram dresses up as a rooster and moves his head like one. At one point, to teach some scoundrels a lesson, Vikram dresses up as a woman and gives them a sound thrashing. Vikram excelled in all three roles.

    Kanthaswamy in Kanthaswamy
    Kanthaswamy in Kanthaswamy
  10. Kenny Thomas in Thaandavam

    RAW agent Kenny is a blind man who protects India by fighting the enemies using echolocation. This is the second time Vikram portrayed a blind man and the portrayal was flawless. His echolocation fighting skills are just awesome.

    Kenny Thomas in Thaandavam
    Kenny Thomas in Thaandavam
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