His real name is Vivekananda.
He was awarded Padma Shri for his contribution towards arts.
He has interviewed with APJ Abdul Kalam.
He was introduced to cinema by Film Director namely K. Balachander.
He have acted more than 220 films.
He first worked in Secretariat in Chennai.
Vivek was born in Kovilpatti city and married Arulselvi, -with whom he has three children: Amrithanandini, Tejaswini and Prasanna Kumar.
Vivek was the brand ambassador of Mirinda soft drinks in 2003.
In 2011, he was the ambassador of Nathella jewellery.
Vivek launched Green Kalam, under the guidance of former President of India A. P. J. Abdul Kalam.
Vivek along with actress Jyothika have been appointed as ambassador for plastic free Tamil Nadu campaign by the State government under the leadership of Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami.