Vijayakumar is an Indian actor and a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) politician who has not only worked in the Tamil film and entertainment industry but also in several Malayalam and Telugu films and TV serials. In September 2022, he acted in the Tamil film Ponniyin Selvan: I (PS1).Vijayakumar started his acting career as a child artist in 1961 when he portrayed the childhood of Lord Murugan in the Kollywood film Sri Valli after which he bagged several roles in Tamil films like Mahaveera Bheeman (1962), Thaaye Unakkaga (1965), and Kandhan Karunai (1967).In 1973, Vijayakumar appeared as a collector named Shankar in Ponnukku Thanga Manasu, a Tamil film.Vijayakumar landed the role of a drunkard doctor in the 1974 Kollywood film Samarpanam. He, later on, was seen in another Tamil film titled Aval Oru Thodar Kathai in which he played the role of a man named Tilak.In 1976, Vijayakumar appeared in the Kollywood film Panayam and played the role of Captain Murali, an Indian Army officer. In the same year, he appeared in two more Tamil films titled Oru Oodhappu Kan Simittugiradhu (as Sasi) and Mogam Muppadhu Varusham (as Ravi Shankar).In the Tamil film Deepham, Vijayakumar landed the role of a man named Kannan. The film was released in 1977. In the same year, he acted in Tamil films like Unnai Suttrum Ulagam (as Sekar), Indru Pol Endrum Vaazhga (as Kumar), and Ilaya Thalaimurai (as Pandu).In 1978, he acted in two Tamil films titled Shankar Salim Simon and Aayiram Jenmangal as Shankar and Ravi.He was seen in several 1979 Kollywood films like Sigappukkal Mookkuthi, Velum Mayilum Thunai, Azhage Unnai Aarathikkiren, and more.Vijayakumar appeared in the 1980 Tamil-Telugu film Kaali. While he played the role of a character named GK for the Tamil version of the film, Chiranjeevi played the role of GK for the Telugu version of the film.He played the role of a man named Ranjith in Sawal, which is a Tamil film that was released in 1981.