Thursday, June 29, 2006 Chennai (UNI): Popular stunt master and actor Vikram Dharma, who had choreographed stunt sequences for Tamil Superstar Rajnikanth and thespian Kamal Hassan, died here this morning following a heart attack. He was 50.
Vikram Dharma had worked in more than 300 films He started his career as a stunt man in Tamil filmdom and rose to become a stunt master. His work in the Kamal Haasan-starrer Vikram won him appreciation and he came to be known as Vikram Dharma after the movie. He had choreographed stunt sequences in over 200 films in various languages, including movies starring Rajnikanth, Kamal Haasan and Vijayakanth among others. Several film personalities, including Kamal Haasan, visited his house at Vadapalani and paid their last respects.