Vijayakumar was born on
31, 1960. His father is Velayudhan Nair and mother is Lalithamma. His primary
education is S.S.L.C.
learned Kathakali from 1975 to 1983 in Margi, Trivandrum. Main teachers
were Kalamandalam Krishnan Nair, Mankulam Vishnu Namboothiri, Inchakkat
Ramachandran Pilla and Thonnakkal Peethambaran. He is now working as teacher
expertise is in "Sthree" (Minukku) characters. Has received many awards
like K.V. Kochaniyan Memorial Award, Club Awards of Kottayam, Alappuzha,
Chengannoor, Kollam etc. Has performed all over India under the society
performed Kathakali in Bhutan, Sreelanka, Singapore, Malaysia, Sweden,
Tunisia, Japan, Thailand, Germany, UK, Dubai, Spain etc.