The silver went to Canada's Boady Santavy, who lifted 369kg (168kg+201kg). His snatch effort was a new Games record.
For Vikas, the medal was a climbdown from the 2014 edition where he had claimed a silver with a lift of 333kg, in the 85kg category.
"I had made a commitment to everyone that I would change the colour of my medal, I have done that at least," joked the 24-year-old.
"I was competing after just 10 months of regular training because I had to get my shoulder operated due to an injury," he added.
India has won five weightlifting gold medals so far through Mirabai Chanu (48kg), Sanjita Chanu (53kg), Sathish Sivalingam (77kg), Venkat Rahul Ragala (85kg) and Punam Yadav (69kg).
"I hope to improve by at least 10 kilograms in the next months. I am confident of a better medal at the Asian Games," he said.
Deepak Lather (69kg) is the other bronze medallist in the side apart from Vikas, while P Gururaja (56kg) has claimed the lone silver so far.
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