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Karthik Sivakumar, better known by his stage name Karthi, is an Indian film actor, who predominantly works in the Tamil Film Industry. He made his acting debut in Ameer’s Paruthiveeran in 2007. He got critical acclaims and several accolades including the Filmfare Award for the Best Actor and a Tamil Nadu State Film Award. He then appeared in Aayirathil Oruvan (2010), which was a commercial success directed by Selvaraghavan. He then starred in movies such as Paiyaa, Naan Mahaan Alla, Siruthai, Biriyani, Madras, Oopiri, Kaatru Veliyidai and Theeran Adhigaaram Ondru, which was established him in the Tamil Cinema.

Karthi got married Ranjini on 3 July 2011. He has one daughter named “Umayaal” and a son “Kandhan”.

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Early Life And Career

Karthi was born on 25 May 1977, in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. His father Sivakumar is an Actor and Lakshmi is his mother. He has one elder brother Suriya, who is also an actor.  He has completed his elementary and secondary school education at Padma Seshadri Bala Bhavan and St. Bede’s Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School, Chennai. He completed Mechanical Engineering from Crescent Engineering College, Chennai. After his graduation, he worked as the Engineering consultant in Chennai and considered higher studies abroad. Then he got a scholarship for his higher studies in the United States and enrolled at Binghamton University, New York, where he completed his Master of Science in Industrial Engineering.

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After completing studies, Karthi returned to Chennai and met the director Mani Ratnam and got a chance to work as the assistant director for the film Aaytha Ezhuthu. Later, he Karthi got acting offers and worked with Priyamani in the film Paruthiveeran. Karthi got critical acclaims for his performance in the movie. He then appeared in the film Aayirathil Oruvan which was directed by Selvaraghavan.

Karthi Biography

Real NameKarthi
ProfessionIndian film actor
Date of Birth25 May 1977
Age41 (As of 2018)
Zodiac signGemini
Father NameSivakumar
Mother NameLakshmi Sivakumar
Educational QualificationMaster of science
SchoolSt. Bede’s Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School, Chennai
CollegeBinghamton University, New York
HobbiesTravelling, Cycling, Singing
HometownChennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Wife NameRanjini
Current CityChennai, Tamil Nadu, India




Karthi Movies list

2004Aayutha EzhuthuMichael’s friendTamilUncredited role
2007ParuthiveeranParuthiveeranTamilFilmfare Award for Best Actor – Tamil
Tamil Nadu State Film Special Prize
Vijay Award for Best Male Debut
2010Aayirathil OruvanMuthuTamilNominated—Filmfare Award for Best Actor – Tamil
PaiyaaSivaTamilNominated—Filmfare Award for Best Actor – Tamil
Naan Mahaan AllaJeeva PrakasamTamilNominated—Vijay Award for Best Actor
2011SiruthaiRathnavel Pandian, “Rocket” RajaTamil 
KoHimselfTamilSpecial appearance
2012SaguniKamalakannanTamilAlso playback singer (“Kandha Kaara Vadai”)
2013Alex PandianAlex PandianTamil 
All in All Azhagu RajaAzhagu RajaTamil 
BiriyaniSuganTamilAlso playback singer for song “Mississippi”
2014MadrasKaaliTamilFilmfare Critics Award for Best Actor – South 
SIIMA Critics Award for Best Actor 
Nominated—Filmfare Award for Best Actor – Tamil
Nominated—Vijay Award for Best Actor
2015KombanKombaya PandianTamil 
2016OopiriSeenuTeluguBilingual film
KaashmoraKaashmora, Raj NayakTamil 
2017Kaatru VeliyidaiVarun ChakrapaniTamil 
Theeran Adhigaaram OndruTheeran ThirumaranTamilFilmfare Critics Award for Best Actor – South
Edison Award for Best Actor
2018Kadaikutty SingamGuna SingamTamil 

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Karthi with his brother Suriya

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