Karthi, is an Indian film actor, who works in the Tamil film industry. His real name is Karthik Sivakumar. The younger son of actor Sivakumar. He born in Chennai on 25 May 1977. Karthi holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering and a Master’s degree in Industrial Engineering from Binghamton University in New York. He also worked as an graphic designer. Since he had always wanted to become a film director, he returned to India and joined Mani Ratnam as an assistant director. He was offered acting roles and made his acting debut in Paruthiveeran in 2007 as the titular character, a careless village rowdy, winning critical acclaim and several accolades including the Filmfare Award for Best Actor and a Tamil Nadu State Film Award. His next role was that of a coolie in Aayirathil Oruvan a fantasy-adventure film directed by Selvaraghavan. He achieved consecutive commercial successes with his subsequent releases – Paiyaa (2010), Naan Mahaan Alla (2010) Siruthai (2011),Biriyani (2013) and Madras (2014), which established him in the Tamil film industry.

Name Karthi
Real Name Karthik Sivakumar
DOB 25/05/1977
Place of Birth Chennai
Complexion Wheatish
Hair color Black
Eye color Brown
Nationality Indian
Religion Hindu
School St. Bede’s Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School, Chennai
College Crescent College Binghamton University
Height 5’11”
Birth Sign Gemini
Hobbies Music
Occupation Actor,Model
Active from 2007
Debut movie Paruthiveeran (Tamil)
Known For Paruthiveeran,Aayirathil Oruvan,Naan Mahaan Alla
Awards Tamil Nadu State film Award – Paruthiveeran (2007)
Home Town Chennai
Parents SivaKumar – Lakshmi
Spouse Ranjani
Date of Marriage 03/07/2011
Children Umayaal (11/01/2013)
Siblings Suriya,Brindha
Relative Jyothika (Sister-in-law)
Foods Mexican and Thai cuisine
Actors Rajinikanth
Car Benz
Movies Subramaniapuram
Interesting Facts

He entered into the film industry as an assistant director to Mani Ratnam

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