Karthik

Karthik

Karthik, is a Indian film actor, playback singer and politician. His real name is Murali Karthikeyan Muthuraman. He is the son of veteran actor R. Muthuraman, and has acted in more than 100 films. He was first introduced by Bharathiraja in the film Alaigal Oivathillai. He has acted in Tamil and Telugu films. Actor Karthik has a unique style of acting and a very humble, down to earth simple personality. He received the Best New Face Award from the Tamil Nadu Government in 1980. His film “Vanna Kanavugal” was a super hit at the box office and K.Balachander praised his performance in the film. He collaborated with leading film directors like Mani Ratnam, K. Balachander, Bharathiraja, Visu, R. Sundarrajan, Ameerjan, R. V. Udayakumar, Priyadarshan, Fazil, Vikraman, Agathiyan, Sundar C., K. S. Ravikumar, P. Vasu and K. V. Anand. Karthik won four Filmfare Award for Best Actor – Tamil and one Filmfare Award for Best Actor – Telugu. Karthik entered politics ahead of the 2006 Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly election. He joined the All India Forward Bloc, and was appointed as the Secretary of the Tamil Nadu state unit of the party. He led the party during its electoral campaign on 24 September 2006. He later started his own party Ahila India Naadalum Makkal Katchi in 2009 before the Lok Sabha Elections. As an actor Karthik has acted in almost 133 movies till Anegan.

Personal
Name Karthik
Real Name Murali Karthikeyan
DOB 13/09/1960
Place of Birth Chennai
Complexion Fair
Hair color Black
Nationality Indian
Religion Hindu
College New College, Chennai
Height 5’8”
Birth Sign Virgo
Professional
Occupation Actor
Active from 1981
Debut movie Alaigal Oivathillai
Known For Agni Natchathiram, Mouna Ragam,Ponnumani,Unnidathil Ennai Koduthen
Awards Tamil State Award For Best Actor – Kizhakku Vasal
Family
Home Town Chennai
Parents Muthuraman – Sulochana
Spouse Ragini (died),Rathi
Children Gautham Karthik,Ghayn ,Thiran

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