Karthik Sivakumar better known as Karthi, is a Tamil film actor. His performance in movie Paruthiveeran gave him an instant recognition as a Tamil film Hero.His amazing acting skills has made his name reach in all classes of viewerships.
Personal details of Tamil actor Karthi
- Date of birth of Karthi is on 25th may 1977.
- Full name of Karthi is Karthik Sivakumar.
- Parents of Karthi are Sivakumar, most famous actor of Tamilnadu and mother, Lakshmi
- Siblings of Karthi are Surya Sivakumar , today's most popular Tamil Actor and sister Brindha Sivakumar.
- Sister in Law of Karthi is Jyothika Sadanah , the most ravishing Tamil actress.
- Karthi did his schooling at St. Bede's Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School in Chennai.
- Karthi did his UnderGraduation in Mechanical Engineering at Crescent Engineering College,Chennai.
- Karthi did his masters in Industrial Engineering from the Binghamton University, State University of New York.
- Height of Karthi is 180 cms i.e 6 feet
- Naan Mahaan Alla
After completing his masters, Karthi took up a job for some time. Karthi has also done few courses on Film making.
Career of Tamil actor Karthi
Karthi's Film career started as a assistant director. Karthi worked as a assistant director for the hindi version Yuva of the Tamil movie Aayutha Ezhuthu directed by Mani RathnamKarthi's debut film in Tamil is Paruthiveeran, directed by Ameer of Ram fame.In this Tamil movie, Karthi's role was that of a village rowdy which bagged several awards and appreciations. Paruthiveeran was a massive hit at the box office due to his performance. Paruthiveeran had Karthi , Priyamani in lead roles.
After Paruthiveeran, Karthi started getting many offers. His next exceptional flick was Aayirathil Oruvan a fantacy film directed by Selavaraghavan.Although the film did not do well at the box office , Karthi again proved his talents.
Paiyaa (April 2010), directed by Linguswamy ,starring Karthi and Tamanna Bhatia in lead roles , was a Blockbuster hit at the bix office. Paiyaa is a Romantic-action movie. Not only in Tamil Nadu , but the dubbed versions of Aayirathil oruvan and paiyaa in telugu named Yuganiki Okkadu and Aawara were massive hits in Andhra too.
Upcoming Tamil movies of Karthi
Awards received by Karthi
Karthi is the well growing actor of Tamilnadu becoming very famous. Even though he has given only a few films, he has received many awards for his best acting. Moreover he is going to get even more awards soon. Here comes some of the awards received by Karthi.
Filmfare Awards South 2007 for Best Tamil Actor for Paruthiveeran.
Tamil Nadu State Film Awards 2007 awarded the Tamil Nadu State Film Special Prize Award for Best Actor for Paruthiveeran.
Vijay Awards 2007 awarded Vijay Award for Best Debut Actor - Paruthiveeran