Introduced by Bharathiraja in Alaigal Oivadhillai, actor
Karthik, the son of veteran actor the late Muthuraman, dominated
the Tamil cinema as its only popular 'romantic young hero', till
the arrival of Vijay and Ajith. In fact his films like Harichandra
even competed with films of Viay, Prashanth and Ajith in the late
However due to his personal reasons, he faded out of the scene
and even tried to establish a career in politics, but it was in
However, Karthik is back to do what he knows the best. Karthik
seems to have decided to follow the footsteps of his fellow actor
Prabhu, who had almost started his career along with him.
Nowadays, Prabhu is the most wanted actor in a father role in
Kollywood and his hands are full with some big films with handsome
salary. Now Karthik has also decided to join this father club and
announced the same recently.
Karthik, who is currently playing an important role in Mani
Ratnam's Ravana (Karthik had got a big break in Mani's blockbuster
Mouna Ragam in the early 80's!), will appear as Jayam Ravi's dad in
a yet-to-be-titled film which is expected to begin in April.