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Karthi

Actor/Singer/
Biography:  Indian actor Karthi Sivakumar , popularly recognized by his professional name Karthi , mainly appears in Tamil language films. He has also earned an Edison Award, a SIIMA Award, a Tamil Nadu State Film Award, and three Filmfare Awards South. Personal Life Karthik is the son of actor Sivakumar and the younger brother of actor Suriya Sivakumar . On May 25, 1977, in Chennai. He did his schooling at St. Bede's Anglo-Indian Higher Secondary School, and he completed his graduation in mechanical engineering from Crescent Engineering College, Chennai. Later, he studied industrial engineering at Binghamton University in New York. He also worked as a graphic designer. Karthi married Ranjani (the daughter of Chinna Saamy) on July 3, 2011, in Coimbatore and they were blessed with child on 2013 and named her Umayaal. Career He worked with director Mani Ratnam as an assistant director for the film Aayutha Ezhuthu, but earlier, Mani Ratnam offered him a role in the same film, which Karthi rejected, and he continued as an assistant. In 2006, director Ameer approached Karthi about playing the lead role in his third film, Paruthiveeran. After receiving a few suggestions from his father and brother, Karthi starts his acting career with Ameer for Paruthiveeran. Paruthiveeran was released in 2007, and it became a blockbuster. Karthi won numerous awards, including the Filmfare Best Debut and Best Actor awards. Then he did a movie called Aayirathil Oruvan with Selvaraghvan; it's a fantasy movie, so it took some time to get released, while he also acted in a romantic movie called Payya with Lingusamy. Both were released in 2010 and went on to become hugely successful at the box office. In the same year, his film Naan Mahaan Alla, directed by Suseendran, was released and received some mixed reviews, but it did well at the box office. All of his films were later dubbed into Telugu and commercially released. His next venture is Siruthai, which is a Telugu remake of Vikramakoodu, released for Pongal 2011.For the first time, he played a dual role as a rowdy and strict police officer, and the film was a huge hit in theatres due to its commercial aspects.
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Karthi Movies

Movie Director
Tamil
as Actor
Lokesh Kanagaraj May 2025
Tamil
as Actor
Prem Kumar Nov 2025
Tamil
as Singer
Venkat Prabhu Jun 2024
Tamil
as Actor
Mithran PS Jun 2024

Karthi: Age, Net Worth, Movies, Family, and Personal Details

Karthi

Name Karthi
Profession(s) Main Profession
Actor

Other Profession
Date Of Birth 25 May 1977
Age 47
Birth Place Chennai, Tamil Nadu
Current Residence Chennai.
Religion Hindu
Nationality Indian
Height 1.78 m
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Hobbies Singing, travelling

Karthi Family

Father Sivakumar (Actor)
Mother Lakshmi Sivakumar
Sibling Suriya (Actor), Brindha Sivakumar
Spouse Ranjani (03 Jul 2011) Married
Children Umayaal (born 2013)

Karthi Education

Education Qualification Mechanical Engineering, MBA in New York
College(s) B. S. Abdur Rahman Crescent Engineering College, Chennai., Bringhamton University, New York.
School(s) Padma Seshadri Bala Bhavan, Chennai., St. Bede's Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School, Chennai.

Karthi Net Worth

Net Worth 100 Crores

Karthi Debut Movies

Tamil
Telugu

Karthi Awards

Year Award Category status movie
2017 Edison Award Best Actor Winner
2014 SIIMA Critics Award Best Actor Winner
2008 Filmfare Award Best Actor Winner

Karthi Unknown Facts

  • He was romantically involved with Tamanaah, an actress. Karti's father, however, was opposed to their relationship.
  • Mahesh Babu, the superstar, and Karthi are classmates at a renowned college in Chennai. He enjoyed seeing Kamal Haasan and Mani Ratnam movies back in his undergraduate days.
  • Namratha, a one-year-old white tiger cub, was adopted by him.
  • He has been a well-known social welfare campaigner in addition to his on-screen job, assisting those in need and inciting his followers to do the same.
  • He was employed as a graphic designer in New York prior to becoming an actor.
  • Karthi never intended to become an actor. Karthi has always desired to direct movies, and he even assisted Mani Ratnam with the films Yuva and Amrutha. Karthi even made an appearance as a student in a college scene in Yuva.

Karthi Photos

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) About Karthi

  • The age of Karthi in the 2024 was 47.

  • The Karthi's was born in Chennai, Tamil Nadu.

  • The DOB for Karthi was 25 May 1977.

  • The Karthi is approximately 1.78 m tall.

  • The most recent movies for Karthi is Vaa Vaathiyarey.

  • Karthi is best known for the films Paruthiveeran and Aayirathil Oruvan.

  • He was romantically involved with Tamanaah, an actress. Karti's father, however, was opposed to their relationship. and Mahesh Babu, the superstar, and Karthi are classmates at a renowned college in Chennai. He enjoyed seeing Kamal Haasan and Mani Ratnam movies back in his undergraduate days..

  • The Karthi had 100 Crores's worth of wealth.

  • Kaithi 2 were Karthi's upcoming films.

  • was Karthi first movie in Tamil

  • The Karthi Instagram account is @karthi.offl.

  • The Karthi Twitter handle is Karthi_Offl.

  • Karthi's next feature film with Lokesh Kanagaraj.

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