Sivakarthikeyan's growth as an actor has been immense in the last couple of years. Thanks to his impeccable comic sense, he's been accepted as an actor and most importantly is being liked by audience of various age groups which doesn't happen with all actors.
Looking back on Sivakarthikeyan's journey, it all started in the small screen where he established himself as a successful TV anchor. Anchor with the ability of making others laugh was an instant hit among people and that's where Sivakarthikeyan made his mark and made most out of it.
Sivakarthikeyan's success is his popularity. Even before he made his debut as an actor in Pandiraj's directorial Marina, he was immensely popular as a TV personality. But all popular TV personalities do not go on to become successful actors for it is not easy to do so.
That's where Sivakarthikeyan's acting abilities were tested and didn't he come out with flying colors? After his first film, Sivakarthikeyan began choosing his scripts carefully and established himself as a decent actor in Kollywood.
His first big break came in the form of Ethir Neechal directed by Durai Senthilkumar which went on to become a hit. His next two movies Varuthapadatha Valibar Sangam and Maan Karate were received by audience positively which gave Sivakarthikeyan his new identity.
He is a prominent actor now in Kollywood and his upcoming film Kaaki Sattai is awaited with keen interest among his fans and other movie buffs. We give you a fair idea about his hard work and subsequently his growth so far in the industry.
Check out the below slides to know about Sivakarthikeyan's journey and growth:
Sivakarthikeyan in Kalakka Povathu Yaru
This is where it all started. Sivakarthikeyan's passion towards comedy and mimicry drove him to a TV channel where he won his first reality show. He said he would use the prize money to pay off his MBA fees back then.
Sivakarthikeyan in Jodi Number 1
Post his success in 'Kalakka Povathu Yaru' where he established himself as a comedian, Siva then tried his hand at dancing by participating in a dance reality show. Though his dancing skills were appreciated, it was his comedy side which gave him tremendous popularity here.
Sivakarthikeyan in Athu Ithu Ethu
He turned into an anchor for the first time when he started hosting a new show 'Athu Ithu Ethu' which became an instant hit. He then became a popular anchor.
Sivakarthikeyan in Super Singer
He started hosting a number of shows and 'Super Singer' is one among them. The way he carried the entire show with his comical one liners were loved by all.
Sivakarthikeyan as Vijay Awards Host
Once he became a prominent host, he took on greater responsibilities and delivered with ease. Who would've thought the host who is giving away awards would return one day to receive one?
Sivakarthikeyan in Marina
Sivakarthikeyan was introduced to the big screen by director Pandiraj. His first movie Marina did well enough to keep other directors interested in the new comer.
Sivakarthikeyan in 3
He then shared screen space with Dhanush in 3 which was directed by Aishwarya R Dhanush. Though he only had a small role to play, he managed to impress one and all with his performance.
Sivakarthikeyan in Manam Kothi Paravai
Manam Kothi Paravai gave him the opportunity to explore himself as a full time hero. The movie was an average grosser at the box office.
Sivakarthikeyan in Kedi Billa Killadi Ranga
In this movie he shared the screen with Vimal. The movie opened up to positive reviews and reasonably well at the box office.
Sivakarthikeyan in Ethir Neechal
As mentioned earlier Ethir Neechal was his first big break. With Anirudh taking care of the musical requirements, this movie was a hit at the box office.
Sivakarthikeyan in Varuthapadatha Valibar Sangam
Varuthapadatha Valibar Sangam was a huge hit and suddenly Sivakarthikeyan was liked by all age groups. His acting abilities was also praised in this movie.
Sivakarthikeyan in Maan Karate
Maan Karate was yet again a huge hit and it saw Sivakarthikeyan pairing up with Hansika. Sivakarthikeyan was transformed into a star from an actor through this movie.
On The Receiving End
Sivakarthikeyan started receiving many awards in the same event where he was initially the host. Naturally he became quite emotional during this grand event.
Transforming Into A Mass Hero?
The success of Kakki Sattai might transform Siva into a mass hero or an action hero even in the worst case scenario. This film is eagerly awaited by many and might just be the key for Sivakarthikeyan's growth in the future as well.