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Karthik Sivakumar (born 25 May 1977), better known by his stage name Karthi, is an Indian film actor who works in the Tamil film industry. The younger brother of actor Suriya, Karthi holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering and master of business administration in Industrial Engineering. Since he had always wanted to become a film director, he returned to India and joined Mani Ratnam as an assistant director. He was offered acting roles and made his acting debut in Paruthiveeran in 2007 as the title character, a careless village ruffian, winning critical acclaim and several accolades including the Filmfare Award for Best Actor and a Tamil Nadu State Film Award. His next role was that of a coolie in Aayirathil Oruvan (2010), an adventure film directed by Selvaraghavan. He achieved consecutive commercial successes with his subsequent releases – Paiyaa (2010), Naan Mahaan Alla (2010) and Siruthai(2011). After appearing in a series of box office flops, he starred in successful films such as Biriyani (2013), Madras (2014) Oopiri(2016), and Kaatru Veliyidai (2017) which established him in Tamil cinema.

Apart from his film career, Karthi has also been involved in social welfare activities, encouraging fans to do likewise through the “Makkal Nala Mandram”, a social welfare club that he inaugurated. In 2011, he became a cause ambassador to promote awareness of lysosomal storage disease. As of 2015, he is the treasurer of the Nadigar Sangam.

Karthik Sivakumar Bio Personal Life

Karthi is the second son of actor Sivakumar and his wife Lakshmi. He has two siblings; an elder brother, Suriya, also an actor in the Tamil film industry, and a younger sister named Brindha. Tamil film actress Jyothika is Karthi’s sister-in-law. On 3 July 2011, Karthi married Ranjani Chinnaswamy, who graduated with a master’s degree in English literature from Stella Maris College, Chennai.They were engaged on 29 April 2011 at Ranjani’s native village, Goundampalayam in Erode District, and the wedding was held at the CODISSIA trade fair complex in Coimbatore. The wedding was arranged by the elders of the family. They have a daughter named Umayaal, born on 11 January 2013.

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Karthi at the 62nd Filmfare Awards South, 2015
Born Karthik Sivakumar
25 May 1977 (age 40)
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Alma mater
  • Crescent Engineering College
  • Binghamton University
Occupation Film actor
Years active 2007–present
Spouse(s) Ranjani (m. 2011 – present)
Children Umayaal (Daughter)
Parent(s) Sivakumar
Family Suriya (Elder brother)
Jyothika (sister–in–law)

 

Karthik Sivakumar Upcoming Movies / Filmography

Year Film Role Language Notes
2004 Aaytha Ezhuthu Michael’s friend Tamil Uncredited role
2007 Paruthiveeran Paruthiveeran Tamil Filmfare Award for Best Actor – Tamil
Tamil Nadu State Film Special Prize
Vijay Award for Best Male Debut
2010 Aayirathil Oruvan Muthu Tamil Nominated—Filmfare Award for Best Actor – Tamil
Paiyaa Siva Tamil Nominated—Filmfare Award for Best Actor – Tamil
Naan Mahaan Alla Jeeva Prakasam Tamil Nominated—Vijay Award for Best Actor
2011 Siruthai Rathnavel Pandian, “Rocket” Raja Tamil
Ko Himself Tamil Special appearance
2012 Saguni Kamalakannan Tamil Also playback singer (“Kandha Kaara Vadai”)
2013 Alex Pandian Alex Pandian Tamil
All in All Azhagu Raja Azhagu Raja Tamil
Biriyani Sugan Tamil Also playback singer (“Mississippi”)
2014 Madras Kaali Tamil Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actor – South
SIIMA Critics Award for Best Actor
Nominated—Filmfare Award for Best Actor – Tamil
Nominated—Vijay Award for Best Actor
2015 Komban Kombaya Pandian Tamil
2016 Oopiri Seenu Telugu Bilingual film
Thozha Tamil
Kaashmora Kaashmora, Raj Nayak Tamil
2017 Kaatru Veliyidai Varun Chakrapani Tamil
Theeran Adhigaram Ondru Theeran Tamil Filming
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