Actor | * 05/25/1977 (43) | Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Karthik Sivakumar (born 25 May 1977), better known by his stage name Karthi, is an Indian film actor who works primarily in Tamil cinema. He has won three Filmfare Awards South, an Edison Award, a SIIMA Award and a Tamil Nadu State Film Award. The younger brother of actor Suriya and the youngest son of actor Sivakumar, Karthi initially joined Mani Ratnam as an assistant director. He was offered acting roles and made his acting debut in Paruthiveeran in 2007, which garnered critical acclaim and several accolades including the Filmfare Award for Best Actor. His next role was that of a coolie in Aayirathil Oruvan (2010), an action-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 Madras (2014), Oopiri (2016) which was his Telugu Debut, ()
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Karthi is a Indian film actor who works in the Tamil film industry. Son of veteran actor Sivakumar and younger brother of Surya Sivakumar, he made his acting debut in 2007 with the top-grossing film Paruthiveeran, receiving critical acclaim and the Filmfare Award for Best Actor for his performance as the titular character. He went on to appear in commercially successful ventures such as Aayirathil Oruvan, Paiyaa, Naan Mahaan Alla and Siruthaiwhich established him in the Tamil film industry.

Most frequent genres for this person: Action | Drama | Thriller

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Awards & Nominations for Karthi

Filmfare Awards South

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Movies with Karthi as Actor(22)

as Vallavaraiyan Vandiyathevan2020 Ponniyin Selvan
as Dev Ramalingam2019 Dev
as Dilli2019 Kaithi
as Saravana2019 Thambi
as Gunasingam2018 Kadaikutty Singam
as Theeran Thirumaran2017 Theeran Adhigaaram Ondru
as Varun2017 Kaatru Veliyidai
as Seenu2016 Thozha
as Kaashmora / Raj Nayak2016 Kaashmora
as Kombaiah Pandian2015 Komban
as Kaali2014 Madras
as Azhagu Raja2013 All in All Azhagu Raja
as Sugan2013 Biriyani
as Alex Pandian2013 Alex Pandian
as Kamalakannan2012 Saguni
as Ratnavel Pandian IPS / Rocket Raja2011 Siruthai
as Cameo Appearance in "Aga Aga" Song2011 Ko
as Muthu2010 Ayirathil Oruvan
as Siva2010 Paiyaa
as Jeeva Pragasam2010 Naan Mahan Alla
as Paruthiveeran2007 Paruthiveeran
as Michael's Friend (Uncredited Role)2004 Aayitha Ezhuthu

TV Shows/Series with Karthi as Actor(1)

as Himself - Promo for Kadaikutty Singam2017 Bigg Boss

Movies with Karthi as Crew(1)

Directing/Assistant Director2004 Aayitha Ezhuthu

Citizenship: India
Born: Wednesday, 05/25 1977 (May) in Tamil Nadu (current age: 43 years + 80 days)
Zodiac sign: Gemini (Chinese zodiac sign: Snake)
Languages: Tamil (TA, native language)
Educated at: Binghamton University
Siblings: Suriya, Jyothika
Father: Sivakumar
Other names for Karthi (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Karthik Sivakumar"
Karthi frequently works together with these people:
Mani Ratnam (11x, Crew)
R. Velraj (6x, Crew)
S. R. Prabhu (6x, Crew)
Ameer (5x, Crew)
Brinda (5x, Crew)
Suriya (4x, Actor)
Santhanam (4x, Actor)
D Suresh (4x, Crew)
Snehan (3x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:75595, Added: 05/24/2018, Last updated: 07/27/2020