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Karthi

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 Karthi was born in Chennai, Tamil Nadu to actor Sivakumar and Lakshmi. He has an elder brother, Surya who is an actor in the Tamil film industry and a younger sister named Brindha Sivakumar. He graduated from St. Bede's Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School in Chennai after which he went on to complete his graduation in Mechanical Engineering from the Crescent Engineering College, Chennai. He got a scholarship for his higher studies in the United States, where he earned a Master's degree in Industrial Engineering from Binghamton University, New York. He worked as a graphic designer there for some time, before realizing his priorities and deciding to pursue a career in filmmaking.


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Born:
May 25, 1977 In Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Movie/TV Credits:
33
First Appeared:
In the movie Ayitha Ezhuthu 2004-05-21
Latest Project:
Movie Kaatru Veliyidai 2017-04-07

3 wins & 3 nominations.

Known For
Poster of Madras
Poster of Biriyani
Poster of Ko
Poster of Naan Mahaan Alla
Filmography
Movie Kaatru Veliyidai Unknown 2017-04-07
Movie Cheliyaa Unknown 2017-04-07
Movie Kaashmora Kaashmora / Raj Nayak 2016-10-28
Movie Thozha Seenu 2016-03-25
Movie Komban Kombaiah Pandian 2015-04-02
Movie Madras Kaali 2014-09-26
Movie Biriyani Sugan 2013-12-20
Movie All in All Azhagu Raja Azhagu Raja 2013-11-02
Movie Alex Pandian Alex Pandian 2013-01-12
Movie Saguni Kamalakannan 2012-06-22
Movie Naa Peru Shiva Jeeva 2011-08-05
Movie Ko Cameo 2011-04-22
Movie Siruthai Ratnavel Pandian IPS / Rocket Raja 2011-01-14
Movie Naan Mahan Alla Jeeva Pragasam 2010-08-20
Movie Naan Mahaan Alla Jeeva Pragasam 2010-08-20
Movie Aawara Siva 2010-05-22
Movie Paiyaa Siva 2010-04-02
Movie Aayirathil Oruvan Muthu 2010-01-14
Movie Ayirathil Oruvan Muthu 2010-01-14
Movie Paruthiveeran Paruthiveeran 2007-02-23
Movie Ayitha Ezhuthu Unknown 2004-05-21