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|Karthik Sivakumar (born May 25, 1977), better known by his stage name Karthi, is an Indian film actor who works mainly in the Tamil film industry.|
The younger brother of actor Suriya, Karthi holds a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from India and a master's degree in industrial engineering he acquired in the United States. However, he always wanted to become a director, so he returned to India and joined Mani Ratnam as deputy director.
He was offered acting roles and made his acting debut in Paruthiveeran in 2007 as the main character, a neglected, critically acclaimed ruffian village and several accolades including the Best Actor Filmfare Award and a Tamil Nadu State Film Award.
His next role was that of a coolie in Aayirathil Oruvan (2010), a fantasy adventure film directed by Selvaraghavan.
He achieved consecutive commercial successes with his later versions - Paiyaa (2010), Naan Mahaan Alla (2010) and Siruthai (2011).
After playing in several films, he has starred in blockbuster films such as Biriyani (2013), Madras (2014) Oopiri (2016), Kaatru Veliyidai (2017) and Theeran Adhigaaram Ondru (2017), who established it in the Tamil cinema. .
Profile ( Personal Info)
|Real Name||:||Karthik Sivakumar|
|Age||:||40 years in (2018)|
|Date of Birth||:||25 May 1977|
|Eye Color||:||Dark Brown|
|Born In||:||Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India|
|Height in Feet Inches||:||5.10|
Wife / Spouse / Partner Photos Details
|Wife||:||Ranjani (Marriage Date 3 July 2011)|
Children Photos Details
|Daughter||:||Umayaal (Birth.Date 2013)|
Father - Brother - Mother - Sister -Relatives (Family Photos)
|Brother||:||Suriya (aka Saravanan Sivakumar, Actor)|
|Favorite Color||:||White, black, blue|
Qualification ( Education, School and College )
|College/ University||:||B.S.Abdur Rahman Crescent Engineering College, Chennai|
|Educational and Qualification||:||B.Tech, MBA|
Apart from his film career, Karthi was also involved in social welfare activities, encouraging fans to do the same through the "Makkal Nala Mandram", a social welfare club he inaugurated.
In 2011, he became a cause ambassador for promoting awareness about lysosomal storage disease. In 2015, he is the treasurer of Nadigar Sangam.
Karthi was born on May 25, 1977 in Madras (now Chennai), Tamil Nadu, India. He completed his primary and secondary education at Padma Seshadri Bala Bhavan and at the Anglo-Indian St. Bede High School in Chennai.
He earned a Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering from Crescent Engineering College in Chennai.
No citation given After graduating, he worked as an engineering consultant in Chennai and studied graduate studies abroad. "I earned about 5,000 pounds a month and found the work monotonous, while I thought I had to do something more," he recalls in an interview.
Karthi earned a scholarship for graduate studies in the United States, and enrolled at Binghamton University, New York, where he earned his Master's degree in Industrial Engineering.  While pursuing his masters, he also took optional courses on cinema.
When Karthi returned to Chennai, he met the director Mani Ratnam and had the opportunity to work as an assistant director for the film Ayitha Ezhuthu because he wanted to become a director and preferred the role of actor, although he appeared as extra to Aaytha Ezhuthu.
He continued to receive acting offers and his father convinced him to act, saying "... we can still direct films, but we will not have the opportunity to act once you will have aged.
He accepted his first acting role with Priyamani as female conductor in April 2005. When director Ameer approached him to star in the movie Paruthiveeran, he accepted the offer because the film was ".. so convincing. " 2005 and experienced financial difficulties, and was almost abandoned in mid-2006.
It was released in January 2007, critically acclaimed and has become a commercial success
Karthi is the second son of actor Sivakumar and his wife Lakshmi. He has two brothers and sisters; an older brother, Suriya, who was already an established actor at the beginning of the Karthi film, and a younger sister named Brindha.
Tamil movie actress Jyothika is Karthi's sister-in-law. On July 3, 2011, Karthi married Ranjani Chinnaswamy, a graduate of a MA in English Literature from Stella Maris College in Chennai.
They were hired on 29 April 2011 in Ranjani's hometown, Goundampalayam in Erode District, and the wedding took place at the CODISSIA trade fair complex in Coimbatore. The wedding was organized by the elders of the family. They have a daughter named Umayaal, born January 11, 2013.