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Karthi: Net Worth, Facts, Biography & More

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May 25, 1977

Karthi is an Indian actor who has worked in Tamil, Telugu, and Hindi films. He made his acting debut in 2004 with the film Jyothika. Since then, He has appeared in over 30 films. His most recent release was the 2019 film Dev.

Karthi is considered one of the leading actors in Tamil cinema. He has won numerous awards for his work, including three Filmfare Awards South and two Tamil Nadu State Film Awards. He has also received critical acclaim for his performances in films such as Paruthiveeran (2007), Naan Mahaan Alla (2010), Siruthai (2011), Madras (2014), and Oopiri (2016).

Early life and background

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Karthi was born on May 25, 1977, in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. He is the second son of actor Sivakumar and his wife Lakshmi. He has an elder brother, Suriya, and a younger sister, Brindha. He finished his schooling at St. Bede's Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School in Santhome and went on to study mechanical engineering at Crescent Engineering College in Vandalur. After working for a while as an engineer, he pursued his passion for acting by joining Anupam Kher's Actor Prepares institute in Mumbai.

Karthi made his acting debut with the film Jeeva (2004). His performance in the film earned him good reviews from critics and he won the Filmfare Award for Best Male Debutante that year.

Acting career:

Karthi is an Indian actor who has appeared in over 30 films in Tamil, Telugu, and Hindi. He made his debut with the film Jeeva (2006), for which he won the Vijay Award for Best Debut Actor.

Karthi's breakthrough came with his second film, Paruthiveeran (2007), directed by Ameer Sultan. The film was a huge critical and commercial success, with Karthi winning several awards for his performance, including the National Film Award for Best Actor.

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Since then, He has starred in several successful films such as Aayirathil Oruvan (2010), Naan Mahaan Alla (2010), Siruthai (2011), and Alex Pandian (2013). He has also received critical acclaim for his performances in Madras (2014) and Komban (2015). He made his international debut in the 2016 film The Ghazi Attack directed by Sankalp Reddy.

Awards and recognition

Karthi has won numerous awards and recognition for his work in the Indian film industry. In 2010, he won the Best Actor award at the Vijay Awards for his performance in the film Paiyaa. He was also nominated for the Filmfare Award for Best Actor – Tamil for his work in the film Naan Mahaan Alla. In 2012, he won the Edison Award for Best Actor for his work in the film Saguni. In 2013, he won the South Indian International Movie Award for Best Actor – Tamil for his work in the film Alex Pandian.


Karthi has starred in some of the most successful films in recent years. He is also a very successful television actor. He has appeared in many popular television shows. He is a very versatile actor and has appeared in both comedy and drama roles. He is one of the most popular actors in India today.

Full NameKarthik Sivakumar
Date of BirthMay 25, 1977
Age Years
BirthplaceChennai, India
Home TownChennai
Educational QualificationBachelor of Technology
College/ UniversityBinghamton University
Zodiac SignGemini ♊
Physical Stats
Height5 feet 11 inches (1.8 m)
Weight78 kg (172 lbs)
Hair ColorBlack
Eye ColorBlack
FoodPao Bhaji
PlaceMumbai, Jammu
Family & Relationship
Marital StatusMarried
MotherLakshmi Sivakumar
Spouse (Wife/ Husband)Ranjini Chinnaswamy (m. 2011)
Brother(s)Suriya Sivakumar
Sister(s)Brindha Sivakumar
Net Worth$13 Million
Famous forSouth Indian Actor
DebutParuthiveeran (2007)
Awards/ HonoursAwards
Filmfare Award for Best Actor – Tamil
Asianet Film Award for Honour Special Jury
Vijay Award for Best Debut Actor
Asianet Film Award for Most Popular Tamil Actor (Special Award)

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Aayutha Ezhuthu
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