Actor, Producer

Born : 25 May 1977

Age : 46 Years

Karthi Age

25 May 1977

Age ( as in 2024 ) : 46 Years


Better known by his stage name Karthi, is an Indian film actor who works primarily 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 of Science in Industrial Engineering which he earned in the United States. He however always wanted to become a film director, and hence 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 fantasy 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), Kaatru Veliyidai (2017) and Theeran Adhigaaram Ondru (2017), which established him in Tamil cinema.

Karthi Wiki/Bio

Name Karthi Shivakumar
Stage name Karthi
Date of Birth 25th May 1977
Birth place Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Occupation Actor
Years active 2004-present
Nationality Indian
School St. Bede's Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School
Graduation B.S. Abdur Rahman Crescent Institute of Science and Technology
Spouse(s) Ranjini Chinnaswamy (m. 2011)
Children  Umayaal
Father Sivakumar
Mother Lakshmi
Family Brindha (Sister)
Suriya (Brother)
Jyothika (Sister–in–law)
Height 1.8m