9 Interesting facts about romantic Tamil star Karthi you need to know!

Karthik Sivakumar aka Karthi is known for his romantic Tamil movies. Here are 9 interesting facts about him!

Karthik Sivakumar was born on May 25, 1977, better known by his stage name Karthi, is an Indian actor who works mainly in the Tamil film industry. He is the Son of actor Sivakumar and younger brother of actor Surya Sivakumar. He did his schoolings at St. Bede’s Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School, he completed his graduation in Mechanical Engineering from Crescent Engineering College, Chennai. Later, he studied Industrial Engineering from Binghamton University in New York. He also worked as a graphic designer. Karthi is married to Ranjani on July 3, 2011 at coimbatore.

Here are some interesting facts about Karthi.


1. Karthi never wanted to be an actor first of all. He always mentions that it was his fate that brought the actor in him.

2. Karthi always wanted to be a Director and thus even assisted Director Mani Ratnam in films Yuva and Amrutha. Karthi even appeared as a student in Yuva in a college scene.

3. Karthi is also the classmate of Superstar Mahesh Babu in a Chennai’s famous College. During the college days he used to like watching films of Kamal Haasan and Mani Ratnam films.

4. Karthi had a strange debut in films with rustic films like Paruththi Veeran and Yuganiki Okkadu. Slowly he changed his image to that of an all-rounder by jumping to different genres. He always risked with content and that itself made him the star he is now with good success percentage in his career.

5. In addition to his on-screen work, he has been a noted social welfare activist, helping out the needy and encouraging his fans to do the same.

6. His father Sivakumar was a renowned Tamil actor in his own time. He married Ranjini Chinnaswarmy in 2011. Together they have a daughter named Umayaal who was born in 2013.

7. He adopted a one-year old white tiger cub, Namratha.

8. Before he became an actor, he worked as a graphic designer in Newyork.

9. He had a relationship with actress Tamanaah. But karti’s father was against to his relationship.