|Karthik Sivakumar Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 9 in|
|Date of Birth||May 25, 1977|
Karthik Sivakumar or more commonly Karthi is an Indian film actor who is known for his roles in the movies Aayutha Ezhuthu, Paruthiveeran, Aayirathil Oruvan, Sirutha, All in All Azhagu Raja, Madras, Briyani, Komban, Oopiri, Kaashmora, Theeran Adhigaaram Ondru, and Kadaikutty Singam. In 2019, he appeared in the movie Dev in a leading role as Dev and in the film Kaithi as Dilli.
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
He attended the Padma Seshadri Bala Bhavan and St. Bede’s Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School in Chennai, India. He later went to the Crescent Engineering College where he took up a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering.
Karthik received a scholarship for higher studies in the United States and went to Binghamton University, New York, where he earned his Master of Science in Industrial Engineering. While in pursuance of his master’s degree, he also took elective courses on filmmaking at the State University of New York.
- Father – Sivakumar (Actor, Visual Artist)
- Mother – Lakshmi
- Siblings – Suriya (Older Brother), Brindha (Younger Sister)
- Others – Jyothika Saravanan (Sister-in-law)
Karthik Sivakumar is represented by Tamil Cinema, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.
5 ft 9 in or 175 cm
77 kg or 170 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Karthik Sivakumar has dated –
- Ranjani (2011-Present) – The couple got married on July 3, 2011. They have a daughter named Umayaal (b. January 11, 2013).
Race / Ethnicity
- Thick Eyebrows
- Bearded Jaw
Karthik Sivakumar has done endorsement works for brands and companies such as –
- Bharti Airtel
- Bru Instant Coffee
Karthik Sivakumar Favorite Things
- Food – South Indian Cuisine
Source – Net TV
Karthik Sivakumar Facts
- He worked as a part-time graphic designer during his stay in New York for his higher studies.
- In 2007, he made his acting debut in Paruthiveeran as the title character, a careless village ruffian. The film won critical acclaim and several accolades including the Filmfare Award for “Best Actor” and a Tamil Nadu State Film Award.
- He got engaged with his wife Ranjani on April 29, 2011. Their wedding took place at the CODISSIA trade fair complex in Coimbatore.
- He has been involved in several charities and social service activities. On his 31st birthday, he inaugurated the Makkal Nala Mandram to encourage his fans to become involved in welfare activities. During the event, he donated blood, donated bicycles to handicapped people, sewing machines to women and school bags to children. Karthik also presented a cheque of ₹ 50,000 to YRG Care Centre which was intended to help the AIDS-affected children.
- In 2011, he became a cause ambassador for promoting awareness of Lysosomal storage disease.
- In the past, he had adopted a white tiger cub at Vandalur Zoo and contributed ₹72,000 to protect and preserve the animal.
- He signed a contract with Bharti Airtel in September 2010 to become its brand ambassador in South India and to take part in its “Indraikku enna plan” ad campaign.
- In 2015, Karthik joined fellow actors Vishal, Nassar, Karunas, and Ponvannan to campaign against the concurrent office bearers of the Nadigar Sangam which was led by R. Sarathkumar and Radha Ravi. He became the association’s treasurer.
- He often visits orphanages and donates funds to them.
Featured Image by Karthik Sivakumar / Instagram