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Karthi is an Indian film actor. He primarily works in the Tamil film industry.

Professional Career

Karthi holds a Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering and a Master's degree in Industrial Engineering. Since he wanted to become a film director, Karthi joined as an assistant director to legendary film maker Mani Ratnam.

As an Actor

Karthi made his acting debut in the 2007 movie Paruthiveeran, in which he played a careless village rowdy. The movie brought fame to Karthi. He won several awards for his performance in the movie including the Filmfare Award for Best Actor and a Tamil Nadu State Film Award.

Karthi subsequently acted in several hit films like Aayirathil Oruvan (2010), Paiyaa (2010), Naan Mahaan Alla (2010) and Siruthai (2011).


  • Paruthiveeran (2007)
  • Aayirathil Oruvan (2010)
  • Paiyaa (2010)
  • Naan Mahaan Alla (2010)
  • Siruthai (2011).
  • Bad Boy (Jan 12, 2013)

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