Karthi is an Indian film actor who works primarily in Tamil cinema. The younger brother of actor Suriya , Brother-in-low of actress Jyothika, and the youngest son of actor Sivakumar, He however always wanted to become a film director, and hence returned to India and joined Mani Ratnam as an assistant director.
Karthi Early Life and Career
Karthi was born on 25 May 1977 in Madras (now Chennai), Tamil Nadu, India. He completed his elementary and secondary school education at Padma Seshadri Bala Bhavan and St. Bede’s Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School, Chennai. He gained a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Crescent Engineering College, Chennai.[failed verification] After graduation, he worked as an Engineering consultant in Chennai and considered higher studies abroad. “I was earning about ₹5000 per month and found the work monotonous. That was when I thought, I should do something more”, he recalled in an interview. Karthi got a scholarship for his higher studies in the United States and enrolled at Binghamton University, New York, where he earned his Master of Science in Industrial Engineering. While pursuing his masters, he also took elective courses on filmmaking.
During his stay in New York, Karthi worked as a part-time graphic designer. He then decided to pursue a career in filmmaking; he attended two courses in basic filmmaking at the State University of New York. He stated: “I always knew I wanted to be in films, but I did not know exactly what I wanted to do. I loved movies and watched a lot of them. But my father insisted that I get a good education before I joined the film industry”.
|Real Name/Nick Name||Karthi|
|Height (Aprox.)||in centimeters
in meters- 1.78 m
|Weight (Aprox.)||in Kilograms- 78 kg
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Date of Birth||25 May 1977|
|Age (as of 2019)||32|
|Birth Place||Chennai, Tamilnadu, India|
|Home Town/State||Chennai, Tamilnadu, India|
|School||Padma Seshadri Bala Bhavan, St. Bede's Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School, Chennai. Binghamton University, New York|
|College||Crescent Engineering College, Chennai.|
|Educational Qualification||Graduated in Mechanical Engineering and Post Graduated in Industrial Engineering.|