|Date of birth||May 25, 1977|
Karthi is an Indian film Actor. He was born on May 25, 1977 in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. He is the son of Sivakumar and Lakshmi. He made his acting debut with the Tamil film Paruthiveeran in 2007.
He starred in the films Aayirathil Oruvan, Paiyaa, Naan Mahaan Alla, Siruthai, Ko, Saguni, Alex Pandian and All in All Azhagu Raja. He also appeared in the films Biriyani, Madras, Komban and Telugu film Oopiri.
He won Filmfare award for Best Actor, Tamil Nadu State Film Special Prize and Vijay Award for Best Male Debut for the film Paruthiveeran, Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actor and SIIMA Critics award for the film Madras. He married Ranjani in 2011. He had one children.