Karthik Kumar

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Karthik Kumar
Born (1977-11-21) 21 November 1977 (age 40)
Chennai, India
Occupation Actor and Standup Comedian
Years active 2000-present
Spouse(s) Suchitra
Website www.evam.in

Karthik Kumar (born 21 November 1977 ) is an Indian actor and stand up comedian.

Personal life[edit]

He studied chemical engineering in Sri Venkateswara College of Engineering, Chennai. He is married to playback singer Suchitra Ramadurai.[1][2]

Career[edit]

After completing Chemical Engineering, Karthik along with his friend Sunil Vishnu quit their respective jobs and started the event management company "Evam" where they organise English plays. Karthik made his acting debut with Alaipayuthey (2000) portraying a small role as Shalini's prospective suitor.[3] He then went on to portray supporting roles notably in films like Yaaradi Nee Mohini (2008) and Poi Solla Porom (2008).

In November 2016, Karthik expressed regret for getting typecast in particular roles and threatened to quit the industry.[4]

Filmography[edit]

Year Film Role Language Notes
2000 Alaipayuthey Shyam Tamil
2002 Saathiya Hindi
2004 Vaanam Vasappadum Karthik Tamil
2004 Yuva Vishnu Hindi
2005 Kanda Naal Mudhal Aravind Tamil
2008 Yaaradi Nee Mohini Cheenu Tamil
Poi Solla Porom Uppilinathan Tamil
2009 Ninaithale Inikkum Vasu Tamil
Edhuvum Nadakkum Naga Tamil
2010 Sapno Ke Desh Mein Hindi
Kola Kolaya Mundhirika Krish Tamil
2011 Deiva Thirumagal Karthik Tamil Guest appearance
Veppam Vishnu Tamil
2015 Pasanga 2 Akhil Tamil
Vellaiya Irukiravan Poi Solla Maatan Tamil
2017 Vinodhan Tamil Filming
Mannar Vagera Tamil Filming
Ticket Tamil Filming

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Language Notes
2012 Dharmayutham Arjun Tamil

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