Karthi is an Indian actor working predominantly in Tamil Film Industry. Karthi debuted in a lead role with Paruthiveeran in the direction of Ameer Sultan. He later joined the big league with the success of this film and acted in several high profile projects. Karthi holds a Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering and Master of business administration in Industrial Engineering. He got critical and commercial success with films like Paiyaa, Naan Mahaan Alla, Siruthai, Biriyani, Madras etc. movies, most of which were released in Telugu and created a good market for him there. Karthi acted in a Telugu film Oopiri in the direction of Vamsi Paidipally. His 2017 releases Kaatru Veliyidai and Theeran Adhigaaram Ondru established him as bankable star and actor.