Karthi who started his film career as an assistant director stepped into acting with the National Award winning director Ameer's movie Paruthiveeran. From Parutheevaran to the recent Kadaikkutty Singam, the actor had seen ups and downs in his career. The year 2017 had him play one of the best characters in Theeran Adhikaram Ondru and it was a blockbuster hit. Karthi then bagged a handful of biggies in 2018. His latest release this year Kadaikkutty Singam has become the milestone of his career as it emerged as the highest grossing movie of Karthi. the movie directed by Pandiraj and produced by Suriya in two weeks of release had collected 37 crores and is still running successfully.