Born On:13 September 1960
- playback singer
Murali Karthikeyan Muthuraman, better known by stage name Karthik, is an Indian film actor, playback singer and politician who works mainly in Tamil cinema. He is the son of actor R. Muthuraman. He was first introduced by Bharathiraja in the film Alaigal Oivathillai (1981). He has primarily appeared in lead roles in Tamil films, who was also known as Navarasa Nayagan. He has also appeared in some Telugu films. Karthik has acted in more than 125 films. He has been the recipient of the Tamil Nadu State Film Awards and the Nandi Award. He won four Filmfare Awards South.
Karthik was born on 13 September 1960 in Chennai to Muthuraman (known as “Navarasa Thilagam”), a popular Tamil film actor in 80’s, 90’s and 2000’s. He has two sons, Gautham and Ghayn, from his first marriage with Ragini, and another son, Thiran, from his second marriage with Rathi.
As An Actor
Karthik was first introduced by Bharathiraja in the film Alaigal Oivathillai. He has acted in Tamil and Telugu films. He has received the Best New Face Award from the Tamil Nadu Government in 1980, the Kalaimamani Award and the Nandi Award for Abhinandana.
He has received the best actor for three consecutive times by Tamil Nadu government. He is popular with the audience for sense of humor and was involved with several small comedy scenes in most of his movies. His cameo in Mouna Ragam was very well received by the audience. During his later years, he formed a partnership with Goundamani in doing comedy scenes.
His pairing with Rambha was a hit with audience as the pair provided good hits in the nineties. Karthik entered politics ahead of the 2006 Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly election. He joined the All India Forward Bloc, and was appointed as the Secretary of the Tamil Nadu state unit of the party. He led the party during its electoral campaign On 24 September 2006.
He is married to actress Ragini, heroine of Solai Kuyil. His son is also planning to be launched as hero in Tamil movies.
- 1988 Filmfare Award for Best Actor – Tamil – Agni Natchathiram
- 1989 Filmfare Award for Best Actor – Tamil – Varusham Padhinaaru
- 1990 Filmfare Award for Best Actor – Tamil – Kizhakku Vasal
- 1993 Filmfare Award for Best Actor – Tamil – Ponnumani
- 1981 Best Male Debut Award – Alaigal Oivathillai
- 1988 Special Prize for Best Actor – Agni Natchathiram
- 1990 Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Actor – Kizhakku Vasal
- 1998 Special Prize for Best Actor – Pooveli and Unnidathil Ennai Koduthen
- 1998 Cinema Express Award for Best Actor – Tamil – Unnidathil Ennai Koduthen
- 1988 Nandi Special Jury Award – Abhinandana
- 1981:Alaigal Oivathillai,
- 1982:Ilanjodigal,Neram Vandhachu,Kelviyum Naane Pathilum Naane Thaai Mookaambikai Ninaivellam Nithya Kanne Radha Pakkathu Veetu Roja Valibamey Vaa Vaa AdhisayappiravigalAgaya Gangai
- 1983:Maarupatta Konangal Oru Kai Pappom Bhagavathipuram Railway Gate ayiram Nilave Vaa Apoorva Sahodarigal Dhooram Adhighamillai
- 1984:Anubandham Ninaivugal Pei Veedu Nandri Raja Thanthiram Nallavanuku Nallavan Puyal Kadantha Bhoomi
- 1985:Nalla Thambi Mookkanan Kaiyiru Puthiya Sagaptham Aval Sumangalithan Viswanathan Velai Venum Arthamulla Aasaigal Ketti Melam
- 1986:Dharma Pathini Natpu Mouna Ragam Oomai Vizhigal Thodarum Uravu
- 1987: Raja Mariyadhai Velicham Nalla Pambu Ore Ratham Thaye Neeye Thunai Dhoorathu Pachai Vanna Kanavugal Veeran Veluthambi Chinnamanikkuyile Parisam Pottachu Enga Veettu Ramayanan
- 1988:Solla Thudikuthu Manasu Kan Simittum Neram Urimai Geetham Agni Natchathiram En Jeevan PaduthuKalicharan
- 1989: Varusham Padhinaaru Sattathin Thirappu Vizhaa Solaikuyil Paandi Nattu Thangam Rettai Kuzhal Thuppakki Thiruppu Munai
- 1990: Idhaya Thamarai Mr. Karthik Unnai Solli Kutramillai Kalyana Rasi Periya Veetu Pannakkaran Kizhakku Vasal Ethir Kaatru Engal Swamy Ayyappan
- 1991: Vanakkam Vathiyare Irumbu Pookkal Gopura VasalileVigneshwar
- 1992: Amaran Unna Nenachen Pattu Padichen Nadodi Thendral Nadodi Pattukkaran Idhu Namma Bhoomi Suyamariyadhai Deiva Vaakku
- 1993: Chinna Kannamma Ponnumani Chinna Jameen Kathirukka Neramillai
- 1994: Seeman Ilaignar Ani
- 1995: Muthu Kaalai Lucky Man Nandhavana Theru Marumagan Chakravarthy Thotta Chinungi
- 1996:Kizhakku Mugam Ullathai Allitha Katta Panchayathu Poovarasan Mettukudi Gokulathil Seethai
- 1997: Sishya Pistha
- 1998: Udhavikku Varalaamaa Sundara Pandian Harichandra Unnidathil Ennai Koduthen Pooveli
- 1999: Chinna Raja Nilave Mugam Kaattu Anandha Poongatre Suyamvaram Rojavanam Unakkaga Ellam Unakkaga
- 2000: Thai Poranthachu Sandhitha Velai Kannan Varuvaan Kuberan Seenu
- 2001:Ullam Kollai Poguthae Lovely Azhagana Naatkal
- 2002:Devan Game
- 2003: Indru
- 2007: Kalakkura Chandru
- 2010: Maanja Velu Raavanan
- 2011: Puli Vesham
- 2015: Anegan
- 2018: Thaana Serndha Kootam Mr. Chandramouli
- 2019: Dev
- 2021: Thee Ivan
- 1981:Seethakoka Chiluka
- 1986: Punyasthree
- 1989:Gopala Rao Gari Abbayi
- 1994:Maga Rayudu
- 2013:Om 3D
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