It is actor Karthik’s birthday today. Let’s look at 10 facts about him.
1. He was introduced by Director Bharatiraja in 1981 as the hero of Alaigal Oivathillai.
2. He has acted in more than 125 films. Some of his notable films include Mouna Ragam, Ullathai Allitha , Metukudi.
3. He won his first filmfare Award for Best Actor in 1988 for Maniratnam’s Agni Natchathiram. He has won 4 filmfare awards in total
4. He won a Tamil Nadu State Award for Best Debut in Alaigal Oivathillai. He has won 4 State Awards as well.
5. He won a Nandi Award for the Telugu Film Abhinandana.
6. He played a character with grey shades in Rajinikanth’s Nallavanuku Nallavan in the year 1984.
7. Just like how Karthik and Radha made their debut together Gautham Karthik and Thulasi Nair made their debut together.
8. He sung a song in the film Amaran under Deva’s music direction.
9. Vikraman’s Unnidathil Ennai Kuduthen was his 100th film. It was Ramesh Khanna’s breakthrough film as an actor.
10. Mouna Ragam is his most loved film though the actor played only a cameo. Atlee’s Raja Rani was also based on a similar plot.