Karthik is an Indian playback singer who primarily sings in Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, and Malayalam films. He was born on November 7, 1980, in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters– 175 cm
in meters– 1.75 m
in feet inches– 5’ 9”
|Weight (approx.)||in kilograms– 75 kg
in pounds– 165 lbs
|Date of Birth||7 November 1980|
|Age (as in 2017)||37 Years|
|Birth Place||Chennai, Tamil Nadu|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Scorpio|
|Hometown||Chennai, Tamil Nadu|
|Educational Qualification||Master in Computer Application (MCA)|
|Debut||Playback singer (Film):– Pukar|
|Favorite Food||South Indian, Italian & Continental|
|Favorite Actor||Rajnikant, Amitabh Bachchan, Karthik Sivakumar, Kamal Hasan|
|Favorite Singer||A.R. Rahman, K.J Yesudas, Hariharan|
|Marriage Date||year, 2006|
Some Lesser Known Facts About Karthik
- He was a software engineer: Before starting his music career, Karthik worked as a software engineer at a reputed firm in Chennai. He pursued music as a hobby and eventually decided to make it his profession.
- He is a trained classical singer: Karthik is a trained classical singer and has learned Carnatic music from his guru R. Srinivasan. He has also trained in Hindustani classical music and Western classical music.
- He has worked with international artists: Karthik has collaborated with several international artists, including Malaysian singer Siti Nurhaliza, American composer Richard Meyer, and Canadian pianist Ron Korb.
- He is a multi-instrumentalist: Apart from being a singer, Karthik is also a multi-instrumentalist. He can play the guitar, keyboard, and flute.
- He has sung in different languages: Karthik is known for his ability to sing in different languages. Apart from Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, and Malayalam, he has also sung in Hindi, Bengali, and Marathi.
- He has won the national award: Karthik won the National Film Award for Best Male Playback Singer in 2011 for his song “Aaromale” from the Tamil film “Vinnaithaandi Varuvaayaa.” The song was composed by A. R. Rahman.
- He has acted in films: Karthik has also acted in a few Tamil films, including “Manadhil Urudhi Vendum” and “Ninaithu Ninaithu Parthen.”