Karthik Muthuraman Awards
Tamil Nadu Government - Recipient of Best New Face Award in 1980.
Tamil Nadu Government - Kalaimamani award (multiple years).
Nandi Award for Abhinandana.
The role played by Karthik as Manohar in Mouna Ragam is included in Roll of Honour of the Film and Television Institute of India (Pune) as one of the best supporting roles in a film.