Karthik Muthuraman is a Tamil actor, son of veteran actor R. Muthuraman, and has acted in more than 100 films. He was first introduced by Bharathiraja in the film Alaigal Oivathillai. He has acted in Tamil and Telugu films.
Early life and background Karthik was born in Chennai to R. Muthuraman, a popular Tamil actor.
He studied in the Famous St. Bede's School in Chennai then at New College, Chennai and got a Bachelors Degree in Arts.
Leader of "NADALUM MAKKAL KATCHI"
Film career 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 currently making a comeback into Tamil cinema with movies like Raavanan and Maanja Velu.
Personal life He is married to actress Ragini, heroine of Solai Kuyil. His son is also planning to be launched as hero in Tamil movies.