Gautham Karthik Wiki, Biography, Age, Images, Movies

Gautham Karthik: The Rising Star of Kollywood

Gautham Karthik is a talented Indian actor who has made his mark in the Tamil film industry, also known as Kollywood. He is the son of veteran actor Karthik Muthuraman and has inherited his father’s talent and passion for acting. In this article, we will explore Gautham Karthik’s journey to stardom, his personal life, interesting facts, and his notable films.


Gautham Karthik was born on September 12, 1989, in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India, with the real name Gautham Ram Karthik. He is 34 years old as of 2023 and belongs to the Virgo zodiac sign. Gautham comes from a family of actors, with his father Karthik Muthuraman, mother Ragini, and step-mother Rathi all having made their mark in the film industry. He has a brother named Ghayn Karthik and a step-brother named Thiran Karthik. In 2022, Gautham got married to Manjima Mohan.

Gautham Karthik received his education at Herbon International School in Ooty, Tamil Nadu, and completed his graduation from Christ College in Bengaluru. He has many hobbies, including singing, listening to music, driving, and working out.


Before entering the film industry, Gautham Karthik was a guitarist and vocalist for his band named ‘Dead End Street’. In 2013, he made his acting debut in the Tamil film Kadal directed by Mani Ratnam, playing the lead role of Thomas. The film received mixed reviews, but Gautham’s performance was praised by the critics, and he won the Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut – South, Vijay Award for Best Debut Actor, and SIIMA Award for Best Male Debutant.

After Kadal, Gautham Karthik appeared in many notable films such as Yennamo Yedho, Vai Raja Vai, Muthuramalingam, Rangoon, Ivan Thanthiran, Hara Hara Mahadevaki, Indrajith, Oru Nalla Naal Paathu Solren, and Iruttu Araiyil Murattu Kuththu. His film August 16, 1947, received critical acclaim for his outstanding performance. Gautham has become one of the leading actors in the Tamil film industry, with his impeccable acting skills and captivating screen presence.

Interesting Facts

  • Gautham Karthik is the grandson of actor R. Muthuraman.
  • He did his schooling in Udhagamandalam and graduated from Christ University in Bangalore.
  • Gautham Karthik was a guitarist and vocalist in his band named ‘Dead End Street’.
  • He was surprised to receive the lead role in Mani Ratnam’s Kadal and made his first appearance in the media at the music launch of the Telugu version.
  • His Instagram account has more than 470K followers (as of April 2023).


Here is a list of Gautham Karthik’s notable films:

2013KadalThomasWon – Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut – South <br> Vijay Award for Best Debut Actor <br> SIIMA Award for Best Male Debutant
2014Yennamo YedhoGauthamRemake of Telugu film Ala Modalaindi
2015Vai Raja VaiKarthik
2017Ivan ThanthiranShakthi
2017Hara Hara MahadevakiHari
2018Oru Nalla Naal Paathu SolrenHarish
2018Iruttu Araiyil Murattu KuththuVeera

Note: The table shows the movies that Gautham Karthik has acted in with the year of release, the character name he played, and any notable awards or recognition he received for his performance.

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