Profile and Biography of Tamil actor Siva Karthikeyan

In this page of, we shall see about the Tamil actor Shiva Karthikeyan with the topics of personnel details of Siva Karthikeyan, family details about him, height, birth date, birth place, age, educational details, filmography and other important details.

Tamil actor Shiva Karthikeyan


Personnel details about Tamil actor Siva Karthikeyan:

Date of Birth – 17 February1985

Native Place : Thiruveezhalai ( Near Thiruvarur )
Current Age : 38
Real Name : Siva Karthikeyan Doss
School : Champion Angle Indian Higher Secondary School, Trichy
College : J J College of Engineering and Technology of Trichy ( BE )
Masters Degree : MBA in the Indian Institute of Planning and Management of Chennai, Tamilnadu
Wife Name : Arthi
Son Name : Gugan Doss
Daughter Name : Aaaradhana
Sister Name : Gowrimanohari ( she is a doctor )
First Cinema appearance : Tamil movie Marina
Shiva Karthikeyan is a son of a Police man who is a Jail Superintendent but his grandfather is somehow oriented with Art he was a Nadaswaram musician who obtained a Padma Shree award in his field.

Words of Celebrities about Siva Karthikeyan:


In an interview actress Tamannah expressed her interest to act with Siva Karthikeyan. She added that she likes the work of SK. She called him as self made person and she likes her journey.

Career of Tamil actor Shiva Karthikeyan:

The profession of Shiva Karthikeyan is doing leading male acting roles in Tamil cinemas. But his media journey was started with the STAR VIJAY TV Kalakka povadhu yaaru comedy program and Shiva Karthikeyan participated as a stand up comedian and his performance was highly recognized not only by the judges of the program but also by the whole Tamilnadu comedy fans. Not only the live programs but also the videos of Shiva Karthikeyan comedies tele casted in the vijay TV are still being viewed through Youtube even now.  Then Shiva Karthikeyan was appointed as one of the comparing artists of the Vijay TV.

The lists of names of Vijay TV programs in which Shiva Karthikeyan worked as a comparing artists are as follows, Jodi Number one, Adhu Idhu Edhu, Boys vs Girls and Airtel Super Singer Junior. One of the best Vijay TV programs that was under taken by Shiva Karthikeyan is Adhu Idhu Edhu that he was performing for that program not only as a comparing artist but also he mingled as one of the performers who comes for the rounds called Siricha Pochu and was entertaining the audiences and the fans of Vijay TV viewers all over the world.

Tamil Cinema Career Timeline of  SK

Then Shiva Karthikeyan entered into the Tamil cinema with the movie namely Merina pairing with Tamil actress Oviya under the direction of Pandi Raj who is one of the National Award winners for a Tamil Cinema. Even though the role of Shiva Karthikeyan was not a very big role in this movie he did his part well and made all the audience to laugh with his timing comedy sense and comic body language. After Marina, Shiva Karthikeyan acted in the Tamil movie Manam Kothi Paravai pairing with Tamil actress Aathmiya under the direction of Ezhil. In this movie Shiva Karthikeyan acted as an youngster who is roaming around the town without doing a job and owing Aathmiya and at the end of the story of Tamil movie Manam Kothi Paravai, he goes abroad and catches the hands of Aathmiya. Even though the movie did not do great with the box office, this movie became the second stage of his Tamil cinema and the dance performance of Shiva Karthikeyan was well exposed with this movie.

2013 :

After Manam Kothi Paravai, Shiva Karthikeyan acted in the movie Kedi Billa Killadi Ranga pairing with Regina Cassandra. In this movie Shiva Karthikeyan acted one of the two heroes and the other one is actor Vimal and actress Bindu Madhavi also acted in this movie. In this movie Shiva acted under the Music direction of Yuvan Shankar Raja for the first time, the director of this movie is Pandiraj. The movie was based on Son and father relationship.

After Kedi billa Killadi Ranga, Shiva Karthikeyan acted in the movie Ethir Neechal under the direction of R S Durai Senthil Kumar and produced by Dhanush. In this movie Shiva Karthikeyan acted with Priya Anand and Tamil actress Nandita.  In this movie Shiva Karthikeyan made his level in the Tamil cinema industry into the next level. This movie made a huge music hit by the music director Anirudh Ravi Chander. In this movie Shiva Karthikeyan made a good dance performance especially in the video song in which he danced with Dhanush and Nayantara.

With the great elevation with the movie Ethir Neechal, Shiva Karthikeyan acted in the movie Varuthapadadha Vaalibar Sangam. In this movie Shiva Karthikeyan acted as a full fledged comedy sense. Even though this is a comedy based movie, Shiva Karthikeyan acted by good dialogue delivery. The comedy scenes acted by Shiva Karthikeyan and Tamil comedy actor Soori filled the theaters with huge claps and applause.

Movie Name : Maan Karate
Heroin : Hansika Motwani
Music : Aniruth
Director : Krish Thiru Kumaran
Role of SK : In this movie Siva Karthikeyan acted as a Chennai boy who is in love with a girl called Yamini and for that love, he becomes a Boxer and participates in a competition too. In this movie also comedy sense of Siva Karthikeyan worked out well. In this movie, he had some action sequences towards the end of the movie. This is the only movie he acted in the year 2014.
2015 :
In this year also he acted only in a movie.
Movie Name : Kaaki Sattai
Heroin : Sri Divya
Music Aniruth
Director : R S Durai Senthilkumar
Following up with his earlier movie Maan Karate, he took cop role this time. In those days SK was shaping his career so well and with high care.
2016 :
In this year SK acted in a couple of movies
Movie Name : Rajni Murugan
Heroin : Keerthi Suresh
Music : D Imman
Director : Ponraj
This was another full fun entertaining movie with well working comedy in the combination of SK with Soori. All the songs got super hit from this movie.
After the super hit result of Rajni Murugan, the combination of SK with Keerthi Suresh happened again. This time it was a city based love movie driven by situations.
2017 :
Movie Name : VElaikaaran
Heroin : Nayantara
Music : Aniruth Ravichander
Director  : Raja
After the fair year of 2016, we can say that SK took a big step in his career that he choose a movie like Velaikaaran which is a complete serious movie that he touched for the first time in his career. One of the major reasons for the expectations on this movie was the blockbuster hit of the movie Thani oruvan which was directed by Raja in the previous year. But still the movie Velaikaaran did not satisfy the expectation of critics had on it.
2018 :
This year SK has 2 movies
Movie Name : Seema Raja
Heroin: Samantha
Director: Ponraj
Music : D Imman
This movie can be called yet another movie in the home ground of SK he acted under the direction of Ponraj with the combination of actor Soori. As this is the first time he paired up with Samantha, this movie had its unique expectations. But this movie did not do well when we compared it with the expectations it had.
Movie Name: Kanaa
Role: A cricketer ( Guest Appearance )
Director: Arunraja Kumararaja
Music: Anirudh Ravichander
This is the first movie he produced. Since then SK has been producing several decent movies with good talented directors.
2019 :
In this year SK did 3 number of movies
Movie Name : Mr Local
Heroin : Nayantara
Director : M Rajesh
Music  : Hip Hop Tamizha
This movie was a template M Rajesh movie with cat and mouse kind of scenes throughout the movie. Before this movie, the director M Rajesh had big hit movies like Siva Manasula Sakthi, Boss Engira Baskaran. However the movie Mr Local did not get a good reception from critics and from the box office point of view.
Name of movie : Namma Veetu Pillai
Heroin: Anu Emmanuel
Music : D Imman
Director: Pandiraj
This is the first village-based family story SK took in his career for the first time. SK joined with Pandiraj after his debut movie, Marina. This movie had a big cast and crew including Aishwarya Rajesh, Samuthra Kani, R K Suresh, Shunmuga Raja, and others. This movie did well at the box office.
Movie Name: Hero
Heroin: Kalyani Priyadharson
Music: Yuvan Shankar Raja
Director : P S Mithram
Before Hero, P S Mithran created the movie Irumbu Thirai which was a critically acclaimed movie and a box office hit movie. The movie Hero is the first movie of SK as a superhero. Apart from a movie about superheroes, this movie had a deep baseline talking about the education of children.
After the movie Hero, Siva Karthikeyan’s movie did not get released in the year 2020 due to Covid 19.
2021 :
Movie Name: Doctor
Heroin: Priyanka Mohan
Music : Anirudh Ravichander
Director: Nelson Dilipkumar
This movie did well both in box office and got good words from critics. Before this movie, the director Nelson Dilipkumar did the movie Kola MAavu Kokila which was a super hit movie in the previous year. Additionally, Nelson and SK worked together for Vijay TV when SK worked for that TV channel.
This year, Siva Karthikeyan had 2 movies
Movie Name: Don
Heroin: Priyanka Mohan
Director: Cibi Chakravarthi
Music ; Anirudh
In this movie, SK acted as a college student and a successful cinema director. This was the debut movie of director Cibi Chakravarthy. Siva Karthikeyan produced this movie combined with Lyca Productions.
Movie Name: Prince
Heroin: Maria Ryaboshapka ( an English model )
Director: K V Anudeep
Music: Thaman
This movie got negative reviews from many critics. Before Prince, K V Anudeep directed 2 movies in Telugu and Prince was the first Tamil movie of him.
Movie Name : Maaveeran
Heroin: Aditi Shankar
Music: Barath Sankar
Director: Madonne Ashwin
This movie can be called a proper comeback movie for SK as he did not have a remarkable blockbuster movie after the Doctor movie. An interesting fact about this movie is that actor Vijay Sethupathy gave voice to SK in this movie. Before Maaveeran, Madonne Ashwin directed the movie Mandela which collected a National award for the direction department.
Upcoming movies of Siva Karthikeyan:
Movie Name: Ayalaan
Heorin : Rakul Preet Singh
Music: A R Rahman
Director: R Ravi Kumar
Release Date: 14 January 2024
Movie Name: SK 21
Heroin: Sai Pallavi
Music: G V Prakash Kumar
Director : Rajkumar Periyasamy

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