The singer who made it big with A.R.Rahman's 'Nendhikiten' from the movie Star, he is now one of the busiest singers in town. Known for his versatility both in Carnatic and film music, he is also approached by many for singing fusion albums.
With Karthik's introduction to Rahman done by Srinivas, his musical rainbow splashed more colours his way. None can forget the rapport Srinivas and Karthik in the song 'Uselle uselle'. Who can forget Karthik's rendition for our chocolate hero Maddy in the movie Minnale. When the movie Boys released, every eligible boy in town wanted a girlfriend, thanks to Karthik's catchy 'Enaku oru girlfriend venum'. One can even say Karthik's 'Anjalai' soothed all the one's going through a bad break up. Talking about philosophy, no one can forget 'Aadadha Aatamellam' from Mounam Pesiyadhe.One must appreciate how this trained singer is able to do equally justify the nuances involved for a kuthu song to a melody. Be it even the rough and tough songs, giving the hero a voice as one can say, Karthik's voice suits all the young heroes of our Kollywood. Other best hits of Karthik's would ofcourse include Gore Gore from the movie Moscowin Kaveri, Hasili Fisili from Aadhavan etc.
His stint as judges for various reality shows also portrays him as a very good guide any singer would look out for. Karthik is also attributed with making many stage shows a grand success. His five piece act sent vibes around the town recently where he undoubtedly brings alive the original track on stage. Be it the other chartbusters in other languages like Telugu , Hindi, Malayalam and what not, Karthik is all set to explore various language options as well.