Sivakarthikeyan is a well known face among tamil people all around the world by the Television shows he participated, presented and movies he acted.
Siva, as he is fondly called by his colleagues, is a television presenter, stand-up comedian, film actor and voice actor. His career in media started as a participant on Vijay TV's "Kalakka Povathu Yaaru", a comedy reality show, and he became the first winner of that event thus paving the way for a successful television career.
He was appointed as a regular presenter at the same television station by its executives upon witnessing his sense of humor, which consists of quick-witted satirical one-liners and often poking fun of his co-hosts and fellow contestants in shows.
He has hosted a number of shows on Vijay TV, including the third and fifth seasons of Jodi No. 1, Adhu Idhu Edhu, Boys vs. Girls and Airtel Super Singer Junior while also conducting special film-promotional interviews. He made his debut as a film actor in Marina (2012).
Siva Karthikeyan's father is Late Mr.G.Doss who was superintendent of prisons. His grandfather is a Padmashree awardee who won the award winner for Nadaswaram.
His native place is the famous Thiruvizhimizhalai near Thiruvarur which is known for its deity connection and temples.
He did his schooling in Campion Anglo Indian Hr. Sec. School, Trichy which is a boys only school which is an indication that he is not from a very poor background.
He completed his Bachelor of Engineering degree in Computer Science and Engineering at J. J. College of Engineering and Technology, Trichy and then MBA degree from the Indian Institute of Planning and Management, Chennai.
Sivakarthikeyan's sister is a well known doctor in Trichy and the multi-talented and gifted lad lives along with mom and wife in Chennai.
He got engaged to Aarthi, a relative of the actor, on 16th May 2010, and got married on 27th August 2010.
He won Kalakka Povathu Yaaru and got chances to participate in three other dance-reality shows, they are Vijay TV Jodi No:1 pairing up with Aishwarya, Boys Vs Girls season 1 and Boys Vs Girls season 2.
He did a minor role in an advertisement for Vivel along with Tamil actress Trisha Krishnan.
He then got opportunity to anchor several shows, events and interviews like Jodi No:1 Junior, Jodi No:1 season 5, Adhu Idhu Edhu.
He gave his voice to the movie "Pattalam" along with Premji Amaran.
He, in the past, did two well known short films namely Mugapputhagam and Identity.
He also did 360°, pairing with his close friend Priya, directed by D L Vinodd.
He also won Vikatan Award for Best Anchor for Jodi No.1 Season 5.
Name: Sivakarthikeyan (Siva Karthikeyan)
Occupation: Actor, Television presenter, Voice actor
DOB: 17 February 1985
Height: 5.9 (175 cm)
Native Place: Thiruvizhimizhalai, Thiruvarur
Birth Place: Singampuneri near Sivagangai, Tamil Nadu, India
Father's Name: Mr.G.Doss
Mother's Name: Mrs.Raji Doss
Sister's Name: Gowri
Wife's Name: Aarthi
Favourite Movie: Thalapathi (Rajini, Maniratnam)
Star Sign: Aquarius
Anniversary Falls on: 27th August of every year
High School: Campion Anglo Indian Hr. Sec. School, Trichy.
Degrees: BE, MBA
Alma Mater 1: J. J. College of Engineering and Technology, Trichy (BE)
Alma Mater 2: Indian Institute of Planning and Management, Chennai (MBA)