Karunakaran Wiki, Biography, Age, Wife, Family, Education, Height, Weight, Movies List, Career, Profession, Net Worth

Karunakaran Wiki and Biography: Karunakaran is a famous actor in Tamil cinema, best known for his comic roles. He first gained recognition for his work in Soodhu Kavvum (2013), Yaamirukka Bayamey (2014), and Jigarthanda (2014), before becoming a mainstay in Tamil comic films.


Karunakaran Wiki: Biography, Age, Wife, Family, Education, Height, Weight, Movies List, Career, Profession, Net Worth

Real Name Karunakaran
Nick Name Karuna
Profession Acting
Famous For Movies
Wife Name Thendral
Physical Status
Age 41 years
Height 5”8
Weight 65 Kgs
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Black
Personal Information
Date of Birth 21 September 1981
Birth Place Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Zodiac Sign Virgo
Nationality Indian
School Name Sri Akilandeswari Vidyalaya, Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu
College Name Shanmugha Arts, Science, Technology & Research Academy, Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu
Qualifications Chemical Engineer
Family Profile
Father Name NA
Mother Name NA
Siblings NA
Career Actor
Source of Income Movies
Appeared In Movies
Net Worth Salary 23 Crores+(Approx.)

Karunakaran Biography

Karunakaran Education

Karunakaran attended Sri Akilandeswari Vidyalaya in Trichy for secondary education and went on to earn a chemical engineering degree from Sastra University.

Karunakaran Early Life

On September 21, 1981, Karunakaran was born in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. He was born in New Delhi to a father who had worked for RAW. Karunakaran met his future companion and fellow short filmmaker Nalan Kumarasamy in Chennai before relocating to Trichy with his parents.  After finishing college, he pursued a career in information technology and eventually found employment with Accenture.

Karunakaran Career

He worked as an IT specialist for Accenture before he became famous in Hollywood. When his childhood buddy and aspiring filmmaker Nalan Kumarswamy asked him to star in a short film, he decided to give acting a try. With gaining recognition for his performances in short films, he was given his big break in feature films by renowned actor and director Sundar C, and he became a household name after his stellar performance as the lead actor Vijay Sethupathi’s friend in Pizza (2012).

Karunakaran followed up his breakout role in Pizza with another stellar performance in Soodhu Kavvum (2013), earning him his first nomination for a Vijay Award in the Best Supporting Actor category. The actor was inundated with offers after 2013 and has since appeared in more than 30 films, primarily in supporting roles. At a later time, Director Nalan approached him about appearing in a short film he was creating for the Naalaya Iyakkunar reality show. He also had little roles in films directed by Sundar C. When he was cast as Vijay Sethupathi’s companion in Karthik Subbaraj’s Pizza, he shot to fame (2012). Karunakaran’s performances in Nalan’s first feature film, Soodhu Kavvum, were so well received that Nalan cast him in subsequent films.

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