Karthik Venkatesh is a Kannada film industry director, producer, music composer, writer, and Lyricist. He belongs to Chennai, India and is currently living in Bangalore, India.

He has done BE CSE from Sri Revana Siddeshwara Institute of Technology, Karnataka. He has worked in Google India in the R & D department before entering in the film industry.

He has worked in movies like Ojas, Mythili and Aghori. His debut as a director is from the film Darpana in 2017. This was a thriller movie starring Aravindo Rao and Yathiraj. Some other films include Abhaya Hasta, Amrutha Ghalige and Seethamma Bandalu Sirimallige