Gautham Karthik is the son of the popular actor
Karthik Muthuraman. He was born in the year 1989 to Karthik and Ragini Karthik in Chennai. His mother Ragini was also an actress. Gautham did his schooling in Ooty and he completed his graduation in Christ University in Bangalore. Gautham has two brothers Ghayn and Thiran.
Mani Ratnam approached Karthik to introduce his son to the cinema industry, Karthik has no idea about this and even Gautham too. Karthik discussed with his family and agreed to introduce Gautham to the film industry through Mani Ratnam. Karthik made his debut along with Radha and similarly Gautham Karthik was introduced with Radha’s daughter Tulasi Nair in Mani Ratnam’s Kadal.
This film was an average film. After this movie, Gautham acted in
Yennamo Yedho and this film was also an average movie; but Gautham was credited as a good actor. Next project of Gautham came in the form of Aishwarya R. Dhanush’s movie. Aishwarya’s second directorial movie was
Vai Raja Vai and in this film, Gautham played opposite
Priya Anand. Pia did an excellent character in the movie Vai Raja Vai with Gautham. Though this movie was not a commercial success, the performance of Gautham and Pia was criticized well. Gautham’s next movies are Sippai, Indrajith and Rangoon.