Karthikeyan Velu is a Tamil actor and dancer who works in the Tamil film industry.
He is son of Mr.M.Velu, Chief manager, Corporation Bank, who was also a writer in Kumudam, Ananda Vikatan, Dinamalar-Varamalar and several other Tamil magazines. Karthikeyan was born on 26 April 1990 to Corporation Bank Chief Manager and writer, Mr.Velu and Annakkili.
He has a brother named Sarankumar, who is doing his Bachelor of Dental Surgery in Annamalai University.
Karty started his acting career at the age of 22. Karty went on to do his Computer science Engineering in Slovenská narodná strana (Slovak National Party) College of Technology, Coimbatore and was passed out in 2011. He started his own firm, Karty Computer Solutions and dropped in late 2011.
Later, He joined an Information Technology firm in 2012 to start his career in Software.
He has participated in a reality television show, organized by Steamship Music, which gave him exposure to the leading Dance companies in Coimbatore. Later, He was invited to perform in couple of events in Coimbatore.
He has also participated in Ungalil yaar adutha prabhudeva and unfortunately, couldn"t qualify for the third round. 2012 - recent
He has performed in Ekatvam, an annual festival of Technical Mahindra (formerly called Mahindra Satyam) and has got many appreciations from Leaders.
This event gave him more exposure to the public.
He started directing and acting in in 2013, which in turn was sent to many leading Directors and Production companies in Tamil film Industry. One of his major project is The True Post. He was called by debut director Eswar kotravai to do the lead role in his movie, which happens to be his debut too.
Both movies are under pre-production.
Though his main career is Acting, he has worked as Teacher, Dance Instructor/Choreographer, Software developer, Web designer, Graphic designer, Video editor, Mobile service and Computer Service engineer He always says that, he never knew what he aspired to become, although he was trying to become Chief Executive Officer of his own firm.
His role model is his Father. And his personal fitness trainer is Ravi Sankar.