Karthik Mahesh is an Indian model and actor who predominantly works in Kannada films and television shows.
Karthik Mahesh was born on 7 October in Mysore, Karnataka. His zodiac sign is Libra. He attended Marimallappa High School and St. Joseph’s High School in Mysore. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree from SBRR Mahajan First Grade College, Mysore. Karthik grew up in Mysore and then moved to Bangalore to pursue a career in acting.
He spent ten years learning Kamsale folk art at JSS College, Mysore. During that time, he played a comic role in a play and enjoyed it so much that he decided to pursue a career in acting.
Height (Approx): 5′ 11″
Hair Color: Black
Eye colour: black
Body Measurements (Approx): Chest 44′ Waist 34′ Biceps 14′
parents and siblings
There is not much information about his parents. His father died in 2021.
He has a sister named Tejaswini Mahesh.
wife and children
As of 2023, he is unmarried.
Karthik debuted with the television show Khushi (2014) on Star Suvarna and played the role of Vishnuvardhan.
She acted in other Kannada serials including Akka (2014–2015) on Colors Kannada, Bangari (2017) and Inthi Nimma Asha (2020) on Colors Super.
In 2018, he appeared in supporting roles in Colors Kannada shows Shani and Mahakali.
In 2021, she showcased her dancing skills in the TV show Dance Dance, which aired on Star Suvarna. In 2022, he was a part of the television show Puttakkana Makkalu but he left the show midway. After leaving the show, he appeared in another television show Raazi on Star Suvarna in the same year.
For Valentine’s Day celebration in 2023, she gave a dance performance in the show Suvarna Premotsav.
In October 2023, he participated as a contestant in season 10 of the reality show Bigg Boss Kannada.
Karthik made his debut in the film Dollu (2020) and played the role of Bhadra.
The film received positive praise from the audience, bringing him considerable fame. The film was selected for the Cinema of the World section of the Dhaka International Film Festival and was screened at several other film festivals such as Kaleidoscope Indian Film Festival Boston, 19th Chennai International Film Festival and Habitat International Film Festival. It was also a part of the 52nd International Film Festival of India (IFFI) and Nepal International Film Festival in 2022.
In the same year, the Government of India selected it as one of the 9 films to be screened at the European Film Market (EFM) at the Berlinale. The film received several notable awards, including Best Regional Feature Film and Best Debut Direction for a Regional Feature Film at the Rajasthan International Film Festival. It also won the Dadasaheb Phalke 2021 Award and Best Kannada Film at the Innovative International Film Festival.
Additionally, it received recognition with the Best Film and Technical Excellence awards at the Kaleidoscope Indian Film Festival Boston 2021.
- In 2023, he was nominated for Best Debut Actor for the film Dollu at the Chittara Star Awards and Best Debut Actor at the SIIMA Awards.
- His friends and family fondly call him Karthi.
- His hobbies include going to the gym, traveling and playing cricket.
- He is a fitness lover and exercises regularly.
- He loves dogs and often shares their pictures on his social media.
- He is fond of cricket and likes to play the game in his free time.
- He drinks alcohol and smokes cigars for photoshoots, which he shares on social media.