Sivakarthikeyan (born 17 February 1985) is an Indian film actor, television anchor, stand-up comedian working in the Tamil film industry. He began his media career as a participant on STAR Vijay's comedy reality show Kalakka Povathu Yaaru. Then he starred as an anchor in adhu idhu edhu in vijay tv which became a famous game show for his comedies .The film Ethir Neechal is the turning point of his life.He made his acting debut as a film actor in Pandiraj's Marina (2012) before making a breakthrough with three consecutive successful films in 2013 with Kedi Billa Killadi Ranga (2013),Ethir Neechal (2013), Varuthapadatha Valibar Sangam(2013).
ivakarthikeyan's native place is  near Ramanathapuram and was born to G. Doss, an inspector and Raji. He has a sister, Gowrimanohari, who is a doctor in Tiruchirapalli. His grandfather is a Padmashree award winner for Nadaswaram, and Sivakarthikeyan learnt the instrument briefly in his childhood under the pupillage of MPM Ponnusamy. He completed his schooling inCampion Anglo-Indian Higher Secondary School, Tiruchirappalli and then undertook his Bachelor of Computer Science and Engineering at JJ College of Engineering and he also completed MBA in Chennai. He married his cousin Aarthi on 27 August 2010 and has a baby girl Aaradhana, born on 22 October 2013.