|Occupation||Actor, model, engineer|
|Height||184 cm (6 ft 0 in)|
Karthik Jayaram is an Indian actor in the Kannada film industry. He is known for his work in the Colors Kannada television soap opera Ashwini Nakshatra, in which he played superstar actor Jay "JK" Krishna. He also acted in Siya Ke Ram as Raavana in Star Plus. His first role as a lead actor came in Just Love. He was second runner-up in the 2017 reality show Bigg Boss Kannada 5.
Early life[edit | edit source]
Karthik was born in Koppa, India. His father is veterinarian. He has engineering degree from BIT, with a specialization in Mechanical engineering. He later pursued his Masters in structural engineering and worked for Praxair in Dubai as a structural engineer and then moved back to Bangalore while he was still at the peak of his career. While working with Praxair his instincts in modeling and movies led him to quit the job.
Television[edit | edit source]
Karthik appeared in a television soap, Ashwini Nakshatra, portraying the role of an actor Super star "JK", that was aired on Colors Kannada. Ashwini Nakshatra had the highest TRP and was a most loved show. In 2015, he was signed to play the role of Ravana in the mythological Hindi television series Siya Ke Ram that would be aired on Star Plus. He was praised for his performance. Times now named him the best onscreen performance as Ravana. He entered the reality show Bigg Boss Kannada 5. He finished as second runner-up.
|2013–2015||Ashwini Nakshatra||Jay Krishna "JK"||Colors Kannada|||
|2013||Agnisakshi||Superstar Jk||Colors Kannada||Guest for some episodes|
|2015- 2016||Siya Ke Ram||Ravana||Star Plus||Voiced by Manoj Pandey|
|2017-2018||Bigg Boss Kannada 5||Contestant||Colors Super||Second Runner up|
|2020||Naagini 2||Aadishesha||Zee Kannada||First Episode|
Filmography[edit | edit source]
|Vishnuvardhana||Dr. Surya Prakash|
|2012||Eega||Sudeep's friend||Uncredited role
Bilingual (Tamil, Telugu)
|2015||Chandrika||Arjun||Bilingual (Kannada, Telugu)|
|Care of Footpath 2||Inspector Karthik|||
|Aa Karaala Ratri||Chenna Keshava|
|Puta 109||Inspector JK|
|2020||O Pushpa I Hate Tears||Adhitya||Hindi film|
Awards[edit | edit source]
|2016||Indian Television Academy Awards||Siya Ke Ram||Best actor negative role||Template:Nominated|
|2016||Indian Television Academy Awards||Best actor||Template:Nominated|
|2016||Boroplus Gold Awards||Best actor negative role||Template:Nominated|
|2016||Boroplus Gold Awards||Gold Debut||Template:Nominated|
|2019||8th South Indian International Movie Awards||Aa Karaala Ratri||Best Actor in a Supporting Role||Template:Nominated|
|2019||New Vision International Film Festival||Puta 109||Best Actor in Asia||Template:Nominated|
References[edit | edit source]
- A. Sharadhaa (20 November 2013). "The small screen's big rewards". The New Indian Express. Retrieved 26 September 2015.
- Joy, Prathibha (24 January 2014). "Hectic Ashwini Nakshatra schedule for J Karthik". The Times of India. Retrieved 26 September 2015.
- Ashwini Nakshtra on IMDb
- "Bengaluru 560023 releasing on Nov 20th". FilmiBeat. Retrieved 20 November 2015.
- "Karthik jayaram Playing a Cop in Care Of Footpath 2". kannadamovieswall.blogspot.in. 14 November 2013.