Ghatam Karthick | Otherside



     KARTHICK’s Other Side

          Enjoying every moment of life is the key to success. Best relaxation is to do what you like the most. Playing with his kids, chatting with friends, watching TV just happily is all fun. Karthick enjoys the ride, on Chennai roads, in his favorite Kinetic Honda and Maruti Zen Estilo Car.

          Karthick enjoys watching MGR films and Mythological Telugu movies and listens to MKT, TMS, SPB, Ghantasala and C.S.Jayaraman songs. Karthick is a Great fan of GNB, Balamuralikrishna, M.D.Ramanathan, S.Kalyanaraman, M.S.Viswanathan and Ilayaraja’s music and feels happy to listen to Yanni, Phil Collins & Sinead O Connor. Karthick is also an amateur actor, humorist, lyricist and painter. He has acted in TV dramas in school days, as Emperor Akbar in an opera conducted by Smt.Charumathi Ramachandran and has actively involved himself in the ‘Samskrita Ranga’ participating in the Sanskrit dramas.

          Karthick’s sense of humour, enthusiastic participation and witty answers won him great admiration in the TV shows like Nayyandi Durbar, Ari-Giri Assembly, Musical New year Eve for Carnatica etc. He has also been a Guest Speaker in the Humour Club International. Karthick has also modeled for an advertisement for RPG Mobile Phone and had also acted in a Swiss made English Film.

          Like all Indians, Karthick is a keen Cricket fan, glorifies Kapil Dev, adores Sachin and Dhoni. All time fan of Courtney Walsh for his attitude. Like most of us, watches one of Sachin’s classic great knocks to get himself rejuvenated. 

          Karthick cherishes the moment, when he participated as the Impromptu Guest Artiste with Sri.S.Ve.Shekar and Smt.Revathi Sankaran in Milleneum 2000 in Music Academy, before a huge galaxy of Celebrated Musicians.

Other Tit- bits 
 Life Member of Thiagaraja Vidwath Samajam. 
 Life Member of Youth Association of Classical Music (YACM). 
 Ex- Cultural Secretary of Vivekananda College. 
 Innumerable prizes in School / College Competitions. 
 Associate Member of Vivekananda College Alumni Association.
 Life Member of Humour Club International. 
 Member in Madras Voluntary Blood Donors Directory. 
 Member of Hindu Higher Secondary School Cricket Team. 
 School Champion in Table tennis.

          Karthick is also very active in humanitarian activities such as blood donations. He has donated 65 times till date. He has also pledged his eyes after his death with Sankara Nethralaya. While silently helping deserving artistes both psychologically and financially, Karthick also lends his voice and support for philanthropic organizations like Spastic Society of India, Lions Club, Rotary club etc. Karthick performs and participates in benefit concerts for Earthquake victims, Kargil Soldiers, Flood relief, Cancer cure, Fund raising concerts for School Building fund etc.