|Place of Birth||Chennai|
|College||Chemical Engg – SASTRA University|
|Occupation||Film actor Screenwriter|
|Debut movie||Kalakalappu (Tamil)|
|Known For||Soodhu Kavvum,Jigarthanda,Kappal|
Karunakaran is a Tamil film actor, who has appeared in character roles. He made his breakthrough in Soodhu Kavvum (2013) portraying the role of Arumai Pragasam, before playing roles in Jigarthanda and Yaamirukka Bayamey. Karunakaran’s father is a former RAW agent and he grew up in New Delhi, before later moving to Trichy with his parents. initially made a career as chemical engineer, graduating from SASTRA University, and then as an IT professional at Accenture. Sundar C gave him brief roles in two of his ventures, while he made his first breakthrough portraying Vijay Sethupathi’s friend in Karthik Subbaraj’s Pizza (2012), after which he left work and concentrated on a career in films.