Karthika is a former Indian actress in Malayalam cinema, where she worked from 1985 to 1989. Karthika's debut movie was Manicheppu Thurannappol.
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Karthika was introduced into movies by the Malayalam director Balachandra Menon. She came to the Malayalam movie industry as a junior artist, She was one of the group dancers of the movie Oru painkilikadha. Then she was noted by that movie director Balachandra Menon and he cast her as the heroine in his film " Manicheppu Thurannappol". She was most frequently paired with Mohan Lal. She also appeared in the Tamil movie Nayagan as the daughter of Velu Naykar, played by Kamal Haasan. She left filmdom for marriage while at peak of her career.