Karthik finished fifth grade for the 21-22 school year. Karthik is a quiet, good-natured boy who enjoys playing chess. He is also a good singer and artist. Karthik has one younger sister, (Sandhya). His mother is chronically ill but does her best to take care of the family. His father is a coolie and works hard at the odd jobs he can find. Karthik is very responsible in his duties and very respectful to others, specially his elders.