As Kollywood's SK aka Sivakarthikeyan completes 12 years in the showbiz, here are are some of the best films from the actor's carrer that are a must watch on OTT
Sivakarthikeyan, who began his career as a stand-up comedian and TV host, went on to capture the hearts of Tamil cinephiles with his mesmerising performances in films such as Ethir Neechal and Maan Karate. The actor, who has now completed 12 years in the industry as an actor, has delivered some of the most memorable films to the audience. From playing Dhaunush’s friend character in the blockbuster hit film 3 to playing a stylish cop in Kaaki Sattai, from thrillers to romance to comedy, Sivakarthikeyan has done it all! The actor whose latest Pongal outing, Ayalaan, became one of the most successful films of 2024 has recently announced its sequel as well.
As the actor embarks on an exciting year with many more interesting projects in the pipeline, let's have a look at some of the must-watch films of the actor that are available for streaming on OTT platforms.
Streaming on: Zee5
Directed by R.S. Durai Senthilkumar, this sports drama is a good film about finding your true self through self-empowerment. In the movie, the main character (played by Sivakarthikeyan) is embarrassed by his name, Kunjithapadham; hence, he decides to carve a name for himself by excelling in marathons. The film was a blockbuster upon its release, with the actor winning critical acclaim for his performance.
Streaming on: Disney+ Hotstar
Yet another sports comedy from SK’s filmography, the film revolves around how an ordinary man becomes a boxer upon a prediction. The film, directed by Kris Thirukumaran, despite getting mixed reviews, is known for its hilarious jokes and peppy songs. If you are looking to watch a fun-filled yet inspiring film, Maan Karate is a must-watch!
Streaming on: Disney+ Hotstar
Mohan Raja’s action thriller Velaikkaran is a one-of-a-kind film. Starring Sivakarthikeyan, Fahadh Faasil, Nayanthara, Sneha, and Prakash Raj in lead roles, the film takes a unique approach to narrating how employees showcase their loyalty towards owners. From strategic marketing tactics to the lives of employees, this thriller’s intent makes it a need-of-the-hour film. The movie’s screenplay and performances were lauded by critics, making it one of the best films in Sivakarthikeyan’s career.
Streaming on: Netflix
This 2021 action flick is an intricate and socially relevant film crafted by director Nelson Dilipkumar. Centred around human trafficking and how a doctor goes on a mission to rescue his fiancee’s niece. The cleverly laced dialogues with dark comedy, along with Anirudh Ravichander’s melodious score, make this film a must-watch on this list. Vinay Rai, Priyanka Arul Mohan, Archana, Yogi Babu, Milind Soman, Redin Kingsley, Deepa Shankar, Sunil Reddy, and Shiva Aravind play pivotal roles in the action comedy flick.
Streaming on: Amazon Prime
This superhero drama might remind you of films like PK; however, this film is more than just about an invisible voice that drives a man to find the evil men. The movie revolves around a cartoonist, Sathya, who begins to hear the voice of a comic character he has created. The voice then guides him to take a stand against a group of evil men. Vijay Sethupathi’s voice as the invincible character, coupled with SK’s knockout performance, made this film 2023’s superhit, and if you haven't watched it yet, this is your sign to stream the film on Amazon Prime now!