Actor Karthi and his wife Ranjani were blessed with a baby boy on October 20, 2020, and wishes poured in from all the quarters for the couple. The newborn was Karthi and Ranjani's second child after Umayaal, who was born on January 11, 2013. After 5 months of the second child's birth, Karthi has now revealed the name of his baby boy. Karthi has named his son Kandhan and he took to his official social media page to share this news with his fans, followers, and well-wishers. Sharing the image of his son's hand, Karthi penned a sweet note which read, "கண்ணா, அம்மாவும், அக்காவும், நானும் உனக்கு மிக ஆசையாக "கந்தன்" என்று பெயர் சூட்டி இருக்கிறோம். உன் வருகையால், நம் சுற்றம் மேலும் இனிமையாகட்டும். அன்புடன்... அப்பா.".

Karthi's tweet is loosely translated in English as, "Dear son, your mother, sister and I have named you Kanthan, with so much love. Let our family and friends flourish in happiness with your arrival. With Love, Dad". This cute post has garnered the attention of the netizens and it has gone viral among the fans. It is good to see that Karthi has named his son with a name that is closely associated with the language of Tamil and the people of Tamil Nadu.

On the acting front, Karthi will be next seen in Sulthan which is scheduled to release in theatres on April 2. The film is directed by Bakkiyaraj Kannan of Remo fame and produced by SR Prakash Babu and SR Prabhu under the banner of Dream Warrior Pictures. Sulthan marks the Tamil debut of actress Rashmika Mandanna and the fans are eagerly looking forward to witnessing the fresh pairing of Karthi and Rashmika. The film has music scored by the popular duo, Vivek - Mervin who have delivered three superhit songs already. All three numbers, 'Jai Sulthan', 'Yaaraiyum Ivlo Azhagaa', and 'Eppadi Iruntha Naanga' have impressed music lovers and fans and the full album is expected to release soon. Sulthan is touted to be a fun-filled action entertainer that will appeal to all kinds of audiences.

Post the release of Sulthan, Karthi will start shooting for his next with director PS Mithran of Irumbu Thirai and Hero fame and the film will have music composed by GV Prakash Kumar. Karthi is also a part of Mani Ratnam's historical epic, Ponniyin Selvan. For now, check out Karthi's latest trending social media post about his son here: