Doğum Yeri Ooty, Tamil Nadu, India,
Karthick Naren is an Indian film director, screenwriter who works in Tamil cinema. Naren, a native of Ooty, student of Kumaraguru college of technology,made his directorial debut with the critically and commercially successful Tamil thriller Dhuruvangal Pathinaaru starring Rahman in the lead role. The film made Naren one of the promising directors of Kollywood. Naren was inspired by movies like Kannathil Muthamittal and The Prestige to become a film director and has made notable short films like Pradhi and Nirangal moondru before calling the shots for Dhuruvangal Pathinaaru. Naren's second film as director Naragasooran produced by Gautham Menon, starring Arvind Swamy, Shriya Saran, Sundeep Kishan and Indrajith has been completed the filming in just 41 days.