India and France are two countries that have shaped Kaarthikeyan. He is an alumnus of both the FTII, in Pune, and the FEMIS, in Paris. He has been a      Co-Producer and Executive Producer for six feature films, collaborating with companies such as Gaumont, Boréales and SFP Productions, in France. 'His Father's Voice' is his début feature film, as Writer, Director and Cinematographer.