Karikku is a Malayalam digital platform which was founded by Nikhil Prasad in 2018.The platform became popular by the first Webseries called "Thera Para". Karikku has different business verticals including Content creation, music label, merchandising and influencer marketing. The main verticals of Karikku are Fliq, Tuned, Fuse, Zero and Wybe.
The channel received the Golden Creator Award upon reaching one million subscribers on YouTube in 2019.
The Karikku platform received the Mazhavil Entertainment award 2019 for the Best Original Content (Digital) presented by Mazhavil Manorama.
The YouTube channel Karikku was launched in 2016 by Nikhil Prasad. Karikku released its first video in 2018 on April's Fools
The channel's breakthrough came with the series Thera Para, which discusses the life of four young men in a very relatable manner, touching upon the day in the life of people around that age category. The series was later converted to a single watch movie with some minor edits and re-released in 2020.
Its popularity grew rapidly throughout 2019, with the addition of new cast members and interesting plots. Movie stars like Tovino Thomas (Gym Boys), Saniya Iyappan (Thera Para Season 1 Finale Episode), Rajisha Vijayan (Valentine's Day Gift) and Aju Varghese (Thera Para Season 1 Finale Episode) have had guest roles in certain episodes.
They released a video in 2019 celebrating their new Youtube Silver Play Button, after crossing 100,000 subscribers (കിട്ടുമോ?), promoting more viewers to subscribe, as they aimed for the Golden Play Button.
In 2020, after a small break due to the COVID-19 crisis and the resulting lockdown, Karikku gradually started to upload videos, beginning with an episode based on a video call, creating a spin-off of the episode Bhaskaran Pillai Technologies.
A 2020 listing of the frequently collaborated cast included:
Thera Para discusses the life of four ambitious and energetic, yet jobless young men. This is the story of four friends - George (Anu K Aniyan), Shambhu (Anand Mathews), Lolan (Sabareesh Sajjin) and Shibu (Binoy John). Out of the four, only Shibu is employed, but his job remains unknown to others. George is searching for a job, while Shambu is a technology geek and Lolan is depicted as a good-for-nothing fellow. Lolan has an online girlfriend known as Ashwathy Achu.
it is the story of three girls who live in same room
Story Based on Two friends working in same IT company who are not so happy with their jobs plans to build a Turf. The series revolve around the fun things which they do to build the Turf.