|Full Name||Ajith Kumar|
|Birthday||May 1, 1971|
|Spouse||Shalini (m. 2000)|
|Awards Won||4 Vijay, 3 Filmfare Awards|
Ajith Kumar is a leading Tamil film actor who has appeared in over 60 films. Known for his versatile acting and good looks, Ajith is one of the most popular stars in the Tamil film industry. Here is an in-depth look at Ajith‘s illustrious career, life and why he is loved by millions of fans.
Ajith began his career in the late 1980s as a model before transitioning into acting. He made his debut as a child artist in 1990 before landing his first lead role in 1993 in the Telugu film Prema Pusthakam.
The 1996 Tamil romantic drama Kadhal Kottai marked his breakthrough, establishing Ajith as a bankable actor. He gained further acclaim for his performances in Vaali (1999) and Mugavaree (2000).
Some of his biggest commercial hits include Citizen (2001), Red (2002), Varalaru (2006), Billa (2007), Mankatha (2011) and Vedalam (2015). Ajith has shown his versatility by excelling in romantic, comedy and action roles.
Ajith is regarded as one of the most dedicated and professional actors in the Tamil film industry due to his rigorous preparation for movie roles. He has also won praise for his generous support of charitable causes.
For his illustrious contribution to Tamil cinema, Ajith has won numerous honors including 4 Vijay Awards, 3 Filmfare Awards South and the Kalaimamani award from the Tamil Nadu government.
Born in Hyderabad, Ajith is the middle son of three children. He dropped out of school at a young age and took up work to support his family.
Ajith is also passionate about car racing and participated in circuits around India in the early 2000s.
He is married to actress Shalini and they have two children – a daughter and a son. The family maintains a very private life away from the media glare.
Known to be humble and spiritual, Ajith is involved in philanthropic endeavors through his charitable trust. He enjoys relaxation activities like cooking, photography and meditation.
Popular Tamil Films
- Kadhal Kottai (1996)
- Vaali (1999)
- Mugavaree (2000)
- Citizen (2001)
- Red (2002)
- Varalaru (2006)
- Billa (2007)
- Mankatha (2011)
- Vedalam (2015)
Notable Telugu Films
- Prema Pusthakam (1993)
- Varasudu (1993)
- Pink (2016)
- Asoka (2001)
- Aegan (2008)
Ajith‘s most acclaimed performances have come in action thrillers like Billa, Mankatha and Vedalam. He has also excelled in romantic roles in films like Kadhal Kottai, Citizen and Varalaru.
With a career spanning over 25 years, Ajith Kumar has grown to become an iconic figure and is considered a role model by many due to his professionalism and generosity. His films continue to attract huge crowds and his unique style captivates fans all over.