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Ajith Kumar is an Indian Film Actor best known for his mononym Ajith/Thala/Thala Ajith. As of 2021, he starred in more than 50 films, predominantly in Tamil cinema. In addition to acting, Ajith Kumar is the Sabbatical, he is a motor car racer and participated in the MRF Racing series (2010) in Chennai. He started his career with a small role in the 1990 Tamil film En Veedu En Kanavar. On 1 May 2022, Ajith turns 51. Valimai is his most expected film that was released on 24 February 2022. AK 61 is also directed by H Vinoth and produced by Boney Kapoor.

Late renowned singer S.P. Balasubrahmanyam introduced Ajith to Tamil film industry by referring him to play the lead role in Amaravathi (1993). He then did a lead role in the film Prema Pusthakam (1993), and his first critically acclaimed appearance was in the romantic drama Aasai (1995).

He finally established himself as a romantic hero with the Kadhal Kottai (1996), Aval Varuvala (1998), and Kadhal Mannan (1998). Successful films such as Election (1999), Mugavaree (2000), Kandukondain Kandukondain (2000), and Citizen (2001). He also acted as an action hero in the films such as Amarkalam (1999), Dheena (2001), Villain (2002). Attahasam (2004), Varalaru (2006), Mankatha (2011), Arrambam (2013), Veeram (2014), Yennai Arindhaal (2015) Vedalam (2015) and more. In the year 2019, he also acted in the movie Nerkonda Paarvai.

He was recently seen in Valimai which was directed by H Vinoth and produced by Boney Kapoor.


Early Life and Career

Ajith Kumar was born on 1 May 1971in Hyderabad, India. He is the son of P. Subramaniam from Chennai, Tamil Nadu. His Mohini is from Kolkata West Bengal. Ajith was a middle son out of three brothers, and the others are being Anup Kumar, an Investor, and Anil Kumar, an IIT Madras graduate, turned entrepreneur. Ajith has mastered the Tamil language only after becoming an Actor. He dropped out of Asan Memorial Senior Secondary School in 1986 before completing his higher secondary.

During his childhood, he was a fan of M. G. Ramachandran, Jayalalithaa, and Rajesh Khanna. In his teenage years, he has become a fan of Tamil acting icons Kamal Hassan and Rajinikanth. Then she was pushed by the business agencies for modeling for advertisements in the print media. He has to choose between films and racing, and the movie was happening and generating him some money, he began concentrating on it. He made his debut in En Veedu En Kanavar (1990), as a minor as a school student.

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Then he appeared in the low-budget Telugu film Prema Pustakam in 1992which is his last direct in Telugu film to date. His first Tamil film was Amaravati, directed by Selva. Then in 1993, Ajith Played a small role in the Arvind Swamy starrer Paasamalargal. In 2004, Ajith was signed as Nescafe’s brand ambassador in Tamil Nadu. Later, he limited his appearance to the silver screen by not appearing or promising any commercials.

He has become a race car driver, competing in the circuits around India in the places such as Mumbai, Chennai, and Delhi. He is one amongst very few Indians to race in the International Arena and the Formula championships. He has also been abroad for various races, including Germany and Malaysia. He has driven in the 2003 Formula Asia BMW Championships. He raced in the 2010 Formula 2 Championship along with two other Indians, Armaan Ebrahim, and Parthiva Sureshwaren.

Ajith Kumar Biography

Name Ajith Kumar
Real Name Ajith Kumar
Nickname Thala
Profession Indian Film Actor and Racer
Date of Birth (Ajith Birthday) 1 May 1971
Age 47
Zodiac sign Taurus
Father Name P. Subramaniam
Mother Name Mohini
Religion Hindu
Educational Qualification Yet to be Updated
School Asan Memorial Senior Secondary School, Chennai,
College Yet to be Updated
Hobbies Racing, Photography, Playing cricket, Reading Books
Hometown Secunderabad, Telangana, India
Nationality Indian
Married Yes
Wife Name Shalini Ajith
Children Aadvik Kumar, Anoushka Kumar
Current City Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Ajith Kumar’s Official Social Profiles

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Ajith Kumar Movies List

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Ajith Kumar Awards and Nomination


  • 2000 – Kalaimaamani

Tamil Nadu State Film Awards

Year Nominee/work Award Result
2001 Poovellam Un Vasam Tamil Nadu State Film Award Special Prize Won
2006 MGR Award Tamil Nadu State Film Honorary Award Won

Cinema Express Award

Year Nominee/work Award Result
1999 Vaali / Amarkalam Best Actor Won
2000 Mugavaree Best Actor Won
2001 Citizen Best Actor Won

Filmfare Awards South

Year Nominee/work Award Result
1999 Electoral Best Actor Won
2001 Poovellam Un Vasam Best Actor Nominated
2002 Villain Best Actor Won
2006 Welcome Best Actor Won
2007 Billa Best Actor Nominated
2011 Mankatha Best Actor Nominated
2013 Arrambam Best Actor Nominated
2014 Veeram Best Actor Nominated
2015 Yennai Arindhaal Best Actor Nominated

Vijay Awards

Year Nominee/work Award Result
2006 Welcome Best Actor Won
2006 Welcome Favourite Hero Won
2007 Billa Favourite Hero Nominated
2007 Billa Best Actor Nominated
2008 Aegan Favourite Hero Nominated
2010 Origin Favourite Hero Nominated
2011 Mankatha Favourite Hero Won
2011 Mankatha Best Villain Won
2012 Bill II Favourite Hero Nominated
2013 Arrambam Best Actor Nominated
2013 Arrambam Favourite Hero Nominated
2014 Veeram Favourite Hero Nominated

Dinakaran Cinema Awards

Year Nominee/work Award Result
1999 Electoral Best Actor Won
2002 Villain Best Actor Won

South Indian International Movie Awards

Year Nominee/work Award Result
2012 Mankatha Best Actor Nominated

Other awards

  • 1993: Best New Face Award from “Bharatmuni Art Academy” – Prema Pusthakam
  • 2001: TN Govt Best Actor Award – Poovellam Un Vasam
  • 2006: Southern Indian Cinematographers Association (SICA) Best Actor Award – Varalaru
  • 2007: Tamil Nadu Cinema Fans Association Best Actor Award – Billa
  • 2007: TN Cinema Fans Association Best Actor Award – Billa
  • 2015: IBNLive Movies Awards 2016: Best Actor (South) – Yennai Arindhaal

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