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Happy Birthday Ajith: 5 Times The Valimai Actor Made Headlines In A Big Way

Ajith Wins Gold Medal

Ajith Wins Gold Medal

In March 2021, Ajith surprised many after he received 6 medals including 4 gold at the 46th Tamil Nadu State Shooting Championship while representing the Chennai Rifle Club. Also known as Mr. Perfectionist of Kollywood, the actor was time and again spotted practicing at the club before the tournament, which grabbed the attention of his fans who couldn't help but praise him for his dedication. Notably, the star has been taking part in the National Championship as well.

BTS Picture From The Sets Of Valimai

BTS Picture From The Sets Of Valimai

Thala Ajith made his fans go gaga over him after his first picture from the sets of Valimai circulated on social media post the COVID-19 pandemic induced lockdown. Apparently, the picture was shared by the director of the film H Vinoth who along with the snap tweeted, "Here is the pic for you guys! #Valimai #ThalaAjith." In the picture, the actor was seen performing a bike stunt which awed many. Though there is no confirmation, reports suggest that the sequence was taken sans a body double. Well if true, that's impressive!

Thala Goes On A Road Trip!

Thala Goes On A Road Trip!

Fans are not new to Ajith's cycling expeditions. However, his recent trip to Kolkata from Chennai became the talk of the town after his pictures from various locations went viral on social media. The actor along with his friend Suresh cycled their way to the City Of Joy by covering almost 30,000 km together.

Philanthropy During COVID-19

Philanthropy During COVID-19

During the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, Ajith extended a helping hand towards his people, when they needed their Thala the most. The Tamil star donated a whopping Rs 1.25 crore towards various Coronavirus relief funds. Reportedly, the actor has also been providing financial help silently to the needy.

Thala At His Best During COVID-19

Thala At His Best During COVID-19

Days after the Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi announced a 21-day lockdown to control the spread of the deadly Coronavirus, Ajith and his team Dhaksha stepped out of their homes to help the government battle the virus. Under his guidance, the team of students from IIT Madras designed a drone, that helped Tamil Nadu's health department to spray disinfectants over the red zones, where the deadly virus was prevalent. Interestingly, the higher capacity drone could carry 16 liters of disinfectant and cover one acre in 30 minutes. The humanitarian activity of the superstar won the hearts of many, who couldn't stop but share overwhelming words of appreciation on social media, which indeed proved why the superstar is South's beloved Thala.


Filmibeat wishes Ajith Kumar a very happy birthday!

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Thala Ajith Turns 50, Birthday Wishes Trend from Midnight

Tamil superstar Thala Ajith did not want any birthday celebrations this year, so the first look release of Valimai was postponed. But fanclubs of the actor have been sharing the common display picture, as friends and colleagues started sending in wishes from midnight. Fanclubs from various countries shared fan-made posters and stills from his films to wish him with the hashtag #HBDThalaAjith.

The makers had announced that the first look of Valimai starring Ajith Kumar would be released on May 1 2021, on Ajith’s 50th birthday. But producer Boney Kapoor announced on Friday that the first look will not release on the previously scheduled date.

The rivalry between fans of Ajith and another Tamil star Vijay is legendary. But several fanclubs of Vijay also wished Ajith has he hit the milestone age.

Several actors and members of the film industry also wished Ajith on his birthday.

Valimai, directed by H Vinoth, was announced in 2018. This was the only official announcement regarding the project that came from producer Boney Kapoor. Ajith’s ardent fans have been asking Valimai team for update and even trended #ValimaiUpdate hashtag on Twitter several times. Valimai marks the second collaboration of Ajith, Boney Kapoor and H Vinoth after Nerkonda Paarvai. The cop drama also stars Huma Qureshi, Kartikeya Gummakonda, Sumitra and several others in pivotal roles.

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Happy birthday Ajith: 7 facts that explain Valimai star’s ever-growing popularity

Ajith had his share of hits and flops, but even during his trying times, he never fell from grace. Maybe it is one of the reasons why his box office failures never affected his popularity among fans and celebrities.

Here are seven interesting facts that explain why Ajith enjoys such unconditional love and respect among the public and celebrities.

Ajith’s family:

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Born in Hyderabad to a Bengali mother, Ajith struggled to speak in Tamil during the early days of his career. A middle child, Ajith’s elder brother Anoop Kumar is a stockbroker in New York, and his younger brother Anil Kumar, an IIT Madras graduate, is settled in Seattle. He had twin sisters who died young. His foundation Mohini-Mani Foundation, named after his parents, works in urban areas, promoting self-hygiene and civic consciousness.

Ajith married his co-star:

Thala Ajith began to date his Amarkalam co-star Shalini in 1999, and their relationship became the main focus of media gossip back then. Ajith proposed to Shalini the same year, and they both got married in 2000 with the blessings of their family. Ajith and Shalini have two children, a daughter Anoushka, and a son, Aadvik. And to date, they have remained an exemplary star couple.

Ajith and Shalini in a film A still of Ajith and Shalini from their film Amarkalam.

Ajith is grounded:

Ajith is extremely down-to-earth. He seems to go the extra mile to ensure that he doesn’t throw his privilege in people’s faces. He seems to expect people to return the favour by not making a big fuss about his star status. You can see him doing all things that a star of his stature wouldn’t normally do. Like taking an auto-rickshaw ride in Chennai, or not jumping the queue, or eating at roadside eateries, or helping college students on projects with his engineering skills or attending school functions of his children.

A racecar driver

Ajith seemed to have had more passion for being a racecar driver than being an actor. He started his modelling career so that he can support his training to become a professional car racer. Even after making his debut as a lead actor with Amaravathi in 1993, he continued to pursue his interest in auto racing. However, after Ajith suffered a serious back injury, he started doing more movies. He has competed in circuits in Mumbai, Chennai and Delhi. He has also taken part in international races. The actor has raced in 2003 Formula Asia BMW Championships, 2010 Formula 2 Championship among other prestigious championships.

Ajith Ajith will be seen next in Valimai. (Express Archive Photo)

Ajith is extremely media shy:

There are some superstars who can afford not to show up at the promotional events of their films and still ensure a massive opening for their films. One is Rajinikanth, and the second is Ajith. While fans get to see Rajinikanth once in a while on television or at a film event, Ajith is notoriously famous for avoiding public appearances. Ajith’s elusiveness only adds more layers to his ever-growing popularity. The only place his fans worldwide get to see him is on the big screen, and maybe that’s the reason why his movies record massive openings.

Ajith is blunt:

In Tamil Nadu, the connection between the film industry and politics runs deep, ever since MG Ramachandran showed the world that film actors could be great politicians. Many Tamil actors have become successful political leaders, and many actors actively participate in state politics. But, Ajith wants to stay away from it. He is perhaps the first actor to speak against the political pressure on actors to take part in events organised by political outfits. He made a speech at a DMK function in front of then Chief Minister Karunanidhi, requesting to see that actors are not forced into doing anything they don’t want to, and it received a standing ovation from superstar Rajinikanth.

The first Tamil actor to dismantle fans clubs:

Ajith never hesitates to call a spade a spade. When he came to know that some of his fan clubs were misusing his name to raise funds, he issued a warning letter to his unruly fans. When things didn’t get better, in 2011, on his 40th birthday, he decided to dissolve all his fan clubs. While many trade analysts said that it was a wrong move from a career point of view, he still did what he felt was right at the time. But, that never stopped his fans from thronging theatres to watch his films on opening day. And that’s a true sign of a superstar.

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Fans trend 'Thala 50Fest In 100D' On Twitter

Fans trend 'Thala 50Fest In 100D' On Twitter  |  Photo Credit: Twitter

Ajith Kumar, who is fondly called Thala by ardent fans, and is one of the most celebrated stars in the South Indian film industry. The actor started his career with a small role in the 1990 Tamil film, En Veedu En Kanavar, and then went on to be one of the biggest actors in the entertainment industry. 

Meanwhile, Thala ajith's 50th birthday will be celebrated on May 1, 2021. It is being noticed that every year, ahead of the actor's birthday, his fans start creating a buzz about the celebration. However, always before his birthday, fans on social media start creating a countdown to state how the actor's big day is in a few months. In that respect, since morning, many ardent Ajith fans have begun the celebration on social media today and '#Thala50FestIn100D' has started trending on Twitter.

Social media is flooded with advance birthday wishes for the actor!

One user wrote, "Whatever May be the Roles And Excels what he does, will bringing out All the Brilliance of his Work & Talents to that Only one Name: AJITHKUMAR #Thala50FestIn100D #Valimai(Sic)."

Thala fans

Another fan tweeted, "ThalaAjith Crown Birthday Countdown Begins. 100 Days To Go.  Here's The Tag To Pour Birthday Wishes In Advance To Our Idol. #Thala50FestIn100D Pour All Your Wishes Under Today's Tag And Make This Celebration Tag Very Very Special . #Valimai (Sic)."

Thala fans

"My first tweet is about #Thala50FestIn100D Means our #ThalaAjith is going to be more experienced in 100Days Are you guys excited for #Valimai(Sic)." wrote another one.

Thala fans

One fan penned, "#Thala50FestIn100D Tag Reached 175K Tweets.. Towards 200K !!! It's Gonna Be A New Record For Most Tweeted Advance Birthday Tag For 100 Days In Kollywood..!! 'THALA AJITH FANS' - The Real TRENDSETTERS Of South Indian Cinema For a Reason. #Valimai(Sic)." 

Thala fans

On the work front, Thala Ajith will next be seen in Valimai, which marks his reunion with director H Vinoth and producer Boney Kapoor after the mega-success of the Pink's Tamil remake, Nerkonda Paarvai. Valimai also has Huma Qureshi, Karthikeya, Raj Ayyappa, and Sumithra in crucial roles, and the film music is scored by Yuvan Shankar Raja.

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Ajith Kumar

"Ajit (actor)" redirects here. For the Hindi film actor, see Ajit Khan. For the Bengali film actor, see Ajit Bandyopadhyay (actor).

For the Indian footballer, see Ajith Kumar (footballer).

Film actor and motor car racer from India

Ajith Kumar (born 1 May 1971) is an Indian actor who works predominantly in Tamil cinema. To date, he has starred in over 60 films in Tamil. His awards include four Vijay Awards, three Cinema Express Awards, three Filmfare Awards South and three Tamil Nadu State Film Awards. In addition to his acting, Kumar is also a motor car racer and participated in the MRF Racing series (2010).

He began his career with a small role in the 1990 Tamil film En Veedu En Kanavar. He established himself as a romantic hero with Kadhal Kottai (1996), Aval Varuvala (1998) and Kaadhal Mannan (1998), and established himself as an action hero starting with the film Amarkalam (1999). Ajith's dual portrayal of twin brothers—where one is deaf-mute—in S. J. Suryah's Vaali (1999) won him his first Filmfare Award for Best Tamil Actor. He earned critical acclaim for his dual role performance in the vigilante filmCitizen (2001).[3] In 2006, he starred in Varalaru, in which he played three different roles. It became the highest-grossing Tamil film of 2006.[4] The following year he starred in two remakes—Kireedam (2007) and Billa (2007),[a] both of which earned him critical acclaim.[4] Ajith played an antihero in Mankatha (2011),[5] which became one of the highest-grossing Tamil films of all time.[6] His next release, Billa II (2012), was Tamil cinema's first prequel.[b]

Ajith became a race car driver, competing in circuits around India in places such as Mumbai, Chennai and Delhi. He is one among very few Indians to race in the International arena and in Formula championships. He has also been abroad for various races, including Germany and Malaysia. He drove in the 2003 Formula Asia BMW Championships.[8] He raced in the 2010 Formula 2 Championship along with two other Indians, Armaan Ebrahim and Parthiva Sureshwaren.[9] Based on the annual earnings of Indian celebrities, he was included in the ForbesIndia Celebrity 100 list three times.[10]

Early life

Ajith Kumar was born on 1 May 1971, in Hyderabad, India.[1] His father P. Subramaniam is a Tamilian from Palakkad, Kerala[11] and his mother Mohini is Sindhi from Kolkata, West Bengal.[12] Ajith was the middle son out of three brothers, the others being Anup Kumar, an investor, and Anil Kumar, an IIT Madras graduate-turned-entrepreneur.[13]

Ajith dropped out of Asan Memorial Senior Secondary School during his tenth grade, before he had completed his higher secondary schooling.[14] Through a family friend who worked with the Enfield company, Ajith was able to get a job as an apprentice and spent six months training to be a mechanic.[15] He later quit the role at the insistence of his father, who wanted Ajith to have a white-collar job, and joined another family friend's garment exporting company as an apprentice. He eventually progressed to become a business developer and regularly travelled throughout the country on sales assignments, improving his English-speaking skills.[15] After resigning from the role, Ajith set up a textiles business distributing fabric alongside three other partners. The business venture underperformed prompting Ajith to take up another job in the garments industry.[15] During the period, Ajith also began working on modelling assignments alongside his work. He was notably scouted by P. C. Sreeram during the making of a commercial for Hercules Cycle and Motor Company, who felt he had the appearance to become an actor.[15][16]

Acting career

1990–1999

Ajith began his acting career through a one-scene appearance as a school child in En Veedu En Kanavar (1990). Through the recommendation of S. P. Balasubrahmanyam, whose son was a classmate of Ajith, he was cast in his first lead role in the Telugu romantic drama Prema Pusthakam (1993). However, the shoot of the film was stalled soon after production began, following the death of the film's director Gollapudi Srinivas.[17] As a result, his first major theatrical release was the Tamil romantic drama Amaravathi (1993), which Ajith had signed after being recommended to director Selva by Balasubrahmanyam, who had seen parts of Prema Pusthakam prior to its delay.[18] As the film went into post-production, Ajith was bed-ridden due to a racing injury while training for an amateur motor race. He underwent three major surgeries resulting in bed rest for one and a half years. As a result, his voice in the film was dubbed by actor Vikram.[14] Following the injury, Ajith was keen to make up for lost time and signed on to play supporting roles. In the following years, he played character roles in the Arvind Swami-starrer Paasamalargal (1994) and Vijay-starrer Rajavin Parvaiyile (1995). He was also seen in the family drama Pavithra (1994), which featured him as an ailing patient shown maternal affection from Raadhika.[19][16]

Ajith's first commercially successful film as a lead actor was Aasai (1995). The film, directed by Vasanth and produced by Mani Ratnam featured him in the lead role opposite Suvalakshmi, whose brother-in-law infatuates about her. The film became performed well at the box office and established Ajith as an upcoming actor in the Tamil film industry.[20][21] He later played the lead in Kalloori Vaasal, co-starring Prashanth and Pooja Bhatt.[14] Ajith's second successful film came in the form of National Award winning Kadhal Kottai, in which Ajith reunited with Agathiyan, the director of the earlier project Vaanmathi.[22] The film Kadhal Kottai paired him opposite Devayani, with Heera Rajgopal playing a supporting role.[23]

Ajith appeared in five films during 1997, with none of the projects doing well commercially. During the same period, he had entered into the film distribution business and had experienced losses as a result. Describing the period as a "cruel time", Ajith also continued to suffer from chronic back injuries and several of his other film commitments had become delayed.[24] A notable project among the five films was Amitabh Bachchan's Tamil production Ullaasam (1997), in which he was paid a high salary of ₹2 million (equivalent to ₹9.3 million or US$120,000 in 2020) for the first time.[14]

Ajith returned in 1998 with another big, successful project in Saran's Kaadhal Mannan, an action romantic comedy, setting the foundation for an expanding fan base.[14] He also began acting in Vasanth's Nerukku Ner, and was later replaced by Suriya.[25] The following films Aval Varuvala and Unnidathil Ennai Koduthen also became successes, with the latter featuring Ajith in a guest role. Except for Uyirodu Uyiraga, which performed poorly, his other three films released in 1998 and six in 1999 were box office hits. Ramesh Khanna's Thodarum and Sundar C's romantic drama Unnaithedi opposite Malavika set the tone for a series of big successes.

1999–2007

S. J. Suryah's thriller Vaali, which portrayed him in dual roles for the first time opposite Simran, became one of his biggest hits during that time.[17] The film told the story of a deaf and mute brother setting his eyes on his younger brother's wife, with Ajith's portrayal of the two brothers winning him his first of many awards for Filmfare's Best Actor.[26] Furthermore, Ajith's portrayal of the brothers was also praised, with critics claiming that the film was an "instant classic", with Ajith showing that he is a "talented actor".[27] The two following roles in the drama films Anandha Poongatre and Nee Varuvai Ena also brought Ajith plaudits for his portrayals. His final film before the new millennium was Amarkalam, directed by Saran and featuring Shalini, whom he married shortly after the film. Amarkalam told the story of a neglected child who grew up and failed to show feelings of love or affection, becoming a gangster in the process, with Ajith's depiction of his rogue character appreciated by critics.[28]

His next, Mugavaree, won him commercial and critical praise.[29] The film revolved around the life of a struggling music composer who faces sacrifices to proceed in his career. The film featured dual endings, one with Ajith succeeding in his career, the other with Ajith dejected. Ajith's performance was yet again praised with critics from Rediff, claiming that "Ajith is the real winner", drawing an allusion with the film's script, whilst adding that "it is amazing to see how Ajith has grown as an actor. He brilliantly portrays the vulnerable and sad Sridhar".[30] He also appeared in A. R. Rahman's 2000 musical Kandukondain Kandukondain, directed by Rajiv Menon. The film featured Ajith alongside prominent actor Mammooty and actresses Aishwarya Rai, Tabu and Srividya.[31] In a similar role to his previous film, Ajith played a struggling film director facing an oscillating relationship with Tabu, with the pair being unanimously praised for their roles.[32][33] After giving six straight hits in 1999, and having had Mugavaree and Kandukondain Kandukondain in 2000 as successes, Ajith had an unsuccessful film, Unnai Kodu Ennai Tharuven, co-starring Simran.[28][34]

In 2001, Ajith appeared in three commercially successful Tamil films. Dheena co-starring Laila and Suresh Gopi, released at Pongal and marked the beginning of a new image of Ajith as an action hero who would appeal to the masses.[35] He earned the nickname, "Thala" (Leader), from this film. In the same year, he was offered a role in Nandha, which he rejected and was replaced by Suriya, the eldest son of actor Sivakumar.[36] His next was the much-hyped thriller Citizen, portraying him in ten different get-ups and it became a commercial success at the box office.[37] A role in the family drama Poovellam Un Vasam followed opposite Jyothika and was a success commercially and critically, earning a Special Best Actor Award from the Tamil Nadu State.[38] The year ended off with an appearance in Santosh Sivan's Hindi project Asoka, in which Ajith played as one of the antagonist against Shah Rukh Khan, which did not perform well.[39] In 2002, Ajith appeared in three films, the first two, Red[40] and Raja[41] being box office disappointments, the former further building up his image as an action hero. The third film Villain, in which Ajith appeared in dual roles, one as a mentally disabled person and another as a caring brother, became successful and earned his second Filmfare Best Tamil Actor Award.[42][43]

From 2003 through 2005, Ajith appeared in fewer films due to his career in motor racing becoming more prominent.[44] 2003 saw the release of his long-delayed Ennai Thalatta Varuvala and the police drama Anjaneya, both failing commercially. In that period, three successful films, namely Saamy, Kaakha Kaakha and Ghajini, were turned away by the actor due to various reasons.[45]

His next film, Jana with Sneha, also became a big failure, with the Saran film Attagasam, being his only hit in the period.[46] The film saw Ajith portray dual roles, with a song "Thala Deepavali", penned to promote his action image. In 2005, the failure of the Linguswamy film Ji, despite garnering positive reviews and taking a strong opening, saw Ajith take a sabbatical from acting to re-work his image.[47][48] Of the five films released between 2003 and 2005, his only box office hit was Attagasam.

During 2006, Ajith returned from his hiatus by appearing in P. Vasu's Paramasivan for which he had lost twenty kilograms to portray the lead role.[49] The film enjoyed a moderate success, scoring over Vijay's Aathi, which also released in the same week, at the box office.[50] Critics from The Hindu stated that Ajith looked "trim and taut" in the film with "only his eyes seeming to have lost some of its sparkle", following the major weight loss.[51] Furthermore, for Paramasivan and his two other projects in 2006, Ajith sported long hair, which was being grown for Bala's project Naan Kadavul, which Ajith eventually opted out of.[52] Similarly, his next film, AVM Productions's, Thirupathi, directed by Perarasu performed above average business at the box office, despite garnering poor reviews, with Rediff critics citing that the film is "anything but sensible", but that Ajith "salvages the situation with a spirited performance".[53] Ajith summed up a successful comeback by the release of his long-delayed film Varalaru, which went on to become his first biggest success. The K. S. Ravikumar film co-starring Asin, portrayed Ajith in three roles, including that of a classical dancer, with his portrayals being critically praised.[54][55] Moreover, the film earned Ajith his third Filmfare Best Actor Award.[56] In 2007, media reports hinted that the actor would do a project with Shankar.[57] Ajith's first release in 2007, Aalwar, became a debacle at the box office, with his previous film still continuing to run in theatres even after Aalwar had stopped its brief theatrical run.[58]Kireedam, a remake of the 1989 National Award winning Malayalam film of the same name, was released to positive reviews, with the film also becoming a moderate success.[59] During the shooting of the film, Ajith developed a further spinal injury, a recurrence of his problem earlier in his career.[60]

Ajith then starred in Billa, a remake of the 1980 Rajinikanth starrer of the same name. The Vishnuvardhan directorial fetched critical praise for Ajith, becoming a trend-setter for stylish art direction and cinematography in India.[61]Billa, yet again, featured Ajith in dual roles, one of a notorious don whilst the other played an innocent person who had to act as the don, following the former's death.

2008–present

Kumar with JLD on set of Nerkonda Paarvai

After Billa, Ajith appeared in the film, Ayngaran International's production Aegan, directed by the choreographer turned director Raju Sundaram. The film, a remake of the 2004 Hindi comedy Main Hoon Na, received mixed reviews and was a failure at the box office.[62] Following a year of production, Ajith's Aasal, released in February 2010, taking a grand opening at the box office. The film, which also featured Ajith in dual roles, also failed at the box office despite bigger expectations.[63]

After a second foray into motor racing, Ajith signed a film directed by Venkat Prabhu, titled Mankatha, which notably became his 50th project.[64] The film featured him in a full-length negative role as Vinayak Mahadevan, a suspended police officer with a lust for money. His performance and his decision to portray a character with negative shade, breaking the stereotype hero image in Tamil cinema,[65][66] were lauded by critics, with reviewers from Sify and Rediff terming the film as an "out and out Ajith film" that worked "only because of Ajith".[67][68] Heaping praise on the actor's performance, the former noted that he "rocks as the man with ice in his veins as the mean and diabolic cop" and that he played "the emotionless bad man, to perfection",[67] while the latter wrote that practically "he carried the whole film on his capable shoulders".[68]Mankatha became a financially successful venture.[65]

Ajith then starred in Billa II, a sequel to his 2007 film Billa, which released on 13 July 2012. Reviewers appreciated Ajith's on-screen presence and stunts but blamed him for the choice of story and the director.[69][70][71][72][73] Eventually, the film performed poorly at the box office.[74] He starred in Vishnuvardhan's Arrambam, alongside Arya, Nayantara and Taapsee Pannu, which was released on 31 October, and earned positive reviews from both critics and audience.[75] His next film after Arrambam was Veeram, directed by Siva and co-starring Tamannaah, which was released on Pongal 2014,[76] which also earned positive reviews from critics.[77] Ajith's next film was Yennai Arindhaal, with Gautham Menon as director.[78] Ajith's performance as cop was widely praised with a critic calling it "Ajith's best since Kandukondain Kandukondain".[79] Ajith was subsequently nominated for the Filmfare Award for Best Actor – Tamil in the 63rd Filmfare Awards South. Ajith worked with Siva again in Vedalam (2015), in which critics praised his performance.[80] His latest project is Vivegam which received mixed to negative reviews with critics citing illogical scenes and average screenplay.[81][82]Viswasam released during Pongal festival of January 2019 is a box office hit having sentiment and action scenes which made it attractive for his fans and family audiences. Nerkonda Parvai which becomes the 2nd movie for Ajith in 2019.

Other works

In the late 1990s, Ajith began his own film distribution company called Circuit 9000. In 1998, he announced that he would close the business and refrain from producing, distributing or directing films in the future.[24]

Ajith created the non-profit organisation "Mohini-Mani Foundation", named after his parents, in order to promote self-hygiene and civic consciousness and to help ease the problems of urban sprawl.[83]

In 2004, Ajith was signed as Nescafe's brand ambassador in Tamil Nadu.[84] Later, he has limited his appearance to the silver screen by not appearing or promoting any commercials.

Ajith Kumar is passionate about UAVs and drones.[85] Recently he has been appointed as the test pilot and UAV system advisor by Madras Institute of Technology[86] for Medical Express-2018 UAV Challenge.

Racing career

Ajith became a racing driver, competing in circuits around India in places such as Mumbai, Chennai and Delhi. He is one among very few Indians to race in the International arena and in Formula championships. He has also been abroad for various races, including Germany and Malaysia. He drove in the 2003 Formula Asia BMW Championships.[8] He raced in the 2010 Formula 2 Championship along with two other Indians, Armaan Ebrahim and Parthiva Sureshwaren.[9]

Formula BMW Asia (2003)

After a one-off race during the Formula Maruti Indian Championships in 2002, where he finished in fourth place, Ajith signed a contract with manager Akbar Ebrahim, confirming his participation in the inaugural Formula BMW Asia championship. Despite spinning out in the first lap of his first race, Ajith successfully completed the season by finishing twelfth.[87]

Formula 2 (2010)

Kumar in the MRFracing series (2010) in Chennai

After a six-year sabbatical, Ajith signed up for his third season of car racing by participating in the 2010 season of the FIA Formula Two Championship.[88] The decision to be involved in the sport was made after Ajith's film directed by Gautham Menon was delayed, allowing him to participate in the whole season.[89] Prior to signing up, he competed in the final round of the MRF racing series in Chennai in February 2010, but failed to finish the race due to mechanical problems. Further trials in Sepang, Malaysia followed suit as he practised for the season's beginning in April 2010 in his Formula Renault V6 car with Eurasian Racing, shedding 11 kilograms during training.[90]

Personal life

Ajith dated actress Heera Rajagopal in the mid-1990s, but ended the relationship in 1998.[91][92][93]

In 1999, during the shoot of Saran's Amarkalam, Ajith began to date his co-star Shalini[94] At that time, their involvement made him a regular subject of tabloid gossip. Despite the fact actor Ramesh Khanna advised Ajith not to marry an actress,[95] Ajith proposed to actress Shalini in June 1999 and they were married in April 2000 in Chennai.[96] On 3 January 2008, their daughter, Anoushka, was born in Chennai.[97][98] On 2 March 2015, their second child, a son Aadvik was born.[99][100][101] Through his marriage to actress Shalini, he became brother-in-law to actor Richard Rishi and actress Shamili, who appeared as his sister-in-law in Rajiv Menon's Kandukondain Kandukondain.

Filmography

Main article: Ajith Kumar filmography

Awards

Main article: List of awards and nominations received by Ajith Kumar

Notes

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Happy birthday Thala Ajith: Celebrities to fans, here's how Twitterverse celebrates south superstar's day

Thala Ajith

Tamil actor Ajith Kumar, who is fondly called as 'Thala' by his fans is celebrating his 50th birthday in style. On Twitter and Facebook, the hashtag #HBDThalaAjith have been trending for several hours now. It is said that his fans have registered over 622K tweets using the same hashtag. Kollywood and Tollywood celebrities took Twitter to wish their favourite star on his birthday. Excited fans are also leaving no stone unturned to wish their favourite star. From sharing creative graphics to stills from his films, social media timelines are flooded with posts related to Ajith.

Take a look at how Twitterverse celebrating the Ultimate Star's birthday.

"#HBDThalaAjith a few months after our song from Aegan released,as I was waiting for the lift, in the lobby of a hotel, a voice called out, 'Hey BlaaZé ' and as I turned - it was Thala Ajith himself! Came over to say he loved the song! Blew my mind-made my day! Happy birthday!" wrote BlaaZe, whereas, south celebirty Krishh tweeted, "Happy Happy Birthday #Thala #UltimateStar Ajith Kumar Anna.. God Bless u with loads of Happiness and Good Health Anna."

"A matinee idol, more importantly a wonderful human being ...Wishing you a very happy and healthy 50th birthday Thala Ajith ... Love alwaysRed heart

#HBDThalaAjith #StayHome #StaySafe," wrote actor Rahul Dev on Twitter.

Meanwhile, Ajith Kumar will be seen playing the role of a police officer in his second Tamil production venture, "Valimai". Produced by Boney Kapoor, the film was said to be a Diwali 2020 release. However, the film was delayed due to the pandemic. 

"Valimai" marks Boney Kapoor's second collaboration with Ajith after "Nerkonda Paarvai", the Tamil remake of "Pink". H. Vinoth, who had directed "Nerkonda Paarvai", will also direct "Valimai". 

"Nerkonda Paarvai" was a box-office hit. The film grossed over Rs 200 crore worldwide and did exceptionally well in Tamil Nadu. It is yet to see how will Valimai fare on the screen.

Sours: https://www.indiatvnews.com/trending/news-happy-birthday-thala-ajith-celebrities-to-fans-here-s-how-twitterverse-celebrates-south-superstar-s-day-701744

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