Ajith Kumar

Ajith Kumar

Movie Actor

Ajith Kumar is an Indian actor who works predominantly in Tamil cinema. To date, he has starred in over 60 films. His awards include four Vijay Awards, three Cinema Express Awards, three Filmfare Awards South and three Tamil Nadu State Film Awards.

Full Name
May 1, 1971
Net Worth


Ajith Kumar, born on May 1, 1971 in Hyderabad, India, is an Indian film actor primarily known for his work in Tamil cinema. He has also appeared in films from other regional industries such as Telugu and Malayalam. He has worked with many of the leading directors such as Mani Ratnam, P.C. Sreeram and Vetri Maaran.

Ajith started his career in 1992 as a Supporting Actor for a Telugu movie titled Prema Pusthakam. His first major role was in Tamil movie Amaravathi (1993) where he played the lead role alongside actress Suvalakshmi. Since then Ajith has acted in more than 50 movies playing different roles ranging from romantic to action and comedy genres. Some of his popular films include Mankatha (2011), Vedalam (2015), Yennai Arindhaal (2015) and Viswasam (2019). 

Apart from acting Ajith is also an avid race car driver and owns several cars including Ferrari’s and Lamborghini’s. He is also an active philanthropist and supports various charitable causes through his ‘Ajith Foundation’ which he founded in 2008.

Life Timeline

<div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1971</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Ajith Kumar is Born</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">On May 1, 1971, Ajith Kumar was born in Secunderabad, India.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1992</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Debut Film En Veedu En Kanavar</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Ajith makes his debut in the Tamil film En Veedu En Kanavar.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1996</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Film Kadhal Kottai</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Kadhal Kottai, Ajith's first major hit, is released and he becomes one of the most sought after actors in Tamil cinema.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2008</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Receives Best Actor Award</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Ajith receives the Best Actor award at the 56th Filmfare Awards South for his performance in Billa.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2012</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Marries Shalini</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Ajith marries actress Shalini in Chennai, India.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2017</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Vivegam is Released</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Ajith's action thriller Vivegam is released and becomes one of the highest grossing Tamil films of all time.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2020</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Valimai is Announced</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Ajith announces that he will be starring in the upcoming film Valimai directed by H. Vinoth.</p></div>

Why We Love Them

<div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">A.</span> He's a Versatile Actor</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Ajith Kumar is known for his versatility as an actor. He has starred in many different kinds of films, from action to comedy to romances, and always delivers a great performance.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">B.</span> He's a Great Role Model</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Ajith Kumar is a great role model for young people. He is known for his humility and generosity, and always puts others first. His positive attitude and work ethic make him a great example for aspiring actors.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">C.</span> He Has Good Looks</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Ajith Kumar is also known for being very attractive. He has a striking presence on screen and off, making him one of the most popular film stars in India.</p></div>

Interesting Facts

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">1.</span> First Movie Debut in Telugu</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Ajith Kumar's first feature film debut was in Telugu movie Prema Pusthakam. He was cast opposite actress Suvalakshmi, who played his love interest.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">2.</span> Fought for Animal Rights</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Ajith Kumar is a staunch animal rights activist and has campaigned against the cruel practice of Jallikattu, an ancient bullfighting sport popular in Tamil Nadu.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">3.</span> Has a Black Belt in Karate</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Ajith Kumar has a black belt in Karate and is trained in various martial arts forms, including kickboxing and Silat.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">4.</span> Started as a Child Artist</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">In 1986, Ajith Kumar made his acting debut as a child artist in the Tamil movie En Veedu En Kanavar, where he played a small role.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">5.</span> Participated in Racing Events</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Ajith Kumar is an avid car enthusiast and has participated in many racing events, including the Formula 2 racing series.</p></div>


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