Ajith Kumar Biography

Ajith Kumar Biography Name: Ajith Kumar
Dob: May 1, 1971
Family: Palakkad Tamil Iyer father and a Sindhi mother
Debut Film: Amaravathi in Both Tamil and Telugu

Ajith delivered his first major hit in Aasai. Next year he starred in another success, Kadhal Kottai. It was followed by a slump of two years with limited successes, some of which include Ullasam and Kadhal Mannan.

Ajith received his first Filmfare Best Actor Award in Tamil for his dual role in Vaali (1999). He was noted for his romantic roles in melodramas like Mugavari and Kandukondain Kandukondain though his focus later turned to action films after the success of Amarkalam and Dheena.

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Tamil cinema will be proud of 'Vivegam': Art director Milan

    Updated On : Aug 23,2017   11:52 am
Chennai, Aug 23 (IANS) Actor Ajith Kumar's forthcoming spy thriller "Vivegam", with its international standards, will make Tamil filmdom proud, says its art director Milan. View More..

I'm very choosy about the work I do: Vivek Oberoi

    Updated On : Aug 22,2017   12:14 pm
Chennai, Aug 22 (IANS) Vivek Oberoi, who has been acting for over 15 years and has been a part of memorable films such as "Company", "Saathiya" and "Rakht Charitra", says he is choosy about the work he does as he likes to distribute his time between family and his philanthropical activities. View More..

We are ready to talk but in a civilised manner: IFTPC

    Updated On : Aug 18,2017   11:36 pm
Mumbai, Aug 18 (IANS) The Indian Films and Television Producers Council (IFTPC) on Friday expressed their distress over the ongoing protest at the Film City by Federation of Western India Cine Employees (FWICE) who conducted a mock funeral of celebrated television producer J.D. Majithia saying they were open for a conversation but in a "civilised manner". View More..

We might take violent steps for our demands: FWICE President

    Updated On : Aug 18,2017   4:42 pm
Mumbai, Aug 18 (IANS) With 2,500 cine workers threatening to go on an indefinite strike from Tuesday and 18 members of the Federation of Western India Cine Employees (FWICE) currently staging hunger strike, FWICE President Birendra Nath Tiwari says they will wait for "two more days" and if their demands are not taken up for consideration, they will resort to violent measures. View More..

Ajith's charisma is mind-blowing: Dhanush

    Updated On : Aug 17,2017   2:04 pm
Mumbai, Aug 17 (IANS) Actor Dhanush has praised southern star Ajith, saying his charisma in the upcoming film "Vivegam" is mind blowing. View More..

Stunts in 'Vivegam' will be jaw-dropping: Editor Ruben

    Updated On : Aug 09,2017   12:24 pm
Chennai, Aug 9 (IANS) Editor Ruben says action in upcoming Tamil spy thriller "Vivegam", which he describes as "truly international film", will be "jaw-dropping" and "unbelievable". View More..

Sundeep Kishan might team up with Gautham Menon

    Updated On : Aug 07,2017   11:48 am
Chennai, Aug 7 (IANS) Actor Sundeep Kishan, who has had a phenomenal year with hits such as "Maanagaram" and "Shamanthakamani", is likely to collaborate with filmmaker Gautham Vasudev Menon for a bilingual soon, a source said. View More..

Working in 'Vivegam' was memorable: Stunt artist Crazin

    Updated On : Aug 05,2017   1:40 pm
Chennai, Aug 5 (IANS) Hollywood stunt artist Serge Crozon Crazin, who has worked in films like "Casino Royale" and "300: Rise of an Empire", says working in forthcoming Tamil film "Vivegam" was a memorable experience. View More..

25 years of Ajith, the star continues to inspire his peers

    Updated On : Aug 03,2017   4:38 pm
Chennai, Aug 3 (IANS) Actors such as Dhanush, Arun Vijay, Trisha Krishna and director Siva on Thursday took to Twitter to thank Tamil superstar Ajith Kumar for continuing to inspire them and spreading goodwill as he steps into his 25th year in the industry. View More..

Seven Tamil films set for Independence Day weekend release

    Updated On : Aug 01,2017   4:06 pm
Chennai, Aug 1 (IANS) Seven Tamil films are vying for screens for August 11 release. They are "Podhuvaga Emmanasu Thangam", "Thappu Thanda", "Maayavan", "Kurangu Bommai", "Magalir Mattum", "Sathya" and "Naan Aanaiyitaal". View More..

Actor Nandu appears before SIT in drug case

    Updated On : Aug 01,2017   11:26 am
Hyderabad, Aug 1 (IANS) Telugu film actor Ananda Krishna alias Nandu on Tuesday appeared before the Special Investigation Team (SIT) of Telangana's Excise Department, which is probing drug racket. View More..

Ajith's 'Vivegam' to release on August 24

    Updated On : Jul 31,2017   7:54 pm
Chennai, July 31 (IANS) Actor Ajith Kumar's highly anticipated Tamil action-thriller "Vivegam" has been certified U/A, and is slated to hit the screens on August 24, its makers announced on Monday. View More..

Jonty Rhodes to mentor TNPL team

    Updated On : Jul 30,2017   9:38 pm
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Former South Africa batsman Jonty Rhodes has been signed on as mentor and brand ambassador of the Ruby Trichy Warriors for the India Cements Tamil Nadu Premier League (TNPL), the organisers announced on Sunday. View More..

BJP shuts down Kerala after RSS man's murder, eight arrested (Roundup)

    Updated On : Jul 30,2017   5:36 pm
Thiruvananthapuram, July 30 (IANS) A dawn-to-dusk shutdown called by the BJP after an RSS activist was killed derailed normal life across Kerala on Sunday even as police arrested eight persons allegedly linked to the ruling CPI-M for the killing. View More..

BJP shutdown after RSS activist's murder hits life in Kerala

    Updated On : Jul 30,2017   4:18 pm
Thiruvananthapuram, July 30 (IANS) A dawn-to-dusk shutdown called by the BJP following the murder of an RSS activist derailed normal life across Kerala on Sunday, residents and officials said. View More..

Akali Dal questions Congress, Rahul over Operation Bluestar

    Updated On : Jul 29,2017   7:40 pm
Chandigarh, July 29 (IANS) The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) on Saturday asked Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi to explain if his family had deliberately attacked the Golden Temple in 1984 with the aim of destroying the symbol of Sikh faith and taken advice and help from the United Kingdom government to make this conspiracy successful. View More..

3 college boys in ISL player draft

    Updated On : Jul 21,2017   8:12 pm
Mumbai, July 21 (IANS) As the Indian Super League (ISL) Indian player draft unfolds here on Sunday, three college boys could realise their dreams of rubbing shoulders with the superstars of Indian and global football in the upcoming edition of the tournament, to be held later in the year. View More..

Ajith at Tirupati temple ahead of 'Vivegam' release

    Updated On : Jul 18,2017   2:28 pm
Chennai, July 18 (IANS) Actor Ajith Kumar offered his prayers at Tirupati temple on Tuesday ahead of the release of his Tamil film "Vivegam" next month. View More..

Sri Lanka bans plastic bags amid garbage crisis

    Updated On : Jul 12,2017   5:56 pm
Colombo, July 12 (IANS) Sri Lanka has banned plastic shopping bags as it is facing a dengue epidemic and garbage crisis, Health Minister Rajitha Senaratne said on Wednesday. View More..

Can't wait to meet Siva, Ajith: Vivek Oberoi

    Updated On : Jun 25,2017   6:24 pm
Mumbai, June 25 (IANS) Actor Vivek Oberoi, who will make his debut in the Tamil film industry with "Vivegam", says he can not wait to start shooting for the movie with director Siva and superstar Ajith. View More..