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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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..

Surviva song sets new benchmark for Tamil music streaming

    Updated On : Jun 20,2017   11:12 am
Chennai, June 20 (IANS) The first single "Surviva", released on Monday, from Ajith Kumars upcoming Tamil spy thriller "Vivegam" has set new benchmark in the music streaming space in Tamil filmdom. View More..

Wage Board: Newspapers have to implement award in full, says SC

    Updated On : Jun 19,2017   10:16 pm
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday said that the Majithia Wage Board Award on wages for newspaper employees have to be "implemented in full" and wages notified under it were "non-negotiable". View More..

Wage Board: Newspapers have to implement award in full, says SC

    Updated On : Jun 19,2017   4:02 pm
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) The Supreme Court has directed that the Majithia Wage Board recommendations on wages for newspaper employees have to be "implemented in toto" and managements could not cite lack of funds for avoiding payments. View More..

First look of multi-starrer 'Naragasooran' released

    Updated On : Jun 18,2017   12:10 pm
Chennai, June 18 (IANS) The first look poster of Karthick Naren's upcoming trilingual suspense drama "Naragasooran", starring Arvind Swami, Indrajith Sukumaran, Sundeep Kishan and Shriya Saran, was unveiled on Sunday. View More..

Woman claims she didn't bobbitise Kerala godman

    Updated On : Jun 15,2017   8:10 pm
Thiruvananthapuram, June 15 (IANS) In a new twist to the Kerala bobbitisation case, a 23-year-old woman from the capital city has claimed that she did not attack the 54-year-old godman's private part and that the police fabricated the story. View More..

Audio teaser of first single from 'Vivegam' released

    Updated On : Jun 15,2017   11:42 am
Chennai, June 15 (IANS) The makers of Ajith Kumar-starrer upcoming Tamil action-thriller "Vivegam" released the audio teaser of the film's first single on Thursday. View More..

Kerala panel to study issues of women in film industry

    Updated On : Jun 14,2017   2:08 pm
Thiruvananthapuram, June 14 (IANS) The Kerala Cabinet on Wednesday appointed a three-member committee to study the various issues and needs of women engaged in the Malayalam film industry and suggest measures. View More..

Unaware if cargo ship hit Indian fishing boat: Captain

    Updated On : Jun 13,2017   7:42 pm
Kochi, June 13 (IANS) The Greek captain of a cargo ship which hit a fishing boat off Kerala coast on Sunday said he was not aware of the collision, a shipping official said on Tuesday. Two fishermen were killed and the third is missing. View More..

Sundeep Kishan replaces Naga Chaitanya in 'Naragasooran'

    Updated On : Jun 01,2017   12:22 pm
Chennai, June 1 (IANS) Actor Sundeep Kishan, basking in the success of "Maanagaram", has replaced actor Naga Chaitanya, who chose to opt out of the upcoming Tamil thriller "Naragasooran" citing date issues. View More..

Sri Lanka defends preparedness to face natural disasters

    Updated On : May 30,2017   4:42 pm
Colombo, May 30 (IANS) Sri Lanka on Tuesday defended its preparedness to face natural disasters following floods and landslides that have killed 184 people so far. View More..

Tamil Nadu dominate day two of Indian Open of Surfing

    Updated On : May 27,2017   6:36 pm
Mangaluru, May 27 (IANS) Tamil Nadu dominated the penultimate day of the ongoing second edition of Indian Open of Surfing with most of their surfers booking their place in the semi-finals across all the categories held at the Sasihithlu beach here on Saturday. View More..

I pick up languages quickly: Vivek Oberoi

    Updated On : May 26,2017   1:12 pm
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Actor Vivek Oberoi, who is gearing up for his maiden Tamil film "Vivegam", doesn't see language as a barrier when it comes to movies as he picks it up quickly and easily. View More..

Pune stand between Mumbai and third IPL title (Preview)

    Updated On : May 20,2017   3:56 pm
Hyderabad, May 20 (IANS) Two-time Indian Premier League (IPL) champions Mumbai Indians will be wary of the challenge posed by Rising Pune Supergiant (RPS) when the two Maharashtra cities lock horns in what promises to be a pulsating final of the 10th edition of the cash-rich cricket league here on Sunday. View More..

Kerala CM assures new women's film body to look into issues

    Updated On : May 18,2017   7:12 pm
Thiruvananthapuram, May 18 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Thursday assured a delegation of women professionals from the film industry that the state government will set up a committee to study their needs and suggest measures to take care of them. View More..

Selected footballers from Santosh Trophy, universities train under Constantine

    Updated On : May 16,2017   3:54 pm
Mumbai, May 16 (IANS) A total of 40 U-22 players from all across the country selected by the All India Football Federations (AIFF) scouting network are undergoing trials under India coach Stephen Constantine at the Andheri Sports Complex here in a four-day trial camp. View More..

Hong Kong asylum denied to group that helped Snowden

    Updated On : May 15,2017   5:50 pm
Hong Kong, May 15 (IANS) The Hong Kong Immigration Department on Monday rejected an asylum request of migrants who sheltered US whistleblower Edward Snowden in 2013. View More..

IPL-10: Mumbai wary of Pune's prowess ahead of first qualifier (Preview)

    Updated On : May 15,2017   2:44 pm
Mumbai, May 15 (IANS) After losing to Rising Pune Supergiant in both their home and away encounters during the league stages of the Indian Premier League (IPL), table-toppers Mumbai Indians will need to pull up their socks when they take on Steve Smith's side in the first qualifier at the Wankhede Stadium here on Tuesday. View More..