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Ajith Kumar Is Our Artist Of The Month!

It's the month to celebrate the man who very well-known for his passion and determination. #Ajithkumar #AK
Krishnan
01 May 2024, 12:00 AM

Ajith Kumar is an Indian actor who works predominantly in Tamil cinema.

ajith kumar is our artist of the month!

He began his career with a small role in the 1990 Tamil romantic drama En Veedu En Kanavar. 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. 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 by Radhika's character. 

ajith kumar is our artist of the month!

Ajith's first commercially successful film as a lead actor was the romantic thriller Aasai (1995). The film, directed by Vasanth and produced by Mani Ratnam featured him in the lead role opposite Suvalakshmi, whose brother-in-law lusts for her. It performed well at the box office and established Ajith as an upcoming actor in the Tamil film industry. After his first major breakthrough this film, Ajith established himself as a romantic hero with Kadhal Kottai(1996), Kaadhal Mannan (1998) and Aval Varuvala (1998).

 

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 Actor – Tamil. He earned critical acclaim for his dual roles in the vigilante film Citizen (2001). He was also praised for his dual role performance in K. S. Ravikumar’s Villain (2002) where he won his second Filmfare Award for Best Actor - Tamil. In 2006, he starred in Varalaru, in which he played three different roles including one of a classical Bharatanatyam dancer. It became the highest-grossing Tamil film of 2006, and earned him another Filmfare Award for Best Actor – Tamil. The following year he starred in two remakes—Kireedam (2007) and Billa(2007), both of which earned him critical acclaim. Ajith played an antagonist in his 50th film Mankatha(2011), which became one of the highest-grossing Tamil films of all time.

Both Veeram and Yennai Arindhaal , directed by Siruthai Siva and Gautham Vasudev Menon respectively, earned him his ninth and tenth nominations for the Filmfare Award for Best Actor – Tamil. Ajith worked with Siva again in Vedalam (2015), in which critics praised his performance. Ajith later starred in Nerkonda Paarvai, remake of the Hindi film, Pink (2016), which marked his first collaboration with Director H.Vinoth. Both of them continued to work in their following projects, Valimai and Thunivu. As per latest report, Ajithkumar joined hands with Director Magizh Thirumeni for his 62nd project which titled as, Vidaamuyarchi and also Director Aadhik Ravichandran for Good Bad Ugly (2025).

ajith kumar is our artist of the month!

In addition to his acting career, Ajith is also a sports car racer and participated in the MRF Racing series (2010). He 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. Based on the annual earnings of Indian celebrities, he was included in the Forbes India Celebrity 100 list three times.

ajith kumar is our artist of the month!

Ajith Kumar is Our Artist Of The Month! Join us as we celebrate him throughout the month of May!

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