Ajith Kumar is an Indian film actor best known for his work in Tamil cinema. Ajith is formula Two racing driver considered to be one of the leading actors of Tamil cinema. He is widely acclaimed as an actor and is well known for his versatility and hard working in acting. He began his career at the age of 21 as a supporting actor in a Telugu film Prema Pustagam in 1992. He gains critical recognition in the Tamil thriller Aasai (1995). In 2000, Ajith was cast alongside Mammootty, Abbas, Tabu and Aishwarya Rai in Kandukondain Kandukondain.
Ajith has won three Filmfare Best Actor Awards in Tamil, all of the films which showcased him in multiple roles. Ajith performs predominantly in leading roles in major studio films, genres ranging from romantic comedies and drama to action thrillers.
5’ 11” tall Ajith was born on May 1, 1971, to a Tamil father and a Sindhi mother in Secunderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India. He dropped out of Asan Memorial Senior Secondary School in 1986 to become a part-time two-four wheeler mechanic and a full-time garment exporter based in Erode till 1990. Several business agencies pushed him into modeling for advertisements in print media.
Ajith began dating his Amarkalam co-star Shalini in 1999. They both married in 2000 in Chennai. On January 3, 2008, the couple was blessed with a baby girl, Anoushka Kumar. On 2 March 2015, their second child, a son Aadvik was born.
Profile of Ajith Kumar
- Name: Ajith Kumar
- Other Name(s): Ajith
- Born: 1 May 1971
- Star Sign: Taurus
- Birth Place: Secunderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
- Height: 5 feet 11 inches
- Profession: Actor, Model
- Citizenship: India
- Language: Tamil
Family of Ajith Kumar
- Spouse: Shalini Kumar (m. 2000)
- Children: Anoushka & Aadvik
- Parents: P. Subramaniam (father), Mohini (mother)
- Brothers: Anoop Kumar & Anil Kumar