Ajith Kumar

Actor / Screenwriter | * 05/01/1971 (50) | Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh (India)
Ajith Kumar (born 1 May 1971) is an Indian actor who works predominantly in Tamil cinema. To date, Ajith has starred in over 50 films. Among his awards include four Vijay Awards, three Cinema Express Awards, three Filmfare Awards South and three Tamil Nadu State Film Awards. In addition to his acting, he is also a motor car racer and participated in the MRF Racing series (2010). He began his career with a small role in the 1990 Tamil film En Veedu En Kanavar. He established himself as a romantic hero with Kadhal Kottai (1996), Aval Varuvala (1998) and Kaadhal Mannan (1998), and established himself as an action hero starting with the film Amarkalam (1999). 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 Tamil Actor. He earned critical acclaim for his dual role performance in the vigilante film Citizen (2001). In ... ()
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Ajith Kumar is an Indian film actor who works mainly in Tamil cinema. In addition to his acting, Ajith Kumar in a sabbatical, participated in the 2004 British Formula 3 season as a Formula Two racing driver and was ranked the third best motor car driver in India at his peak.He began his career as a supporting actor in a Telugu film before gaining critical recognition in the Tamil thriller Aasai (1995). A succession of high-grossing films followed where Ajith was usually depicted as a romantic hero, with Kadhal Kottai (1996) and Kadhal Mannan (1998) being the most notable. He later forayed into method acting, as seen in Vaali (1999), Mugavaree (2000), Kandukondain Kandukondain (2000) and Citizen (2001) before establishing himself as an action hero with popular films including Amarkalam (1999), Dheena (2001), Villain (2002), Varalaru (2006) and Billa (2007). He has won three Filmfare Best Actor Awards in Tamil, all for films which showcased him in multiple roles. In 2014, Ajith Kumar was listed in Forbes India's Top 100 Celebrities.

Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Action | Thriller

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Awards & Nominations for Ajith Kumar

Filmfare Awards South

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Movies with Ajith Kumar as Actor(50)

2021 Valimai
as Bharath Subramaniam2019 Nerkonda Paarvai
as Thooku Durai2019 Viswasam
as Ajay Kumar2017 Vivegam
as Ganesh / Vedhalam2015 Vedhalam
as Sathyadev2015 Yennai Arindhaal
as Vinayagam2014 Veeram
as Ashok Kumar2013 Arrambam
as David Billa2012 Billa II
as A passenger in flight(Tamil Version)2012 English Vinglish
as Vinayak Mahadevan2011 Mankatha
as Shiva and Shiva's Father2010 Asal
as Shiva2008 Aegan
as Shaktivel2007 Kireedam
as Shiva2007 Aalwar
as Billa / Velu2007 Billa
as Sivashankar, Vishnu and Jeeva2006 Varalaru
as Subramanium Siva / Paramasivan / Eshwar2006 Paramasivan
as Thirupathi2006 Thirupathi
as Vasu2005 Ji
as Guru and Jeeva2004 Attagasam
as Jana2004 Jana
as Paramaguru2003 Anjaneya
as Red2002 Red
as Shiva, Vishnu (handicapped)2002 Villan
as Raja2002 Raja
as Citizen (Arivanandam/Abdullah/Anthony) and Subramani2001 Citizen
as Dheenadhayalan2001 Dheena
as Susima Maurya2001 Aśoka
as Chinna2001 Poovellam Un Vasam
as Sridhar2000 Mugavari
as Deva & Shiva1999 Vaali
as Vaasu1999 Amarkalam
as Subramani1999 Nee Varuvai Ena
as Sanjay (Guest Role)1998 Unnidathil Ennai Koduthen
as Jeeva1998 Aval Varuvala
as Guru1997 Ullasam
as Nathan1997 Nesam
as Surya1996 Kadhal Kottai
as Krishna1996 Vaanmathi
as Ramu (Minor Mapillai)1996 Minor Mappillai
as Vasanth1996 Kalloori Vaasal
as Chandru1995 Rajavin Parvaiyile
as Jeeva1995 Aasai
as Ashok1994 Pavithra
as Arjun1993 Amaravathi
as Siddhartha1993 Prema Pustakam

Citizenship: India
Born: Saturday, 05/01 1971 (May) in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh (India) (current age: 50 years + 148 days)
Zodiac sign: Taurus (Chinese zodiac sign: Pig)
Educated at: Asan Memorial Senior Secondary School
Spouses (current/former): Shalini Kumar
Other names for Ajith Kumar (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
Ajith Kumar frequently works together with these people:
Siva (13x, Crew)
Yuvan Shankar Raja (11x, Crew)
Deva (11x, Crew)
Manivannan (10x, Actor)
Kalyan Kumar (9x, Crew)
Anu Vardhan (9x, Crew)
Vivek (9x, Actor)
Nassar (8x, Actor)
K. Subash (7x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:310631, Added: 08/13/2018, Last updated: 08/27/2021