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Popularly known as “Thala”, Ajith Kumar is one of the biggest superstars of the Kollywood film industry. He has enthralling Tamil cine lovers for over three decades. He has ventured into the film industry with literally no support from the film fraternity over the years.
He has become successful in the industry for his elegance, humility, and blockbuster films. Apart from being an actor, he is a car racer in the British Formula 3 season as a Formula Two racing driver.
Height / Weight / Age
This handsome hunk of Tollywood weighs 80 kg or 176lbs is pounds. He stands tall with a towering height of 175 cm or 5’9” in feet inches. He has a muscular physique with the following body measurement 42 inches chest, 34 inches waist, and 15 inches biceps. He has a brown color eye and salt & pepper color hair. He will turn 51 years old in May 2022.
The net worth of Ajith Kumar is $ 2 million whereas the charges are Rs.25-30 crores per film.
Education / Family
Born on May 1, 1974, Ajith’s father is the native of Secunderabad, Hyderabad, India. His father P. Subramaniam was a Tamilian who hailed from Palakkad, Kerala whereas his mother Mohini was Sindhi, belonged to Kolkata, West Bengal.
He was raised along with his brothers Anup Kumar who is an investor and another one Anil Kumar is an entrepreneur respectively. Before even completing his high school education, he dropped out of Asan Memorial High School.
|Birth Place||Secunderabad, Hyderabad, Telangana, India|
|Date Of Birth||1 May 1971|
|Height||In Centimetres – 175 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 9″
|Weight||In Kilograms – 80 Kg
In Pounds – 176 lbs
|Hair Color||Salt and Pepper|
|Profession||Actor and Racer|
|School||Asan Memorial Sen. Sec. School, Chennai, Tamil Nadu|
|Home Town||Secunderabad, Hyderabad, Telangana, India|
|Debut||Bollywood Film – Asoka (2001)
Tamil – En Veedu En Kanavar (1990)
|Fathers Name||Parameshwar Subramaniam|
|Mothers Name||Mohini Mani
Career / Fashion And Style
In 1992, Ajith Kumar began his acting career at age of 21 from the Telugu movie “Prema Pustagam”. His next movie was the Tamil super hit film Amaravathi which got delayed for 17 months due to a racing injury. Both the movies got much appreciation from the audience of Tamil.
In 1995, the producer Mani Rathnam helped Ajith get the best foot in as an actor in Kollywood. He was starred alongside Amitabh Bachchan in the film Ullasam for which he got over Rs. 7 crores for the first time in his acting career. He rose to prominence from the movie Vaali where he played a dual role in the film.
In the movie Kandukondain Kandukondain, he was cast alongside Mammooty, Abbas, Tabu, and Aishwarya rai in 2000. The film rights were sold at Rs. 442 crore approximately. In 2001, he made his Bollywood debut in the historical movie “Asoka” where he played the role of Shahrukh Khan’s brother.
In the film Dheena directed by A.R. Murugadoss, he was portrayed as a rowdy and acted with Suresh Gopi and Laila Mehdin. The movie name Billa was a remake of Rajinikanth’s Tamil film Billa that broke all previous years’ records on 14 December 2007.
His movie Asal became a big hit in 2010. His movie project “Mankath” with the director Venkat Prabhu turned out to be the best of his career. He made a cameo appearance in the Tamil dubbed version of the critically acclaimed Hindi movie English Vinglish.
Girlfriends, Affairs, Wife, and More
Ajith Kumar dated actress Shalini Kumar when they met on the sets of Amarkalam in 1999. The same year, he had proposed to her for marriage and after getting her parents` approval, the duo tied the knot in April 2000 in Chennai.
The couple is blessed with a daughter named Anoushka who was born in January 2008 and a son named Aadvik who was born in March 2015 respectively.
|Children||Son – Aadvik Ajith
Daughter – Anoushka Ajith
Here we provide you the list of Ajith Kumar’s favorite things.
|Favorite Actors||Amitabh Bachchan, Rajesh Khanna, M.G. Ramachandran, Kamal Haasan, Rajnikanth|
|Favorite Actress||Not Known|
|Favorite Holiday Destinations||Not Known|
|Favorite Food||Not Known|
|Favorite Things To Do||Photography, reading biographies, Racing, Playing cricket|
Some Interesting Facts About Ajith Kumar
- As a professional car racer, Ajith Kumar has participated in various racing championships throughout his career namely, Formula BMW Asia Championship (2003), Maruti Indian Championship (2002), Formula 2 Championship (2010), and FIA Formula Two Championship (2010).
- He is the believer of Sai Baba.
- While struggling, he worked as a salesman for the garment company.
- Ajith became the brand ambassador of Nescafe, Tamil Nadu in 2004
- He rejected commercially successful movies like Khaaka Khaaka, Ghajini, and Nandha which were directed by Suriya.
- He is being nicknamed Thala.
- He is the founder of NGO ‘Mohini Mani Foundation’ which promotes self-hygiene and civic consciousness. He founded the organization in the memory of his parents.
- He had 2 sisters who died at a young age.
- His favorite racer is Ayrton Senna.
- He was ranked the third-best driver in India when he participated in British Formula Season 3.
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