Biography / trivia
# Ajith was born on 1st May 1971 in a middle class Family in Secunderabad, Andhra Pradesh. His parents are P. Subramaniam and Mohini, he has two brothers Anoop Kumar elder brother who lives in New York and younger brother Anil Kumar who is working in Seattle.
# He dropped out of School in 1986 worked as a bike mechanic. Later he developed interest in racing and invested lot of hard earned money into racing. Expanding his small business he supplied raw materials to a garment company but his racing thrist for racing never faded. He used to borrow car tyres from his friends for racing.
# Ajith is the only Indian actor to participate in Formula championships. He raced in many contires like Germany, Malaysia etc. He raced in Formula 2 Championship in 2010.
# Unfortunately he had an accident in car racing and from that point of time he started modelling and later entered movies.
# Ajith made his film debut with telugu film Prema Pustakam in 1992 which was released in 1993 after his tamil movie Amaravathi. His initial blockbuster hit was Aasai in 1995 which was directed by Vasanth. After series of ups and downs in career he established himself strongly and now he is one among the highest paid actors in tamil film industry.
# After release of Amaravathi Ajith was severely injured whilst training an amateur motor race and he underwent 3 major surgeries which forced him to stay away from films for 18 months with complete bed rest.
# During filming of Amarkalam Ajith fell in love with his co-star Shalini and he proposed her in June 1999. They married in April 2000 in Chennai according to Hindu and Christian customs. The couple are blessed with a daughter, Anoushka born on 3rd Jan 2008.
“I guess the ability to take decisions fast has helped me a lot. Whatever I am today in this industry, from nowhere, from scratch to be a successful actor is only because of that. I take my own decisions and there is no godfather to back me up. I have committed mistakes but I don’t regret them, as they are all part of growing up. And I feel proud today to be where I am on my own merit, not having pulled strings.”
“I’m not politically ambitious or politically motivated. I work hard, pay my taxes, do charity within my capabilities and exercise my vote. If every individual fulfills his obligations or commitments, I think the world will be a better place.”
“I am never afraid of failure. Nobody should be scared of failure. Why I say is, failure teaches us more about life than success.”
“I would say, I was fiercely independent. There is a very thin line between confidence and arrogance. I was very confident which was misconstrued as arrogance most of the time.”
Filmography / all movies list
|1992||Prema Pustakam||Gollapudi Srinivas||Kanchan|
|1994||Paasamalargal||Suresh Menon||Arvind Swamy,Revathi|
|1995||Rajavin Parvaiyile||Janaki Soundar||Vijay,Indraja|
|–||Minor Mappillai||V. C. Guhunathan||Keerthana,Ranjith|
|–||Kadhal Kottai||Agathiyan||Devayani,Heera Rajgopal|
|–||Ullasam||J. D. Jerry||Vikram,Raghuvaran|
|–||Rettai Jadai Vayasu||C. Sivakumar||Manthra,Ponvannan|
|–||Uyirodu Uyiraga||Sushma Ahuja||Richa Ahuja,Sarath Babu|
|1999||Thodarum||Ramesh Khanna||Devayani,Heera Rajagopal|
|–||Unnai Thedi||Sundar C||Ajith,Malavika,Manorama|
|–||Anandha Poongatre||Raj Kapoor||Karthik,Meena,Vadivelu|
|–||Nee Varuvai Ena||Rajakumaran||Parthiban,Devayani|
|–||KandukondainKandukondain||Rajiv Menon||Mammootty,Aishwarya Rai,Abbas|
|–||Unnai KoduEnnai Tharuven||Vikraman||Parthiban,Simran|
|2001||Dheena||A. R. Murugadoss||Laila Mehdin,Suresh Gopi|
|–||Citizen||Saravana Subbaiya||Meena,Vasundhara Das|
|–||Poovellam Un Vasam||S. Ezhil||Jyothika,Nagesh|
|–||Asoka||Santosh Sivan||Shahrukh Khan,Kareena Kapoor,|
|2002||Red||Ram Sathya||Priya Gill,Manivannan|
|–||Villain||K.S. Ravikumar||Meena,Kiran Rathod|
|2003||Ennai Thalatta Varuvala||–||Vignesh,Reshma|
|2006||Paramasivan||P. Vasu||Laila,Prakash Raj,Vivek|
|–||Varalaru||K. S. Ravikumar||Asin Thottumkal|
|2007||Aalwar||Chella||Asin Thottumkal,Keerthi Chawla|
|–||Kireedam||A. L. Vijay||Raj Kiran,Trisha Krishnan|
|2011||Mankatha||Venkat Prabhu||Arjun,Trisha Krishnan,Vaibhav Reddy|
|2012||Billa II||Chakri Toleti||Parvathy ,Vidyut Jamwal,Bruna Abdullah|