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Ajith Kumar Biography

Birth Place:
Secunderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India

Fast Facts

  • An avid motorsports enthusiast, he had to choose between a racing and an acting career, and opted for the latter, as he was having more success with it
  • Made his screen debut in En Veedu En Kanavar (1990)
  • Met his future wife Shalini on the set of Amarkalam (1999)
  • Three-time winner of the Filmfare Award for Best Actor - Tamil, for Vaali (1999), Villain (2002) and Varalaru (2006)
  • Participated in the 2004 British Formula Three season
  • Made the Forbes India Top 100 Celebrities of the year list in 2012, ranking 61st