9 Superhit Movies Of Ajith That Made Him The Thala Of Box Office

9 Superhit Movies Of Ajith That Made Him The Thala Of Box Office

21 Mar 18 @ 12:55 PM

Ajith Kumar is not just a movie star, he’s a bike-racing enthusiast, a two-wheeler automobile mechanic and above all a very good human being. One of the biggest and most bankable stars in Kollywood, Ajith is fondly called ‘Thala’ by his fans. In his career spanning close to three decades, Ajith has delivered hits, super hits and blockbusters. We bring to you 9 of his most successful movies which made him an idol for his legion of fans.

  1. Aasai (1995)

    This is one of the early blockbusters of Ajith which established him as a romantic and charming hero. Directed by Vasanth and produced by Mani Ratnam, the film also stars Suvalakshmi and Prakash Raj. It went on to be a huge hit at the box office also winning various awards at Tamil Nadu State Film Awards.

    Aasai (1995)
    Aasai (1995)
  2. Kadhal Kottai (1996)

    This beautiful romantic film consolidated Ajith’s heartthrob image also earning him legion of female fans. Also starring Devayani, the film won various National Awards including the National Award for Best Direction for Agasthyan. The songs were a huge hit and are relevant even today. The stupendous success of the film spurred remakes in various other languages.

    Kadhal Kottai (1996)
    Kadhal Kottai (1996)
  3. Vaali (1999)

    Ajith plays a dual role in this romantic thriller which is one of the biggest commercial successes of his career. Directed by S.J. Suryah, the film has Simran playing the female lead. It also won Ajith the Filmfare Award for the Best Actor. Interestingly, the film was also critically appreciated and his performance as a deaf and dumb was acclaimed by one and all.

    Vaali (1999)
    Vaali (1999)
  4. Kandukondain Kandukondain (2000)

    This film with an ensemble cast starred Mammootty, Aishwariya Rai, Tabu and Ajith. A huge hit, the film’s music composed by A.R. Rahman was also a huge success with all the songs becoming chartbusters. It won two Filmfare Awards including Best Direction for Rajiv Menon. This film proved that Ajith can stand out with his performance even among many stars.

    Kandukondain Kandukondain (2000)
    Kandukondain Kandukondain (2000)
  5. Dheena (2001)

    This action thriller marked the debut of A.R. Murugadoss. Apart from Ajith, it also starred Suresh Gopi and Laila, while Yuvan Shankar Raja composed the music. This film gave Ajith the new identity of mass hero to Ajith and fans started affectionately calling him Thala, also establishing his undisputed position.

    Dheena (2001)
    Dheena (2001)
  6. Billa (2007)

    A remake of the 1980 Rajinikanth starrer of the same name, this film set the cash registers ringing. Directed by Vishnuvardhan, it had Nayanthara playing the female lead. Ajith’s stylish performance as the ruthless don was lapped up by his fans, pulling them to theatres again and again. It was also received well by the overseas audience.

    Billa (2007)
    Billa (2007)
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  8. Mankatha (2011)

    This black comedy action film also starred Arjun and Trisha apart from Thala. Directed by Venkat Prabhu, this film has Ajith delivering a stunning performance as the anti-hero. It went on to be a huge hit not just in Tamil Nadu, but also in the neighbouring states of Andhra Pradesh and Kerala. It collected more than 140 crores at the B.O., proving Ajith’s stamina as a bankable star.

    Mankatha (2011)
    Mankatha (2011)
  9. Arrambam (2013)

    This Vishnuvardhan directorial also starred Arya and Nayanthara. Ajith’s performance was hugely appreciated and the film went on to become one of the biggest hits of 2013. Yuvan Shankar Raja had composed music for this thriller

    Arrambam (2013)
    Arrambam (2013)
  10. Vedhalam (2015)

    This action-masala film directed by Siva released for Diwali and set the box office on fire. Shruti Haasan played the female lead in this film which had Anirudh Ravichander composing the music. Yet again breaking many box office records, Ajith proved why he enjoys such a huge mass following with this film. Vedhalam collected over Rs. 100 crores and made it to the list of highest grossers of Kollywood.

    Vedhalam (2015)
    Vedhalam (2015)
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