Ajith Kumar, who is popularly known as ‘Thala’ among his fans is an Indian actor who works predominently works in Tamil Film Industry. In his career of over 25 years, the actor has appeared in a wide range of roles in various Tamil movies ranging from typical masala entertainers to critically acclaimed movies. He debuted with 1990 film ‘En Veedu En Kanvar’ as a character artist at the age of 19. After about 2 years, the actor got an opportunity to play the lead role in a Telugu film, Prema Pusthakam (1993). Since then, he never looked back. He has acted in over 50 films and most of them have scored super success at the box-office leading him to emerge as one of the biggest stars from South India. He is married to the film actress Shalini.