Shalini Ajith was last seen in a film titled Piriyadha Varam Vendum, which released in 2001. After she tied the knot with actor Ajith Kumar, Shalini bid goodbye to films and decided to take care of their family. Ajith and Shalini are proud parents to two children - Anoushka and Aadvik. Now, the latest development is that she is all set to make a comeback in films after two decades. One of her last films before she quit was Mani Ratnam's Alaipaayuthey. Now, it looks like Mani Ratnam has convinced Shalini to make her comeback in films.
According to reports, Shalini Ajith has been roped in to play a pivotal role in Mani Ratnam's Ponniyin Selvan. Currently, the shooting is progressing at a swift pace in Ramoji Film City, Hyderabad. As many as six massive sets have been erected for the films shooting. Shalini might play a cameo in the film and might fly to Hyderabad for the shooting. An official confirmation regarding Shalini's comeback is yet to be made. The period film boasts of an ensemble cast comprising Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Chiyaan Vikram, Trisha, Jayam Ravi, Karthi, Sobhita Dhulipala and Aishwarya Lekshmi in significant roles. Ponniyin Selvan has music scored by AR Rahman.