If you take out 10 most followed actors in the country, Thala Ajith will definitely be on that list. He is one of the most popular actors in South India who enjoys a massive fan-following. Today, Ajith completes 28 years of his film career. On this occasion, fans are trending #28YrsOfSELFMADETHALAAjith, #AjithKumar, and #28YearsOfAjithism on social media.
Today is the day Ajith first started facing the camera. The shooting of his maiden film Amaravathi started on this day. The film released in 1993. In the same year, Ajith also acted in the Telugu film Prema Pusthakam. During the initial stages of his career, Ajith acted in supporting roles in a few movies. At one point, he also tried giving up on acting and planned to focus on his moto racing career. But the 1995 film Aasai gave him a major breakthrough as an actor. Ajith scored a blockbuster with the 1999 film Vaali. This SJ Suryah directorial also brought Ajith his first Filmfare Award. After Vaali, there was no looking back for the actor. In this vast career, Ajith delivered many successful films like Attahasam, Kireedam, Billa, Aegan, Mankatha, Veeram, Vedhalam, Vishvasam, and Nerkonda Parvaai.
Ajith is currently acting in the movie Valimai. This cop action thriller is being directed by H. Vinoth. Boney Kapoor is bankrolling the project under the banner Bayview Projects. Yuvan Shankar Raja is composing the music of this film.