Ajith Kumar is an Indian film actor and one of leading actors working predominantly in Tamil cinema. Ajith's first passion is Motor Race. Initially he took the cinema seriously only to fuel his passion. His first hit was Aasai, a tamil thriller movie by Mani Ratnam. Following that he gave lot of hits and which in turn earned mass fans following and soom become a Mass Star in Indian Cinema.
Ajith is a keen race car driver and has driven in circuits around India in places such as Mumbai, Chennai and Delhi. Ajith is one among very few Indians to race in International arena and only Indian actor to compete in Formula championships.
Ajith is married to Shalini, who appeared in the movie Amarkalam as a lead co-star. He is called fondly as Thala and Ultimate Star by Tamil Cinema Fans. Although, in 2010, he dismantled his fan clubs and removed the ULTIMATE STAR title.