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Happy Birthday Ajith: From Aasai to Valimai, here are top Tamil drama of the superstar that will leave you swooning over him

Ajith was last seen in the action thriller, Valimai, written and directed by H. Vinoth. The film also stars Karthikeya, Huma Qureshi, and Bani J and is currently streaming on ZEE5.

  • Kanishka Dogra

Last Updated: 07.07 AM, May 01, 2022

Happy Birthday Ajith: From Aasai to Valimai, here are top Tamil drama of the superstar that will leave you swooning over him
Ajith Kumar

Ajith Kumar is one of the few actors who has a massive fan following despite being old-schooled and a reserved star. He hardly gives any interviews to media to promote his films, before and after the release. Yet, he has a loyal fanbase, who fondly call him Thalapathy. Ajith started his career as a supporting actor in a Telugu film before breaking out with the Tamil thriller Aasai in 1995. Since then, the actor has appeared in a number of films and has become one of Tamil cinema's highest-paid actors. He has received four Vijay Awards, three Cinema Express Awards, three Filmfare Awards South, and three Tamil Nadu State Film Awards. Kumar is also a biker, who has raced in the MRF Racing series. He is one of the few Indians who has raced in both the International and Formula championships. On his 51st birthday today, here are some of his most popular films that you can binge-watch this weekend.

Kumar's big debut in the Tamil cinema industry came with Aasai. As Jeevanandham, Ajith Kumar plays the lead in this romantic drama. The plot revolves around a young guy who falls in love with his sister-in-law and attempts to halt her affair with another young man. It features Prakash Raj in an antagonist role and Rohini, Poornam Viswanathan, Nizhalgal Ravi, and Vadivelu in supporting roles. The film, directed by Vasanth and produced by Mani Ratnam, received positive reviews on release and went on to become a commercial success at the box office. It was later remade in Hindi as Pyaar Zindagi Hai, starring Ashima Bhalla, Vikas Kalantri and Mohnish Bahl in the lead roles.
Venkat Prabhu wrote and directed the 2011 Indian Tamil-language action thriller film, Mankatha. It stars Arjun Sarja, Trisha Krishnan, Lakshmi Rai, Anjali, Andrea Jeremiah, Vaibhav Reddy, Premji Amaren, and Mahat Raghavendra in addition to Ajith Kumar. The plot, set in Mumbai, centres around a theft of cricket-betting money carried out by a team of four crooks joined by a fifth unknown individual, and its aftermath. Watch it on Disney Hotstar.
AR Murugadoss's debut action picture, written and directed by him, starred Ajith Kumar and Suresh Gopi. The plot of the film revolves around Dheena who works for his criminal brother Adhikesavan and is extremely close to him. However, circumstances between them deteriorate after a misunderstanding results in the murder of their sister. The film is available to stream now on Eros Now and Amazon Prime Video.
Yennai Arindhaal
Gautham Vasudev Menon co-wrote and directed Yennai Arindhaal, a 2015 Indian Tamil-language action thriller film, produced by A. M Rathnam. The film, starring Ajith Kumar, Trisha Krishnan, Anushka Shetty, and Arun Vijay, is about a honest police officer named Sathyadev who strives to halt an organ trafficking. However, he is unaware that the one carrying out the unlawful transaction is the same person who murdered his beloved. The film is streaming on Disney+ Hotstar.
H. Vinoth wrote and directed the 2022 action thriller film Valimai. The film is the latest one of superstar Ajith Kumar. Ajith is accompanied by Karthikeya, Huma Qureshi, and Bani J in the film, who appear in important roles. The plot revolves around Arjun, an IPS officer who goes out on a quest to track down illegal motorcycles involved in robbery and murder. The film is currently streaming on ZEE5.
Vishnuvardhan directed the action thriller film, Arrambam (2013). Apart from Ajith Kumar, the major actors in the film are Arya, Nayanthara, and Taapsee Pannu. The plot revolves around a mystery man and a teenage computer hacker, attempting to uncover a massive government scheme that resulted in multiple violent deaths. The film is streaming on Eros Now and Amazon Prime Video.
Siva directed Veeram, a 2014 action comedy film. Ajith Kumar and Tamannaah appear in the film in the lead roles. The plot revolves around Vinayagam, an honest person who resorts to violence to settle problems. He then decides to change his habits for the sake of his lover. When he discovers that a band of thugs is stalking his lover's family, everything breaks free.
This 2019 action film revolves around the story of a village thug with a passion for resolving the conflict plaguing his hometown. His efforts lead him to face off against a local goon, all the while trying to keep his marriage to his beloved, who abhors violence, from falling apart. The film is directed by Siva, and features Ajith Kumar, Nayanthara , Jagapathi Babu among other.