Ajith Kumar aka Thala Ajith, South Superstar, today turned 48. He was born at Hyderabad on May 1, 1971. Ajith Kumar is a big name in the Tamil film industry that has played so far in 57 films, most of which have been blockbuster hits. In 1990’s Tamil film En Veedu En Kanavar, the actor made his debut with a small role and later played the lead in 1993 film Amaravathi. He soon joined the industry star list and his first critically acclaimed appearance was Aasai’s thriller in 1995.