Ajith turns 48: From Vaali to Vivegam, a look at the actor's most memorable performances [Photos]

Ajith recently wrapped up the shoot for Nerkonda Paarvai bankrolled by Boney Kapoor. The film is a Tamil remake of Amitabh Bachchan starrer Bollywood hit film Pink.

FP Staff May 01, 2019 11:45:38 IST
Ajith, also fondly addressed as the king of box office openings, broke Kabali's opening record in Tamil Nadu with Vivegam.
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Ajith, also fondly addressed as the king of box office openings, broke Kabali's opening record in Tamil Nadu with Vivegam.
In the fast-paced entertainer <em>Varalaru (2006)</em>, Ajith was seen in three different roles. His convincing performance led the film to complete a 100-day run at the box office. Source: Twitter.
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In the fast-paced entertainer <em>Varalaru (2006)</em>, Ajith was seen in three different roles. His convincing performance led the film to complete a 100-day run at the box office. Source: Twitter.
Ajith was seen alongside popular Malayalam actor Suresh Gopi in <em>Dheena</em> which also marked the directorial debut of A R Murugadoss, best known for <em>Ghajini</em>. Source: Twitter.
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Ajith was seen alongside popular Malayalam actor Suresh Gopi in <em>Dheena</em> which also marked the directorial debut of A R Murugadoss, best known for <em>Ghajini</em>. Source: Twitter.
The critically acclaimed <em>Vaali(1999)</em> had Ajith in a dual role. As Ajith played the role of a deaf and mute man with psychotic tendencies, he managed to be convincing without uttering a single word. <em>Vaali</em> proved to be a breakthrough for the actor. Source: Twitter.
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The critically acclaimed <em>Vaali(1999)</em> had Ajith in a dual role. As Ajith played the role of a deaf and mute man with psychotic tendencies, he managed to be convincing without uttering a single word. <em>Vaali</em> proved to be a breakthrough for the actor. Source: Twitter.
Ajith played the dual role of twins in <em>Villain(2002),</em> a K S Ravikumar directorial. In one of his roles, he played a bus driver and in other a physically and mentally challenged person. Source: Twitter.
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Ajith played the dual role of twins in <em>Villain(2002),</em> a K S Ravikumar directorial. In one of his roles, he played a bus driver and in other a physically and mentally challenged person. Source: Twitter.
With<em> Mankatha (2011)</em>Ajith stunned his fans with his all-new avatar. He played the stylish and a classy negative character and the film turned out to be a huge commercial success making it the 50th film of his career. Source: Twitter.
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With<em> Mankatha (2011)</em>Ajith stunned his fans with his all-new avatar. He played the stylish and a classy negative character and the film turned out to be a huge commercial success making it the 50th film of his career. Source: Twitter.
<em>Billa (2007)</em> directed by Vishnu Vardhan was a remake of Amitabh Bachchan’s <em>Don</em>(1978). The film became one of the biggest hits of Ajith’s career. Source: Twitter.
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<em>Billa (2007)</em> directed by Vishnu Vardhan was a remake of Amitabh Bachchan’s <em>Don</em>(1978). The film became one of the biggest hits of Ajith’s career. Source: Twitter.