Chennai, May 1 (): Ajith Kumar celebrates his birthday today, May 1. Every year, Ajith’s fans receive special treats on his birthday. To celebrate the actor’s birthday, his upcoming movie’s teaser, trailer, first look or music are usually revealed on this special day, which is also a national holiday, May Day.
As a treat for Ajith fans, the 25th film of the actor “Amarkalam” is releasing again for the second time today, on his birthday. Amarkalam made a great drive at the box office, when it was released in 1999. The film has got DI-restoration – that is, it has been improved digitally using the Digital Intermediate (DI) conversion technique.
Amarkalam was Ajith’s 25th film which was a turning point in his career. The movie gave him a mass action hero status; till then he was carried only a romantic image and the fans too loved his romantic characters. But, after Amarkalam’s release, he was given a mass action hero status which gave him a special place in South Indian film industry.
Amarkalam also showed him his life partner. It was on the sets of the film he met his wife, Shalini, who played the female lead in it. Ajith and Shalin fell in love with each other and the couple got married in 2000.
Further, to celebrate Ajith’s birthday, private Tamil channels are eager to screen his movies. The actor’s latest release ‘Veeram’ will be screened in a popular private satellite channel at 6 pm today as Ajith’s birthday treat as well as the ‘Labour Day’ holiday treat. One another private TV channel has planned to show actor’s penultimate film ‘Arrambam’ that released on Deepavali last and become one of the highest grossers of 2013.
The next interesting news is the first look of Ajith’s 55th film that is being directed by Gautham Menon may be unveiled on May 1, 2014. The untitled movie is tentatively called as ‘Thala 55’ as it is Ajith Kumar’s 55th film in his career.