Ajith Kumar often mononymously called Ajith is an Indian film actor who works predominantly in Tamil cinema. In addition to his acting, he is also a motor car racer and participated in the MRF Racing series (2010). His other skills include cooking, photography, air pistol shooting and unmanned aerial vehicle modelling.He began his career with a small role in the 1990 Tamil film En Veedu En Kanavar. Singer S. P. Balasubrahmanyam introduced Ajith to Tamil film industry by referring him to play lead role in Amaravathi (1993). Then, Ajith starred in film Prema Pusthakam (1993), and his first critical acclaimed appearance was in the thriller Aasai (1995). To date, Ajith has starred in over 50 films, he subsequently established himself as a romantic hero with Kadhal Kottai (1996), Aval Varuvala (1998) and Kadhal Mannan (1998). Successful films such as Vaali (1999), Mugavaree (2000), Kandukondain Kandukondain (2000) and Citizen (2001) followed. He established himself as an action hero starting with film Amarkalam (1999), in which he co-starred with his future wife, Shalini. On 29 April 2011, Ajith dismantled all his fan clubs in Tamil Nadu as his fan club members were not adhering to his requests due to lack of unity and political aspirations among them.