|Occupation||Film actor, physician|
|Years active||2005- present|
|Height||6 ft 2 in (188 cm)|
Background[edit | edit source]
Ajmal was born in Aluva, Kerala. He studied medicine in National Pirogov Memorial Medical University in Vinnytsia, Ukraine, and had plans to open a hospital in future. Ajmal has one brother Askar.
Career[edit | edit source]
Ajmal's debut film was Pranayakalam, opposite Vimala Raman. This was followed by the Tamil film Anjathe, directed by Myshkin, in which he played an angry young man. The film became a high critical as well as commercial success, with Ajmal receiving several awards for his performance. He next starred in the Malayalam film Madambi alongside Mohanlal. It remains his only hit in Malayalam. He also acted in an international production De Nova, which went unnoticed. The anti-hero character, Vasanthan Perumal, he portrayed in the 2011 Tamil movie Ko earned him a lot of appreciation. Based on an online poll conducted by The Times of India, Ajmal won the Chennai Times Film Award for Best Actor in a Negative Role Male. In 2013 he played an independent cinematographer in the suspense thriller Bangles.
He also acted in the Telugu film Prabhajanam in which he played the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh. Apart from Prabhajanam he also did two more Telugu films Tanu Monne Vellipoyindi and Chaitanyam. In Tamil he acted in Vetri Selvan and Ula in which he played a rockstar and in Malayalam he has finished V. K. Prakash's Mazhaneerthullikal which is delayed.
Filmography[edit | edit source]
|2008||Anjathe||Kirubakaran (Kiruba)||Tamil||Won - Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor – Tamil|
|2009||TN 07 AL 4777||Gautham Iyengar||Tamil|
|Thiru Thiru Thuru Thuru||Arjun||Tamil|
|2011||Ko||Vasanthan Perumal||Tamil||Won - Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor – Tamil|
|Vetri Selvan||Vetri Selvan||Tamil|
|Two Countries||Ullas Kumaran||Malayalam|
|2016||Vennello Hai Hai||Susheel||Telugu|
|2018||Iravukku Aayiram Kangal||Ganesh||Tamil|
|2019||Chithiram Pesuthadi 2||Vicky||Tamil|
|Amma Rajyam Lo Kadapa Biddalu||Y S Jagan||Telugu|
Nominations[edit | edit source]
- 2008 - Nominated, Vijay Award for Best Debut Actor - Anjathe
- 2011 - Nominated, Vijay Award for Best Supporting Actor - Ko
References[edit | edit source]
- "Ajmal's Tamil debut in 'Anjathey' - Tamil Movie News". Indiaglitz.com. 6 December 2007. Archived from the original on 19 October 2013. Retrieved 18 October 2013.
- Manmadhan, Prema (27 September 2008). "A 'hit' prescription". The Hindu. Metro Plus Thiruvananthapuram. Chennai, India. Archived from the original on 25 March 2009. Retrieved 11 March 2009.
- "Malayalam actor Ajmal's brother, Askar makes his acting debut". Ibnlive.in.com. 5 April 2013. Archived from the original on 4 December 2013. Retrieved 18 October 2013.
- "Expanding his horizons". The Hindu. Chennai, India. 22 April 2011. Archived from the original on 9 November 2012. Retrieved 22 April 2011.
- saraswathy Nagarajan (17 October 2013). "Call of characters". The Hindu. Chennai, India. Archived from the original on 19 October 2013. Retrieved 18 October 2013.
- "The Chennai Times Film Awards 2011". The Times of India. 22 June 2012. Archived from the original on 19 October 2013. Retrieved 18 October 2013.
- "Ajmal Amir`s 'Bangles' this weekend". Sify.com. Archived from the original on 25 October 2013. Retrieved 18 October 2013.
- "Ajmal is a rockstar". The Times of India. 11 August 2013. Archived from the original on 19 October 2013. Retrieved 18 October 2013.
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