2 March 1985 |
|Occupation||Film actor, Doctor|
|Years active||2005- present|
|Relatives||Askar Ameer (brother)|
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 who is set to make his acting debut in the Malayalam film Holy Shit.
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. Madambi 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 is currently shooting for the Telugu film Prabhajanam in which he plays the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh. Apart from Prabhajanam he has two more Telugu films Tanu Monne Vellipoyindi and Chaitanyam. In Tamil, his upcoming films are Vetri Selvan and Ula in which he plays a rockstar and in Malayalam he has finished V. K. Prakash's Mazhaneerthullikal.
|2008||Anjathe||Kirubakaran (Kiruba)||Tamil||Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor – Tamil
Nominated, Vijay Award for Best Debut Actor
|2009||TN 07 AL 4777||Gautham Iyengar||Tamil|
|Thiru Thiru Thuru Thuru||Arjun||Tamil|
|2011||Ko||Vasanthan Perumal||Tamil||Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor – Tamil
Nominated, Vijay Award for Best Supporting Actor
|Vetri Selvan||Vetri Selvan||Tamil|
|Two Countries||Ullas Kumaran||Malayalam|
|Vennello Hai Hai||Telugu|
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- Manmadhan, Prema (2008-09-27). "A ‘hit’ prescription". Metro Plus Thiruvananthapuram (Chennai, India: The Hindu). Retrieved 2009-03-11.
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- "Expanding his horizons". The Hindu (Chennai, India). 22 April 2011.
- saraswathy Nagarajan (2013-10-17). "Call of characters". Chennai, India: The Hindu. Retrieved 2013-10-18.
- "The Chennai Times Film Awards 2011". The Times Of India. 22 June 2012.
- "Ajmal Amir`s `Bangles` this weekend". Sify.com. Retrieved 2013-10-18.
- "Ajmal is a rockstar - Times Of India". Articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com. 2013-08-11. Retrieved 2013-10-18.