Thala is been praised by many superstars. After Singam star Surya and director Venkat Prabhu, now Bollywood King Khan Shahrukh Khan's turn to praise Thala. Recently in an interview Surya said, "Ajith is an actor who is ready to take any risk for the role and Mankatha is the best example for that." Surya and Ajith are in a good terms praising each others' work.
Director Venkat Prabhu didn't miss an opportunity and hailed Ajith for his performance in Mankatha. Venkat Prabhu said, "Thala is an actor who gets into the skin of the character and gives 100% commitment for a role. Ajith on his part never turns down anything that is necessary for the script."
Not only with his industry colleagues, Ajith also maintained good rapport with Bollywood King Khan Shahrukh. When Shahrukh was in Chennai for the Vijay Annual Awards, he praised Ajith for his character.
Click on the slides to know more about King Khan's opinion on Thala Ajith
Shahrukh Khan And Ajith Kumar In Asoka
Ajith and Shahrukh have their own significance because the remake of Amitabh Bachchan's Don and Rajinikanth's Billa were remade at the same time by these stars. Shahrukh Khan and Ajith has acted in Santosh Sivan's Asoka more than a decade ago and still maintain a healthy relationship.
Shahrukh KhanAand Ajith Kumar
SRK said about Ajith, "Today I mentioned his name and people won't stop clapping. I realised how big a star he was here." Shahrukh maintained a long-hair in Don 2 that is much similar to Ajith's look in Paramasivan.
Shahrukh Khan And Ajith Kumar
Shahrukh Khan didn't miss an opportunity to mention that Ajith never took any remuneration for the movie Asoka.
Shahrukh Khan Hails Ajith Kumar And His Wife Shalini
Shahrukh also said that, Ajith and his wife Shalini are sweet and Ajith is a sweet chap.
Ajith Kumar In Thala 53
Thala Ajith will next be seen in Vishnuvardhana's direction. The untitled movie is called as Thala 53 by Ajith fans.