Shalini is a versatile actress, who is very popular right from her childhood. She was born in the year 1979 in Thiruvalla, Kerala to Babu and Alice. She has two siblings, namely Richard and Shamili. Richard is also an actor and Shamili is also an actress right from her childhood, as Shalini. Shalini’s career started at the age of 4. Shalini did her schooling in Church Park Convent, Chennai. Ente Mamattikkuttiyammakku in Malayalam is the debut movie of Shalini.
After a dozen of Malayalam films, she made her debut as a child artist in Tamil, in the year 1985 through the movie Bandham. It was a big hit movie with
, and Jai Shankar. In the same year, she acted in the movie , which is a horror movie. She acted as a kid who is affected by a ghost. The ghost role was done by
and her parents’ role by Mohan and Nalini. It was a super hit movie and Shalini’s performance was appreciated by all. Till 1990, Shalini acted in the south Indian film industry as a child artist. She has acted in all the south Indian language films, including Telugu and Kannada.
was her first movie as a heroine. This movie made Baby Shalini to heroine Shalini.
After the hit movie, she made her Tamil debut as heroine in the remake of Aniyathi Pravu called Kadhalukku Mariyadhai with Vijay and it was also a hit. She has paired Vijay in one more film called Kannukkul Nilavu. Her Malayalam movie Kaliyoonjaal with Dilip, Mammooty and Praveena was a super hit movie. As all the movies she committed were super hits, her popularity spread all over south India. Amarkalam with
was also a super hit and Ajith and Shalini decided to marry after the film, as they fell in love with each other during the shoot. Alaipaayudhey with Madhavan was another super hit movie, which won her the Special Award for the Best Actress from Tamilnadu Government. She was lastly seen in
Piriyadha Varam Vendum
with Prashanth in 2001.
She got married with Ajith and quit from acting. After marriage she has participated in Badminton and won many trophies too. Ajith and Shalini are blessed with two kids, Anoushka Ajith and Aadvik Ajith.
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Personal life: Shalini Ajith Kumar was born in Malayali family, Kerala India. She is one such versatile actress who was born to act. She stepped into cinema at an early age of three. Shalini married the Tamil film actor, Ajith Kumar. After her marriage, she left the film industry and settled. She has two children a daughter Anoushka and a son Aadvik. Presently her younger sister Shamili and her elder brother
are also working in the film industry. Career: She was named as Baby Shalini since she started her acting career in her childhood. She first appeared as a child artist in the Malayalam film Ente Mamatti kkuttiyammakku. She did her schooling from Fatima Mat.Higher Secondary School, Adarsh Vidyalaya and she were also a part of a convent school, Church Park Convent, in Chennai. She acted in a dozen of Malayalam and Tamil movies as a child.
She wore a charm on her face and that innocent look because of which she was praised by all. After that she took a break and appeared in her first lead role in Aniyathi Pravu(1997). Her role of ‘Mini’ was well appreciated by all. This movie was a blockbuster and was acclaimed by media and critics. She was a lead actress in some hit movies such as Niram (1999), Prem Pujari (1999), Kannukkul Nilavu (2000) and Piriyadha Varam Vendum (2001). Awards: Shalini’s was audience’s favourite since she enacted in her debut movie. She received the prestigious Kerala State Film Award for Best Child Artist for it. As a lead heroine also she won many hearts and, as a result, she was awarded Tamil Nadu State Film Award Special Prize for Best Actress for the movie (2000). Upcoming projects: Although she renounced acting, her love for cinema has drawn her closer yet again. She will be seen in the upcoming movie Dharma Durai(2016).
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Shalini is a Malayalam actress known for “Kaliyoonjal (1997),” “Amarkalam (1999),” “Kannukkul Nilavu (2000).” She collaborated with several celebrities, including Ajith Kumar, Vijay, R.Madhavan, and many more. She is well- known as a child artist and had gained huge recognition & popularity from the audiences as ‘Baby Shalini.’ She appeared in more than fifty films as a child artist and received the ‘Kerala State Award for Best Child Artist,’ in 1983 for Ente Mamattukkuttiyammakku.
She was born on 20 November 1979 in Kerala, India. She is the second daughter of Babu (moved to Madras to pursue his career as an actor) & Alice (Thiruvalla city). She has an elder brother Richard Rishi (Malayalam actor) & Shamili (Malayalam actress). She went to Fatima Mat Hr.Sec.School, Adarsh Vidyalaya, Chennai, and Church Park Convent, Chennai, India. Shalini debuted as a child artist at three, in the movie “Ente Mamattukkuttiyammakku,” under ‘Navodaya Studio Production Company.’ In 1986, she co-starred with Dr.Vishnuvardhan (Kannada actor) in the film “Ee Jeeva Ninagagi.”
In 1990, she appeared along with her sister Shamili in the Tollywood film “Jagadeka Veerudu Atiloka Sundari, starring Chiranjeevi (Indian actor & politician) & Sridevi (Indian actress). Later in 1997, she appeared in the Malayalam film “Aniyathi Pravu,” her first lead role. Topping off her skills in acting is her proficiency in singing and playing badminton. She is a state-level badminton champion and participated in a few tournaments. She sang ‘Sontha Kuralil paada’ in her film “Amarkalam.” In 2000, Shalini is married to Ajith Kumar and blessed with two children Anoushka Ajith & Aadvik Ajith. She received the ‘Tamil Nadu State Special Award for Best Actress’ for “Alaipayuthey,” directed by
, in 2000. In 2001, she gave her last appearance in the film industry with the Tamil movie “Piriyadha Varam Vendum,” retiring as an actress after marriage.