Ajay Rathnam is a Tamil cine actor who also appears in TV serials and movies. He is known for his supportive and negative roles and has acted in over 300 movies.
Ajay Rathnam first starred in the movie ‘Nalaya Manithan’ in 1989. His role was appreciated in that movie and he started appearing in negative roles mostly. Owing to his height and his physique, he got roles of a cop in many movies.
Ajay’s roles in ‘Indian’ and ‘ Kuruthipunal’ were widely appreciated and the movies too did well at the box office. He also starred in a few Malayalam, Telugu and Kannada movies in such roles. He was even cast as the hero in the Kannada movie ‘KA-99 B-333’ which was the remake of a Hindi movie starring Nana Patekar.
He did an important role of Hindu God ‘Karuppasamy’ in Naga’s supernatural thriller serial ‘
Marmadesam’. His sequences constituted the serial’s title song. He acted in the renowned serials of ‘
Annamalai’ and ‘
Arasi’, all casting
Radhika Sarathkumar. In 2011, he hosted a show called ‘ Mun Jenmam’ on Vijay TV which was about unravelling the mysteries of the guest celebrities’ previous lives and connecting them with their presents’ problems. It was aired on TV in late 2011 and could not proceed more than 1 season.
Ajay Rathnam now has several movies in hand, mostly does supporting and sometimes negative roles. He acted in a controversial role of ‘Capt. Prabakaran’, LTTE Chief in the movie ‘ Madras Cafe’. He also lends his voice for some English-Tamil dubbed movies.
Serials: ‘Chithi’, ‘Marmadesam’, ‘TharkappuKalai Theeratha’, ‘Ramani vs. Ramani 2’, ‘Annamalai’, ‘Arasi’.
He has acted in over 300 movies till now.