Ajith Kumar requests fans to not call him 'Thala' anymore; Says 'Just refer me with my name'

Updated on Dec 01, 2021 11:06 PM IST  |  364.3K
Ajith Kumar requests fans to not call him 'Thala' anymore
Ajith Kumar requests fans to not call him 'Thala' anymore; Says 'Just refer me with my name'

Popular Tamil star Ajith Kumar penned an open letter to the media, fans and public and requested them not to refer to him as 'Thala' anymore. He asked everyone to address him by his name, Ajith, Ajith Kumar or AK. Fans love calling him Thala and he the moniker in 2001 after his blockbuster movie Dheenam.

Ajith's publicist Suresh Chandra, shared a statement on social media, which read, "I henceforth wish to be referred to as Ajith, Ajith Kumar or just AK, and not as ‘Thala’ or any other. the prefix before my name. I sincerely wish you all a beautiful life filled with good health, happiness, success, peace of mind and contentment forever. Love, Ajith."

The actor has requested that the usage of ‘Thala’ to be dismissed henceforth from his movies as well. This statement from Ajith has sent fans into shock and many are sad about this as they are giving out various reactions on social media. 

Well, it is quite common for South celebs to get moniker, fans call them with love. From Malayalam star Mammootty to late Kannada actor Puneeth Rajkumar, most South Indian actors have a moniker placed before their original name. Such as Powerstar Pawan Kalyan, Megastar Mammootty, Thalapathy Vijay, Ulaganayagan Kamal Haasan and so on many.

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Meanwhile, Thala Ajith has wrapped up shoot and is waiting for the release of his upcoming much awaited film Valimai. Directed by H Vinoth, the film stars Huma Qureshi as female lead and Kartikeya Gummakonda as antagonist. 


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