is one big paradox for actors.
When he plays safe with formula stories, he is
branded as repetitive and accused of lacking vision.
But if he experiments with new things in every film,
he is again taken apart for being inconsistent.
Ajith has been part of both the brandings. He
started his career as a formula actor and graduated
to being an experimenting star. But success has
eluded him in both.
the event, he is a very confused man these days. The
failures of Citizen and Red (both of it had him
playing what the industry calls 'different'
characters) have made him to look at his career
graph more seriously.
chocolate box hero knows that his next film is very
crucial and can either make him or break him. So
what is he doing for his next movie? Well, he is
trying to get the best of both the worlds
--commercial as well as artistic. Ajith has roped in
Malayalam hotshot director Shaji Kailas, who has
carved a niche for himself with action flicks.
Named Thiruda, Ajith's forthcoming film will have
all the flavours in the book, and some more. "It is
an action, comedy, serious film," he says
confidently. Anyway, with Roja Combines, one of the
biggest banners in Tamil producing it, what is sure
is that the film will be a big-budgeted one and
mounted on a lavish scale.
Kailas says that the film is tailor-made for Ajit. "It
has enough fodder for the talented actor in Ajith.
There is scope for comedy, action and melodrama in
equal measure," he adds.
Ajith himself is making himself tailor-made for the
role. In other words, the handsome actor has put
himself through a new fitness regimen to be ready
for the film. Having been accused of being
over-weight and rotund in his last few films, Ajith
put himself through the grind and is now looking
thin and fresh.
am also feeling a lot better," he himself says. "There
is nothing equal to putting your best and then see
the audience lapping it up merrily and happily,"
Beauty queen Trisha has been pencilled to play the
heroine in the film.
film is expected to go to floors later this month.
With all the right ingredients – a power packed role,
an excellent director, and a beautiful heroine,
there is no reason that Ajith’s career graph should
not point upwards.