9 Million tweets for Ajith Kumar!
If you are a Indian Twitter user, then you might have definitely noticed the hashtag #HBDDearestThalaAJITH that was crowning the Twitter trends yesterday(May 1,2020). Indians have huge craze towards their favorite cinema actors, actresses and they used to celebrate their favorite stars’ birthdays by making such special tags to express their love. Such a special tag was #HBDDearestThalaAJITH, trended by people from South India to pour their wishes to their On-Screen Star Ajith Kumar who is fondly ‘THALA’(Headman-Boss-Chief-Leader)
Ajith Kumar, South Indian Actor who turns 49 on May 1 was an icon of millions in South India. Ajith Kumar was born on May 1, 1971 and he dropped out school from 10th standard. His craze in racing made him to ignite as a mechanic. But, that doesn’t fed his ‘racing’ dreams which demanded a lot of money than passion. So, he entered into the modeling career for-a-while, thinking that could generate money that he needed for racing. But, ‘Life is all about surprises, Ajith’s modeling profile sparked his path in acting career. Ajith Kumar appeared in a low-budget Telugu film Prema Pusthakam(1992) and followed by his Tamil debut film Amaravathi(1993).
Being a first generation actor, Ajith struggled a lot in his intial days and in early 2000s. Ajith had a large number fan clubs in south and he dismantled all his fan clubs overnight at April 29, 2011 in Tamilnadu. Ajith expressed to his fans that, “Don’t drag themselves into fan club activities much; please concentrate in studies,work and take care of their families first. Live and let live”
Ajith Kumar is not only an actor and racer but also an passionate learner. He is passionate about UAVs and drones. Recently,he was appointed as the test pilot and UAV system advisor by Madras Institute of Technology for Medical Express-2018 UAV Challenge which is now used for Corona pandemic situations. “Ajith Kumar urges his fans to get involved in any sporting activity!! So that, they get the spirit to accept the failure and stay positive,” said by his co-actor Rangaraj Pandey in his 2019 release Nerkonda Paarvai.
With such records as self esteemed actor, Ajith Kumar was loved by his fans for his both on-screen and off-screen presence for building his own empire by his own. Indians consider Twitter hashtags and trends as ‘prestigious’ and also a way to express their love & affection towards their favorite personalties. Since, it was Ajith’s 49th birthday yesterday(May 1) his fans took Twitter to get flooded by his birthday wishes, images and hero-worship fan-made videos.
Twitter usually publicizes about the high engaged Tweets, Hashtags, Topics at the year-end, but there are many real-time trackers to get the analytics. One such, genuine tracker of analytics provided the real-time count of the special hashtag #HBDDearestThalaAJITH used to celebrate Ajith Kumar’s birthday has reached a total of 8.7 million tweets, which is so far the highest in India Twitter so far(Unofficially). The count is calculated from April 30 night to May 1 night.
Ajith Kumar has donated Rs.1.25 crore in total to fight corona pandemic in the Nation. Ajith has donated Rs.50 lakh each to PM Cares fund and TamilNadu CM fund. Also, Rs.25 lakh to Tamil Film Industry Daily Wage Workers Union.
Ajith Kumar is currently working on his next film ‘Valimai’ bankrolled by Bollywood fame Boney Kapoor and directed by H.Vinoth. The film’s music is scored by Ajith fans’ favorite Yuvan Shankar Raja. Initally, the film was planned to release on this Diwali, but may not happen due to corona pandemic.