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Ajay Raaj
Born
Nagarajan

21 February 1982
Chennai
OccupationActor, Director, Writer, Choreographer
Years active1998–present

Ajay Raaj is an Indian film actor and choreographer who appears in Tamil language films. While working as a dance choreographer, Ajay made his acting debut with Agathiyan's Selvam (2005), before appearing in Chennai 600028 (2007) and has since appeared regularly in films associated with director Venkat Prabhu and his team.[1][2][3]

Career[edit]

While working as a dance choreographer, Ajay made his acting debut with Agathiyan's Selvam (2005) portraying a friend of the lead character played by Nandha. His friendship with Venkat Prabhu meant that he was cast in Chennai 600028 (2007) portraying an ambulance driver, who plays gully cricket for the Sharks team. He has since appeared regularly in films associated with director Venkat Prabhu and his team such as Saroja (2008) and Thozha (2008). Ajay Raaj also had a supporting role in Thiagarajan Kumararaja's neo-noir gangster film Aaranya Kaandam (2010), portraying a henchman of the gangster played by Jackie Shroff.[4][5][6]

In 2016, actor Nithin Sathya announced that Ajay Raaj would play the lead role in his first film as a producer.[7]

Filmography[edit]

Actor[edit]

Year Film Role Notes
2002 Jjunction Special appearance
2005 Selvam Subramaniam
2007 Chennai 600028 Ezhumalai
2008 Thozha Velu
2008 Saroja Cameo appearance
2010 Goa Cameo appearance
2011 Aaranya Kaandam Chittu
2014 Vadacurry Dhayalan
2014 Theriyama Unna Kadhalichitten Special appearance
2016 Chennai 600028 II Ezhumalai
2019 Kuppathu Raja

Choreographer[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ready for the occasion". 11 April 2008 – via www.thehindu.com.
  2. ^ "Popular Hero turns villain for 'Chennai 600028 2' boys - Tamil News". IndiaGlitz.com. 29 November 2016.
  3. ^ "YouTube". www.youtube.com.
  4. ^ "Venkat Prabhu begins 'Chennai 600028' reunion - Tamil News". IndiaGlitz.com. 4 April 2016.
  5. ^ "Balaji's Thots » Aaranya Kaandam". bbthots.com.
  6. ^ "Aaranya Kaandam Movie Review {4.5/5}: Critic Review of Aaranya Kaandam by Times of India" – via timesofindia.indiatimes.com.
  7. ^ "Chennai 600028 boys team up for a thriller - Times of India". The Times of India.

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