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Here is some exciting news for Ajith's fans.

The actor and his wife Shalini are expecting their second child, reported the Deccan Chronicle.

Ajith and Shalini fell in love while shooting for the 1999-hit film "Amarkalam." The couple tied the knot in 2000 and their first child Anoushka was born in 2008. Nearly after six years, Ajith and Shalini are expecting their second child.

Recently, the Indian Badminton Celebrity League took place in Chennai. However, Shalini, a state level badminton player did not participate in this season's badminton celebrity league. According to reports, the actress missed the event due to her pregnancy. However, there is no official confirmation in this regard.

Meanwhile, Ajith is busy with his upcoming film with Gautham Menon. The film, referred as "Thala 55," is progressing well in Chennai. Produced by AM Ratnam, "Thala 55" is touted to be an action thriller with Ajith playing a cop role. Anushka Shetty, Trisha, Vivek, Arun Vijay, "Thalaivasal" Vijay and Devi Ajith are also part of the film's cast.

The film's music is composed by Harris Jayaraj, while the cinematography is handled by Dan MacArthur. The action thriller is expected to be wrapped up soon, after which the post-production work will begin. The makers are yet to announce the film's title and according to reports, Ajith's character name will most probably be retained as the film's title. However, there has been no official confirmation on the same. 

The film's first look teaser is expected to be launched in August. The Ajith starrer is likely to hit the screens in November.

The actor is on a roll with the success of "Arrambam" and "Veeram." It will be interesting to see if he will be able to continue his success streak with "Thala 55."

Post the completion of "Thala 55," Ajith is expected to work with director "Siruthai" Siva for his 56th film. Earlier, there were reports claiming that the actor might team up with director Murugadoss after wrapping Gautham's film. But Murugadoss announced that his next project will be a Hindi film starring Sonakshi Sinha. Now, reports have emerged that Ajith will work with Siva for the second time after "Veeram."

Siva is currently busy with the script for Ajith film and they are planning to shoot the film from November, reported the Times of India.

Now with the rumours about their second child, it looks like Ajith is all set to have a great time on the professional as well as personal front.