A picture of Ajith.IB Times India

Tamil superstar Ajith, who is fondly called "Thala" by his fans, is celebrationg his birthday on 1 May. The day has turned special for his fans, as some of the theatres have arranged for special screening of popular Ajith movies in Tamil Nadu.

Also, many popular Tamil channels are showing Ajith movies or playing songs from his movies, much to the delight of his fans.

Ajith is one of those few stars who have redefined the concept of hero with their acting capabilties and dialogue delivery style. The actor recently made waves at the box office with his latest release "Yennai Arindhaal" directed by Gautham Menon.

In Tamil film industry, Ajith is known as a gentleman and respected by all his co-stars for his humble attitude and genoristy. His female co-stars such as Anushka Shetty, Trisha, Tammannah Bhatia and Nayanthara have often called him as one of their favorite actors.

For other stars such as Simbu and Arun Vijay, Thala is a role model.

Here are wishes from celebrities for Ajith on his birthday: