The FIA Formula Two Championship season is now in its second year. Due to begin on April 18th at the Silverstone Circuit in Northamptonshire and Buckinghamshire, England, the home of the British Grand Prix. The race is to finish on September 19th at the Circuit Ricardo Tormo, in Valencia.
Tamil actor Ajith Kumar who has a passion for car racing and known to his fans of “Thala”, is expected to hit the circuit from April 2010. Even before Ajith entered the Tamil film industry, the actor was a professional driver. He has driven in circuits all over India as well as other countries. He was mostly remembered for his race in the Formula Asia BMW Championship in 2003.
Ajith took a long break from racing as it began affecting his acting career leading him to a string of box- office failures. But with the actor back on track with his films, he was seen at the testing session of Formula Renault v6 at Sepang Circuit, Malaysia this month.
The actor has said that he will be staying in London during this period and will head back to Chennai in between races.
So what will happen with his next film, intended to be titled “Kaaval” or “Thuppariyum Anand”, with the slick film-maker Gautham Vasudev Menon? The producers, Cloud Nine (owned by Dhayanidhi Alagiri ), are delighted to be working on the actor’s 50th film with the renowned director. For the time being, it is rumoured that Sameera Reddy, the Bollywood actress who Gautham made a star in the National Award winning Vaaranam aayiram will play Ajith’s ‘jodi’, as she did so successfully in Asal.
Words Nish Raj (c) Thamarai.com