Shalini Kumar also known simply as Shalini is a south Indian film actress who debuted in the Malayalam movie Ente Mamattikkuttiyammakku at the age of three and continued to perform in many films as a child actor. After a break of several years, she returned as an adult actor to the industry in another Malayalam movie Aniyathi Pravu. She is married to actor Ajith Kumar.
Shalini Kumar started acting at the age of 3 appearing in the film Ente Mamattikkuttiyammakku in 1983 for which she won the Kerala State Award for Best Child Artiste. As a child artiste, she completed over 80 films in Malayalam, Tamil and Telugu. She made her adult debut in the Malayalam movie Aniyathi Pravu which was remade in Tamil as Kadhalukku Mariyadhai. Mani Ratnam cast her in Alaipayuthey. She also acted in a Jagadeka Veerudu Athiloka Sundari. After her marriage to actor Ajith Kumar, she left the film industry.
Although her mother tongue is Malayalam, she speaks fluent Tamil. She also sung one song in Amarkalam.She was born in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India into a Malayali,Roman Catholic household from Kerala. She did her schooling from Fatima Mat. Hr. Sec School, Adarsh Vidyalaya, Chennai and Church Park, Chennai. Her brother Richard Rishi is also an actor.In 2008, Ajith and Shalini had a daughter, Anoushka.In 2006, Shalini stated she enjoyed badminton and has played in a few state level tournaments.
i like her,l like her all malayalam movies .if i marry some one i will marry like face of shalini. still iam crazy about her.Anas, uae on 28-06-2012
WHEN I WAS IN 6TH STANDARD I AM THE FAN OF SHAMILI, STILL NOW I LOVE HERAnas, Qater on 28-06-2012
Thala Pola Varuma?BillaPrakash007, Annur,coimbatore. on 11-08-2011
Hai shalini how are you happy x-mas and new year shalini relp pls shalini you family very nice to me l like to mejosephin brindha mary, hai Dindigul on 19-12-2011
hi akka i like ur acting and i like ur good helping minded habit and i am the great fan of shaluajitp.j.jeganathan(mba), madurai on 09-07-2013
shalini IS VERY NICE .I LIKE VERY MUCH SHALINIDeepa, Chennai on 12-11-2012
SHE IS VERY GOOD ACTOR AND BEAUTIFUL FACER.Venkatesh Prasanna, perunglathur(chennai) on 03-11-2011
I love shalini ungala enaku romba pidikum.R.soundhar , Kongarathi on 22-06-2013
I Like shalini very much........so cute.............A.S.RAANNI, india on 30-09-2011
i love u mam.lalitha, ambur on 01-04-2012
i like you and your all moveis.best actress in the wourld.well come back film industries.SAM, karnataka on 03-07-2011
hai sister hw rushali, shi on 22-06-2012
I like ur all movie, specialy malayalam movieShyjeesh, Kerala on 02-07-2013