Reviving his passion for aeronautics, Ajith affectionately known as Thala has joined Madras Institute of Technology as its Helicopter Test Pilot and Unmanned Aerial Vehicles system advisor. The actor will paid a fees of Rs.1000 for his consultancy during this tenure, however he politely donated the amount to people in need.
Ajith will help students build an advanced UAV for the upcoming competition UAV challenge that will be held in Australia by September. The drone which is being built will have to fly at least 30km from base to patients location for emergency aid. While this is on knowledge front, Ajith will also soon commence his film shooting for Viswasam this month, directed by Siva.