Dr Rajith Kumar is a Botany teacher, public speaker, Educational counsellor and a philanthropist. He gained fame by participating in Malayalam Bigg Boss season 2. He also sparked a lot of controversies since then for many reasons.
|FULL NAME||DR. RAJITH KUMAR|
|DATE OF BIRTH||1969|
|PROFESSION||PUBLIC SPEAKER, UNIVERSITY PROFESSOR, SOCIAL ACTIVIST, WRIITER, ACTOR|
|HOME TOWN||KIZHUVILAM, ATTINGAL, KERALA|
|EDUCATION||B. SC BOTANY|
M. PHIL CYTOGENESIS PHD IN MICROBIOLOGY
B. ED IN NATURAL SCIENCE
M. S IN PSYCHOTHERAPY
DIPLOMA IN VEDANTA
|HEIGHT||165 CM OR 1.65M|
|HAIR COLOUR||WHITE (DYED BLACK)|
Dr Rajith Kumar was raised in Kizhuvilam, Attingal in Kerala. His mother worked as a government employee in the health department, and his father passed away before his birth. He did his schooling from Government Model Boys Higher Secondary School, Attingal.
He graduated from N. S. S. College, Pandalam in botany where he did his bachelors and masters, with 1st rank. He then continued to do his Mphil in Cytogenetics and PhD in microbiology. He also took a Bachelor of Education degree in natural science, a bachelor’s degree in library and information science (BLIS), a master’s degree (M.S) in psychotherapy, and a diploma in Vedanta.
Not only this, he also qualified his UGC NET examination.
Rajith is a functioning philanthropic specialist, he established the Dr. Rajith Charitable Services and is a member from Indian Red Cross Society. From 2000s, he has been without offering instructing classes, directing meetings, course books, medication, food besides other things to economically backward students supported from his own salary.
He is married to film actress, Krishna Prabha
Dr. Rajith Kumar is a professor in Botany in Sree Sankara College. Apart from being an exceptional philanthropist, counselor and public speaker, he is also a writer. His works include mainly in the domain of religion and motivation. Some of his books are ‘Thiricharivu: The power of Discrimination’, ‘Srimad Bhagvad gita sandesham’,unaru unaru’, etc.
He has also acted in films like Manalchithrangal (2015), a children feature film, ammaa and a short film, Daivathinte Naadu.
Later, he entered Bigg Boss (season 2, Malayalam) as a contestant but soon got evicted because of a misdemeanor with a fellow contestant.
In 2020, he also hosted a comedy show, ‘Veendum Chila Veetuviseshanga’
Currently he is filming for TV series, ‘Life is beautiful’ season 2
- 2009: Samoohya Saksharatha Prathibha from Chirayinkeezhu panchayat and Kerala State Literacy Mission Authority.
- 2010: Rashtra Sevana Prathibha Puraskar from a Global Confederation of Pravasee Malayalees
- 2017: Dr. Ambedkar Excellency Service National Award from Bharatiya Dalit Sahitya Akademi
- 2017: Samoohya Sevana Rathnam from Kerala Urban Development Council
- 2018: Gem of Kerala (Keralaratnam) from a Global Confederation of Pravasee Malayalees
- 2018: Gurushreshta Puraskaram from Vanitha Congress (M)
- 2019: Shri. Vedavyasa Puraskaram from Bharatiya Dalit Sahitya Akademi
- In 2020, Dr. Rajith Kumar participated in Malayalam Bigg Boss, season 2, where he was eliminated as he rubbed chilli paste in contestant Reshma Nair’s eye. She later threatened to file a police complaint against him, but even then he remained unapologetic.
- In 2018, he recieved severe backlash and negativity from people after he passed derogatory, misogynistic remarks about women bearing transgender children if they wore jeans and rebellious children are born to be autistic. After this incident, health minister K. K. Shailaja released a press note barring Kumar from speaking in government programmes.
- Following his eviction from Bigg Boss, he was arrested at Cochin International Airport for unlawful assembly. He was later released on Bail.
- On 10th January 2021, Rajith Kumar inaugurated an institute for CA in the Sobha City mall, Thrissur.
- He is very fond of animals.
- He under went a major makeover for Bigg Boss.
- Dr. Rajith Kumar also loves kids and considers them his friends.