Ajay born and brought up in Vijayawada, India. Ajay did his studies in various places like Vijayawada, Nellore and Tirupati as his father used to get transferred very frequently. He joined a college in Jubilee Hills to pursue EAMCET long term in 1995. He enrolled in Madhu Film Institute and completed a course in acting. The actor rates his performance in director Neela Kanta a’s Virodhi as one of his best performances till date. He was also nominated for Nandi Awards.