M. S. Bhaskar
(born 1950) is an Indian
actor. A former theatre artiste, he has appeared in supporting roles and as a comedian in Tamil TV series
and more recently in Tamil films. He is probably best known for his performances in the series Chinna Papa Periya Papa
and in the films Sivakasi
. In addition to acting, Bhaskar is a dubbing artiste and occasional playback singer as well.
M. S. Bhaskar, who hails from Thanjavur, was a part of a Tamil
drama troupe "Society for New Drama" which performed modern theatrical plays all over Tamil Nadu
. Bhaskar was then known as "Accountant Bhaskar" for a role he played in one such unforgettable play. To supplement his income, Bhaskar also worked as an LIC agent for a brief period and also as an employee of Tamil Nadu Mercantile Bank from 1981 until 2006 when he took voluntary retirement. After the dissolution of this society-Bhaskar acted in a number of other troupes including Nungambakkam Boys Kondatum (which included the popular comedian Santhanam
). Before acting, he worked in a paste company.
During this period, Bhaskar began as a dubbing artiste especially for dubbing Telegu films into Tamil where he spoke the comedians lines. He has dubbed for over 1000 films and he himself once said that dubbing for Kamaraj
was the toughest dubbing job for... Read More