M. S. Bhaskar
|M. S. Bhaskar|
|Born||Muthupandi Sundaram Bhaskar
19 January 1952
Thiruvarur, Tamil Nadu, India
|Children||Ishwarya Bhaskar, Adithya Bhaskar|
Muthupandi Sundaram Bhaskar (born 19 January 1952) 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. His works include the series Chinna Papa Periya Papa and Selvi and in the films Sivakasi and Mozhi. In addition to acting, Bhaskar is a dubbing artiste and occasional playback singer as well.
M. S. Bhaskar, who hails from Thiruvarur, 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 him. Even today he is used as a dubbing artiste for English Films (Dubbed in Tamil) shown on Sun TV every Sunday. His elder sister Hemamalini is also a dubbing artist.
When the dramatic society ended in 1992 – Bhaskar moved to Teleserials in DD1 and DD2 including Nam Kudumbam and Vizhudugal, before he essaying roles in Sun TV-serials such as Ganga Yamuna Saraswati and Mayavi Marichan. He then landed a role in the very popular comedy series Chinna Papa Periya Papa, in which he essayed the role of a and brother-in-law. This as well as the series Senior Junior, both aired on Sun TV, made possible his breakthrough. Subsequently, he starred in series on Sun TV including Selvi and Arasi.
Bhaskar made his film debut in 1987, enacting a small role in the film Thirumathi Oru Vegumathi. This was followed by several films in the 90's, in which he appeared in very minor or small roles including Friends and Thamizhan. He then graduated to supporting roles in the films Sadhu Miranda, Sivaji: The Boss, Dasavathaaram, Santosh Subramaniam and Mozhi. As of November 2009, he has acted in over 75 Tamil films.
|1987||Thirumathi Oru Vegumathi|
|1987||Makkal En Pakkam|
|2001||Kottai Maariyamman||traffic policeman|
|2001||Dumm Dumm Dumm||Doctor|
|2003||Kounder Veetu Maappillai|
|2006||Oru Kaadhal Seiveer|
|2006||Azhagai Irukkirai Bayamai Irukkirathu|
|2007||Sivaji: The Boss||P.S to chief secretary|
|2007||Azhagiya Thamizh Magan||Coach|
|2008||Vellithirai||Ram Gopal Sharma|
|2008||Santosh Subramaniam||Kuththa Perumal (Sarukku Maram)|
|2008||Arai En 305-il Kadavul||Sottaikaruvaapaya Kutti Madasaamy|
|2008||Dindigul Sarathy||kavignar kaakkaakarayaan|
|2008||Kadhalna Summa Illai|
|2009||Naalai Namadhe||Inspector Pillaiyar|
|2009||Guru En Aalu||Gopal|
|2009||Suryan Satta Kalloori||Sama Iyer|
|2010||Thambikku Indha Ooru|
|2010||Irumbu Kottai Murattu Singam||Aathrikesa|
|2010||Kola Kolaya Mundhirika||Santhanam|
|2011||Payanam||Rev. Fr. Alphonse|
|2013||Nagaraja Cholan MA, MLA||Kumbakonam Koothaperumal@Koothu|
|2013||All in All Azhagu Raja|
|2013||Idharkuthane Aasaipattai Balakumara|
|2014||Nee Naan Nizhal|
|2014||Vellaikaara Durai||Tanjore Mahadevan|
- Nam Kudumbam
- Ganga Yamuna Saraswathi
- Mayavi Marichan
- Chinna Papa Periya Papa As "Pattabi"
- Senior Junior