M. S. Bhaskar

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M. S. Bhaskar
Born M. S. Bhaskar (Muthupettai Somu)
Muthupettai, Tiruvarur district, Tamil Nadu, India
Occupation Actor
Years active 1987–present
Children Ishwarya Bhaskar, Adithya Bhaskar

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. 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.

Early life[edit]

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.[1]

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.[2] 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.

Acting career[edit]

Television[edit]

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.

Films[edit]

Bhaskar made his film debut in 1987, enacting a small role in the film Thirumathi Oru Vegumathi.[3] 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.[3]

Filmography[edit]

Films[edit]

Year Title Role
1987 Thirumathi Oru Vegumathi
1987 Makkal En Pakkam
1990 Salem Vishnu
2001 Kottai Maariyamman traffic policeman
2001 Dumm Dumm Dumm Doctor
2002 Thamizhan conductor Ganesan
2002 Ivan
2002 University
2002 Junction
2002 Mutham Maya
2003 Ragasiyamai
2003 Kounder Veetu Maappillai
2003 Military
2003 Anbe Anbe
2004 Gajendra
2004 Engal Anna
2004 Machi
2004 Bose Vedimuthu
2004 Azhagiya Theeye Annachi
2005 Thirupaachi Tharakar
2005 Sukran
2005 Amudhey
2005 Chinna
2005 Sivakasi 'Vakkeel' Venky
2006 Idhaya Thirudan
2006 Oru Kaadhal Seiveer
2006 Azhagai Irukkirai Bayamai Irukkirathu
2006 Thirupathi
2006 Ilavattam
2006 Kedi
2006 Dharmapuri
2006 Varalaaru Mental
2007 Thirutham
2007 Mozhi Gnanaprakasam
2007 Muni
2007 Sivaji: The Boss P.S to chief secretary
2007 Kireedam
2007 Azhagiya Thamizh Magan Coach
2007 Machakaaran
2008 Pazhani
2008 Pirivom Santhippom
2008 Sadhu Miranda
2008 Anjathe Loganathan
2008 Vellithirai Ram Gopal Sharma
2008 Santosh Subramaniam Kuththa Perumal (Sarukku Maram)
2008 Arai En 305-il Kadavul Sottaikaruvaapaya Kutti Madasaamy
2008 Azhaipithazh
2008 Iyakkam
2008 Kuselan
2008 Dasavathaaram Broadway Kumar
2008 Sutta Pazham
2008 Dhanam
2008 Saroja
2008 Theeyavan
2008 Dindigul Sarathy kavignar kaakkaakarayaan
2008 Panchamirtham Thirupathi
2008 Kadhalna Summa Illai
2009 Innoruvan
2009 Naalai Namadhe Inspector Pillaiyar
2009 Guru En Aalu Gopal
2009 Maasilamani 'Coma' Ramaswamy
2009 Manjal Veyil
2009 Thoranai
2009 Sirithal Rasippen
2009 Eesa
2009 Unnaipol Oruvan
2009 Suryan Satta Kalloori Sama Iyer
2010 Thamizh Padam Nakul
2010 Thambikku Indha Ooru
2010 Irumbu Kottai Murattu Singam Aathrikesa
2010 Veerasekaran
2010 Kola Kolaya Mundhirika Santhanam
2010 Madrasapattinam Vengayappan
2010 Irandu Mugam
2011 Kaavalan Sakkaran
2011 Payanam Rev. Fr. Alphonse
2011 Thambikottai Valayapatti
2011 Ko
2011 Eththan
2011 Deiva Thirumagal Murthy
2011 Velayudham
2011 Puli Vesham Senthil
2011 Markandeyan
2012 Oththa Veedu
2012 Konjum Mainakkale
2012 Krishnaveni Panjaalai
2012 Thaandavam
2012 Thiruthani
2012 Puthumugangal Thevai
2013 Chandhamama
2013 Karuppampatti
2013 Soodhu Kavvum Gnanodayam
2013 Nagaraja Cholan MA, MLA Kumbakonam Koothaperumal@Koothu
2013 Theekulikkum Pachaimaram
2013 Sutta Kadhai Ottagam
2013 All in All Azhagu Raja
2013 Ragalaipuram Vincent
2013 Idharkuthane Aasaipattai Balakumara
2014 Nee Naan Nizhal
2014 Arima Nambi
2014 mosakutty

Serials[edit]

  • Nam Kudumbam
  • Vizhudugal
  • Ganga Yamuna Saraswathi
  • Mayavi Marichan
  • Chinna Papa Periya Papa As "Pattabi"
  • Senior Junior
  • Alaigal
  • Vaazhkai
  • Selvi
  • Arasi

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1][dead link]
  2. ^ Video on YouTube[dead link]
  3. ^ a b "Cinema Plus: Talent bides its time". The Hindu. 13 November 2009. Retrieved 22 May 2013. 

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