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D.O.B: Mar 05, 1958 | Chengalpattu, Tamil Nadu, India

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M. Nassar is an Indian film actor, director and producer, who mainly works in the South Indian film industry.

Biography

M. Nassar is an Indian film actor, director and producer, who mainly works in the South Indian film industry. He is the incumbent president of the Nadigar Sangam. Nassar made his acting debut in K. Balachanders Kalyana Agathigal (1985) portraying a secondary supporting role, before moving on to play villainous roles in S. P. Muthuramans Velaikaran (1987) and Vanna Kanavugal. He played the protagonist in Yuhi Sethus Kavithai Paada Neramillai, though his breakthrough role came through his performance as a police officer in Mani Ratnams Nayakan. He subsequently became a regular in Mani Ratnam and Kamal Haasans ventures, appearing in pivotal character roles in Roja, Thevar Magan (1992), Bombay (1994) and Kuruthipunal (1995). Nassar made his directorial debut with Avatharam (1995), a film based on the backdrop of a folk art troupe. The film won critical acclaim, but failed to become a commercially successful venture.

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