The Tamil French actor, writer, director, television and film producer, Baskar, is best known for playing Manmathan in the sitcom 'Padalaikku Padalai', which had over 350 episodes spanning five seasons. Baskar's first short film 'Nathi' (2006) toured many festivals around the world and won him the best actor as well as best director award. 'Theeranathi' marked his first foray into feature films and was premiered in major cities around the world bringing him more accolades and awards. His stellar career is studded with 12 Best Actor Awards and the 6 Best Director Awards. His depiction of the psychologically unhinged Gnanam in 'A Gun & A Ring' is admirable and is bound to bring him the appreciation he deserve.