Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Ashok, an actor by passion and profession, was born on 12 December in Thiruvaiyaru, Thanjavur District, Tamil Nadu. Ashok spent his childhood, school and college days in Mumbai, Maharashtra. He then graduated with Majors in Sociology, Psychology and Hindi Literature from St. Xavier's College, Mumbai.
He is fluent in Hindi, English, Tamil, Marathi, Gujarati, also Telugu and Malayalam to an extent.
Ashok is established as the Main Lead (Protagonist - Hero) in feature films in South India, primarily in Tamil. His first step into the Tamil Film Industry was with Muruga, directed by R. T. Neason, which released in 2007, followed by Pidichirukku, directed by Kanagu, was released for Pongal 2008. He also did a cameo for a song in a Malayalam film titled Mulla, directed by Lal Jose and the journey continues...
His current project titled 'Ula' is directed by Mr.Rajan Madhav (Muran fame) where Ashok plays 'Saleem - the Baddie/Villain' for the first time. Other releases in 2015 would be the Thriller - Priyamudan Priya (bilingual-Tamil/Telugu), the lighter vein Romantic Comedy - Kannighapuram Sandhippil and the hard core rugged rustic villager "Karuppan" in the project tentatively titled Vaanam Partha Seemayilae.