Ashok Saraf born 4 June 1947. He is an Indian film and stage performer and entertainer. He has shown up in numerous Marathi motion pictures and stage assumes in lead parts and in Hindi films and TV serials in supporting parts. Ashok is lovingly known as ‘Mom’ in whole Marathi film industry implies nearer individual. The greater part of Marathi on-screen characters and performing artist called him as Samrat Ashoka of Marathi film industry.
Ashok Was in the 90s considered as one of the two Marathi drama geniuses alongside performer Laxmikant Berde. His image of drama has been imitated by numerous performers and fills in as a benchmark for new up and coming satire on-screen characters in Marathi film. He began his profession in Marathi silver screen since the late 1960s. In the 1970s, Ashok was regularly found in supporting comic parts in Marathi films with driving on-screen characters like Dada Kondke, Nilu Phule, Ravindra Mahajani, Avinash Masurekar, Raja Gosavi and others. His matching with performing artist Ranjana Deshmukh turned out to be exceptionally prominent with Marathi film fans.