Ashok Saraf ( Marathi : अशोक सराफ ) (born 4 June) is an Indian actor and Comedian . He has appeared in many Hindi and Marathi movies.
Ashok Saraf has been well-known for his great comedies and is considered to be one of the best Marathi actors. Apart from films, Ashok Saraf has also starred in television serials like "Yeh Choti Badi Baatein" and Hum Paanch .
Ashok Saraf is known as the Amitabh Bachchan of the Marathi Film Industry [ citation needed ] and has essayed a variety of roles. His acting prowess is well known and he plays serious, comedy and Villain roles with unbelievable ease. He is married to actress Nivedita Joshi-Saraf . They Have one son .He formed an almost unbeatable pair with Laxmikant Berde , another great comedian from Marathi cinema who has also acted in many Hindi films. Together they have graced many Marathi films and most films were superhits. They are known to be good friends of actor-director Sachin Pilgaonkar and actor-producer-director Mahesh Kothare .