Actor Afsar was born in Sowcarpet in Chennai. He entered the serial industry in the year 1998. His first director was director S.P. Muthuraman. Nimmathi Ungal Choice is the first serial by Afsar. In his first serial, he acted in a younger brother role. At that time, he had just completed his final year degree. He says that he got a golden opportunity to step into the mini screen and he is still handling it with care.
Sontham, Alaigal, Ahalya,
were the serials which earned a good name for him. At present, he is doing the serial ‘
’, which has a good reach to the audiences. He has done almost all the characters that are normally depicted by all the other actors. He was longing to act as an elder brother who carries all his siblings in his heart and works for them. He was interested in arts right from his first standard. His favorite Indian actor is
and his all time favorite actress is veteran actress Savitri. Afsar is married to the popular film cum serial Actress Indraja. This pair has a daughter named Sara. Afsar is nearing his hundredth serial, from his career of seventeen years.