M.S. Narayana was a film Telugu actor in South India. He was born on 16 April 1951 at Nidamarru, Andhra Pradesh. He has acted in more than 750 films. He was born to Mailavarapu Bapi Raju and Venkata Subbamma.
His debut as an actor came up with the movie Pedarayudu in 1995. He is a writer and director too. He was primarily known for his comedy roles, that he did in movies. He best played drunkard role and was very famous for that. And he had played this drunkard role in more than 200 movies. He had got a unique talent of making everyone laugh at his dialogues. His comedy timing was perfect, and he was very enjoyable to watch. He had married M.V. Kala Prapoorna and had two children with her.
His direction debut came when he launched his son, Vikram. Unfortunately, the movie failed at box office collections. After two failures as a director, he moved to acting again. At first, he was forced by a director to act in the movie and after that, there was no turning back for him.
In his career, he won five Nandi Awards for Best Comedian in his movies. Also, he won a Best Supporting Actor Award in
Filmfare Awards South. He died on 23 January 2015 due to multi-organ failure.