Snake Shyam

Snake Shyam


SUN | 18 NOV Hissssss Tales

3.30 PM – 5.30 PM Putaani Prapancha 2


M. S. Balasubramania, popularly known as Snake Shyam, is a snake enthusiast, wildlife conservationist in Mysore. Though not a trained herpetologist, he is known throughout the Mysore region as a “naturalist on wheels”. Shyam rescues and rehabilitates snakes and educates the public about them. Apart being featured in National Geographic Channel and Discovery, the self-taught herpetologist also has a short acting past. He acted in a film called ‘Kalaya Thasmai Namaha’ in 2012 and is currently playing the role of an astrologer in a serial called Gandhari on Colors Kannada.