Prabhas Biography, Family, Age, First Movie, Movies List & More

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Who is Prabhas?

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Born on 23 October 1979 (age 41 years as of 2020), Prabhas one of the most promising actors in the Telugu (also known as Tollywood) film industry. His brilliant performance in the movie Baahubali not only did record-breaking business but also brought Tollywood on the global map.

Prabhas Biography

Prabhas was born to Uppalapati Surya Narayana Raju and Siva Kumari. Inspired by his uncle Krishnam Raju (actor), he wanted to become an actor. He did his schooling at DNR High School, Bhimavaram, Andhra Pradesh, and completed B. Tech from Sri Chaitanya College, Hyderabad.

After graduation, he started his film career with the movie Eeswar in 2004. Unfortunately, the film couldn’t do well at all. After that his four consecutive movies, Raghavendra, Varsham, Adavi Ramudu, and Chakram, are also flopped badly at the box office. However, he starts gaining recognition from the movie Varsham. He was signed for S. S. Rajamouli‘s Chatrapati in 2005 when his career was at stake. This was proved his first breakthrough.

In the year 2010, again Rajamouli signed him for Baahubali: The Beginning. The project was for five years. Finally, the movie released in 2015 and broke all the records in Indian cinema history. It collected a sum of Rs. 650 crores worldwide. He is now the highest-paid actor in Tollywood. Despite being from a filmy background, he had to struggle a lot to achieve this milestone.

He is the recipient of the most prestigious Telugu award, Nandi (started in 1981), for the best actor for the movie Mirchi along with several awards in different categories.

Age, Height, Birthday, Education, Hobbies & More

Real NameUppalapati Venkata Suryanarayana Prabhas Raju
NicknamePrabha, Darling, Mr. Perfect, Pubsi, Young Rebel Star
ProfessionActor
Zodiac SignScorpio
Birth Date23 October 1979
Age41 Years
Height6 Feet 0 Inches (185 cm)
Birth PlaceChennai, Tamil Nadu
SchoolDNR High School, Bhimavaram
College/UniversitySri Chaitanya College
Education QualificationBachelor of Technology
HobbiesReading Books, Playing Volleyball, Travelling
NationalityIndian
ReligionHinduism

Prabhas Family & Wife

Fatherprabhas father image
Uppalapati Surya Narayana Raju.
He is a renowned film producer in Tollywood and has produced movies like Thandara Paparayudu, Dharma Adhikari, Amara Deepam, Madhura Swapnam, Bhakta Kannappa, etc. He passed away on 12 February 2010.
Motherprabhas mother image
Siva Kumari.
She is a housewife.
Unclekrishnam raju image
Krishnam Raju.
He has been a veteran actor in Tollywood. Some of the mentions of his great work are Sita Ramulu, Amara Deepam, Rangoon Rowdy, Trisulam, etc. He died on 31 July 2014.
Brotherprabhas brother image
Prabodh Uppalapati.
By profession, he is a software engineer. He is the eldest among the three siblings.
Sisterprabhas sister image
Pragathi Uppalapati.

Prabhas First Movie

Tollywood

prabhas first movie

DirectorJayanth C. Paranjee
CastPrabhas, Shridevi Vijaykumar, Brahamanandam, Revathi, Shiva Krishna
WriterParuchuri Brothers
Music-DirectorR. P. Patnaik

Prabhas made his film debut in Tollywood with the movie Eeshwar in 2002. He played the character of a motherless boy who falls in love with a local politician’s daughter and faces trouble to get his love. However, the movie flopped badly at the box office.

Bollywood

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DirectorSujeeth
CastPrabhas, Shraddha Kapoor, Neil Nitin Mukesh, Jackie Shroff, Arun Vijay, Mandira Bedi, Chunky Pandey
WriterSujeeth
Music-Director Guru Randhawa, M Ghibran, Badshah, Tanishk Bagchi, Shankar–Ehsaan–Loy

Saaho is the first Bollywood movie for Prabhas as a lead. He played the character of an undercover agent and a thief. The movie collected a sum of Rs. 433 crores worldwide and its budget was Rs. 350 crores.

Net Worth, House, Salary, Cars

Net Worth255 crores as in 2020
Salary24 crores per movie
Brand Endorsement2 -3 crores
Houseprabhas house image
Jubilee Hills Farmhouse (60 crores)
Carsprabhas cars collection image
Rolls Royce Phantom (12 crores),
Jaguar XJL (1.1 crores),
Range Rover Sport (1.7 crores)

Prabhas Girlfriend / Affair

Anushka Shettyprabhas with anushka shetty
It is said that they are dating each other since they met on the set of Baahubali: the Begining. But Prabhas denied such rumors.

Favorite Things

ActorShahrukh Khan, Salman Khan, Robert De Niro
ActressRavina Tondon, Deepika Padukone, Trisha Krishnan, Sriya Saran, Jayasudha
Movies3 Idiots, Munna Bhai MBBS, Bhakta Kannapa, Geetanjali
DirectorRajkumar Hirani, S.S. Rajamouli
FoodBiryani, Butter Chicken
Holiday DestinationLondon
ColourBlack
SportsVolleyball
FestivalPongal, Deepawali

Unknown Facts

  • His uncle Krishnam Raju had been a famous Tollywood actor and also known as Rebel Star.
  • He is the only south Indian actor whose wax statue is at the Madame Tussauds museum, Bangkok.
  • When he was growing up, Raveena Tandon was his first crush.
  • At first, he wanted to start a hotel business but later decided to become an actor.
  • His nickname “darling” was named after the success of the movie Darling.
  • He didn’t demand any fees for Baahubali when he heard the script.
  • He is of very humble nature and also a media-shy person.
  • Prabhas is quite often seen doing charity work.
  • He is such a huge fan of Rajkumar Hirani that he watched Munnabhai MBBS and 3 Idiots more than 20 times.
  • He appeared in a cameo role for Ajay Devgan‘s Action Jackson in a song named Punjabi Mast.
  • His movie Baahubali: The Conclusion is the second highest-grossing in the history of Indian cinema after Dangal. It collected a whooping sum of Rs. 1810 crores worldwide.
  • He has a mini-library in his house where he loves to spend time.
  • He gained more than 30 kg of weight for Baahubali.
  • Prabhas is a huge nature lover.

Prabhas Movies List

Eeswar (2002)eeswar movie image
Director: Jayanth C. Paranjee
Co-Stars: Sridevi Vijaykumar, Brahmanandam, Revathi
Raghavendra (2003)Raghavendra movie image
Director: Suresh Krissna
Co-Stars: Sweta Agarwal, Anshu Ambani, Brahmanandam, Murali Mohan
Varsham (2004)Varsham movie image
Director: Sobhan
Co-Stars: Trisha Krishnan, Prakash Raj, Tottempudi Gopichand, Sunil
Adavi Ramudu (2004)Adavi Ramudu movie image
Director: B. Gopal
Co-Stars: Aarthi Agarwal, Rajeev Kanakala, Brahmanandam
Chakram (2005)Chakram movie image
Director: Krishna Vamsi
Co-Stars: Asin, Charmy Kaur, Prakash Raj, Tanikella Bharani
Chatrapathi (2005)Chatrapathi movie image
Director: S. S. Rajamouli
Co-Stars: Shriya Saran, Bhanupriya, Pradeep Rawat
Pournami (2006)Pournami movie image
Director: Pravu Deva
Co-Stars: Charmy Kaur, Rahul Dev, Sindhu Talani
Yogi (2007)Yogi movie image
Director: V. V. Vinayak
Co-Stars: Nayanthara, Kota Srinivasa Rao, Pradeep Rawat
Munna (2007)Munna movie image
Director: Vamshi Paidipally
Co-Stars: Ileana D’Cruz, Prakash Raj, Rahul Dev, Shriya Saran
Bujjigadu (2008)Bujjigadu movie image
Director: Puri Jagannatdh
Co-Stars: Sanjjanaa Galrani, Mohan Babu, Sunil
Billa (2009)Billa movie image
Director: Meher Ramesh
Co-Stars: Anushka Shetty, Namitha, Hansika Motwani, Krishnam Raju
Ek Niranjan (2009)Ek Niranjan movie image
Director: Puri Jagannatdh
Co-Stars: Kangana Ranaut, Sonu Sood, Mukul Dev, Tanikella Bharani
Darling (2010)Darling movie image
Director: A. Karunakaran
Co-Stars: Kajal Aggarwal, Shraddha Das, Mukesh Rishi
Mr. Perfect (2011)Mr. Perfect movie image
Director: Dasaradh
Co-Stars: Kajal Aggarwal, Taapsee Pannu, Prakash Raj
Rebel (2012)Rebel movie image
Director: Raghava Lawrence
Co-Stars: Tamannaah, Deeksha Seth, krishnam Raju, Mukesh Rishi, Sayaji Shinde
Mirchi (2013)Mirchi movie image
Director: Koratala Siva
Co-Stars: Anushka Shetty, Richa Langella, Brahmanandam, Sampath Raj
Baahubali: The Beginning (2015)Baahubali: The Beginning movie image
Director: S. S. Rajamouli
Co-Stars: Anushka Shetty, Tamannaah, Ramya Krishnan, Rana Daggubati, Sathyaraj, Nassar
Baahubali 2: The Conclusion (2017)Baahubali 2: The Conclusion movie image
Director: S. S. Rajamouli
Co-Stars: Anushka Shetty, Tamannaah, Ramya Krishnan, Rana Daggubati, Sathyaraj, Nassar
Saaho (2019)saaho movie image
Director: Sujeeth
Co-Stars: Shraddha Kapoor, Neil Nitin Mukesh, Jackie Shroff, Arun Vijay, Mandira Bedi

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