Prabhas aka Venkata Satyanarayana Prabhas Raju Uppalapati, the famous Telugu movie actor is mostly known for his work in the epic movie Baahubali: The Beginning and Baahubali 2: The Conclusion. He has worked in almost 20 films in over 15-years of his career. He is a versatile actor. After Baahubali, he became famous not only in the South but also in the North India. Prabhas is one of the most popular actors among girls; as he received over 6000 marriage proposals during the making of Baahubali 2. Check out Prabhas Wiki, Height, Weight, Age, Girlfriend, Caste, Family, Biography & More.
Prabhas was born on 23 October 1979 in Madras, Tamil Nadu, to the famous film producer U. Suryanarayana Raju and Siva Kumari. Later his family moved to Hyderabad as his father was working in the Telugu film industry. Although he was the son of a film producer, he had no intentions to become an actor. He had always thought of doing a business. But he could not resist himself from the glamour world for too long and soon he entered the film industry as an actor.
Prabhas is very shy in his personal life, but as a professional actor, he never let people judge his shyness. Along with acting, he also likes reading books and his favourite book is The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand.
His eye colour is brown and hair are black.
Family, Caste & Girlfriend
Prabhas belongs to a filmy-background. His father late. U. Suryanarayana Raju was a famous film producer in the Telugu film industry and his mother’s name is Siva Kumari.
His uncle Krishnam Raju Uppalapati is also a Telugu-actor. He has an elder brother- Pramod Uppalapati and an elder sister- Pragathi.
Prabhas was in an alleged relationship with the actress Ileana DCruz while they were working together in a movie. Although both deny the rumours, it is said that Prabhas is the reason for Ileana to quit the Telugu Film Industry.
As soon the sequel of Baahubali got released in 2017, the chemistry between Prabhas and Anushka Shetty became an instant hit among his fans. Because of this chemistry, rumours started doing rounds about the two being in a relationship. However, they refused those talks, but their fans are still looking forward to seeing them together as a couple.
Prabhas did his schooling at DNR School, Bhimavaram, Andhra Pradesh and got enrolled at Sri Chaitanya College, Hyderabad from where he got a degree in engineering. He started his acting career with Eeswar (2002, Telugu) and following this he continued working in 1 or 2 movies in a year. He has been appreciated for his work in every film for being a versatile actor.
He was critically acclaimed for his performances in the films Chatrapathi (2005), which was directed by S.S. Rajamoulli, and Billa (2009) for his Macho image in the film.
In 2014, he was offered a movie Baahubali: The Beginning by director S. S. Rajamouli for which he devoted two complete years. It was a risk for him as he had signed no other films during that period, but when the film got released, his hard work paid off and the film became India’s third highest grossing film worldwide.
Later he appeared in its sequel Baahubali: The Conclusion (2017) and the film broke its previous record becoming India’s second highest grossing film worldwide. With this film, he gained more fans not only in the South India but also in the North India. His performance was critically acclaimed in the movie. The film also won a National Award for the Best Film (2017).
- Prabhas is the highest paid actor in the Telugu Film Industry.
- He is the only South Indian actor have his wax statue at Madame Tussauds museum.
- His film Baahubali: The Conclusion (2017) became the highest grossing Indian film with more than INR 1500 Cr. worldwide.
- For Baahubali, Prabhas was supposed to tone up his body and to achieve this, he underwent a strict workout regime in a gym having all the necessary equipment worth around INR 1.5 crore.
- His elder brother Pramod Uppalapati got jailed in a cheque (worth INR 43 Lacs) bounce case.
- The most eligible bachelor Prabhas was showered with over 6000 marriage proposal across the country after the success of his film Baahubali 1 and 2.
- He devoted almost five years to Baahubali and did not work on any other project all those years.
- Shahrukh Khan and Salman Khan are his favourite Bollywood actors. His favourite actress from Bollywood is Deepika Padukone and in Tollywood, Jayasudha, Trisha Krishnan and Shriya Saran. Prabhas likes to watch Hollywood movies too and he favourite actor in Hollywood Robert De Niro.
- Prabhas loves to travel and London is the place where he enjoys spending his vacations the most.
- He is very passionate about cars. He currently owns Rolls Royce Phantom and Jaguar XJ.