Prajwal Devaraj Wiki, Height, Age, Wife, Family, Biography & More

Prajwal Devaraj

Prajwal Devaraj is an Indian actor, who works in the Kannada film industry. He is known for the films Sixer (2007), Chowka (2017), Gentleman (2020), and Tatsama Tadbhava (2023).

Wiki/Biography

Prajwal Devaraj was born on Saturday, 4 July 1987 (36 years; as of 2023). His zodiac sign is Cancer.

Prajwal Devaraj as a young boy

Prajwal Devaraj as a young boy

He studied at Sri Aurobindo Memorial School in Bengaluru, Karnataka, India. He completed his bachelor’s degree from the JGI- Jain – Centre of Management Studies (CMS), a part of Jain University in Bengaluru, Karnataka.

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 5′ 8″

Weight (approx.): 65 kg – 70 kg

Hair Colour: Black

Eye Colour: Black

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Family

Prajwal Devaraj belongs to a Kannadiga Hindu family.

Parents & Siblings

Prajwal Devaraj’s father is the veteran actor Devaraj, who is part of the Kannada, Telugu, and Tamil film industries. His mother, Chandralekha, is a film producer and a former actress. His brother is Pranaam Devaraj, who is also an actor in the Kannada film industry.

Prajwal Devaraj with his parents and brother

Prajwal Devaraj with his parents and brother

Wife & Children

Prajwal got married to dancer and model, Ragini Chandran, on 25 October 2015.

Prajwal Devaraj's marriage picture

Prajwal Devaraj’s marriage picture

Relationships/Affairs

Prajwal was in a relationship with Ragini Chandran for almost 10 years before their marriage. They were schoolmates and started dating when they were part of dance classes conducted by choreographer Imran Sardhariya. [1]The Times of India

Prajwal Devaraj and Ragini Chandran during their dating days

Prajwal Devaraj and Ragini Chandran during their dating days

Signature/Autograph

Prajwal Devaraj's Signature

Prajwal Devaraj’s Signature

Career

Film

Prajwal Devaraj’s acting career started as a child artist in the film Channappa Channegowda (1999). His debut film as a lead actor was the Kannada film Sixer (2007) in which he essayed a teenager named Rahul working for an underworld don. He won the Star Suvarna’s Suvarna Best Debut Actor Award for his role in this film. His next film Geleya (2007) was commercially successful in which he essayed a character named Guru working for an anti-social group.

Prajwal Devaraj on the poster of the film Geleya

Prajwal Devaraj on the poster of the film Geleya

Some of the notable characters played by him during the early years of his career were VijayKumar in the film Meravanige (2008), Murali in the film Murali Meets Meera (2011), Subramanya Sastry in the film Super Shastri (2012), and Abhi in the film Galaate (2013).

Prajwal Devaraj on the poster of Meravanige

Prajwal Devaraj on the poster of Meravanige

He essayed the role of an assistant director named Dev in the Kannada film Neenade Naa (2014) which was produced by Prajwal’s father, Devaraj. His 25th film was Bhujanga (2016) in which he played the title character Bhujanga. The film Chowka (2017) was a milestone in his career graph in which he played one of the lead characters named Mohammed Anwar, a convict.

Prajwal Devaraj on the poster of the film Chowka

Prajwal Devaraj on the poster of the film Chowka

His character Bharath in the film Gentleman (2020) was well-appreciated by the critics and the audience. He won the SIIMA Best Actor – Critics award for this character.

 

Some of the other notable characters are Vikram, a police sub-inspector, in the action thriller film Inspector Vikram (2021), Veeru in the film Veeram (2023), and Police Inspector Arvind Aswatthama in the film Tatsama Tadbhava (2023).

 

Television

Prajwal was the judge on a dance reality show Dance Dance (2021) aired on Star Suvarna and streamed on Disney+ Hotstar.

Awards

  • In 2008, he won the Suvarna Best Debut Actor Award for the film Sixer at the Suvarna Film Awards presented by the Star Suvarna TV channel.
  • In 2021, he won the South Indian International Movie Awards (SIIMA) Critics Award for Best Actor for the film Gentleman.

    Prajwal Devaraj with the SIIMA Best Actor - Critics Award

    Prajwal Devaraj with the SIIMA Best Actor – Critics Award

Bike Collection

Prajwal owns a Harley Davidson Street Bob.

Prajwal Devaraj on his bike

Prajwal Devaraj on his bike

Car Collection

  • Volvo XC90
  • BMW 5 Series 520d

Facts/Trivia

  • Prajwal Devaraj is popularly known as the Dynamic Prince of Sandalwood, just like his father, Devaraj, was popularly known as the Dynamic Hero.
  • He had a close friendship with the late actor Chiranjeevi Sarja.

    Prajwal Devaraj with Chiranjeevi Sarja

    Prajwal Devaraj with Chiranjeevi Sarja

  • He likes to sketch as a hobby.
  • He owns a pet dog of the St. Bernard breed named Archie.

    Prajwal Devaraj with his pet

    Prajwal Devaraj with his pet

  • Prajwal is a big fan of the Archie Comics and has a collection of them. [2]Deccan Herald
  • His favourite pastimes are playing games on his PlayStation, playing foosball with his brother and wife, and playing tennis with his father.
  • His favourite foods are Chicken Biriyani, Gulab Jamun, and Kashi Halwa.
  • He is an honorary Rotarian.

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