Prabhas Raju Uppalapati aka Prabhas is an Indian film actor, who works in Tollywood. He is referred to as ‘Young Rebal Star’. He made his acting debut with 2002 film Eeshwar, but gained popularity with blockbuster film Varsham. He has received several awards for his acting and also gained a National Award. He debuted in bollywood with the movie Action Jackson.
Prabhas was last seen in the superhit film Baahubali franchise. With this he became one of the most searched actors on Google in Karnataka. He is also the 3rd Most Desirable Actor after Salman Khan and Hrithik Roshan.
The dynamic actor, Prabhas Raju was born on 23 October 1979 in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. He has done his schooling from DNR School, Bheemavaram and intermediate in Sri Chaitanya College, Hyderabad. He has completed his B.Tech/B.E degree. He is an avid reader and has a personal library at home. As an actor Prabhas is inspired by his paternal uncle Krishanam Raju.
Personal Profile Details
Name : Prabhas Raju
Calling name : Prabhas
Referred as : Young Rebel Star, Darling, Mr. Perfect
Date of birth : 23 October 1979
Age : 37 years
Height : 6’2″
Weight : 86 kgs (normal weight)
Weight for Baahubali movie : 200 kgs
Zodiac Sign : Scorpio
Hobbies : Watching movies
Education : Sri Chaitanya PU College
First/Debut movie : Eshwar, 2002
Best Friend in Tollywood : Gopichand, Allu Arjun
Religion : Hindu
Caste : Raju
Prabhas is getting a wax statue at the famous Madame Tussauds, Bangkok. He is the first South Indian star to get his own wax statue after superstars Rajinikanth and Kamal Haasan.
Prabhas Raju has also roped in for a movie with director Radha Krishna. The film will be a love story and completely shot abroad. In an recent interview, when Prabhas was questioned about his bollywood lead debut, he said that, “If something really interesting comes my way, I might do it. Right now, I only have these two Telugu films”.
Sujeeth’s upcoming movie Saaho
Prabhas will be seen in director Sujeeth’s high-octane action film ‘Saaho’. It is being produced by Vamshi and Pramod on UV Creations banner. Neil Nitin Mukesh will be seen as a baddie and the film will have two actresses. International stuntman Kenny Bates has been brought on board. Buzz is that, stylish actor Arvind Swamy has approached for the villain role in the film. It will be an eye treat if two hunks Prabhas and Arvind Swamy are seen in the ring.
In Baahubali: The Conclusion
Baahubali: The Conclusion is the second part of S.S.Rajamouli’s Baahubali. It is the followup to Baahubali: The Beginning. Prabhas reprised his role as Amarendra Baahubali and Shivudu. All the other cast Anushka Shetty, Rana Daggubati, Tamannaah were seen in their respective roles. Charandeep was seen as Kalakeya’s brother. The movie was released on 28 April 2017. Buzz is that, in the opening weekend the film has collected Rs 450 crore.
Everyone are eagerly waiting for Tollywood most eligible bachelor Prabhas to get hitched. During a recent interview, when asked Prabhas about his marriage, he said that, “I have no idea when will I get married and settle down”. Currently, the actor has no girlfriend. Recently the actor has revealed that, he got around 6000 marriage proposals from his female fans worldwide.
Prabhas was born to late Suryanarayana Raju and Siva Kumari in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. His family is from Mogalturu village in West Godavari district, Andhra Pradesh. He is the youngest of three children. He has an elder brother Pramod, who is a tollywood producer and a sister Pragathi. He is the nephew of actor and politician Krishnam Raju. Prbhas has acquired the title “Young Rebel Star” from the prominent actor Krishnam Raju’s title “Rebel Star”.
Prabhas has started his acting career with the movie ‘Eeshwar’ but gained recognition with the blockbuster hit film ‘Varsham’. He was also seen in the family entertrainer ‘Mirchi’, opposite stunning actress Anushka Shetty. The film became super hit and has got great applauses from the audience. He has also rendered voice for a short cameo for the film Denikaina Ready. He came up with a big budget film “Baahubali” Prabhas is the brand ambassador for Mahindra TUV 300 Car and has became a huge star in the ad world.
In Baahubali: The Beginning
The 2015 Indian epic film, “Baahubali-The Beginning” featured Prabhas, Anushka Shetty and Tamannaah in leads roles. Actor Rana Daggubati was seen as villain Bhallala Deva. It is directed by S.S. Rajamouli and produced by Shobu Yarlagadda and Prasad Devineni under Arka Media Works banner. Prabhas played dual role as emperor Amarendra Baahubali and Shivudu.
2011 Mr. Perfect
2015 Baahubali: The Beginning (Part-1)
2017 Baahubali: The Conclusion (Part-2)
2017 Bhagmati (Cameo role)
Untitled Radha Krishna’s film
Awards and Nominations
2004 Santosham Film Awards (won)
2010 CineMAA Awards (won)
2004 Filmfare Awards South (won)
2012 South Indian International Movie Awards (won)
Actor : Amitabh Bachchan
Actress : Savitri
Director : SS Rajamouli
Holiday Spot : London
Heroines : Trisha, Shreya & Jayasudha
Sport : Volley Ball
Movie : Baktha Kannappa & Geethanjali
Music Director : A.R Rahman
Color : Black
Hollywood Hero : Robert De Niro
Novel : Fountain Head
Flower : Tulips
Dish : Biryani
Song : Mellaga Karagani(Varsham)
Color : Black
Out Fit : Casuals