Prabhas is an Indian film actor associated with Telugu Cinema. Prabhas made his film debut with the 2002 drama film Eeswar. He has won the Nandi Award for Best Actor for his role in Mirchi. Prabhas played the title role in S. S. Rajamouli’s epic film Baahubali: The Beginning which is the fourth highest grossing Indian film to date. Prabhas reprised his role in its sequel, Baahubali 2: The Conclusion, which became the first Indian film ever to gross over $155 million in all languages in just ten days and it is the second highest grossing Indian film to date. Prabhas is the first south Indian actor to have his own wax statue in Madame Tussaud’s wax museum.
Venkata Satyanarayana Prabhas Raju Uppalapa
Birthday / Date of Birth
Prabhas was born on 23 October 1979 in Madras (now Chennai), Tamil Nadu, India.
He is currently 39 years old.
Film Nagar, Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Prabhas completed his schooling from DNR School in Bhimavaram, Andhra Pradesh. Prabhas earned his B. Tech degree from Sri Chaitanya College in Hyderabad.
- Father – Uppalapati Surya Narayana Raju (Producer) (Died in February 2010)
- Mother – Siva Kumari
- Siblings – Pramod Uppalapati (Older Brother), Pragathi (Older Sister)
- Relatives – Krishnam Raju Uppalapati (Uncle) (Actor, Politician), Veera Venkata Satyanarayana Raju (Paternal Grandfather)
Girlfriend / Spouse
Prabhas has dated –
- Kajal Aggarwal (2010-2011) – After having seen with actress Kajal Aggarwal in movies Mr. Perfect (2011) and Darling (2010), the two of these sparked dating RUMORs.
- Sharmila – YSR Congress leader Sharmila and Prabhas were also linked together when an article about them was found of Prabhas’ website. The article was uploaded by the web designer Sreepathi Naresh and another employee, Jannapu Reddy Kartheek.
- Anushka Shetty (2015) – Prabhas was romantically linked with actress Anushka Shetty after having worked with her in films like Billa (2009), Mirchi (2013) and Baahubali film series (2015, 2017). The dating RUMORs started arising when they were seen getting cozy during a film promotional event of Baahubali.
- In feet – 6 feet 2 inches
- In centimeters – 188 cm
- In meters – 1.88 m
- In Kilograms – 95 kg
- In Pounds – 109 lbs
- Measurements – 47-17-36
- Chest – 47 in or 119 cm
- Arms / Biceps – 17 in or 43 cm
- Waist – 36 in or 91.5 cm
He is famous for playing the role of Mahendra Baahubali / Shivudu / Amarendra Baahubali in the Baahubali film series.
Prabhas made his debut with 2002 Telugu movie Eeshwar where he played the title role as Eeshwar.
In 2009, he appeared in the Lakshmi Talk Show as himself.
Prabhas has appeared in Mahindra TUV300 commercial.
- During the filming of Baahubali: The Beginning, there were rumours that his health condition deteriorated and he went into a coma after falling from a horse while doing a scene. However, the Bahubali team denied such rumours.
- There were rumours about his relationship with Y. S. Sharmila, the sister of YSR Congress chief Jagan Mohan Reddy. But, he strongly denied that and following it, The Central Crime Station police arrested 2 persons for posting objectionable pictures and derogatory messages about the YSRCP leader and the actor on internet.
- Favorite Actors – Robert De Niro, Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan
- Favorite Actresses – Deepika Padukone, Trisha, Shriya Saran
- Favorite Movies – Munna Bhai MBBS, 3 Idiots, Bhakta Kannappa
- Favorite Director – Rajkumar Hirani
- Favorite Song – Mellaga Karagani (Varsham)
- Favorite Book – The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand
- Favorite Color – Black
- Favorite Food – Biryani
- Favorite Destination – London
Prabhas Net worth
Prabhas has a net worth of $32 million dollars as of 2019. He charges Rs 20 crore on average per film. He lives in a plush house in Film Nagar, Hyderabad, Telangana. He owns a Rolls Royce Ghost, a Range Rover and a Jaguar XJ.
Social Media Portfolio
- Facebook – Prabhas
- Instagram – actorprabhas
Some Lesser Known Facts About Prabhas
- Prabhas never aspired to become an actor, instead, he wanted to be a businessman.
- He had a huge crush on Raveena Tandon while growing up.
- He got his breakthrough with his role as ‘Venkat’ in the film ‘Varsham’ (2004).
- He made a special cameo appearance for a song “Punjabi Mast” in the 2014 Hindi film Action Jackson.
- He rejected over 6000 marriage proposals which he received in between 2012 and 2017.
- He made his first Bollywood appearance in the film ‘Action Jackson’ (2014).
- The Baahubali actor reportedly increased the price of a brand endorsement per year to 10 crore rupees after the success of the Baahubali film series.
- It took 5 years to complete the Baahubali film series and didn’t sign any other movie while shooting for the film.
- He is an avid reader and has maintained a library at home.
- The success of Baahubali franchise earned him a wax statue at Madame Tussauds, Bangkok, making him the first south Indian to get such honor.
- Visit his official website @ prabhas.com.