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. 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. Prabhas was last seen in the blockbuster superhit Baahubali series. He will be seen in upcoming movie Saaho.
Real Name : Prabhas Raju Uppalapati
Nickname : Prabhas
Profession : Actor
Date of Birth : 23 October 1979
Age (as in 2017) : 37 Years
Birth Place : Chennai, Tamilnadu, India
Zodiac sign : Libra
Nationality : Indian
Hometown : Tamil Nadu, India
School : DNR School, Bhimavaram
Sri Chaitanya College, Hyderabad
College : Not Known
Educational Qualifications : B.Tech
Religion : Hindu
Hobbies : Playing volleyball and reading
Father: Late U. Suryanarayana Raju Pragathi (Producer)
Mother: Siva Kumari
Brother: Pramod Uppalapati (Elder)
Sister: Pragathi (Elder)
Physical Stats & Features
Height : 6′ 1″
Weight : 95 kg
– Chest: 45 Inches
– Waist: 34 inches
– Biceps: 18 Inches
Eye Color : Brown
Hair Color : Black
Film Debut: Eeshwar (2002, Telegu)
Marital Status : Unmarried
Wife : N/A
Salary :25 crores/per film (INR)
Net Worth : $ 12 million
Prabhas has won 6th place in the Most Influential Young Indians of 2017. Buzz is that, after Saaho, Prabhas will be part of Prabhudeva’s upcoming venture. There are several speculations about Prabhas’ Bollywood debut. Talk is that, he will be seen under Karan Johar productions in the direction of Rajamouli.
‘Saaho’ is an upcoming high-octane multilingual action film under Sujeeth Reddy’s direction. It is produced by Vamsi Krishna Reddy and Pramod on UV Creations banner. The movie features mega hero Prabhas and mega villain Neil Nitin Mukesh in main roles. Music will be composed by Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy. As per the latest reports, B-town actor Chunkey Pandey will play a key role in this film. The leading lady of the film is yet to be revealed. The movie will be released on August 11, 2018.
2011 Mr. Perfect
2015 Baahubali: The Beginning (Part-1)
2017 Baahubali: The Conclusion (Part-2)
2017 Bhagmati (Cameo role)
Some Interesting Facts about Prabhas
- Prabhas never aspired to become an actor, instead he wanted to be a businessman.
- He is the nephew of popular Telugu film actor Uppalapati Krishnam Raju, who encouraged him to try his hand in acting
- He got his breakthrough by playing the role of Venkat in the film Varsham (2004).
- He made his first Bollywood appearance in the film Action Jackson (2014).
- It took 3 years to make his epic film Baahubali and during these 3 years, he did not acted in any other film.
- Around 1.5 crore (INR) was spent on gym equipment to tone his body for his role in Bahubali, and was trained by Mr. World 2010, Lakshman Reddy.
- He is the highest paid actor of Tollywood.
- He is the first South Indian actor to have his statue at the prestigious Madame Tussauds, Bangkok.