Who is Prabhas ?
Venkata Satyanarayana Prabhas Raju Uppalapati is an South Indian Film actor born on 23 October 1979 in Madras, Tamil Nadu, India. He is popularly known for his role Baahubali / Shivudu in the films Baahubali: The Beginning and Baahubali: The Conclusion
|Real Name||Venkata Satyanarayana Prabhas Raju Uppalapati|
|Nick Name(s)||Darling, Young Rebel Star|
|Date of Birth||23 October 1979|
|Age (as on 2018)||38 Years|
|Birth Place||Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India|
|Zodiac Sign/Sun Sign||Libra|
|Salary/Per Movie Income (Approx.)||₹ 24 crores|
|Net Worth (Approx.)||$12 million|
|Height||in centimeters: 185 cm
in meters: 1.85 m
in Feet Inches: 6’ 1”
|Weight||in Kilograms: 95 kgs
in Pounds: 209 lbs
|Body Measurements||Chest: 44 Inches
Waist: 34 Inches
Biceps: 18 Inches
|Cars Collection||Rolls Royce Phantom, Jaguar XJ|
|Properties/Homes/Address||Jublee Hills, Hyderabad|
|School||DNR School, Bhimavaram
Sri Chaitanya College, Hyderabad
|Debut||Film (Telgu): Eeshwar (2002)|
|Famous Roles||Baahubali/Shivudu in the films Baahubali: The Beginning and Baahubali: The Conclusion
|Hobbies/Interests||Playing volleyball, reading|
|Favourite Book(s)||The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand|
|Favourite Actor(s)||Shah Rukh Khan, Robert De Niro and Salman Khan|
|Favourite Actress||Raveena Tandon, Deepika Padukone, Jayasudha, Trisha Krishnan, Shriya Saran|
|Favourite Director(s)||Rajkumar Hirani|
|Favourite Movie(s)||Bollywood: Munna Bhai MBBS, 3 Idiots and PK
Tollywood: Bhakta Kannappa, Geethanjali
|Favourite Song(s)||Mellaga Karagani (Varsham)|
|Controversies||- During the shooting of film 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.
|Family, Girlfriends, More|
|Family||Father: Late Uppalapati Surya Narayana Raju (Producer)
Mother: Siva Kumari
Brother: Pramod Uppalapati (Elder)
Sister: Pragathi (Elder)
|Affair(s)/Girlfriend(s)||Anushka Shetty (Actress, Rumours)
Ileana D'Cruz (Actress, Rumours)
Some Lesser Known Facts about Prabhas
- Prabhas loves chicken biryani very much.
- Prabhas might be busy with films and shooting schedules. But, he is also a passionate reader. He even has a personal library at his place.
- He got trained himself with a strict diet for three years for his great looks and shape for the movie Baahubali. He underwent rigorous manual labor and strain for Baahubali such as losing and gaining his weight and has got trained in extensive ancient warfare training and much more.
- It took around 5 years to make the epic ‘Baahubali series’ and during these 3 years, Prabhas neither acted in any other film nor got married. Prabhas in Baahubali
Around INR 1.5 crore was spent on gym equipment to tone his body for his role in Bahubali. He was trained by Lakshman Reddy for Baahubali. The trainer is Mr.World 2010.
- 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.
- Volleyball is his favorite game.
- Prabhas starrer ‘Baahubali 2: The Conclusion’ (2017) set the record for the highest grossing Indian film ever with worldwide gross of more that INR 1500 Crore.
- He had a huge crush on Raveena Tandon while growing up.
- The actors believe in giving his best to his works. He likes to give time to one movie at a time. Prabhas shot for nearly 600 days stayed dedicated for almost 5 years to complete both the movies.
- He got his breakthrough with his role as ‘Venkat’ in the film ‘Varsham’ (2004). Prabhas as Venkat in Varsham.
- The eligible bachelor has so far received around 6,000 marriage proposals. However, due to work commitments, he has rejected them all.
- In early 2016, his brother Prabodh Uppalapati was sentenced to 1-year imprisonment in a cheque bounce case, after he issued a cheque for INR 43 lakh to a businessman, but it bounced due to lack of funds.
- He is the highest paid actor of Tollywood.
- He is the first South Indian actor to get a wax statue at Madame Tussauds, Bangkok.
- We have never seen about his charity works anywhere on media. Unlike few other actors, Prabhas is not a guy who shows off to get publicity and popularity. However, there are sources that have already confirmed that he donates lakhs of rupees every year towards charity. One of such works is that he visited a blind school in Nalgonda and donated Rs.10 lakh and spent his time with the students proving that he is a hero in real life too.
- Prabhas has started his career in Bollywood too. He did a cameo role in ‘Action Jackson’. This is the beginning for his career in Bollywood and let’s hope for his success there too.
- Does Prabhas Smoke ? Yes!
- Does Prabhas Drink Alcohol ? Yes!
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