The ‘Baahubali’ fame actor Prabhas Raju has gained so many accolades for his outstanding performances in Tollywood. He has started his career as a Tollywood actor but Baahubali series propelled Prabhas to global fame almost overnight.
We are sure that you have so many questions about his career journey, personal details and other related facts of his life.
No worries! This post contains lots of information about this Telugu superstar Prabhas like lesser known facts, his blockbusters movies, personal life, net worth and a list of his upcoming projects. So, hold your breath and get ready to read everything below him.
Prabhas was born on October 23, 1979, in Chennai, India. Prabhas Father Name is Uppalapati Surya Narayana Raju & Mother is Siva Kumari. He has one sister Pragathi Uppalapati and one brother Prabodh Uppalapati. After doing his schooling from DNR School at Bheemavaram and intermediate in Sri Chaitanya College at Hyderabad, he completed his B.Tech/B.E degree. He is the nephew of Tollywood star and politician Krishnam Raju Uppalapati who is his inspiration for trying his hand in acting world.
Prabhas Career Journey
Prabhas made his debut in Indian Cinema with a drama film, Eshwar in 2002. In a very little extent of time, he became a trailblazer in the Tollywood industry. Although Prabhas’s early movies, Eeshwar and Raghavendra, didn’t work well at the box office but he gained recognition later with M.S. Raju’s film, Varsham cast opposite Trisha Krishnan, in 2004.
After the success of Varsham, again the movies like Adavi Ramudu and Chakram did not live up to the expectations of Prabhas’s fans. However, in September 2005, he made an awesome comeback with his phenomenal blockbuster, Chatrapathhi, opposite actress Shriya Saran.
Chatrapati was followed by several unsuccessful films such as Pournami, Yogi, and Munna. In spite of these unproductive ventures, he continues gathering a large and loyal fan base among Telugu people, exclusively among young lasses and lads. His latest film Mirchi got him much needed success and several awards even. However, the movie that catapulted a worldwide fame is ‘Baahubali’.
Prabhas Raju Movies Awards and Nominations
He is also referred as a “Young Rebel Star”. He made his first debut with Eeshwar in 2002. Later on, he worked in a blockbuster movie “Varsham” for which he won “Santosham Best Young Performer Award” in 2004.
He has also won “CineMAA Award for Best Actor-Jury” for the movie “Darling” in 2010. Recently, he was seen in the super hit Indian epic movie Baahubali-The Beginning and soon going to rock the screens worldwide with Baahubali 2- The Conclusion.
Prabhas Movies list- Filmography
2004 Adavi Ramudu
2009 Ek Niranjan
2011 Mr. Perfect
2015 Baahubali: The Beginning (Part-1)
List of upcoming movies of Prabhas
Prabhas Personal Details
Prabhas’ Full Name: Venkata Satyanarayana Prabhas Raju Uppalapati
Date of Birth: October 23, 1979
Prabhas Age: 37 Years
Born Place: Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Other Names: Prabhas, Young Rebel, Darling
Zodiac sign/sun sign: Scorpio
Education: B.E/ B. Tech
Debut: Telugu-Eeshwar (2002), Hindi- Action Jackson (2014)
Height: 6 feet 2 inches
Weight: 95 Kg
Eye Color: Black
Hair Color: Black
Figure Measurements: Chest: 45 Inches, Waist: 35 inches, Biceps: 19 Inches
Prabhas Marital Status
Prabhas- the heartthrob is still unmarried. Yes, that’s true. Many have found his names in talks with other leading Telugu actresses counting Anushka Shetty, Illeana D’ Cruze and many others. But it’s true that no one has got the chance of becoming Prabhas’s wife.
Prabhas Net Worth
Prabhas is one of the highest paid actors in Indian Cinema. Everybody these days are crazy about knowing Prabhas actor net worth. Bahubali Prabhas is also one of the highest paid actors in Tollywood. According to sources, Income of Baahubali Prabhas as on 2016 is around Rs.150 Crores which includes Remuneration from movies, some personal investments, and income from brand endorsements.
Prabhas Baahubali yearly earnings included in the net worth 2016 is Rs. 30 crores. Prabhas Raju is also one of the highest tax payers in the country. His total payments as income tax for the year 2016 are over Rs.7 Crore.
Lesser Known facts about Bahubali Prabhas
- Prabhas’ all-time favorite Telugu movie is Bhakta Kannappa, starring his uncle Krishnam Raju, released in 1976.
- He loves Rajkumar Hirani’s films and has watched Munna Bhai MBBS and 3 Idiots for almost 20 times allegedly.
- This Baahubali actor is said to be a diehard fan of Hollywood actor Robert De Niro.
- Prabhas enjoys playing volleyball.
- He was trained by Mr. World 2010, Laxman Reddy for his muscular and strongest role in Baahubali.
- The actor was told to gain a lot of pure muscles and fat. So the makers of the two-part magnum opus series gifted the Prabhas Bahubali the gym equipment which worth Rs 1.5 crore.
- He was seen in a cameo role in actor Ajay Devgan’s film Action Jackson in 2014.
While there is a growing clamor for Prabhas to sign a film in Bollywood, what may have gone mostly unnoticed is the fact that he has already made his debut in Bollywood. Yes, in ‘Action Jackson’ directed by Prabhu Deva.
Recently, Johar has convinced Prabhas to make his Hindi film debut and that too under his film banner Dharma Productions (India Today reports).
This is surely going to be good news for all Prabhas fans. If you too are a die-hard fan of Prabhas then keep waiting for that auspicious moment when he will rock Bollywood and leave all other stardom kings behind.
We will be back soon with other latest news and updates of his upcoming movies. Till then keep hustle..!