Indian Actor Uppalapati Venkata Satyanarayana Prabhas Raju, with Screen name Prabhas works predominantly in Telugu films along with Hindi and Tamil films. Prabhas made his screen debut with the 2002 Telugu action drama film Eeswar.
|Real Name||Venkata Satyanarayana Prabhas Raju Uppalapati|
|Nickname||Darling, Young Rebel Star|
|Famous Role||Baahubali/Shivudu in the films 'Baahubali: The Beginning' and 'Baahubali: The Conclusion'|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters- 185 cm|
|in meters- 1.85 m|
|in Feet Inches- 6’ 1”|
|Weight (approx.)||in Kilograms- 95 kg|
|in Pounds- 209 lbs|
|Body Measurements (approx.)||- Chest: 44 Inches|
|- Waist: 34 Inches|
|- Biceps: 18 Inches|
|Date of Birth||1979-10-23|
|Age (as in 2019)||40 Years|
|Birth Place||Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Libra|
|School||DNR School, Bhimavaram|
|Sri Chaitanya College, Hyderabad|
|Debut||Film: Eeshwar (2002, Telegu)|
|Family||Father- Late Uppalapati Surya Narayana Raju (Producer)|
|Mother- Siva Kumari|
|Brother- Pramod Uppalapati (Elder)|
|Sister- Pragathi (Elder)|
|Address||Jublee Hills, Hyderabad|
|Hobbies||Playing volleyball, reading|
|Controversies||• 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.|
|Favourite Actors||Robert De Niro, Shah Rukh Khan and Salman Khan|
|Favourite Actresses||Raveena Tandon, Deepika Padukone, Jayasudha, Trisha Krishnan, Shriya Saran|
|Favourite Films||Bollywood: Munna Bhai MBBS, 3 Idiots and PK|
|Tollywood: Bhakta Kannappa, Geethanjali|
|Favourite Director||Rajkumar Hirani|
|Favourite Book||The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand|
|Favourite Song||Mellaga Karagani (Varsham)|
|Girls, Affairs and More|
|Affairs/Girlfriends||Anushka Shetty (Actress, Rumour)|
|Ileana D'Cruz (Actress, Rumour)|
|Cars Collection||Rolls Royce Phantom, Jaguar XJ, BMW X5|
|Salary||₹24 crore/film (for Baahubali series)|
|Net Worth||$12 million|
Some Lesser Known Facts About Prabhas
- Does Prabhas smoke?: Yes
- Does Prabhas drink alcohol?: Yes
- 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 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 his first Bollywood appearance in the film ‘Action Jackson’ (2014).
- 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.
- Around ₹1.5 crore was spent on gym equipment to tone his body for his role in Bahubali, and was trained by Mr. World 2010, Lakshman Reddy.
- In early 2016, his brother Prabodh Uppalapati was sentenced to 1-year imprisonment in a cheque bounce case, after he issued a cheque for ₹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.
- 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.
- After the huge success of ‘Baahubali series’, he has received more than 5000 marriage proposals.
- He is an avid reader and has a personal library at his residence.
- He is nature and bird lover and has a garden which has birds of various types, that too in open cages.