Prabhas, one of the finest actors of T-Town, has made the leap to international fame and recognition for his portrayal of the title role in in S. S. Rajamouli’s epic Baahubali franchise. The actor predominantly works in Telugu cinema. His original name is Venkata Satyanarayana Prabhas Raju Uppalapa. After the success of Baahubali, he doubled his remuneration who is now one of the highest-paid actors in the industry.
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.
Prabhas attended DNR School in Bhimavaram, Andhra Pradesh. He, then, joined Sri Chaitanya College in Hyderabad from where he graduated with a B. Tech degree.
- 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)
Prabhas was rumored to be dating actress Kajal Aggarwal in 2010. He was then romantically linked with actress Anushka Shetty, with whom he worked in films like Billa, Mirchi and Baahubali film series.
- In feet – 6 feet 2.5 inches
- In centimeters – 189 cm
- In meters – 1.89 m
- In Kilograms – 95 kg
- In Pounds – 109 lbs
- Measurements – 47-17-36
- Chest – 47 inches
- Biceps – 17 inches
- Waist – 36 inches
He 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.
He is famous for playing the role of Mahendra Baahubali / Shivudu / Amarendra Baahubali in the Baahubali film series.
He featured in Mahindra TUV300 commercial.
Prabhas Net worth
The dashing actor has a net worth of US$32 million as of 2017. 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.
- Favorite Food – Biryani
- 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 Book – The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand
- Favorite Color – Black
Social Media Portfolio
- Facebook – ActorPrabhas
Prabhas intended to become a businessman, but fate had other ideas.
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.
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.