|Prabhas Biography 2019|
Prabhas’s real name Venkata Satyanarayana Prabhas Raju Uppalapati. He was born on 23 October 1979 (age 39 years) in Madras, Tamil Nadu, to the famous film producer Late U. Suryanarayana Raju and Siva Kumari.
|Prabhas with his mother|
|Prabhas with his father|
His uncle Krishnam Raju Uppalapati is also a Telugu-actor. He has an elder brother- Pramod Uppalapati and an elder sister- Pragathi.
|Prabhas’s brother Pramod Uppalapati and sister Pragathi|
Prabhas was in an alleged relationship with the actress Ileana DCruz while they were working together in a movie. But currently no news about them.
|Prabhas with Ileana-DCruz|
When Baahubali got released in 2017, the chemistry between Prabhas and Anushka Shetty became an instant hit among his fans. Because of this chemistry, rumors started doing rounds about the two being in a relationship.
|Prabhas with Anushka|
Prabhas is 6‘ 2inches tall with 45 inches chest, 16 inches biceps and 35 inches waist. Prabhas is one of the most popular actors among girls; as he received over 6000 marriage proposals during the making of Baahubali 2.
|Prabhas fitness in Bahubali movie|
School & Career
Prabhas did his schooling at DNR School, Bhimavaram, Andhra Pradesh and got enrolled at Sri Chaitanya College, Hyderabad from where he got a degree in engineering. Although he was the son of a film producer, he had no intention to become an actor. He had always thought of doing business.
|Prabhas as Amarendra Baahubali|
He started his acting career with Eeswar (2002, Telugu) and following this he continued working in 1 or 2 movies in a year. He has been appreciated for his work in every film for being a versatile actor. He has worked in 20 films in over 15-years of his career.
He was critically acclaimed for his performances in the films Chatrapathi (2005) was directed by S.S. Rajamoulli, and Billa (2009) for his Macho image in the film.
|Billa Movie Poster|
In 2014, he was offered a movie Baahubali: The Beginning by S. S. Rajamouli for which he devoted two complete years. It was a risk for him as he had signed no other films during that period, but when the film got released, his hard work paid off and the film became India’s third highest-grossing film worldwide.
Later he appeared in its sequel Baahubali: The Conclusion (2017) and the film broke its previous record becoming India’s second highest-grossing film worldwide. The film also won a National Award for the Best Film (2017).
|Bahubali 2 movie|
His upcoming film Saaho (set to be released in March 2019) is an upcoming Indian cyberpunk action film written and directed by Sujeeth and produced by UV Creations and T-Series. This film teaser is released on 23rd October 2018, on Prabha’s birthday.
Shahrukh Khan and Salman Khan are his favourite Bollywood actors. His favourite actress from Bollywood is Deepika Padukone and in Tollywood, Jayasudha, Trisha Krishnan and Shriya Saran. Prabhas likes to watch Hollywood movies too and he favourite actor in Hollywood Robert De Niro. Along with acting, he also likes reading books and his favourite book is The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand.
- Prabhas is the highest paid actor in the Telugu Film Industry.
- He is the only South Indian actor have his wax statue at Madame Tussauds museum.
- His film Baahubali: The Conclusion (2017) became the highest grossing Indian film with more than INR 1500 Cr. worldwide.
- For Baahubali, Prabhas was supposed to tone up his body and to achieve this, he underwent a strict workout regime in a gym having all the necessary equipment worth around INR 1.5 crore.
- The most eligible bachelor Prabhas was showered with over 6000 marriage proposal across the country after the success of his film Baahubali 1 and 2.
- He devoted almost five years to Baahubali and did not work on any other project all those years.
- Prabhas loves to travel and London is the place where he enjoys spending his vacations the most.
- He is very passionate about cars. He currently owns Rolls Royce Phantom and Jaguar XJ.