Venkata Satyanarayana Prabhas Raju Uppalapati aka Prabhas or lovingly called as darling is an Indian Film actor who set a huge benchmark in entertainment Industry by his outstanding act in the epic movie Bahubali which is among the highest-grossing Indian film till date. He also associated with Tamil Cinema and did his first debut with the 2002 drama film Eeswar.
Prabhas who born in Tamil Nadu on 23rd October 1979 will turn 39 this year. He was born to film producer U. Suryanarayana Raju and his wife Siva Kumari. He has two siblings, a brother named Prabodh and a sister Pragathi. He is the youngest of the three children. He studied at DNR School, Bhimavaram and continued his college at Hyderabad’s Sri Chaitanya College with a qualification of B.Tech.
Prabhas wish was to become a businessman instead of an actor. His uncle who is an actor also advised him to try acting once and that’s how he started his acting carrier in 2002 and finally got his breakthrough with his role as Venkat in the movie varsham 2004. He had his first Bollywood experience in Action Jackson 2014. He has the recipient of state Nandi Award for Best Actor, for his role in Mirchi. A big turning point came in his life on the release of Bahubali The Beginning and Baahubali2: The conclusion as these are the best projects of his career that opened the gates to excellent initiatives in Tollywood and Bollywood. The actor with a height of 1.85m go 6000 proposals during the shoot of Baahubali and has a huge fan following all over the world.
Prabhas is one of the performers with the largest pay and costs approx 24 crores per movie. The actor holds $32million in net worth and is said to be one of Tollywood’s wealthiest performers. After the achievement of the Bahubali series, the Bahubali actor boosted the cost of the brand approval to 10 crore rupees per year.
He is the first South Indian hero who has his wax statue at Madame Tussauds, Bangkok for the success of Bahubali.