Prabhas- Biography, Life Story, Career, Awards, Upcoming Movies
Prabhas aka Venkata Satyanarayana PrabhasRaju Uppalapati is a well-acclaimed South Indian actor who rose to international fame by portraying the role of Baahubali in the film Baahubali: The Beginning & Baahubali 2: The Conclusion.
Prabhas Early Life:
Prabhas was born in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India, on 23rd October 1979. His original name is Venkata Satyanarayana PrabhasRaju Uppalapati. He is a Pan-India star who has acted in several critically acclaimed & commercially successful films like Varsham, Chatrapathi, Bujjigadu, Baahubali, and others.
Prabhas’s parents are Suryanarayana Raju and Siva Kumari. He has two siblings, one of whom is Pragathi Uppalapati and one is Prabodh Uppalapati. Parbhas maternal uncle is a popular Krishnam Raju Uppalapati who’s the maternal uncle of Prabhas is a celebrated Tollywood actor of the ‘90s and also a successful politician. It was actually Krishnam Raju who persuaded Prabhas to try his luck in acting.
Prabhas Entry into Film Industry:
Prabhas made his entry into Telugu Film Industry (TFI) in 2002 with his debut film Eeswar. Starting from then he appeared in a number of films that were both commercially successful and well received by critics. Prabhas won Nandi Award for the Best Actor, for his brilliant performance in the film Mirchi. Some of his best works include Chatrapathi, Chakram, Varsham, Mr. Perfect, Billa, Darling and Mirchi.
Prabhas starred in S. S. Rajamouli’s movie Chatrapathi, which went on to become the biggest hit in Prabhas career at that time. Upon its release, Chatrapathi broke several records and successfully completed 100 days run in more than 54 theatres.
The biggest hit in Prabhas career came under the direction of S. S. Rajamouli. 10th July 2015 marked the release of Baahubali starring Prabhas, Anushka Shetty, Rana Daggubati, Ramya Krishna and many other prominent actors. Upon release Baahubali went on to become one of the most successful Pan-India film and is the 4th highest grossing Bollywood movie of the era. This movie established Prabhas as a Pan-India star & has brought him an immense stardom.
The sequel of the film Baahubali 2: The Conclusion is even a bigger success & went on to became the first ever Indian movie to gross more than ₹1,000 crore in a number of languages within just 10 days. It is currently the second highest grossing Indian film to date.
Upon the release of Baahubali, Prabhas went on to become the most Googled actor in Karnataka. He’s also the first South Indian actor to have a wax statue in Madame Tussaud’s wax museum. After the success of Baahubali, Prabhas received more than 6000 marriage proposals from all over India. Prabhas has a large, loyal fan base all over India, especially among young women.
Prabhas Upcoming Films:
Prabhas has signed four massive films & one of these films is going to be directed by Prashanth Neel who has worked for KGF.
Let’s have a look at the upcoming films of Prabhas
Radhe Shyam >> Directed By: Radha Krishna Kumar >>Release Year: 30 Jul 2021
Adipurush >> Directed By: Om Raut >> Release Date: 11 Aug 2022
Salaar >> Directed By: Prashanth Neel >> Release Date- 14 Apr 2022
All his upcoming films are expected to have a Pan-India release keeping in mind Prabhas’ huge fan base all over India.