Venkata Satyanarayana Prabhas Raju Uppalapati who is popularly known as Prabhas is one of the eminent actors of the Telugu film industry and also Bollywood. He is nephew of the Indian veteran actor Uppalapati Krishnam Raju, Popular among his fans as Young Rebel Star, Darling. He is well-known for his role as Shivudu / Baahubali in the film Baahubali: The Beginning which was released in 2015. Let’s have an extended look at the age, height, weight, wife, caste, family, and biography of the Prabhas.
Prabhas’s Childhood, Wiki & Biography
Prabhas was born into a prominent family of Telugu film industry on 23 October 1979 (Age 43 Years; in 2023) in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. Prabhas has been one of the most paid and successful actors of the B-town. His zodiac sign is Libra. He did his schooling from DNR School, Bhimavaram. Prabhas enrolled himself in Sri Chaitanya College, Hyderabad to pursue B.Tech. Later, he did his acting course to pursue his acting talent.
Physical Stats, Height, Weight & More
- Height (approx.): 6’ 1”
- Weight (approx.): 96 Kg
- Hair Colour: Black
- Eye Colour: Brown
- Body Measurements (approx.): Chest 45″″, Waist 34″″, Biceps 17″″
Prabhas’s Family, Parents, Caste & Girlfriend
Prabhas belongs to Kshatriya Caste and follows Hinduism. Prabhas is the son of Uppalapati Surya Narayana Raju ( Telugu producer) and Siva Kumari (Homemaker). In 2010, his father passed away due to some health ailments. His Elder Brother, Pramod Uppalapati is an Film Producer. He has a Elder Sister Pragathi.
Prabhas Wife and Girlfriend
Prabhas is single as per marital status and is not married yet. According to some sources, he had relationship with an Actress Anushka Shetty. There was also rumoured that he was in a relationship with Actress Ileana D’Cruz but later proves to be false news.
He made his Tollywood film debut with the movie ‘Eeswar’ in 2002. But film was unable to impress the audience.
In 2004, his romantic action film “Varsham” became a huge success among the audience and the movie was a commercial superhit. Thereafter, Prabhashas appeared in many successful movies including Raghavendra (2003), Adavi Ramudu (2004), Chakram (2005). Later, he appeared in action films like “Chhatrapati” (2005), his performance was critically acclaimed.
Subsequently, he also appeared in films like Pournami (2006), Yogi (2007), Munna (2007), Bujjigadu (2008), Billa (2009), Ek Niranjan (2009). From playing an Prabha in Darling (2010) to an Vicky who is expert in gaming software in Mr. Perfect (2011), he has portrayed a variety of characters. In 2013, Prabhas appeared in film Mirchi. The film was a hit at the box office and his performance was praised by the audience and critics alike.
His film, Baahubali: The Beginning, he played the character of an Shivudu/ Mahendra Baahubali/Amarendra Baahubali. Prabhas appeared in Baahubali: The Beginning to expand his horizon as an actor. His character in epic action, Baahubali 2: The Conclusion, received massive love not only from India but worldwide.
He made his Bollywood film debut with the movie ‘Saaho’ in 2019. The film was commercially successful and he received numerous awards for his performance such as ETC Bollywood Business Awards – Highest Grossing Debut Actor.
In 2021, he is working on three significant projects, including Salaar, Adipurush and Radhe Shyam. It’s said that both of these films are under production, and the story is romantic. Besides that, he is also in the process of signing two other films for the future. Also, he is expected to come on screen for Nag Ashwin’s Film, where the fellow actor and actresses would be Amitabh Bachchan and Deepika Padukone.
Net worth, Salary & Earnings
According to source, Prabhas’s net worth is estimated at 200 crores- 250 crores while a portion of his annual income comes from Production Company and the bulk of his earnings come from his movies. He holds a huge fan base among the youngsters. He currently charges 35 crores to 40 crores per film.
Actors: Salman Khan, Shah Rukh Khan, Robert De Niro
Actress: Jayasudha, Deepika Padukone, Shriya Saran, Raveena Tandon, Trisha Krishnan
Mellaga Karagani (Varsham) is his favorite Song.
Travel Destination: London
Director: Rajkumar Hirani
Movies: 3 Idiots, Munna Bhai MBBS, Geethanjali, PK, Bhakta Kannappa
Book: The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand
Prabhas’s Brand endorsement
Prabhas charges 1 to 3 crores for endorsing a brand, he has endorsed top brands like Mahindra, Coca Cola and other big brands.
Prabhas’s Cars/Bikes Collection
At the current time, Prabhas owns a Rolls Royce, Jaguar XJR, and BMW X3. All three cars are imported and couldn’t be afforded by an ordinary person in his/her life. The worth of these cars is in crores. Besides that, he also added a new luxurious vehicle to his Lamborghini Aventador Roadster collection. The value of the vehicle at the time he purchased it was around 6 Crore. He was seen many times driving the same car publicly.
Prabhas’s Expensive Cars
Rolls Royce (Rs 8 crore)
Jaguar XJR (Rs 2.08 Crore)
BMW X3 (Rs Rs 68 Lakh)
- Prabhas is the first south Indian actor who has his wax statue available in the Madame Tussauds, Bangkok.
- It was his priority in the initial stages to become a Hotelier. However, he accidentally came into the acting field.
- He has devoted four years of his life to the Film Baahubali. At the same time, he didn’t sign or do other projects during the same period. Also, he has to delay the marriage plan due to the film. Meanwhile, he also had to skip worth 5.5 crores of endorsement opportunity to focus on the film.
- Venakata Satyanarayana Prabhas Raju Uppalapati is his full name.
- Over 6000 Marriage proposals were made for Prabhas after releasing his Film Baahubhali 1 and 2 that grabbed significant success.
- He is an avid pet lover. However, he spends a lot of money to build open cages where different types of birds could easily live.
- Krishnam Raju Uppalapati is his uncle who also works as a Telugu actor.
- Once, the news was revealed that Illeana D Cruz and Prabhas were in a relationship when doing a movie together.
- Lakshman Reddy was the Mr. World 2010 who have trained Prabhas for the film Baahubali
- Prabhas is actually an alcoholic in his real life.
- Does Prabhas have Smoking habit?: Yes
- He likes Playing volleyball, reading
- Prabhas follows a non-vegetarian diet.
- Prabhas is very particular about his fitness and follows a strict workout regimen and visits the gym regularly.
Once, Prabhas was associated with the sister of Jagan Mohan Reddy, who was the YSR Congress Chief and his sister’s name is Y.S. Sharmila. The news was spread like a fire in Jungle. People have also raised a lot of questions about the news. However, he denied the news and signed an FIR for the people who shared the false news. As a result, two people were also arrested at the time after being recognized for their appearance.
Apart from that, Prabhas also comes into a controversial topic when the news surrounded the actor that he went to coma after falling from a horse ride during the shooting scene of baahubali. But, the news was denied by the project core members.
He has won the number of awards mentioned below.
- Cinema award for Critics choice actor.
- Santosham Film Award for the best young performer.
- Nandi Award for best actor.
- Santosham best actor award.
- SIIMA Award for Best Actor (Telugu).