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Prabhas during an audio launch
Born Prabhas Raju Uppalapati
(1979-10-23) October 23, 1979 (age 35)
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Residence Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Nationality Indian
Ethnicity Telugu
Occupation Actor
Years active 2002–present
Relatives Krishnam Raju Uppalapati

Prabhas Raju Uppalapati (born 23 October 1979),[1] popularly known as Prabhas, is an Indian film actor working in Telugu cinema.

Prabhas was born to U. Suryanarayana Raju and Siva Kumari. His family is from Mogalturu village in West Godavari district, Andhra Pradesh. He is the youngest of three children, with an elder brother Prabodh Uppalapati and sister Pragathi.[2] He is the nephew of Telugu actor Uppalapati Krishnam Raju.[3]

Prabhas started his movie career with Eshwar in 2002. In 2003, he was the lead in Raghavendra. He appeared in 2004 with M. S. Raju's Varsham. He continued his career with Adavi Raamudu and Chakram. In September 2005 he acted in the film Chatrapathi directed by S. S. Rajamouli. Later he acted in Pournami' 'Yogi and Munna, an action-drama film came out in 2007, followed by the action-comedy Bujjigadu in 2008. In 2009 his two films were Billa and Ek Niranjan .

In 2010 he appeared in the romantic comedy Darling and in 2011, Mr. Perfect, another romantic comedy. In 2012, Prabhas starred in Rebel, an action film directed by Raghava Lawrence. His next film was Mirchi.

He is referred to as Young Rebel star in the entertainment press.[4][5][6][7][8][9]


Year Title Role Notes
2002 Eeshwar Eeshwar
2003 Raghavendra Raghavendra
2004 Varsham Venkat
2004 Adavi Ramudu Ramudu
2005 Chakram Chakram
2005 Chatrapati Shivaji / Chatrapati
2006 Pournami Shiva Keshava
2007 Yogi Eeshwara Prasad / Yogi
2007 Munna Munna
2008 Bujjigadu Lingaraju / Bujji
2009 Billa Billa / Ranga
2009 Ek Niranjan Chotu
2010 Darling Prabhas / Prabha
2011 Mr. Perfect Vicky
2012 Rebel Rishi
2012 Denikaina Ready Voice
2013 Mirchi Jai
2014 Action Jackson Himself Special appearance
2015 Baahubali Baahubali / Shivudu [10][11][12]


  1. ^ "Biography". Official Website. Retrieved Jan 2012. 
  2. ^ "Prabash personal details". 
  3. ^ "Prabhas' birthday a family affair". Deccan Chronicle. 2011-10-24. Retrieved 2012-05-30. 
  4. ^ "Metro Plus Visakhapatnam / Profiles : Lights, Action, Prabhas!". The Hindu (Chennai, India). 2008-05-24. Retrieved 2012-05-30. 
  5. ^ "Prabhas is too busy for Billa 2". The Times of India. 2011-08-03. Retrieved 2012-05-30. 
  6. ^ "Surprise birthday gift to Prabhas fans - The Times of India". The Times Of India. 
  7. ^ "Prabhas joins Facebook - The Times of India". The Times Of India. 
  8. ^ "Bahubali making teaser for Prabhas birthday - The Times of India". The Times Of India. 
  9. ^ "Prabhas completes 10 years in industry". The Times of India. Retrieved 11 November 2012. 
  10. ^ "Prahas-Rajamouli movie started". Retrieved on 05.12.2014
  11. ^ "Prabhas-Rajamouli movie titled as Bahubali". Retrieved on 05.12.2014
  12. ^ "Prabhas First Look In Baahubali". Cine Report. 

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