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Prabhas promoting Baahubali at Mumbai in June 2015
Born Prabhas Raju Uppalapati
(1979-10-23) 23 October 1979 (age 36)
Residence Film Nagar, Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Nationality Indian
Ethnicity Telugu
Occupation Actor
Years active 2002–present
Relatives Krishnam Raju Uppalapati

Prabhas (born Prabhas Raju Uppalapati) is an Indian film actor who works in Telugu cinema.[1] Prabhas is the nephew of Telugu actor Uppalapati Krishnam Raju.[2] Prabhas made his film debut with the 2002 drama film, Eshwar. His works include Varsham (2004), Chatrapathi (2005), Chakram (2005), Billa (2009), Mr. Perfect (2011), and Mirchi (2013).[3]

Prabhas native place

Prabhas native place is mogalturu, a village near Bhimavaram. He Educated at DNR high school, Bhimavaram. In 2014 he appeared in the Bollywood film Action Jackson directed by Prabhudeva. He starred in Baahubali: The Beginning (2015), which is the third highest grossing Indian film of all time worldwide, and the highest grossing Indian film of all time within India.[4][5][6][7][8]

Early life

Prabhas was born to Uppalapati Suryanarayana Raju and Siva Kumari. He is the youngest of three children, with an elder brother Prabodh Uppalapati[9] and sister Pragathi. He is the nephew of Telugu actor Uppalapati Krishnam Raju.[10]


Prabhas started his movie career with Eshwar in 2002. In 2003, he was the lead in Raghavendra. In 2004, he appeared in Varsham. He continued his career with Adavi Raamudu and Chakram.

In September 2005 he acted in the film Chatrapathi directed by S. S. Rajamouli, in which he portrays the role of a refugee, exploited by goons. It had a 100-day run in 54 centers.[11] Idlebrain stated that he had a unique style and macho charm in his screen presence.[12]

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. Indiaglitz called Billa stylish and visually rich.[13]

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 rendered voice for a short cameo for the film Denikaina Ready.[14]


Year Title Role Language Notes
2002 Eeshwar Eeshwar Telugu
2003 Raghavendra Raghavendra Telugu
2004 Varsham Venkat Telugu
2004 Adavi Ramudu Ramudu Telugu
2005 Chakram Chakram Telugu
2005 Chatrapathi Chatrapathi Telugu
2006 Pournami Shiva Keshava Telugu
2007 Yogi Eeshwara Prasad / Yogi Telugu
2007 Munna Munna Telugu
2008 Bujjigadu Lingaraju/Bujji Telugu
2009 Billa Billa/Ranga Telugu
2009 Ek Niranjan Chotu Telugu
2010 Darling Prabhas/Prabha Telugu
2011 Mr. Perfect Vicky Telugu
2012 Rebel Rishi Telugu
2012 Denikaina Ready Telugu Voice-Over
2013 Mirchi Jai Telugu
2014 Action Jackson Himself Hindi Special appearance in "Punjabi Mast"[15]
2015 Baahubali: The Beginning Amarendra Baahubali, Mahendra Baahubali/Shivudu Telugu [16][17]
2016 Baahubali: The Conclusion Telugu Filming


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