Ravi Prakash

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Ravi Prakash
Born
Residenceindia
OccupationActor
Years active2000–present

Ravi Prakash is an Indian film actor, who has primarily appeared in supporting roles in Telugu and Tamil films.[1][2]

Career[edit]

Ravi was born in Vijayawada and later grew up in Visakhapatnam, India. After completing his secondary education, he chose to pursue a career a medicine and studied for his MBBS degree in Russia. During his university holidays, Ravi returned to Visakhapatnam and often took part in modelling, while also attending the Satyanand Acting Institute alongside his friends.[3][4] He was spotted by the film studio, Ushakiran Movies, who offered him the chance to play the leading role in their production, Subhavela (2000). Credited in the film as Ravikanth, his first film opened to mixed reviews an went unnoticed the box office, with a critic noting the "newcomers fail to impress".[5] The failure of the film prompted him to head back to finish his degree and then train as a house surgeon, before he decided to concentrate on a career in the film industry. After his break, he was first offered the chance to portray a small role in Eeswar (2002), before developing a niche in portraying bigger supporting roles in films. Notably, he portrayed a police officer in Gautham Menon's Gharshana (2004) and Trivikram Srinivas's Athadu (2005).[6]

In the early 2010s, he began to feature in more Tamil films and notably appeared as a pilot in the heist drama Payanam (2011), as a police officer in the anthology film Vaanam (2011), a villain in K. V. Anand's action drama Maattrraan (2012) and as the lead actor's supportive brother in Gautham Menon Neethane En Ponvasantham (2012).[7][8]

Notable filmography[edit]

Year Films Role Language Notes
2000 Shubhavela Surya Telugu
2002 Eeswar Telugu
2003 Seetayya Telugu
Okariki Okaru Telugu
2004 Gharshana Police Officer Telugu
2005 Modati Cinima Telugu
123 from Amalapuram Telugu
February 14 Tamil
2006 Shock Telugu
Mayajalam Telugu
Oka V Chitram Telugu
Stalin Telugu
Sainikudu Telugu
2007 Athidhi Telugu
2008 Aatadista Telugu
Baladoor Telugu
Saroja Tamil
Chintakayala Ravi Karthik Telugu
2009 Fitting Master Telugu
Anjaneyulu Telugu
Ganesh Just Ganesh Telugu
2010 Vedam Telugu
Panchakshari Telugu
Manasara... Telugu
2011 Vykuntapalli Telugu
Gaganam Flight Captain Girish Telugu
Payanam Tamil
Vaanam Shivaram Tamil
Seema Tapakai Telugu
Daggaraga Dooranga Telugu
Dookudu Ravi Prakash IPS Telugu
Solo Telugu
2012 Ishq Surya's friend Telugu
Maattrraan Dinesh Tamil
Dhenikaina Ready Telugu
Julai Bittu's henchman Telugu
Krishnam Vande Jagadgurum Telugu
Yeto Vellipoyindhi Manasu Telugu
Neethane En Ponvasantham Harish Tamil
Sarocharu Telugu
2013 Baadshah Radha Krishna Simha Telugu
Ethir Neechal Coach Raja Singh Tamil
Iddarammayilatho Telugu
Thalaivaa Kesav Tamil
Doosukeltha Telugu
2014 Prathinidhi Telugu
Vallavanukku Pullum Aayudham Dharma Tamil
Rabhasa Telugu
Aagadu Telugu
Megha Tamil
Govindudu Andarivadele Telugu
2015 S/O Satyamurthy Kumaraswamy Naidu Telugu
Dagudumootha Dandakor Telugu
Lion Telugu
Dynamite Telugu
Rudhramadevi Telugu
Bruce Lee - The Fighter Ravi Telugu
Kanche Janardhan Sashtri Telugu
2016 Saagasam Tamil
Pencil Tamil
Srirastu Subhamastu Telugu
Nirmala Convent Telugu
2017 Shatamanam Bhavati Telugu
Gautamiputra Satakarni Telugu
Mupparimanam Tamil
Mister Telugu
Veruli Tamil
Kadhile Bommala Katha Telugu
Meda Meeda Abbayi Telugu
Raja The Great Telugu
2018 Jai Simha Telugu
MLA Telugu
Ammammagarillu Shourya's uncle Telugu
Shambho Shankara Telugu
Neevevaro Blind singer Telugu
Goodachari Vijay Telugu
Geetha Govindam Police Officer Ravi Telugu
U Turn Prabha Telugu
Tamil
Aravinda Sametha Veera Raghava Raghava's henchmen Telugu
Taxiwala Shiva's brother Telugu
Amar Akbar Anthony Chidambaram Telugu

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ravi Prakash Movies: Latest and Upcoming Films of Ravi Prakash - eTimes". The Times of India.
  2. ^ "Telugu Movie Actor Ravi Prakash".
  3. ^ "Telugu Cinema Etc - Idlebrain.com". Idlebrain.com.
  4. ^ "Ravi Prakash tests his luck with Vaanam". The Times of India.
  5. ^ "Subhavela review: Subhavela (Telugu) Movie Review - fullhyd.com". movies.fullhyderabad.com.
  6. ^ "Telugu Cinema News - Telugu Movie Reviews - Telugu Movie Trailers". Indiaglitz.com.
  7. ^ "Thrice as nice for Ravi Prakash". The Times of India.
  8. ^ "Telugu actor Ravi Prakash is working in two Tamil films,Vaanam and Payanam."It's been eight years since I entered the industry and I'm happy with the way my career is going.And now that my career in Tamil cinema has also taken off, I have all the more reason to be happy," says he". The Times of India.

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