Prabhas, full name Venkata Satyanarayana Prabhas Raju Uppalapati, is a popular Telugu actor. He made his debut in the 2002 Telugu action film Eeswar. The actor is now well known not only in India but also across the world for his leading role in the international hit Baahubali and its sequel. If you are a fan of Prabhas then you should know all about his childhood, upbringing and his big break in the movie industry. Find out how Prabhas was raised before he became a superstar.
Prabhas was born to a producer of Telugu films, Suryanarayana Raju. His mother is called Siva Kumari. He has an elder brother named Prabod and an elder sister called Pragathi. Prabhas also has an uncle who was an actor for Telugu films, Krishnam Raju, who is the elder brother of Prabhas’ father. Prabhas was born on the 23rd of October 1979. He was schooled in DNR School, Bhimavaram and earned his graduation B.Tech degree from Sri Chaitanya College, Hyderabad. You can see some of Prabhas’ childhood photos that were shared online.
Prabhas was actually not interested in acting. He initially wanted to be a businessman. But after his uncle convinced him, he decided to try out acting in the Telugu film industry. His first two movies failed to perform well at the box office and solidify him as an actor. Finally, in 2004 he starred in the movie Varsham. That turned out to be his big break as it was a commercial super hit in the Telugu market. It was also his highest-grossing movie for a while. The movie also made him a popular star in the Telugu industry. He then acted in several other movies, some were failures and others were decently successful.
Baahubai not only revitalized Prabhas’ career but also made him a popular actor all across India. The movie was released in several languages. And after the movie, Prabhas was praised for his acting. The movie became an international hit and was at one point the highest-grossing film from India.
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