July 20, 2024

Uppalapati Venkata Suryanarayana Prabhas Raju (born October 23, 1979; Age: [age]19791023[/age] years) is a highly acclaimed Indian actor renowned for his contributions primarily in Telugu cinema. However, his influence extends far beyond regional boundaries, garnering widespread recognition across India and on the international stage. Professionally known as Prabhas Raju, he has become a prominent figure in the Indian film industry.

Prabhas has earned fame for his remarkable performances and has been a key player in the cinematic landscape. His recent portrayal as the lead actor in the newly released film “Salaar: Ceasefire” is a testament to his versatility and acting prowess. In this movie, he impeccably portrayed Salaar, showcasing his ability to delve into diverse roles and captivate audiences with his on-screen presence.

Early Life

Prabhas was born on October 23, 1979, in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, and was raised under the care of his parents. His father, Lt Suryanarayan Raju Uppalapati, was a notable film producer, while his mother is recognized as Shiv Kumari.

During his childhood, Prabhas shared his formative years with his siblings, being the youngest among three. He has an elder sister named Pragathi Uppalapati and an elder brother named Prabodh Uppalapati.

Prabhas attended Don Bosco Matriculation Higher Secondary School in Chennai for his early education and later continued schooling at DNR High School in Bhimavaram. He went on to graduate from Nalanda College in Hyderabad. Additionally, Prabhas is an alumnus of the Satyanand Film Institute in Visakhapatnam, reflecting his commitment to honing his skills in cinema.


Prabhas Raju Uppalapati, born on October 23, 1979, in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India, embarked on his acting career in the early 2000s, making a modest debut with the film “Eeswar” in 2002. However, his perseverance, dedication, and talent eventually propelled him to stardom. Prabhas’s breakthrough came with the 2004 film “Varsham,” where his charismatic performance garnered attention and marked the beginning of his ascent in the Telugu film industry.

Over the next few years, Prabhas worked on various films, experimenting with different genres and showcasing his versatility as an actor. His notable projects during this period include “Chatrapathi,” a 2005 action drama that further established his credentials as a leading man in Telugu cinema. The success of “Darling” in 2010 and “Mr. Perfect” in 2011 solidified his position in the industry, earning him acclaim for his acting prowess and on-screen presence.

However, it was the magnum opus “Baahubali: The Beginning” (2015) and its sequel “Baahubali: The Conclusion” (2017), directed by S.S. Rajamouli, that catapulted Prabhas to unparalleled heights of fame. The films, known for their grand scale and epic storytelling, became massive blockbusters globally, making Prabhas a household name in South India, across the nation, and beyond. His portrayal of the iconic character Amarendra Baahubali showcased his dedication, physical transformation, and commitment to his craft.

Post-Baahubali, Prabhas continued to explore diverse roles, demonstrating his range as an actor. Films like “Saaho” (2019) and “Radhe Shyam” (2022) showcased his ability to take on challenging and varied characters, ensuring that his star status remained intact.

In 2023, Prabhas took centre stage in the action-packed drama “Salaar: Part 1 – Ceasefire,” directed by Prashanth Neel. The film, in which he portrayed Salaar, was released on December 22, 2023, showcasing Prabhas’s captivating performance in this intense and thrilling cinematic experience.

Beyond his acting career, Prabhas’s charisma and humility have contributed to his widespread popularity. He has become a sought-after brand ambassador and has a significant fan following on social media.


  • Eeswar
  • Varsham
  • Chatrapathi
  • Darling
  • Mr. Perfect
  • Baahubali: The Beginning
  • Baahubali: The Conclusion
  • Saaho
  • Radhe Shyam
  • Salaar: Part 1 – Ceasefire

Personal Life

Prabhas presently remains unmarried and has not publicly disclosed any current romantic involvement. Over the years, he has been linked romantically to a couple of fellow celebrities within the entertainment industry. Notably, he was rumoured to have been in relationships with actresses Anushka Shetty and Ileana D’Cruz.

Social Media

  • Instagram: @actorprabhas

Net Worth

The Indian actor Probhas has an estimated net worth of about US$29 million.

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