Terrifying warlord Kalakeya in the magnum opus ‘Baahubali’ has almost become synonymous with his original name for Prabhakar. He is well known Indian film actor who is continuing his successful career after ‘Baahubali’. Here is a small inspirational story about his journey in Film Industry and life before his debut in Telugu Cinema.
Prabhakar made his debut in the blink and miss appearances in movies like ‘Parugu‘ and ‘Magadheera‘, but it was SS Rajamouli’s ‘Maryada Ramanna’ that struck gold for him and made Prabhakar, a household name and he never find the necessity to look back. The offers started flooding in and Prabhakar has featured in many superhit films like ‘Gabbar Singh’, ‘Seema Tapakai’, ‘Dookudu’, ‘Krishnam Vande Jagadgurum’ and ‘Dongaata’ in villain roles.
With an unwavering grit and determination, Prabhakar dreamt of being a Police officer and he never had the fetish for movies. It was during his struggling days, SS Rajmouli who spotted talent in him offered him a minor role in ‘Magadheera’ and later promoted him as one of the main villains in ‘Maryada Ramanna’. After a string of notable roles comes the once in a lifetime role of “Kalakeya” in the India’s biggest hit ‘Baahubali’.
Even though he does not have any prior experience, Rajamouli has helped him to evolve as an actor and also presented him in the character of Warlord, Kalakeya in the epic and historical flick. Prabhakar always says, Rajamouli gave him a new life. His life is in two phases now, ‘Before Baahubali and After Baahubali’. Out of gratitude, he named his son after Rajamouli.
With the towering height and well-built physique, are sometimes seen as an indispensable part of a leading villain’s repertoire of skills, Prabhakar is sure to go miles ahead.As Warlord Kalakeya is celebrating his birthday today, thetelugufilmnagar.com wishes him a very Happy Birthday and all the best for his bright future ahead.