Rebel Star Prabhas cemented a reputation as a Pan India star. The actor, who is shy and a reserved person in real life, catapulted a fan base from all over the world and also garnered a huge fan following from all over the globe. Prabhas’ popularity soared and it reflected on social media as his followers shot up to millions.
Prabhas is fondly called Darling or Rebel Star by his fans. Today, the handsome hunk is celebrating his 41st birthday. He is known for his powerful performances in films like Chatrapathi, Darling, Mirchi, Varsham, Baahubali series, Saaho and many others. Fans are excited about the amazing lineup of movies Prabhas has in store in the upcoming season. The line up includes Radhe Shyam, an untitled movie helmed by Nag Ashwin and the pan Indian film Adipurush.
Today, on his birthday, we rounded up some interesting facts about Prabhas, which you might want to know. Take a look below:
- Do you know the real name of Prabhas? It is Venkata Satyanarayana Prabhas Raju Uppalapati. He was born in Chennai to U Suryanarayana Raju and Siva Kumari. He has two siblings and is the nephew of actor Uppalapati Krishnam Raju.
- Prabhas’ all-time favourite Telugu film is Bhakta Kannappa, starring his uncle Krishnam Raju, which was released in 1976. He loves watching films made by Rajkumar Hirani. As per reports, Prabhas has watched Munna Bhai MBBS and 3 Idiots, almost 20 times. In Hollywood, he is said to be a fan of actor Robert De Niro.
- Prabhas has already made his debut in Bollywood before Baahubali. Yes, he played a cameo role in Ajay Devgn’s 2014 film Action Jackson, which was directed by Prabhudheva. He will be next seen in Bollywood with Adipurush, which is directed by Om Raut. It is said that Adipurush will surpass Baahubali’s records and is set on the whopping amount of 500 crores.
- Prabhas is the first South Indian star to have his wax statue at Madame Tussauds, Bangkok. He got a statue based on his Baahubali character Amarendra Baahubali, wearing the battle armour.
- Prabhas also didn’t wish to be an actor first. His heart was into the catering industry and he wanted to be a hotelier. He is a hardcore chicken and Biryani lover. Now you know the way to his heart!
- Prabhas is also a nature lover. He is a brand ambassador of the Haritha Haram initiative in Telangana. He adopted 1650 acres of Khajipalli forest under his father’s name U.V.S Raju.
- Prabhas doesn’t endorse any brands. Did you ever notice that not once you watched Prabhas in any advertisement? That is cool, right?
- Prabhas was gifted with gym equipment worth 1.5 crores from the makers of Baahubali to make his body into the desired shape for the movie. He was trained by Lakshman Reddy for Baahubali. The trainer is Mr.World 2010. The actor recently gifted his trainer a Rolls Royce car.
We hope you liked these interesting facts about Prabhas on his special day. Do Comment down below and let us know which fact surprised you the most?
We at Telugu Filmnagar, wish the biggest star of India, Prabhas a very happy birthday!