Prabhas Raju Uppalapati aka Prabhas, the nephew of veteran hero Krishnam Raju is an Indian film actor who primarily works in Telugu Cinema. An Engineering graduate, who always wanted to be the businessman and often describes himself as mad and aggressive before making into films and calmed down after entering into filmdom.
Carrying forward his uncle’s legacy, the lanky youngster made his debut with 2002 flick Eshwar. His debut movie Eshwar and next movie Raghavendra have tanked at the box office, but fetched him recognition, especially his action potentiality.
After 2 back to back forgettable movies, the phenomenal success of Varsham helped Prabhas rose to stardom. Following year, he has come up with the biggest blockbusters of his career at that time in the form of Rajamouli’s Chatrapathi – a tale of refugees being exploited by goons. The strapping actor’s height and build made the fans raved about Prabha’s intensity as the revolting refugee. The stupendous hit of Chatrapathi followed by a lull in Prabhas’s career before he struck the chord with Karunakaran’s Darling and Dasaradh’s Mr. Perfect that brought him back into the stardom and made him closer to the family audiences.
Prabhas’s latest visual spectacle Baahubali -The Beginning directed by Rajamouli has created a cataclysmic effect at the box-office and ranked as the 3rd highest grosser of Indian films worldwide and the biggest hit within India. The movie’s sensational success even gained the audience outside the Indian diaspora and catapulted Prabhas to an unprecedented fame, amassing his fans all across the globe, thus by making him the National Star.