Happy Birthday Prabhas: Baahubali actor Venkata Satyanarayana Prabhas Raju Uppalapati is celebrating his 40th birthday on Wednesday. He has worked in Telugu, Hindi and Tamil films. Prabhas made his acting debut in 2002 with the Telugu action-drama, ‘Eeswar’. He has worked in several hits including Varsham (2004), Chatrapathi (2005), Chakram (2005), Billa (2009), Darling (2010), Mr. Perfect (2011), Mirchi (2013), and Saaho (2019).
He played the title role in S S Rajamouli’s epic film, ‘Baahubali: The Beginning’ (2015), which went on to be the fourth-highest-grossing Indian film to date. ‘Baahubali 2: The Conclusion’ (2017), became the first Indian film ever to gross over Rs 1,000 crore ($155 million) in all languages in just 10 days. It is also the second highest-grossing Indian film till date.
The actor came to be known as Darling Prabhas following his character in the 2010 romantic comedy-drama, Darling. In 2012, he featured in the hugely popular action-drama, ‘Rebel’, which is still loved by fans. In 2013, Prabhas got the state Nandi Award for Best Actor for his role in ‘Mirchi’. He is the first actor from the Southern industry to have his wax statue at Madame Tussaud’s wax museum. Prabhas-starrer ‘Saaho’ is the third most expensive Indian film made to date.