Prabhas Raju Uppalapati, who is popularly known as Prabhas is 11 years old in Telugu cinema. The Rebel star, who made his debut with Eeshwar in 2002, has come a long way in the film industry. So far he has acted in 15 movies and bagged several Best Actor awards. Besides carving a niche for himself, the Darling star has become a biggest youth icon in recent times.
Prabhas hogged the limelight with the lover boy image in the 2004 blockbuster film Varsham. Then onwards there is no look back for the actor. He continued in this vein and gained mass appeal and scored back to back success with the movies like Chakram, Chatrapathi, Munna, Bujjigadu, Billa, Darling, Mr Perfect and Rebel at the Box Office.
However, it's a celebration time for the fans of Prabhas, who has turned 33 today. The actor is busy with his next movie Mirchi. He is also set to begin shooting for his another film with SS Rajamouli.
We, at Oneindia, wish him happy birthday and a grand success to all his upcoming releases. Write your wishes in the comment box below.
Prabhas entered films with romance-action movie Eeswar in 2002. This Telugu film was directed by Jayanth C Paranjee, and Sridevi Vijaykumar played female lead alongside him. Although it was not a big hit, it was a good stepping stone for him.
It was director Sobhan's romance-action movie Varsham, which gave him big break of his career and made him a mass hero. It was remade in Tamil as Mazhai starring Jayam Ravi and Shriya Saran, and was also dubbed in Hindi as Baarish.
Chakram, which was written and directed by Krishna Vamsi, was a family drama and Prabhas played a foreign returnee, while Asin Thottumkal and Charmy Kaur played his love interests. The movie received a decent response at the Box Office.
Prabhas scored another blockbuster success with director SS Rajamouli's Chhatrapati, which was an action movie starring Prabhas and Shriya Saran in leads. The film was dubbed into Hindi as Hukumat Ki Jung, Tamil as Chandramouli and Malayalam with the same title. It is also currently being remade in Kannada as Chatrapathi.
Munna was an action film directed by Vamsi Paidipally. In this movie, for the first time, Prabhas was teamed up with Ileana D'Cruz. The film was hit at the Box Office and was also dubbed in Hindi as Bagawat - Ek Jung.
Bujjigadu, which was directed by Puri Jagannath, was a romance-action movie. After Varsham, Prabhas was once again paired up with Trisha Krishnan. The film was a big hit and was also dubbed into Tamil as Kumaran Rajini Rasigan and in Hindi as Deewar - Man of Power.
Billa was a gangster-thriller film directed by Meher Ramesh. It was a remake of the 2007 Tamil film with the same name. Prabhas had played a don, while Anushka Shetty and Namitha appeared in the female leads. It was also a big hit at the Box Office.
Darling was a romance drama film, directed by A Karunakaran. Prabhas teamed up with Kajal Aggarwal for the film. Besides being a commercial success, the movie also got Best Actor CineMAA Award. Prabhas was nominated for best actor award for several movies earlier, but this was the film which got him much-need honour.
Mr Perfect was a romantic love story starring Prabhas, Kajal Aggarwal and Tapsee. Directed by Dasarath, this movie was another big hit in his acting career. He was also nominated for several awards in the best actor category.
Rebel, which hit the screens on September 28, 2012 is an action film, which has been written and directed by Raghava Lawrence. Prabhas was seen romancing Tamanna and Deeksha Seth in the movie. The movie has opened to a very good response at the Box Office and it is sure to become another big hit in his career.