23 October, 2021

Unknown Facts About 'Baahubali' Fame, Prabhas

Here are some interesting facts about South Indian actor, Prabhas that aren't known to even some of his die-hard fans.

By Rishabh Naudiyal

Prabhas' full name

Born on October 23, 1979, Prabhas' full name is Uppalapati Venkata Suryanarayana Prabhas Raju.

Prabhas wanted to be a hotelier

Prabhas had never thought about becoming an actor or working in the film industry. His first and only career choice was to be a hotelier.

Prabhas is a huge admirer of Rajkumar Hirani

Prabhas is one of the biggest fans of the director, Rajkumar Hirani. He has also watched 'Munna Bhai MBBS' and '3 Idiots' more than 20 times, because of his sheer admiration for him.

Prabhas’ wax sculpture at Madame Tussaud

Prabhas is the first South Indian actor whose wax sculpture was installed at the prestigious and world-famous Madame Tussaud’s wax museum in Bangkok.

Prabhas' father was a famous film producer

South Indian superstar, Prabhas' late father, Uppalapati Surya Narayana Raju, was a renowned producer of his time. His most notable film was 'Bhakta Kannappa'.

Robert De Niro is Prabhas' cinematic idol

Once in an old interview, Prabhas had revealed that the iconic Hollywood actor, Robert De Niro is his cinematic idol, as the actor had learned a lot about acting from him.

Prabhas rejected a deal worth Rs. 5.5 crores

Prabhas had sacrificed tons of projects for his film, 'Baahubali'. One of them is an endorsement deal worth Rs. 5.5 crores, as he had wanted no distractions during the shooting of 'Baahubali'.

Prabhas holds a B.Tech degree

The 'Saaho' actor, Prabhas holds a B.Tech. degree from the prestigious Sri Chaitanya College in Hyderabad.

Prabhas' film, 'Baahubali's' international record

Prabhas' blockbuster film 'Baahubali: The Beginning' was the first-ever non-English movie to be screened at the Royal Albert Hall in London, United Kingdom.

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