South superstar Prabhas turns 40 today; proving his acting prowess, he has created his fanbase across the nation. Spreading his wings wide open, taking a leap in Bollywood as well with action thriller, Saaho he has just become unstoppable at the box office and has bagged a special corner for himself in the audience’s hearts. And this special corner has set the box office figures ringing for the actor’s flicks. Be it Baahubali which went to become a phenomena at the ticket window or Saaho that marked his Bollywood debut, Prabhas proved art and cinema can’t be limited with boundaries of languages, states, country and so on.
Today on his 40th birthday here’s digging all his unknown facts, which shall possibly leave you surprised and amazed. His family has roots in the entertainment business, the actor was born to Telugu producer Uppalapati Surya Narayana Raju and Siva Kumari in 1979. The actor’s uncle Uppalapati Krishnam Raju is also an actor in Telugu film industry. Despite of his strong roots in the films, he has craved his way up the success ladder by kick starting from a scratch and finally making it big.
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Today on his 40th birthday are 5 unknown facts about the actor-
Very few people know that the actor stepped into Bollywood way before Baahubali and Saaho fever gripped the audience. All the thanks to director PrabhuDheva, who discovered this gem and roped him in for a guest appearance in his 2014 flick Action Jackson. The actor was seen in song for the movie.
Like every other superstar, who were never inclined toward the movie bizz, Prabhas too is one of them. Never dreamt or ambitious to make a glittering career in the entertainment world, he aimed to be in the hotel industry and make it big.
Now we know what inspires him to remain focused. Shall we say it is none other than Bollywood ace filmmaker Rajkumar Hirani. The actor has watched his masterpieces, Munnabhai MBBS and 3 Idiots for over 20 times and is a huge fan of Hirani’s work.
Taking his popularity across the borders, Prabhas is the first ever South actor to have his wax statue in Madame Tussauds Museum in Bangkok.
And lastly he stood on the sixth spot in the list of the Most Influential Young of 2017 by one of the most popular magazine GQ.
On that note we too wish the actor a very happy birthday and hope he keeps us entertaining for many more years.
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