Prakash Raj

Prakash Raj

Prakash Raj is an Indian film actor, film director, producer and television presenter who mainly works in the South Indian film industry. He acted in back-to-back stage shows for INR300 a month in the initial stages of his career when he joined Kalakshetra, Bengaluru, and he has 2,000 street theatre performances to his credit. After working in the Kannada television industry and Kannada cinema for a few years, he made his debut in Tamil cinema through Duet by K. Balachander and has since been a commercially successful film star in Tamil.

Prakash’s fluency in Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Marathi, Hindi and English has placed him among the most sought after actors in Indian cinema. e has played a variety of roles, most notably as the antagonist and, of late, as a character actor. Prakash, as an actor has won a National Film Award for Best Supporting Actor in 1998 for Mani Ratnam’s Iruvar and a National Film Award for Best Actor in 2009 for his role in Kanchivaram, a Tamil film directed by Priyadarshan and as a producer has won a National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Kannada for Puttakkana Highway directed by his long-time theatre friend B. Suresh in 2011. Prakash was also the host of Neengalum Vellalam Oru Kodi during the shows second season. His latest Tamil movie Un Samayal Arayil he lead the role with Sneha.

Personal
Name Prakash Raj
Real Name
DOB 26/03/1965
Place of Birth Bengaluru
Complexion Wheatish
Hair color Black
Eye color Brown
Nationality Indian
Religion Hindu
School St. Joseph’s Boys’ High School, Bangalore
College St. Joseph’s College of Commerce, Bangalore
Height 5’7”
Birth Sign Aries
Hobbies
Professional
Occupation Actor,Producer
Active from 1990
Debut movie Mithileya Seetheyaru (Kannada)
Known For Ghilli,Anniyan,Abhiyum Naanum
Awards National Film Award for Best Actor – Kanchivaram (2007)
Family
Home Town Chennai
Parents Manjunath Rai – Swarnalatha
Date of Marriage
Children Meghana,Pooja
Siblings Prasad Raj
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Actors Amitabh Bachchan,Sridevi
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