Prakash Raj is a highly respected Indian artist, producer, TV host. Prakash Raj is the first artist to make his mark in Hindi cinema after Kamal Haasan from South Indian cinema. Kannada and Telugu cinema actor Prakash Raj worked to fill the gaps in villains in Bollywood through “Singham”, “Wanted” and “Dabangg-2”. Read more to know about Prakash Raj Wiki and his latest updates.
Prakash Raj is 1965 March born and his birthday falls on the 26th of march. Bangalore is the birthplace of Prakash Raj. Prakash Raj’s real name is Prakash Rai, whom he called Tamil director K.K. This was changed at Balachander’s behest. Prakash Bangalore is from a very low middle-class family. Prakash’s father’s name is Manjunath Rai and his mother’s name is Swarnalata Rai. Prakash did his early studies from St. Joseph’s School in Bangalore. He then graduated from St. Joseph’s College of Commerce.
Prakash Raj Wiki/Biography
Real Name: Prakash Raj
Born: 26 March 1965
Born Place: Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Occupation: Actor, Filmmaker
Prakash Raj Career
Prakash Raj started his acting career with the Doordarshan serial “Bisilu Kudure”. Prakash Raj did many films in his film career. During this time he was also awarded the National Award. Prakash Raj started his Bollywood career in the year 1998 with the film Hitler. But he got recognition from Wanted’s character Ghani Bhai. Here is the list of some famous movies of Prakash Raj, Indraprastham, Bandhanam, VIP, Nandani, Shanti Shanti Shanti, Vannavali, Azad, Geeta, Rishi, Dost, Singham, Wanted, Budha Hoga Tera Baap, Hiropanti Entertainment, Murari, Indra, Idiot, Shakti The Power, Fools, Gangotri, Smart The Challenge, Pokri, Rana, Lion, Rudramadevi.
Prakash Raj Age, Height, Weight
Age: 54 Years Old As Of 2019
Height: 5 Feet 9 Inches
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Brown
Prakash Raj Personal & Professional Details
Zodiac Sign: Aries
Nick Name: Prakash
School: St. Joseph’s Boys’ High School, Bengaluru
College: St. Joseph’s College of Commerce, Bengaluru
Salary: INR 1.5 Crore Approx
Net Worth: INR 150 Crore Approx
Film Debut: Mithileya seetheyaru in 1990
Food Habit: Non-Vegetarian
Prakash Raj Family & Caste
Father: Manjunath Rai
Mother: Swarnalatha Raj
Brother: Prasad Raj
Sister: Not Known
Caste: Not Known
Prakash Raj Favorite things & Hobbies
Favorite Food: Biryani
Favorite Actor: Not Known
Favorite Actress: Trisha
Destination: Not Known
Prakash Raj Girlfriend, Affairs & More
Girlfriend/Affair: Not Known
Marital Status: Married
Marriage Date: N/A
Wife: Pony Verma (m. 2010), Lalitha Kumari (m. 1994–2009)
Child: Late Sidhu(son), Pooja and Meghna(Daughter)
Unknown Facts about Prakash Raj
- Does Prakash Raj smoke? :- No
- Does Prakash Raj drink alcohol? :- Not Known
- Prakash Raj’s real name is Prakash Rai. Which he called Tamil director This was changed at Balachander’s behest.
- Prakash Raj started his acting career with Doordarshan serial “Bisilu Kudure”.
- Prakash Raj has emerged as a new villain in Bollywood. He has appeared in many films as a villain in Hindi films so far. These include- Singham, Dabangg 2, Budha Hoga Tera Baap, Singh Sahab The Great, Wanted, Zanjeer.
- Prakash Raj is a successful actor as well as a successful director, he has directed many Telugu, Tamil, Kannada films till now.
- Prakash Raj is the first artist from South Indian cinema after Kamal Haasan to make his mark in Hindi cinema.
- Prakash Raj made the first play in his school. He has played nearly 2000 so far. Today he gives all his credit to the Tamil director’s Balachandra.
- Prakash Raj got recognition in the Hindi cinema from Salman Khan starrer film Wanted.
- Prakash Raj has been awarded the National Award 5 times in his 29-year career.
- As big as Prakash Raj is in South and Bollywood’s villains, so are his controversies. Here is the list of disputes related to them