There are several South Indian stars, including Rajinikanth and Kamal Haasan, who have a massive fan following across the world. Their movie releases are not normal events; they are celebrated with much fervour and enthusiasm like a festival. Joining the list of these veteran actors with a crazy fan base is Prabhas. who is now riding high on the success of Baahubali 2. The movie has given the south star recognition across the world. He has made more fans among Bollywood buffs after the release of the first part, and his fan base is growing each passing day!!! Here are 8 Interesting Unknown Facts About ‘Bahubali’ Star Prabhas the 37-year-old actor:
1.Most of us don’t know the fact that he was born in Chennai and is native of Mogalturu village of West Godavari district.
2.His full name is Venkata Satyanarayana Prabhas Raju Uppalapati.
3.Prabhas has beaten the legends likes of Rajinikanth and Kamal Haasan and become the first South Indian star to have his own wax statue at Madame Tussauds, Bangkok.The statue based on his Baahubali character Amarendra Baahubali, wearing the battle armour.
4.He started his career in tollywood in the year 2002 with Eeshwar movie while he became famous as a star hero with Varsham movie which was released in 2004. Further he made many movies which made him one among the top heroes in tollywood. Apart from acting prabhas has also made into dubbing by lending his voice to Manchu Vishnu for Denikaina Ready movie.
5.Prabhas had admitted in the past that he never thought of becoming an actor, and in fact wanted to be a hotelier instead.
6.He is a great fan of Rajkumar Hirani!!Prabhas has watched Munna Bhai MBBS and 3 Idiots almost 20 times. He is even a bigger fan of Raju Hirani than most of you!!
7.In order to work on his physique for the movie, Prabhas played volleyball as part of his exercise regime. He started loving the sport so much that he had built a court in his home so that he could play the game whenever he wants.
8.We have never seen about his charity works anywhere on media. Unlike few other actors, Prabhas is not a guy who shows off to get publicity and popularity. However, there are sources that have already confirmed that he donates lakhs of rupees every year towards charity. One of such works is that he visited a blind school in Nalgonda and donated Rs.10 lakh and spent his time with the students proving that he is a hero in real life too.