Prabhakar (Telugu actor)

Prabhakar is an Indian actor who works in Telugu films. He is known for his role as Inkoshi, king of the Kalakeyas in Baahubali: The Beginning.[1] He has starred in films like Maryada Ramanna, which won the Nandi Award for Best Feature Film for 2010, and Dongaata, starring Lakshmi Manchu and Adivi Sesh.[2]

Prabhakar
Born
OccupationActor
Years active2009 – present
Spouse(s)Rajya Lakshmi
Children2

Early lifeEdit

Prabhakar was born in Husnabad, near Raichur. His family hails from Kondangal of Mahabub Nagar district, Telangana.[3] After studying in studied in Hasnabad, he then shifted to Vikarabad to enroll in Ananta Padmanabha college.[4] His wife Rajya Lakshmi is a homemaker and his son Sriram Rajamouli was named after the famous director Rajamouli who offered the role of Inkoshi, king of Kalakeyas in Baahubali and gave him 'a new life'. He also has another son Ritvik Preetam.[5]

CareerEdit

Prabhakar played a minor role as villain in Mahesh Babu's Athidi, directed by Surender Reddy and supporting artiste in his earlier career. He has starred in more than 80 All Indian Films.

His first film which made him recognized as an actor was MaryadaRamanna,[6] which was produced by Shobu Yarlagadda and Prasad Devineniand, directed by S. S. Rajamouli which was released on 23 July 2010. He also acted in Gabbar Singh, directed by Harish Shankar, Dookudu, Aagadu, Lion and many more, which played well at the box office. His latest flick Sarrainodu remained as the third highest grossing Telugu film. Prabhakar is currently acting in Right Right, directed by Manu, starring Sumanth Ashwin and Pooja Zaveri in which he plays a very important role.[7] He is presently doing a film with Mohanlal.[8]

FilmographyEdit

Telugu filmsEdit

Year Title Role Notes
2007 Athidhi Goon
2008 Parugu
2010 Maryada Ramanna
2011 Seema Tapakai
2011 Dookudu Mallesh Goud's 2nd son
2011 Veera
2012 Dammu Chandravanshi King's henchmen
2012 Lovely
2012 Yamaho Yama
2012 Nippu
2012 Sarocharu
2012 Gabbar Singh Banda Swamy
2013 Attarintiki Daredi
2013 Satruvu
2013 Doosukeltha Badhram
2013 Mahankali
2014 Legend
2014 Aagadu
2014 Loukyam Shankar
2014 Rabhasa Ganeshan
2015 Lion
2015 Lava Kusa
2015 Dongaata
2015 Bengal Tiger Banda
2015 Baahubali: The Beginning Kalakeya
2016 Sarrainodu Vairam Dhanush's henchmen
2016 Right Right Seshu
2017 Dwaraka Ravi
2017 Lakshmi Bomb Vaikuntam
2017 Patel S. I. R. Laala
2017 Duvvada Jagannadham Suri
2017 Oxygen Major Satyaveer
2017 Kittu Unnadu Jagratha
2017 Om Namo Venkatesaya
2018 Jai Simha Kaniyappan
2018 Pantham Naayak's henchman
2018 Devadas Deva's henchman
2019 90ML Raja
2020 Raahu Nagaraju
2021 Akhanda TBA

Kannada filmsEdit

Year Title Role
2013 Brindavana
2014 Gajakesari Rana's Henchman
2016 Lakshmana
2017 Chowka Jungli, a prisoner
Cameo Appearance
2018 Udgharsha
2019 Natasaarvabhowma A Lawyer
2020 Bicchugatti Chapter −1 Dalvayi Dange Muddanna

Tamil filmsEdit

Year Title Role Notes
2015 Baahubali: The Beginning Inkoshi
2020 Yung Mung Sung Bhairavan
2020 Pon Manickavel Arun

Malayalam FilmsEdit

Year Title Role
2018 Parole

Bullet Raghavan

2019 Kodathi Samaksham Balan Vakeel Goonda

Hindi filmEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Kalakeya Prabhakar: It was a challenging experience learning Kilkili". The Times of India. Retrieved 12 August 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "Baahubali fame Prabhakar will play a pivotal role in Mammootty's 'Parole' - Times of India".
  3. ^ "బాహుబలి'తో ఆ కోరిక తీరింది: కాలకేయ ప్రభాకర్". Andhra Jyothi (in Telugu). 26 June 2016. Retrieved 27 February 2021.
  4. ^ "Focus Light: Prabhakar". idlebrain.com. Retrieved 17 August 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. ^ "Rajamouli gave me a new life: Prabhakar". deccanchronicle.com. Retrieved 27 May 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  6. ^ "Maryada Ramanna is fun". Rediff. Retrieved 23 July 2010. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  7. ^ "Right Right song features Baahubali Prabhakar, Ashwin". IndiaGlitz. Retrieved 25 April 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  8. ^ "Baahubali's Prabhakar To Play Villain in New Mohanlal Film - NDTV Movies". 18 September 2016.

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