Balireddy Prudhviraj (born August 6, 1964) is an Indian actor and politician who appears in Telugu films. Known for his comic roles, he acted in more than 100 movies. He is noted for his role of "30 Years Industry", in Krishna Vamsi-directed Khadgam (2002).
August 6, 1964
|Alma mater||Andhra University, Visakhapatnam|
Prudhviraj was born at Tadepalligudem, West Godavari District, Andhra Pradesh. He was introduced by famous Dr. Prabakar Reddy and E V V Satyanarayana in their first film Aa Okkati Adakku. During this film he spent forty days with Rao Gopala Rao, where he learnt about the film industry. He played many roles in about 100 films. He was well recognized for his dialogue “30 Years Industry ikkada” in Krishna Vamsi's film Khadgam and this film changed his fate.
He has been nominated as chairman of Sri Venkateswara Bhakti Channel in 2019. In January 2020, his Audiotape recording with a female employee of SVBC TV channel went viral in Youtube and SVBC employees protested urging him to resign from his post as the chairman of the channel. Following which Prudhviraj resigned as chairman of Sri Venkateswara Bhakti Channel.
|1986||Khaidi No. 420|
|1992||Aa Okkati Adakku|
|2002||Khadgam||30 Years Industry|
|2003||Amma Nanna O Tamila Ammayi||Police officer|
|2009||Sasirekha Parinayam||Lorry Driver|
|Fitting Master||Police Officer|
|Namo Venkatesa||Prasad's Gang Member|
|Rama Rama Krishna Krishna|
|2011||Aha Naa Pellanta||Pilot|
|2012||Poola Rangadu||Eedara Gavvaraju|
|Uu Kodathara? Ulikki Padathara?||Siddha|
|Damarukam||Ad film director|
|2013||Seethamma Vakitlo Sirimalle Chettu|
|Veyyi Abaddalu||Police Officer|
|Attarintiki Daredi||Paata Basthi Parameshwar|
|Kevvu Keka||Punchutality Prabhanjanam|
|Aadu Magaadra Bujji|
|Bhimavaram Bullodu||A Blind Man|
|Adavi Kaachina Vennela|
|Oohalu Gusagusalade||Marriage Broker|
|Loukyam||'Boiling Star' Bablu|
|Mirchi Lanti Kurradu|
|Sankarabharanam||Percentage Paramesh S.I|
|Bengal Tiger||'Future Star' Siddappa|
|Bruce Lee – The Fighter||Ratnam|
|Oru Nodiyil||KTV News Channel head||Tamil film|
|Sarrainodu||Obul Reddy's henchman|
|Parvathipuram||KTV News Channel head|
|Babu Bangaram||Batayyi Babji|
|Chuttalabbai||Mr. Ego / E. Govardhan Reddy|
|Eedu Gold Ehe||Narada|
|Krishna Gaadi Veera Prema Gaadha||Police Officer|
|Ekkadiki Pothavu Chinnavada||Doctor|
|Meelo Evaru Koteeswarudu||'Variation Star' Veera Babu|
|2017||Khaidi No. 150||Minister Shekar|
|Kittu Unnadu Jagratha||Rechukka|
|Baahubali 2: The Conclusion||Kunthala Kingdom's Minister|
|Rarandoi Veduka Chudham||Dorababu|
|Ninnu Kori||Lova Babu|
|Patel S. I. R.||Monti|
|Paisa Vasool||Advocate Pruthviraj|
|Raja the Great||Bank Manager Babji|
|PSV Garuda Vega||Doctor|
|2018||Achari America Yatra|
|Gayatri||Minister Shankar Rao|
|Bharat Ane Nenu||Minister|
|Pantham||House Owner Vaadakam|
|Tej I Love You||Tej's Uncle|
|Raju Gadu||Dr. Saima|
|Shailaja Reddy Alludu||Manikyam|
|My Dear Marthandam||Lawyer|
|Bluff Master||Dhana Shetty|
|2019||Vinaya Vidheya Rama||Rajasekhar|
|F2: Fun and Frustration||Ramaswamy Naidu|
|Yatra||Sujaya Krishna Ranga Rao|
|Iddari Lokam Okate||Mukesh|
|Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy||Madhavayyar|
- Films are listed in the order of their release date
- Hemanth, Kumar. "Prudhvi Raj gets rave reviews for his role in Loukyam". timesofindia.indiatimes.com. Times of India. Retrieved 12 December 2016.
- Kavirayani, Suresh. "It's not been an easy journey: Prudhviraj". deccanchronicle.com. Deccan Chronicle. Retrieved 13 December 2016.
- Y., Sunita Chowdhary. "Patience pays, finally for Prudhviraj". thehindu.com. The Hindu. Retrieved 14 December 2016.
- "TORI Live Show with Comedian Prithviraj". teluguportals.com. 14 March 2012. Retrieved 1 October 2012.
- "Jagan's YSRCP appoints Telugu actor Prudhvi Raj as state secretary". The News Minute. 16 February 2019. Retrieved 10 September 2020.
- Yalavarthi, Sunita. "Exclusive Interview with Prudhviraj (30 years industry)". telugu360.com. Telugu 360. Retrieved 12 December 2016.
- "Prudhviraj steps down as SVBC chairman". The Hindu. Special Correspondent. 13 January 2020. ISSN 0971-751X. Retrieved 10 September 2020.CS1 maint: others (link)
- S; Jan 12, eep Raghavan / TNN / Updated:; 2020; Ist, 20:29. "Tirupati: Actor Prudhvi Raj resigns from TTD's SVBC chairmanship | Vijayawada News - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 10 September 2020.CS1 maint: extra punctuation (link) CS1 maint: numeric names: authors list (link)