Prakash Raj Wiki, Biography, Age, Wife, Family, Education, Height, Weight, Movies List, Career, Profession, Net Worth

Prakash Raj Wiki and Biography: Prakash Raj is an Indian actor, producer, director, and politician who is known for his work in Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, and Hindi films. He has received a slew of awards for his contributions to the film business. He has won five National Awards, eight Nandi Awards, eight Tamil Nadu State Film Awards, five South Filmfare Awards, four SIIMA Awards, three cineMaa Awards, and three Vijay Awards.


Prakash Raj

Bangalore, Karnataka is where he entered the world on March 26th, 1965. For his secondary studies, he enrolled at St. Joseph’s Indian High School in Bangalore. After that, he attended St. Joseph’s College of Commerce in Bangalore and graduated with a degree in business. Prakash Raj’s birth name was really Prakash Rai. He changed his last name to Raj at the suggestion of film director K. Balachander. When he first began his career, he earned $300 per month by appearing in a variety of theatre productions. He’s been performing in street theatre for close to two thousand performances.

Prakash Raj Wiki: Biography, Age, Wife, Family, Education, Height, Weight, Movies List, Career, Profession, Net Worth

Real Name Prakash Raj
Nick Name NA
Profession Actor, Filmmaker, Producer
Famous For Acting
Wife Name Pony Verma
Physical Status  
Age 56 Years
Height 5’ 9”
Weight 80 kg
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Brown
Personal Information  
Date of Birth 26-Mar-65
Birth Place Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Zodiac Sign Aries
Nationality Indian
School Name St. Jospeh’s Boys High School, Bengaluru
College Name St. Joseph’s College of Commerce, Bengaluru, Karnataka
Qualifications PUC (Pre-University Course) from St. Joseph’s College of Commerce, Bengaluru, Karnataka (1983-1985)

BCom dropout from St. Joseph’s College of Commerce, Bengaluru, Karnataka (1985-1987)

Family Profile  
Father Name Manjunath Rai
Mother Name Swarnalatha Raj
Siblings Prasad Raj
Career Actor
Source of Income Movies
Appeared In Movies
Net Worth Salary Rs. 55 Crore (Approx)

Prakash Raj Biography

Prakash Raj Education

Prakash Rai, better known as Prakash Raj, attended St. Joseph’s Boys’ High School in Bengaluru, Karnataka. He went to St. Joseph’s College of Commerce in Bengaluru, Karnataka, for his PUC from 1983 to 1985. He went back to the same university to start working on his Bachelor of Commerce degree, but he dropped out between 1985 and 1987 because he had a fight with a professor.

Prakash Raj Early Life

After working for a few years in the Kannada film and TV industries, K. Balachander’s film Duet was his first project in the Tamil film industry. After that, he became well-known as a well-paid actor in Tamil movies. Duet Movies is the name of the business he started to remember someone. Prakash has been in a number of movies that were made in Hindi.

Prakash Raj is one of the most popular actors in Indian movies because he can speak Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Marathi, Hindi, and English, as well as his native Kannada.

Prakash Raj Career

In Nagabharana, he played Appanna as a husband who had an affair. The next year, he starred in the Telugu action movie Antahpuram, for which he won another award. In 2000, he was in a few Telugu movies, but it was his role as a bad guy in the Tamil movie Vaanavil that got him the most praise from critics. Aside from that, he was Dr. Herold Vikramasinghe in Kannathil Muthamittal (2002), a musical war drama starring Madhavan, Simran, and P. S. Keerthana, which was praised by critics.

Prakash won the International Theatrical Federation Award for Best Supporting Actor for his work as a supporting actor. He kept surprising people all through the year with great performances in movies like Dhaya Nuvve Nuvve and Khadgam. In 2003, he won the Nandi Award for Best Character Actor for his role in the movie Amma Nanna O Tamila Ammayi as a kickboxing champion who puts his fame and money ahead of his family.

He was nominated for Best Villain at the Vijay Awards for his role as Ali Bhai in Pokkiri (2007), but he won the award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in the romantic comedy Mozhi. Since then, he has been in several critically acclaimed movies, such as Singam (2010), Payanam and Ko (2011), Bodyguard (2012), and Chennaiyil Oru Naal (2013). In Dhoni (2012), he plays the father of a fourteen-year-old cricket prodigy. In Saguni, he plays a bad politician.

In 2015, he made three important movies: O Kadhal Kanmani, S/O Satyamurthy, and Size Zero. In 2016, he did well with Ko 2, Oopiri, and Kadavul Irukaan Kumaru. In the 2016 movie Manithan, Udhayanidhi Stalin plays the well-known criminal lawyer Adhiseshan. Some of Prakash Raj’s 2017 movies that have already come out are Sathamanam Bhavati, Dwaraka, Yaakkai, Raajakumara, and Achayans. In 2019, he was in the romantic thriller Athiran, which was led by Fahadh Faasil and Sai Pallavi.
In 2020, you can see the movies Sarileru Neekevvaru, Mayabazar 2016, and Paava Kadhaigal. Alludu Adhurs, K.G.F. Chapter 2, Yuvarathnaa, Vakeel Saab, Thalaivi, and Anukoni Athidhi will all be released in 2022.

After his journalist-turned-activist friend Gauri Lankesh was killed, Prakash decided to run for office.

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