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Prabhu Deva Height Weight Bra Size Age Biography Family Wiki Net Worth, Affairs, Marriage & much more. Prabhu Deva (born 3 April 1973) is an Indian dance choreographer, film director, producer and actor, who has worked predominantly in Tamil and Hindi language films. In a career spanning 25 years, he has performed and designed a wide range of dancing styles and has garnered two National Film Awards for Best Choreography. He was also awarded the Padma Shri award in 2019 for his contributions to the art.

Beginning with a series of acting roles in the 1990s and early 2000s, Prabhu Deva featured in several commercially successful films including Kadhalan (1994), Minsara Kanavu (1997) and VIP (1997). After further critically acclaimed performances in the comedy Kaathala Kaathala (1998) and the family drama Vanathai Pola (2000), Deva then failed to recreate the success of his earlier films and his box office value began to decline and he subsequently made appearances in supporting roles and low budget Telugu language films. He then successfully ventured into direction with the 2005 Telugu film Nuvvostanante Nenoddantana, and the success of the project prompted further offers for Deva as a director. He then went on to make highly profitable films in Telugu, Hindi and Tamil languages such as Pokkiri (2007), Wanted (2009), Rowdy Rathore (2012) and Singh is Bling (2015).

Early life and career

Prabhu Deva was born in Mysore, Karnataka on 3 April 1973 to Mugur Sundar and Mahadevamma Sundar. Inspired by his father Mugur Sundar, a choreographer for South Indian movies, he took up dancing, learning Indian classical dance forms such as Bharatanatyam from Dharmaraj and Udupi Lakshminarayanan as well as Western styles. Raju Sundaram and Nagendra Prasad are his brothers.

Deva first appeared as a boy playing a flute in the song “Panivizhum Iravu”, from the Tamil film Mouna Ragam (1986). He later appeared as a background dancer for a song in the 1988 Tamil film Agni Natchathiram. Deva’s first venture as a choreographer was the Kamal Haasan starrer Vetri Vizha (1989). He has since then choreographed for over 100 movies. From choreography, he went into acting. In 1999, Deva, Shobhana and A. R. Rahman performed with a Tamil cinema dancing troupe at the “MJ & Friends” Michael Jackson tribute concert in Munich, Germany. As of 2010, he serves as chairman and director of the Prabhu Deva’s Dance Academy in Singapore. He planned to release his first video album called It is boring in 2013.

Personal life

Prabhu Deva married Ramlath, who changed her name to Latha. They had three children, but their eldest son died of cancer in 2008. In 2010, his wife filed a petition at the family court, seeking directions against Deva from live-in relationship with the actress Nayanthara and requesting a reunion with him. Furthermore, Ramalath threatened to go on hunger strike if Prabhu Deva married Nayantara, while several women’s organisations conducted protests against Nayantara for bringing disrepute to Tamil culture, burning an effigy of her. In 2012, Nayantara confirmed that she had ended her relationship with Prabhu Deva.

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Deva has moved to Mumbai and is residing at Boney Kapoor’s old place called Green Acres. Prabhu Deva’s mother Mahadevamma is from the village of Doora, about 17 kilometres (11 mi) from Mysore. He owns property in Doora, and has developed a farm there.

Prabhu Deva Biography Wiki Wife Family Age Net Worth

Bio/Wiki
Birth nameShankupani
Name EarnedIndian Michael Jackson
Profession(s)Indian Film Director, Dance Choreographer, and Actor
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters– 182 cm
in meters– 1.82 m
in feet inches– 6’ 0”
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Career
DebutFilm (Tamil, Choreographer): Vetri Vizha (1989)

Film (Tamil, Actor): Indhu (1994)

Film (Telugu, Director): Nuvvostanante Nenoddantana (2005)
Awards, Honours, AchievementsNational Film Award
• 1996: Best Choreography for Minsara Kanavu (1997)
• 2004: Best Choreography for Lakshya (2004)
Filmfare Award
2005: Best Choreography for Lakshya (2004)
Padma Shri
2019: For his contribution in the field of arts
Personal Life
Date of Birth3 April 1973 (Tuesday)
Age (as in 2020)47 Years
BirthplaceMysore, Karnataka
Zodiac signAries
NationalityIndian
HometownMysore, Karnataka
Educational QualificationSchool Dropout
ReligionHinduism
CasteLingayat
Food HabitVegetarian
ControversyIn 2010, Prabhu Deva’s wife, Latha, filed a petition at the family court, seeking orders to prevent her husband from entering into a live-in relationship with his alleged girlfriend Nayanthara. Moreover, Latha threatened to go on a hunger strike if her demand wasn’t met. Several women organizations conducted protests against Nayanthara for bringing disrepute to the Tamil culture. 
Relationships & More
Marital StatusDivorced
Affairs/Girlfriends• Latha (Divorced)
• Nayanthara, Actor (Ex-Girlfriend)
Marriage DateYear 1995
Family
Wife/SpouseRamlath or Latha (ex-wife)
ChildrenSon(s)– 3
• Late Vishal Deva (Died in 2008, due to cancer)
• Rishi Raghavendra Deva
• Adhith Deva
Daughter-None
ParentsFather– Mugur Sundar (Choreographer)
Mother– Mahadevamma
SiblingsBrother(s)– 2
• Raju Sundaram (Choreographer)
• Nagendra Prasad (Choreographer)

Sister– None
Favourite Things
ActorChiranjeevi
ActressMadhuri Dixit
Dancer(s)Hrithik Roshan, Michael Jackson
Director(s)S. Shankar, K. Balachande, Dasari Narayana Rao, and K. Raghavendra Rao
SportCricket

Filmography

Director

YearFilmLanguage
2005Nuvvostanante NenoddantanaTelugu
2006Pournami
2007PokkiriTamil
2007Shankardada ZindabadTelugu
2009VilluTamil
2009WantedHindi
2011Engeyum KaadhalTamil
2011Vedi
2012Rowdy RathoreHindi
2013Ramaiya VastavaiyaRemake of Nuvvostanante Nenoddantana
2013R… Rajkumar
2014Action Jackson
2015Singh is Bling
2019Dabangg 3
2020Radhe

Producer

YearFilmDirector
2016DeviA. L. Vijay
2017BoganLakshman
2018SometimesPriyadarshan
2019VinodhanVictor Jayaraj

Performance roles

Actor

YearFilmLanguage
1994IndhuTamil
KaadhalanPrabhuDubbed into Hindi as Humse Hai Muqabala and into Telugu as Premikudu.
1995RaasaiyyaRaasaiyya
1996Love BirdsArun
Mr. RomeoRomeo, MadrasDubbed into Telugu and Hindi under the same name.
1997Minsara KanavuDeva
VIPGuruDubbed into Telugu under the same name.
1998Naam Iruvar Nammaku IruvarPrabhu, Deva
Love Story 1999TeluguVamsi
Kaathala KaathalaTamilSundaralingam
1999Ninaivirukkum VaraiJanakiraman (Jonny)
SuyamvaramKanna
TimeSrininvasa MurthyDubbed into Telugu under the same name.
2000VaanathaippolaSelvakumar
Eazhaiyin SirippilGanesan
James PanduJames
Pennin Manathai ThottuSunil
DoublesPrabhu
2001Ullam Kollai PoguthaeAnbu
Alli Thandha VaanamSathyam
Manadhai ThirudivittaiDeva
2002Charlie ChaplinThiru
H2OKannadaVairamuthu
SantoshamTeluguPawan
One Two ThreeTamilSathya
Agni VarshaHindiRakshasha
Thotti GangTeluguSuri Babu
2003Kalyana RamuduRajesh
AlaudinTamilAlaudin
Oka Radha Iddaru Krishnula PelliTeluguMurugan
2004Engal AnnaTamil
TapanaTeluguVenu
Intlo Srimathi Veedhilo KumariGopal
Andalu Dongale DorikitheBujji
2006StyleGanesh
Chukkallo ChandruduSharatGuest appearance
NaayudammaPrabhu
2008Michael Madana KamarajuMichael, Ravi
2011UrumiMalayalam
2013ABCDHindi
2015ABCD 2
2016DeviTamil
AbhinetriTelugu
Tutak Tutak TutiyaHindi
2017Kalavaadiya PozhuthugalTamil
2018GulaebaghavaliBadri
MercurySilentBlind man
LakshmiTamilKrishna / VK
2019Charlie Chaplin 2Thiru
Devi 2Krishna Kumar / Alex Britto / Ranga Reddy
Abhinetri 2Telugu
KhamoshiHindiDev
Dabangg 3HimselfCameo Appearance in Munna Badnaam Hua Song
2020Street Dancer 3DRam Prasad Anna
Pon ManickavelTamilPon Manickavel IPS
ThealTamil
Oomai VizhigalTamil

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