Prabhu Deva – Biography, Facts & Life Story

Prabhu Deva Indian Director, Dance Choreographer, Actor

Height, Weight & Physical Stats

Body Measurements 40-32-13 inches
Height 5 feet 10 inches (1.80 m)
Weight 76 kg (168 lbs)
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Dark Brown
Nickname Indian Michael Jackson
Gender Male
Age 51 years old (in 2024)
Date of Birth 3 April 1973
Full Name Prabhu Deva
Profession Director, Dance Choreographer, Actor
Nationality Indian
Birthplace Mysore, Karnataka, India
Religion Hinduism
Published on August 25, 2018 on 08:09 AM
Zodiac Sign Aries

Prabhu Deva is a renowned Indian dancer, choreographer, film director, film actor; film Producer & vocalist who predominantly recognized for his work in Telugu, Tamil; Malayalam, Kannada and Hindi movies. He was born in Mysore, Karnataka, India on 3rd April, 1973.

Prabhu Deva is questionably one of the most renowned choreographers all across India. He took classes in Bharatanatyam and western dancing styles once he was quite young. After that, he decided to try his good fortune in movies. Prabhu initiated his career as an actor in Tamil movies. After starring in a number of Tamil movies, he ultimately made his first acting debut with a Tamil movie titled Indhu. He was featured alongside famous actress Roja in this movie and the movie earned well at Indian box office. Prabhu Deva rose to utmost fame after he starred in a Tamil movie titled Kadhalan. The movie was also dubbed in Telugu and Hindi as well. In Hindi, it was named as Humse Hain Muqabala. Prabhu Deva exposed his proficient dancing abilities in the songs titled ‘Muqabala’ and ‘Urvasi Urvasi’. By way of his dancing abilities, he became recognized all across India.

Prabhu Deva has starred in more than fifty movies. Even though he has commonly starred in Tamil movies but is also a constant figure in Hindi and Telugu movie industry too. Aside from Vijay, Nandi and Filmfare awards, Prabhu has also received two National Awards for his breathtaking choreography. Beyond acting, he has made a niche for himself by way of choreography. Apart from choreography and acting he has also worked as a film director and made his first directorial debut with a Telugu movie titled Nuvvostanante Nenoddantana. Prabhu Deva has directed a number of megahit blockbuster movies of Bollywood like Rowdy Rathore, R… Rajkumar and Wanted amongst others. He has also directed forthcoming Bollywood movie titled Dabangg 3. He has also tried his good fortune in film production and has produced more than 4 Tamil movies.

Prabhu Deva was born to Mahadevamma and Mugur Sundar. He also has two younger brothers named Nagendera Prasad and Raju Sundaram. In the year 1995, he tied the knot with Ramlatha and the couple was blessed with three sons. In 2008, their first-born son died on account of brain tumor. Prabhu was also in a relationship with renowned Tamil actress Nayantara.

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Prabhu Deva Career

Profession: Director, Dance Choreographer, Actor


Choreography: Vetri Vizha (Tamil film, 1989)
Acting: Indhu (Tamil film, 1994)
Directorial: Nuvvostanante Nenoddantana (Telugu film, 2005)

Net Worth: $20 million

Family & Relatives

Father: Mugur Sundar

Mother: Mahadevamma

Brother: Raju Sundaram, Nagendra Prasad

Sister: None

Marital Status: Divorced

Ex Spouse: Ramlath a.k.a. Latha (ex-wife)

Son: 3 sons (Eldest son died of Cancer in 2008)

Daughter: None

Past Relationships:

Nayanthara (2008-2011)

Facts You Never Knew About Prabhu Deva

  • Is Prabhu Deva addicted to smoking: No
  • Is Prabhu Deva alcoholic: Not Known
  • He was encouraged by his father named Mugur Sundar who was also a famous choreographer; Prabhu also developed his fascination towards dancing once he was quite young.
  • Up till now, Prabhu Deva has choreographed more than hundred movies.
  • In the year 2008, the oldest son of Prabhu lost his life after an elongated struggle against brain tumor.
  • In 1996 and 2004, he won two National Awards for the Best Choreography.
  • Prabhu Deva is one of those superstars who have been privileged with a beeswax statue at celebrity wax statue Gallery, Lonavala.
  • Aside from Tollywood films, Prabhu Deva has also directed numerous Bollywood movies such as Rowdy Rathore, Action Jackson, Wanted etc.

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Who is Prabhu Deva?

Prabhu Deva is an Indian director, dance choreographer, actor, born on 03 April, 1973 in Mysore, Karnataka, India.

How old is Prabhu Deva?

Prabhu Deva is 51 years old as of May 2024.

How tall is Prabhu Deva?

Prabhu Deva is 5 feet 10 inches (1.80 m).

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