Prabhu Deva is an Indian dancer, choreographer, actor and film director. He is recognized by the name India’s Michael Jackson for his fast-paced dance moves.
Prabhu Deva ‘s Early life and personal details
Famous personality Prabhu Deva was born on April 3, 1973 to Mugur Sundar and Mahadevamma. He was born as Shankupani Sundaram in Mysore, India. He grew up with his brothers Raju Sundaram and Nagendra Prasad – popular choreographers in South Indian movies.
Prabhu’s father was one of the popular dance directors of yesteryears and he was inspired to be a great dancer from him.With the kneen interest in dancing he learned Indian dance forms like Bharatanatyam and Western dance styles.
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One of the leading choreographers Prabhu Deva has 5’11” height and 168lbs weight with dark brown eye color and his zodiac sign is Aries.
Talking about his personal life Deva was previously married to Ramlath. The couple had three children namely Vishal, Aditya, and Rishi. According to the report, his eldest son died at the age of 14 in 2008 due to cancer.
Deva is currently linked with Milky Beauty Tamanna Bhatia. However, nothing has been confirmed yet.
Prabhu Deva ‘s Career
Prabhu started his career as a choreographer and later became actor and director in the film industry. He did a small role and made a guest appearance in song sequences before taking a lead role.
Prabhu’s first directed film as a choreographer is Vetri Vizha. Since then he has choreographed over 100 movies. Deva, Shobhana, and A. R. Rahman performed “Michael Jackson and Friends” concert with a Tamil cinema dancing troupe in Munich, Germany in 1999.
With the late legend Vinod Khanna Sir on the sets of my film 'Wanted" pre climax scene. pic.twitter.com/SXDWY5037w
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Prabhu Deva debuted his career in the movie industry as a lead role in the movie “Indhu” directed by Pavithran in 1994. From then he played in several movies like Pokkiri, Chukkallo Chandrudu, Gentleman, Agni Natchathiram and many others. Deva starred in the movie 123 with his brothers. He also played the lead role in India’s first 3D Dance film ABCD (Any Body Can Dance).
Deva’s first directorial venture was a Telugu film Nuvvostanante Nenoddantana followed by Pournami, Shankardada Zindabad and Hindi movie “Wanted”.
Deva’s recent film is Tutak Tutak Tutiya featuring with Sonu Sood and Tamannah Bhatia. He served as chairman and director of a dance academy in Singapore named Prabhudeva Dance Academy, in 2010.
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Prabhu Deva ‘s Awards
Pravu Deva is a well-known name in the Bollywood industry. He is well recognized for his choreography in Tamil Film “Minsara Kanavu” (1997) and Hindi film “Lakshya” (2004). Both the Films gained him National Film Award for Best Choreography.
Prabhu Deva ‘s Networth
Prabhu, one of the leading choreographers hold a staggering roughly calculated net worth of $20 million. Acting and directing is his main source of income. He charges 6 crores INR per movies he does and also earn millions from dancing and choreography.
He owns many properties in different parts of the country. Deva resides in lavish house Green Acres and owns many luxurious cars such as Bently, Range Rover Evoque.