Last Updated: 01 Apr, 2023 | Views: 528
Other Profession(s): Actor, Producer, Director, Choreographer
Famous For: South Indian & Bollywood Actor, Director & Choreographer
Higher Education: School Dropout
Net Worth: $18 Million
Prabhu Deva is an Indian choreographer, Actor, and director who primarily work in Tamil, Hindi, and Telugu language films. His father, Mugur Sundar, was the Dance Choreographer. Prabhu Deva made his acting debut in “Indhu”, a romantic fiction directed by Pavithran. His father, Mugur Sundar, was a Choreographer in south Indian films. Prabhu Deva first appeared in the song of the film Agni Natchathiram as a background dancer. He is trained in Bharatnatyam as well as western style dance forms.
In 1994: Prabhu Deva got his breakthrough from the romantic drama Kadhalan, directed by filmmaker Shankar.
In 2000: The choreographer performed with Madhuri Dixit in the song “Ke Sera Sera” for the movie Pukar.
In 2009: Prabhu Deva performed with the Salman Khan, and Govinda for the song of the movie Wanted.
In 2019: Prabhu Deva directed the film Charlie Chaplin 2, a sequel to Charlie Chaplin released in 2002.
In 2020: Prabhu Deva directed the film Radhe, a Remake of the South Korean film, The Outlaws.
Awards and Achievements
In 2015: Prabhu won the “Kalaimamani Award” for his contribution to Tamil Industry.
In 2019: Prabhu Deva received “Padma Shri” in the field of art dance.
In 2012: Prabhu Deva performed in the opening ceremony of the Indian Premier League (IPL) in Chennai along with Priyanka Chopra, Salman Khan, Amitabh Bachchan, Kareena Kapoor, and American singer Katy perry.
Prabhu Deva has become the chairman and director of Prabhu Deva’s Dance Academy in Singapore.