Some Facts about of Indian Michel Jackson Prabhu deva

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The name of this legendary dancer as well as actor is sufficient enough to show its gravity. Yes, we are talking about the famous dance choreographer, film director, producer as well as dancer and actor, Mr Prabhu Deva. Here are some facts that you might not know about him. His father’s name is Mugur Sundar and he was a dance choreographer. His mother’s name is Mahadevamma Sundar. He has two brothers named Raju Sundaram and Nagendra Prasad. He got his early education at Asan Memorial Senior Secondary school, Chennai and his training from Dharmraj and Udupi. Later on, he dropped out of school and assisted his father in dance choreography in south Indian movies.

Prabhu Deva Birth

Indian Mj was born on 3 April 1973 in Mysore, Karnataka. He was born with another name Shankupani. He shed his birth name and Adopted new name Prabhu Deva. The limelight that he has earned with his screen name, Prabhu Deva made his near & dear forget all about his birth name. In 2020 his Prabhu Deva Age is 47 years.

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Prabhu Deva Inspiration

The individual prowess of directors Shankar & K. Balachander inspired Prabhu Deva to take up direction. Although his career shift may seem strategic, Prabhu Deva, in an interview, told that the shift wasn’t planned. He donned the director’s role without much premeditation. Also, he likes Dasari Narayana Rao & Raghavendra Rao in Telugu Cinema.

He is an All-time Winner

Prabhu deva was nominated six times for various awards which are-

  • 1996 national film award for best choreography for film Minsara Kanavu.
  • 2004 national film award as well as 2005 Filmfare awards for best choreographer for film Lakshya.
  • 2004 Nandi awards for best choreographer for his film Varsham.
  • 2005 Filmfare awards south for best choreographer for film Nuvvostanante Nenoddantana.

And last but not least Vijay awards for favourite director for his film Pokkiri.

Fortunately he won all of the above-mentioned awards and thus proved himself as the all-time winner.

He has won Padma Shri award in 2019 and Kalaimamani in 2015 as well.

He is trained in many dance forms

Prabhu is trained in many dance forms of India as well as across the world.

He is fluid in Bharatnatyam and other classical dance forms. He knows western hip hop and classical dance as well and that is why he is called Michael Jackson of India.

He is a stunning choreographer:- Prabhu deva choreographed more than 100 movies and music albums. He has directed 13 movies and produced four movies.

Leading role in India’s first 3d dance film:-

Prabhu deva played an iconic role in India’s first 3d dance film ANYBODY CAN DANCE or in short ABCD. The film was a great success and was followed by its sequel ABCD 2.

His Singaporean Dance Academy

Upon his teachers’ insistence, Prabhu Deva started his own dance academy which is Established in Singapore. Years ago, Prabhu Deva was at a loss as to how to go with his teaching profession. However, he went ahead & decided to set it up. Prabhu Deva Dance Academy PTE. LTD. began in 2009 & went live since then. This shows the commitment he has towards dance.

Net Worth 

He owns many ways of income and some of them are the paycheck for choreography and shows, and royalty from music albums. He has a net worth of 18 million dollars as of 2020.

Social media profiles

He is Very Popular on Social Media

Facebook – In his facebook Account he has more than 5 million followers.

Instagram- In his Instagram Account he has more than 438k followers.

Twitter- He is most popular on twitter. He has more than 2.5 million followers in his Twitter Account.

Youtube- In the Video sharing Platform Youtube. In the Prabhu Deva;s Channel name Prabhu Deva Studio, He has gained 150k Subscribers.

Prizes and achievements

Prabhu is one of the few celebrities who is honoured with a wax statue at the celebrity wax statue museum, Lonavala, Mumbai.

India Forbes has ranked him at 90th position on its 2013 celebrity 100 list with an estimated earning of INR 8.5 crores. He was awarded with the prestigious Padma Shri award for his incredible talent and contribution.

Distinctive features

Prabhu owns a great body. He is almost 6 feet tall and weighs about 75 kg. He has an athletic body type which helps him to move flawlessly during his dance and action moves. His eyes are black and so his hair. He is straight in his sexuality.

Film Debut:- Prabhu started his career as a choreographer in Tamil with Vetri Vizha in 1889. He started his dancing career in regional films before making an appearance on the big screen. In year 1994 he made his acting debut with the film Indhu alongside actress Roja who played the titular character. He has acted in many Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam and Kannada films. His some most famous films are ABCD, Lakshmi, Pon magickal and Street dancer.