A famous Indian actor, producer, film director, and dance choreographer Prabhu Deva was born on 3 April 1973 in Mysore States, India. He has worked predominantly in Tamil, Hindi as well as Telugu language films. Besides dance choreography, Prabhu Deva has magnificently ventured into the field of acting and direction. Additionally, during his successful career, he has directed dozens of profitable blockbuster films in various languages.
As of 2023, Prabhu Deva's net worth is estimated to be $18 million.
|Net Worth||$18 million|
|Famous Name||Prabhu Deva|
|Source(s) of Fame||Actor, Director, Dance Choreographer, Producer|
|Date of Birth||April 3, 1973|
|Place of Birth||Mysore State, India|
By getting inspiration from his father Mugur Sundar who was a renowned choreographer of South Indian Movies Prabhu Deva took up learning classes for Indian as well as Western dancing styles. Prabhu Deva is the brother of Raju Sundaram and Nagendra Prasad. He started his career in 1986 as a playboy in the song “Panivizhum Lravu” and later switched to acting. The well-known artist has choreographed more than 100 movies till now.
Prabhu was first offered a leading role in a romantic movie named “Indhu” which was directed by Pavithran in 1994. Moreover, in 2010 he served as the director and chairman of a dance academy in Singapore named ‘Prabhu Deva’s Dance Academy’. In 2013 he also released his first video album named ‘It is boring’.
Prabhu Deva made his breakthrough by acting in the movie named ‘Shankar’ in 1994. Later in 1996, he did two big-budget films named ‘Love Birds’ and ‘Mr. Romeo’ which were extensively shot in London. Film Love Birds got a historical theater release overseas and Prabhu Deva received an extensive range of positive reviews through this project. Meanwhile, Prabhu Deva charged 60 lakhs by doing a double leading role in the blockbuster film Mr. Romeo.
A year later by featuring Prabhu Deva in the romantic film ‘Minsara Kanavu’ the film won four National Film Awards, three Tamil Nadu State Films, and a Filmfare Award. Moreover, Prabhu also won National Film Award for Best Choreography in 1997. In 2004 he won Filmfare Awards and Nandi Awards. Later in 2005 he won the Filmfare award south and in 2007 won Vijay Awards. Additionally, in 2018 Prabhu Deva won Zee Cine Awards Tamil. He has also been awarded ‘Padma Shri’ for his excellent contribution to dance of the year 2019.
The famous actor tied the knots with Ramlath. In 2010, Ramlath filed a petition in the court pursuing direction against Prabhu from dating the fellow actress Nayanthara and requested the court for a reunion with her husband. According to sources, Ramlath threatened her husband to go on hunger strike if he got married to Nayanthara. This way, Ramlath got help from many women organizations to conduct protests against Nayanthara.
She did so many efforts to save the relationship but she failed to peruse and finally got divorced from Prabhu in 2011. On the other hand, in 2012 Nayanthara also confirmed that she had left Prabhu Deva. Later Prabhu moved to Mumbai and started living in Bony Kapoor’s place. After that, he left Mumbai and started living in his mother’s village Doora and he also established a farm there. In 2020, during the onward Covid lockdown in India, he married Mumbai’s famous physiotherapist named ‘Himani’.
Prabhu is an active social media person who has about 2.5M followers on Twitter, 7M on Facebook, and 350K on Instagram. These social media accounts are the main source of his interaction with the fans, and he often uses them to update them about his upcoming projects and to share success stories.
Prabhu Deva is considered as the Michael Jackson and a true dancing legend of India. Due to his distinctive World-class dance moves, renowned moonwalk styles, quirky moves, and amazing acting skills, he has not only won a huge fan base but a net worth of 18 million dollars.