Prakash Raj


Prakash Raj Bio

Who is Prakash Raj

Prakash Raj is an Indian film actor, producer and director known mostly for his works in South Indian film industry and Bollywood. He is a versatile multilingual actor who is popular as the role of villains in movies.

Early Life (Childhood)

Born Prakash Rai in Bengaluru, Karnataka in a lower-middle-class Kannada speaking family. He studied at St. Joseph's Boys' High School, Bangalore and joined St. Joseph's College of Commerce, Bangalore.

Interesting Facts

He has acted in Kannada ,Tamil, Malayalam, Telugu and Hindi films. Prakash Raj adopted Kondareddipalle village in Mahabubnagar District located in Telangana state.

Personal Life

Prakash Raj married actress Lalitha Kumari in 1994. They have two daughters, Meghana and Pooja, and a son Sidhu. The couple divorced in 2009. He married choreographer Pony Verma in 2010.


Prakash has won a huge number of awards in his career. Listing out all those are not possible. Some of the major ones are Apsara Film and Television Producers Guild Awards, International Indian Film Academy Awards, National Film Awards, Filmfare Awards South.


He has been banned by the Telugu film industry six times. There was controversy for his naked appearance for a sequence in his latest Telugu release titled Ongole Githa.