Prabhu Deva Biography, Wiki, Career, Family, Net Worth and More

Prabhu Deva

Prabhu Deva is a famous dancer, choreographer and actor from India. He was born on April 3, 1973, in Mysore, Karnataka.

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Prabhu Deva is known for his dancing and has won awards for it. He also makes up dance moves for songs in movies, and many of them become famous.

He has acted in many movies too, like “Kadhalan,” “Pokkiri,” and “Rowdy Rathore.” People really like him for his dancing and acting.

Prabhu Deva Wiki Bio

Personal Information
Name Prabhu Deva
Birth name Shankupani
Full Name Prabhu Deva
Date Of Birth April 3, 1973
Sex Male
Mother Tongue Kannada
Age 50 Years (as in 2023)
Religion/ Nationality Hindu/Indian
Profession / Occupation BioghraphyActor, Indian Film Director, Dance Choreographer (Tamil, Telugu, Hindi, Kannada, Malayalam)
Zodiac Sign Aries
Height / Weight 5′ 11” / 76kg
Debut Vetri Vizha (1989)
Net Worth 137 Crore INR
First Movie Indhu (Tamil film, 1994)
Monthly Salary / Income 12 Crore +

Wiki Data

Prabhu Deva is a famous dancer, choreographer, and film director from India. He was born on April 3, 1973, in Mysore, Karnataka.

Prabhu Deva started working in movies when he was a kid and became a great dancer and choreographer.

He won many awards for his dance and worked on more than 100 movies in different languages like Tamil, Telugu, Hindi, Malayalam, and Kannada.

Recently, he also directed some successful movies.


He got married to Ramlath, who later changed her name to Latha. They had three kids, but sadly, their oldest son passed away in 2008 because of cancer.

In 2010, Latha went to court because she was upset about Prabhu Deva’s relationship with someone else.

Nayanthara, an actress, wanted to meet Prabhu Deva too. Latha said she would go on a hunger strike if Prabhu Deva married Nayantara.

Some women’s groups also protested against Nayantara for not respecting Tamil culture. In 2012, Nayantara said that she and Prabhu Deva broke up.

Prabhu Deva now lives in Mumbai in a place called Green Acres, which belongs to Boney Kapoor.

Prabhu Deva’s mom, Mahadevamma, is from a village called Doora, about 17 km from Mysore. He has some property in Doora and has a farm there.

Prabhu Family


Prabhu Deva’s dad was named Mugur Sundaram, and he was a dance teacher for famous South Indian movies.

Prabhu Deva decided to be a dancer too and learned Bharatanatyam and western dance. His mom’s name is Mahadevamma, and his parents are really happy to have a son like him.

He’s very close to his mom, and sadly, we don’t know when his dad passed away.


Prabhu Deva is a famous dancer and actor from South India. His brothers, Raju Sundaram and Nagendra Prasad, are also dancers.

He became popular in the Tamil film industry because of his amazing dance moves. His first movie as a dance director was VetriVizha, and he has worked on nearly 100 movies.

Prabhu Deva got married to Ramlath on September 8, 1995. Later, she changed her name to Latha.

They had three children: Aditya, Vishal, and Rishi. Sadly, Vishal passed away when he was just 14 years old in 2008 because of cancer.

Family and Relatives
Father Mugur Sundar (Choreographer)
Mother Mahadevamma
Brothers • Raju Sundaram (Choreographer)
• Nagendra Prasad (Choreographer)
Sisters N/A
Marital Status Married
Spouse Ramlatha or Latha (ex-wife)
Daughters N/A
Sons Late Vishal Deva (Died in 2008, due to cancer)
Rishi Raghavendra Deva
Adhith Deva
Affair N/A

Affairs of Prabhu Deva

Prabhu was married, but he had a special friend, actress Nayanthara. Because of his special friendship with Nayanthara, Prabhu’s wife Latha decided to live apart from him.

Later, they officially ended their marriage on July 7th, 2011. Now, people are talking about Deva having a connection with the pretty actress Tamannaah Bhatia, but we don’t know for sure if it’s true or not.

Prabhu Deva Biography


Prabhu Deva started his career in movies in 1994 with a film called “Indhu.” He acted in many movies like “Pokkiri,” “Gentleman,” and “Chukkallo Chandrudu.”

He even acted with his brothers in a film called “123.” Prabhu Deva also starred in India’s first 3D dance movie called “ABCD (Any Body Can Dance).”

Later on, he became a director and made his first Telugu movie called “Nuvvostanante Nenoddantana.” He also directed movies like “Pournami” and “Shankardada Zindabad.”

In 2010, he directed a successful Hindi movie called “Wanted,” starring Salman Khan.

His latest movie as a director is “Tutak Tutak Tutiya,” with Sonu Sood and Tamannah Bhatia.

He also started a dance school in Singapore called “Prabhu Deva’s Dance Academy” in 2010.

Prabhu Deva is famous for his dancing skills and has many fans in Telugu, Tamil, and Kannada film industries.

He’s also known for his dancing in Bollywood and has worked in popular movies like “ABCD” and “ABCD 2.”

Social Media Links

Social Media 
Facebook @PrabhuDevaOfficial
Twitter @PDdancing
Instagram @prabhudevaofficial
Website N/A
LinkedIn Profile N/A
Tumbler N/A
Youtube N/A

Net Worth

Prabhu Deva is a famous dancer in India. He is also an actor, singer, and filmmaker. People even call him the “Michael Jackson of India.”

His money is a lot! He has more than 18 million dollars, which is like 137 crores and some lakhs and thousands of Indian rupees.

Prabhu Deva has a special place in Deora, not far from Mysore. There, he has a farm. He also lives in a big house in Mumbai called Green Acres.

Prabhu Deva Favorite Things

What are Prabhu Deva’s favorites? Here is the list of Favorite things of Prabhu Deva:

Favorite Film N/A
Favorite  Food Italian food, South Indian Food
Favorite Color Black, White
Favorite Actor Chiranjeevi
Favorite Hobbies Watching Cricket
Favorite Directors Sanjay Leela Bhansali
Favorite Destination London, Paris
Favorite Actress Madhuri Dixit
Favorite Dancer Hrithik Roshan, Michael Jackson

Best Movies of Prabhu

  • Kaathala Kaathala (1998)
  • Wanted (2009)
  • Kadhalan (1994)
  • MinsaraKanavu (1997)
  • VIP (1997)

Physical Appearance

 Height, Weight, And Measurements
Height in Centimeters 180 cm
Height in Feet Inches 5′ 11”
Height in Meters 1.80 m
Body Measurement (Chest-Waist-Hips) 40-32-13
Weight 76kg
Biceps Size 13 inches
Chest Size 40 inches
Waist Size 32 inches
Hair Colour Black
Eye Colour Dark Brown

Prabhu Deva Career

In the 1990s and early 2000s, Prabhu Deva was in many popular movies like Kadhalan, Love Birds, Minsara Kanavu, and VIP.

He also did some good roles in Kaathala Kaathala, Vanathai Pola, Pennin Manathai Thottu, etc. But after a while, his movies didn’t do as well, so he started doing smaller roles in Tamil movies.

Later, he became a director and made a successful Telugu movie called Nuvvostanante Nenoddantana in 2005.

This movie was liked by many people and made a lot of money. It was even translated into seven other languages. Prabhu Deva won a special award for his dancing in this movie.

Because his directing was doing so well, he started focusing more on directing than acting.

Sometimes, he would still act in dance movies like Style, ABCD, and its sequel ABCD 2.

One important moment for him was on April 3 in Chennai when he performed with famous stars.

Like Amitabh Bachchan, Salman Khan, Kareena Kapoor, Priyanka Chopra, and American singer Katy Perry at the opening of the 2012 Indian Premier League.

This was special because it was also his birthday, and he turned 39 that day.

Film Career

Prabhu started his career as a dance maker and later became an actor and director in the movies. Before he became the main actor, he did a small part and appeared in a song series.

His first movie as a dance maker was called Vetri Vizha. He has danced in nearly 100 movies since then.

In 1999, Prabhu, Shobhana, and A. R. Rahman put on a special concert in Germany with a group of dancers from Tamil cinema. They danced to songs like Michael Jackson with their friends.



First Debut Movie


  • Indhu (Tamil film, 1994)
  • Love Story (1999, Telugu)
  • H2O (2002, Kannada)
  • Agni Varsha (2002, Hindi)
  • Urumi (2011, Malayalam)


  • Mouna Ragam (1986, Tamil)
  • Johnnie Walker (1992, Malayalam)
  • Rakshana (1993, Telugu)
  • Pukar (2000, Hindi)


  • Suyamvaram (1999, Tamil)


  • Charlie Chaplin 2 (2019, Tamil)


  • Nuvvostanante Nenoddantana (2005, Telugu)
  • Pokkiri (2007, Tamil)
  • Wanted (2009, Hindi)


  • Devi (1994, Tamil)


  • Nandi Awards 1994 – Best Choreography for Rakshana – Won
  • National Film Awards 1997 – Best Choreography for Minsara Kanavu – Won
  • National Film Awards 2004 – Best Choreography for Lakshya – Won
  • Filmfare Awards 2004 – Best Choreography for Lakshya – Won
  • Nandi Awards 2004 – Best Choreography for Varsham – Won
  • Filmfare Awards South 2005 – Best Choreography for Nuvvostanante Nenoddantana – Won
  • Vijay Awards 2007 – Favourite Director for Pokkiri – Won
  • Zee Cine Awards Tamil 2018 – Best Choreography for Maari 2 – Won
  • Padma Shri Award 2019 – Padma Shri in the field of Art and Dance – Won

Net Worth

What is Prabhu Deva’s Salary?

Prabhu Deva Charges Rs 10 Crores Per Movie. Her main source of income is Acting, Modeling, and Brand Endorsements.

Name Prabhu Deva
Salary Per Movie Rs. 10 Crores
Income Source Acting, Modeling, and Brand Endorsements
Brand endorsement Fee Update Soon
Monthly Income And Salary 1 crore +
Yearly Income 12 Crore +

What is Prabhu Deva’s Net Worth?

Name Prabhu Deva
Net Worth Rs 137 Crores

Prabhu Deva Assets

“He has a piece of land in a place called Deora, which is about 17 kilometers away from Mysore. On that land, he built a farm. Right now, he lives in a place called Green Acres in Mumbai.”

Cars And Bikes Collection

Prabhu Deva has many fancy cars like:

  • Benz GLE Class
  • BMW M4
  • Audi Q7
  • Bentley Continental


Q. Where does Prabhu Deva live?

A. He lives in Mysore,Karnataka,India now (2023)

Q. What is the height of Prabhu Deva?

A. Prabhu Deva’s height is 5 ’10” (in Feet Inches), 1.8m (in meters), 180 cm (in centimeters).

Q. What is the weight of Prabhu Deva?

A. Prabhu Deva’s approximate weight is 76 kg (168 lbs)

Q. What is the eye and hair color of Prabhu Deva?

A. Deva’s eye color is Brown and his hair color is Black.

Q. What is the zodiac sign of Prabhu Deva?

A. His zodiac sign is Aries.

Q. Does Prabhu Deva has any nicknames?

A. Yes. His nickname is Indian Michael Jackson.

Q. When is the birthday of Prabhu Deva?

A. Prabhu Deva’s birthday is Tuesday, 3rd April 1973.

Q. What is the age of Prabhu Deva as of September 2023?

A. Prabhu Deva’s age is 50 years as of September 2023. His next birthday is coming in 7 months from now.

Q. Where does Prabhu Deva born (city)?

A. Prabhu Deva born in Mysore,Karnataka,India.

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