Prabhu Deva Biography, Age, Wife, Movies in 2020

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Prabhu Deva is an Indian Choreographer, Dancer, Film Actor, Film Producer, Film Director & Singer who known for his work in Tamil, Telugu, Hindi, Malayalam and Kannada movies. He is also known as “India’s Michael Jackson” for his fast-paced dance movements.

Hey, in this article, we will look over Prabhu Deva Biography in detail. We will also include his lifestyle, his age, weight, height, his wife, girlfriends, and his movie career.

Prabhu was a wonder child Because dancing was in his genes, he started showing his interest at a very early age. Soon, he was started training for Indian classical and even Western dance styles. Prabhu began with small roles like background dancer in many South Indian films and soon became famous as one of the leading choreographers. Eventually, he even turned to direct & Produced films. In the year of 2009, he made his Hindi Bollywood directorial debut with Salman Khan movie Wanted.


Because of his dancing skill, he is known as Indian Michel Jackson.

Prabhu Deva Age

Prabhu Deva age in 2020 is 47years.


Film (Tamil, Choreographer): Vetri Vizha (1989)

vetri vizha
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Film (Tamil, Actor): Indhu (1994)

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Film (Telugu, Director): Nuvvostanante Nenoddantana (2005)

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Date of Birth

Prabhu Deva Sundaram was Born on April 3, 1973. Birth nameShankupani

Birth Place

Prabhu Deva Sundaram was born in Mysore, India and grew up in Alwarpet, Chennai, Tamil Nadu.


He is an Indian

Zodiac Sign/Sun Sign

His Zodiac sign is Aries.


Prabhu Deva follows the Hindu religion and his caste is Lingayat.

Physical stats of Prabhu Deva

Prabhu Deva is a fabulous dancer and choreographer. At the age of 47, he is the fittest and handsome in B-town. Prabhu is quite attractive for his fitness and a fair complexion. Let’s check out of his physical appearance-

Height (approx.)in centimeters– 182 cm
in meters– 1.82 m
in feet inches– 6’ 0”
Weightin Kilograms- 76 kg
in Pounds- 168 lbs
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Body MeasurementsChest: 40 Inches
Waist: 32 Inches
Biceps: 13 Inches

Prabhu Deva Family


He was motivated by his father, Mugur Sundaram, who was a dance teacher for well known South Indian movies. He chooses dancing as his profession and passion by learning Bharatanatyam and western dance styles. Prabhu is very closed to his mother, Mahadevamma.

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His siblings Raju Sundaram and Nagendra Prasad are also South Indian choreographers. After choreography, he went on to launch himself as an actor. His extraordinary dance steps helped him to develop as a star in Kollywood (the Tamil film industry). His debut movie as a dance director was VetriVizha. He has since choreographed almost 100 movies.


Prabhu Deva marital Ramlath, in 1995 who changed her name to Latha. The couple had three children, namely Aditya, Vishal, and Rishi. According to the information, his eldest son died unfortunately at the age of 14 in 2008 due to cancer.

Affairs of Prabhu Deva

Prabhu also had an affair with actress Nayanthara after his marriage. Due to his relationship with Nayanthara, his wife Latha separated from him. And the couple got Divorced in 7th July 2011. Deva recently linked with Milk Beauty Tamannaah Bhatia. Still, nothing has confirmed yet.


Educational Carrier

He is a School Dropout.

Film carrier

Prabhu begins his career as a choreographer and later became actor and director in the film industry. He did a cameo role and made a guest appearance in song series before accepting a lead role.

Prabhu’s debut directed film as a choreographer is Vetri Vizha. Since now he has choreographed almost 100 movies. Prabhu, Shobhana, and A. R. Rahman presented the “Michael Jackson and Friends” concert with a Tamil cinema dancing troupe in Munich, Germany, in 1999.

Prabhu Deva Sundaram debuted his career in the film industry as a lead role in the movie “Indhu,” directed by Pavithran in 1994. Since now, he acted in several movies like Pokkiri, Gentleman, ChukkalloChandrudu, Agni Natchathiram, etc. He featured in film 123 with his siblings. He also worked as the lead role in India’s first 3D Dance film ABCD (Any Body Can Dance).

Prabhu Deva’s debut directorial project was a Telugu film NuvvostananteNenoddantana shadowed by Pournami, ShankardadaZindabad, and Hindi movie was a superhit Salman Khan starrer “Wanted” in 2010.

Prabhu Deva’s current directorial film is Tutak Tutak Tutiya presenting with Sonu Sood and Tamannah Bhatia. He assisted the chairman and director of a dance academy in Singapore named Prabhu deva Dance Academy in 2010.

Prabhu Deva’s getting success from his dancing. He has a momentous fan following in the Telugu, Tamil, and Kannada film industry. And he is also a Bollywood dance insight and has worked in hit Bollywood movies such as ABCD and ABCD 2.

Honours of Prabhu

  • 2005 – Filmfare Award – Best Choreography for Lakshya (2004) For “Main Aisa Kyu Hoon.”
  • 2005 –Star Screen Awards – Best Choreography for Lakshya (2004) For “Main Asia KyunHoon…”.
  • He is a twice winner of the National Film Award for Best Choreography for his work on the film Minsara Kanavu in Tamil and Lakshya in Hindi. I also won the National award for the Telugu film Nuosthavente Naaothuntana.
  • He won the Best Director award for the film Pokkiri.
  • In 2019 Padma Shri Award For his contribution to the field of arts
Prabhu Deva Biography, Age, Wife, Movies in 2020


In 2010, Prabhu Deva’s wife, Latha, filed an appeal at the family court, looking for orders to stop her husband from entering into a live-in relationship with his rumoured girlfriend, Nayanthara. Also, Lathaen dangered to go on a hunger strike if her demand wasn’t accepted. Several women organizations led protests against Nayanthara for carrying a disrespect to the Tamil culture.

Money factor

Prabhu is one of the leading choreographers hold a fantastic approximately calculated net worth of $20 million. Acting and directing is his primary source of income. He charges six crores INR per movie. He also makes millions from dancing and choreography.

He is the owner of many properties in several parts of the country. Prabhu exists in lavish house Green Acres and owns many luxurious cars such as Bently, Range Rover Evoque.

List of all movies of Prabhu deva

As Actor
MoviesReleased Year
Ramaiya Vastavaiya 2013
R…. Rajkumar, ABCD, ABCD 22013
Pokkiri, Chukkallo Chandrudu2007
Style, H202006
Thottigang, O RadhaEdaruKrishnalaPelli, AndharuDongalle, Tapana2005
Engal Anna, Pennin Manathai Thottu2003
Santosham, Alaudin, Baba, Shakthi: The Power, Agni Varsha, Charlie Chaplin2002
Vanathai Pola, Alli Thandha Vaanam2001
James Pandu, Pukar, Doubles2000
Suyamvaram, Time1999
Ullam Kollai Poguthae, Kaadhala Kaadhala1998
Eazhaiyin Sirippil, V.I.P, Minsara Kanavu, Mr Romeo, NaamIruvar NamukkuIruvar1997
Love Birds, Nennviurkumvari1996
Sooriyan, Rasaiya, Kadhalan1994
Agni Natchathiram1987
As choreographer
MovieRelease Year
Singh Is Bling2015
Happy New Year2014
Pokkiri, Idhayam, Walter Vetrivel, Sivaji: The Boss2007
Baba, Suriyan, Shakti – The Power2002
Pukar, Indraprastham2000
VetriVizha, Agni Natchathiram1987
As Director
MoviesRelease Year
Tutak Tutak Tutiya2016
Wanted (Hindi)2008
Shankardada Zindabad (Telugu), Pokkiri (Tamil)2007
Pournami (Telugu)2006
NuvvostananteNenoddantana (Telugu)2005

Best movies of Prabhu Deva

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

Favourite Things

Favourite ActorChiranjeevi
Favourite ActressMadhuri Dixit
Favourite DestinationLondon, Paris and Dubai
favourite directorSanjay Leela Bhansali
Favourite Dancers Hrithik Roshan and Michael Jackson
favourite colour White and Black
favourite FoodItalian and South Indian food
favourite SportCricket

Some Facts about Prabhu Deva

  •  He is one of the few best celebrities who have honoured with a wax statue at the celebrity wax statue Museum, Lonavala.
  • Except for Tollywood movies, Prabhu Deva has directed many Bollywood films like Wanted (2009), Rowdy Rathore (2012), Action Jackson (2014), etc.
  • He doesn’t smoke.
  • Prabhu drinks Alcohol, but he is not fond of Alcohol.
  • Prabhu’s most favourite actor is Chiranjeevi. He loves his acting skills and attitude.
  • Prabhu’s favourite actress is Madhuri Dixit. He loves her dancing skills and acting also.
  • He never feels bored while watching her movie.
  • Prabhu is very fond of playing Cricket. He always plays cricket in his free time.
  • He prefers to wear these white and Black colour clothes.
  • Hobbies of Prabhu are Watching Cricket, Dancing, and Travelling.

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