Prabhu Deva Biography, Wiki, Lifestyle, Family, Movies, Salary, Networth, Facts & More

Prabhu Deva

Prabhu Deva is an Indian dance choreographer And a movie director, producer, and actor who has mainly worked in Hindi, Telugu, And Tamil language films. In a 32-year career, Prabhu Deva has performed and designed a wide range of dance styles and received two National Film Awards for Best Dancer. In 2019, Prabhu was awarded the Padma Shri for his contribution to dance.

Prabhu Deva Biography, Lifestyle, Wiki, Net Worth, Income, Salary, House, Cars, Favorites, Affairs, Awards, Family & Facts


Prabhu Deva was born on Tuesday, 3 April 1973 (age 47; in 2020) in Mysore, Karnataka. Their Sun sign is Aries. He received training from Bharatanatyam (an Indian classical dance) At Dharmaraja and Udupi Lakshminarayana. Prabhu Deva was dropped out of his school and helped his father in choreography in South-Indian films.

Physical Statistics And More

Height (approx.): 6′

Weight (approx.) : 68

Hair Colour: Black

Eye Colour: Black

Prabhu Deva
Image By – Prabhu Deva | Image Credit – Indiaglitz

Family, Cast & Wife

Prabhu was born into a Lingayat Hindu family.

Parents & Siblings

His father Mugur Sundar, has worked as a choreographer in South-Indian films. His mother’s name is Mahadevamma. Prabhu has two brothers First One Name Raju Sundaram and Second One is Nagendra Prasad, And both are choreographers.

Prabhu Deva With His father and mother
Prabhu Deva With His father and mother

Relationship, Wife & Children

Reportedly, Prabhu Deva was in a relationship with his co-dancer Ramlath. both are in a live-in relationship and married secretly in 1995. Ramlath was a Muslim girl and converted to Hindu for her marriage With Prabhu Deva. Ramlath even changed his name from Ramlath to Latha. Later, Prabhu Deva And Ramlatha was blessed with three sons, Vishal, Vishal, Rishi Raghavendra Deva, and Adhith Deva. In 2008, his eldest son, Vishal, died after battling cancer for a long time. On 2 July 2010, the couple got divorced, after which Prabhu accepted the rumors of his relationship with actress Nayanthara as accurate.

Prabhu Deva And His Family
Prabhu Deva And His Family

After his divorce With Ramlatha, Prabhu Deva moved into a live-in relationship with Nayantara. The two separated after dating for nearly three years. Reportedly, Prabhu was not ready to marry with Nayantara, and that led to their breakup.

Prabhu Deva And Nayantara


Prabhu’s father is a noted choreographer of South Indian films. Prabhu was inspired by his father to work as a choreographer. Therefore, he started helping his father on the sets of movies. He started his career as a choreographer in Tamil films with Vetri Vijha (1989). he has worked as a dance choreographer in over 100 Hindi and regional movies, before appearing on the big screen. Some of his popular choreographed songs are Muqabala Muqabala’ (Hum Se Hai Muqabla, 1994), ‘Urvashi Urvashi’ (Hum Se Hai Muqabla, 1994) ‘Kay Sera Sera’ (Pukar, 2000).

Prabhu Deva also acted in many Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam, and Kannada movies. Some of his films as an actor are ABCD (2013), Lakshmi (2018), Pon Manickavel (2019), and Street Dancer (2020).

Prabhu Deva And Varun Dhawan In Street Dancer 3d
Prabhu Deva And Varun Dhawan In Street Dancer 3d

Prabhu also attempted his hand at directing, some of his directing movies being – Shankarada Zindabad (2007), Wanted (2009), Ramaiya Vastavaiya (2013), Dabangg 3 (2019), and Radhey (2020).


18 August 2007, the music video for the song “Kalluri Vaanil” from the Indian Tamil movie Pennin Manathai Thottu was uploaded on YouTube by Mike Sutton (YouTube user Buffalo). The song was retitled Benny Lava and developed as a soramimi, edited to include false English subtitles that point to compare the original Tamil lyrics.

Responses to the “Kalluri Vaanil” soramimi were combined. Some felt that the video was done in “good fun,” while others are worried that their culture was being harassed. Song was featured on The Colbert Report on 4 December 2008 and appeared on the heavy metal documentary Global Metal.

The discussion of Prabhu Deva’s Extra Marital Affair with Nayantara expanded when his ex-wife Lata filed a request in the Family Court attempting to stop her husband from going into a live-in relationship with Nayantara.


1996National Film AwardMinsara KanavuTamilBest ChoreographyWon
2004National Film AwardLakshyaHindiBest ChoreographyWon
2005Filmfare AwardLakshyaHindiBest ChoreographyWon
2004Nandi AwardVarshamTeluguBest ChoreographyWon
2005Filmfare Awards SouthNuvvostanante NenoddantanaTeluguBest ChoreographyWon
2007Vijay AwardsPokkiriTamilFavourite DirectorWon

Civilian Awards

  • 2019 : Padma Shri for his contribution in the field of arts
  • 2015 : Kalaimamani award
Prabhu Deva Receiving the Padma Shri Award
Prabhu Deva Receiving the Padma Shri Award

Prabhu Deva Cars And Bikes Collection

Prabhu Deva have a lot of luxury vehicles including Benz GLE Class, BMW M4, Audi Q7, Bentley Continental

Salary And Networth

Prabhu Deva Charge’s 10 Crores Per Movie.

Prabhu Deva has an estimated total Networth of 110 Crores (18 Million) 2020, and his main source of income is acting.

Prabhu’s source of income also includes brand endorsements. He also started his own production company. He is also the President and Director of Prabhu Deva’s Dance Academy, Which Is Located In Singapore.

Prabhu is not involved in any type of business, but Prabhu is still in directing, producing, and choreography. Prabhu is unstoppable and will continue to win millions of hearts and climb the ladder of success.

Prabhu Deva Favorite Things

  • Actor : Chiranjeevi
  • Actress: Madhuri Dixit
  • Dancer(s): Hrithik Roshan, Michael Jackson
  • Director(s): S. Shankar, K. Balachande, Dasari Narayana Rao, and K. Raghavendra Rao
  • Sport: Cricket

Some UnKnown Facts About Prabhu Deva

• Prabhu Deva is a renowned choreographer, director, producer, and actor in India.

• Prabhu is well versed in Indian classical dance forms like Bharatanatyam, which he learned from Dharmaraja and Udupi Lakshminarayana. Later, He also trained in Western dance forms.

• Prabhu’s father won the National Award for Choreography in 1994. Inspired by his father, he developed an interest in dance at a very young age.

• Prabhu birth name was Shankupani.

• Prabhu is a pure vegetarian.

• Prabhu has started his dance school in Singapore.

• Prabhu’s father won the National Award for Choreography in 1994.

• Prabhu performed live on stage for the first time at the age of 11.

• When Prabhu was 16, he choreographed the legend actor Kamal Haasan in Vetri Vizha (1989).

• In an interview the South-Indian actor Chiranjeevi said,

I owe a lot to Prabhu because Prabhu was the brain behind my dance numbers which were very popular with the masses. The boy is a born dancer.


• Prabhu is one of the Indian celebrities who has Wax statue at the Wax Statue Museum, Lonavala, Mumbai.

Prabhu Deva Posing with His Wax Statue
Prabhu Deva Posing with His Wax Statue

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