Prabhas Raju Uppalapati, popularly known as Prabhas, is an Indian film actor.
Prabhas was born to U. Suryanarayana Raju and Siva Kumari. His family is from Mogalturu village in West Godavari district, Andhra Pradesh. He is the youngest of three children, with an elder brother Pramod Uppalapati and sister Pragathi. He is the nephew of Telugu actor Uppalapati Krishnam Raju.
Prabhas started his movie career with Eshwar in 2002. In 2003, he was the lead in Raghavendra. He appeared in 2004 with M. S. Raju's Varsham. He continued his career with Adavi Raamudu and Chakram. In September 2005 he acted in the film Chatrapathi directed by S. S. Rajamouli. Later he acted in Pournami' 'Yogi and Munna, an action-drama film came out in 2007, followed by the action-comedy Bujjigadu in 2008. In 2009 his two films were Billa and Ek Niranjan .
In 2010 he appeared in the romantic comedy Darling and in 2011, Mr. Perfect, another romantic comedy. In 2012, Prabhas starred in Rebel, an action film directed by Raghava Lawrence. His next film was Mirchi.
He is referred to as Young Rebel star in Telugu cinema.