Prabhu Deva

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Prabhu Deva is a dancer, actor, choreographer, singer, producer, and director in the Indian film industry. Prabhu Deva is well-known for his work in Tamil, Malayalam, Telugu, Kannada, and Hindi language films. Similarly, he is one of the most famous choreographers in India as well as in other countries. Moreover, he is popular as Indian Michael Jackson.

Early Life

Prabhu Deva was born on April 4, 1973. His birthplace is Mysore, Karnataka, India. As of 2021, Prabhu is 49 years old. The real name of Prabhu Deva is ‘Shankupani’. He is the son of Mugur Sundar, a choreographer in the film industry. His mother’s name is Mahadevamma Sundar. Deva has two brothers ‘Raju Sundaram’ and ‘Nagendra Prasad’. Both Raju and Nagendra are choreographers.

Prabhu Deva family

Caption: Prabhu Deva with his father and mother (Source: Instagram)

Likewise, Prabhu belongs to Indian nationality and holds Lingayat ethnicity. Whereas, an Indian choreographer follows the Hinduism religion. According to Astrology, Deva’s zodiac sign is Aries.

Regarding his educational background, Prabhu Deva dropped out of his school. He started dancing at a very young age so he couldn’t complete his studies.

Prabhu Deva – Net Worth 2022

Prabhu Deva has a net worth of around $20 million US dollars, which in Indian rupees is equal to 145 crores.  Likewise, Prabhu’s monthly income is 1.5 crore rupees. His main source of income is his production company and brand endorsements. He has gained an all-rounder reputation in the Indian film industry through his dedication and hard work. An Indian Choreographer owns property in Deora where he developed a farm.


Prabhu Deva is the son of a well-known choreographer of South-Indian films. He got inspiration from his father to work as a choreographer.  He started his career as a choreographer in the Tamil film ‘Vetri Vizha in 1989. Similarly, he has worked as a choreographer in more than 100 Hindi films before making an appearance on the big screen. The popular songs that he choreographed are ‘Muqabala Muqabala (1994)’, ‘Urvashi Urvashi (1994)’, ‘And Kay Sera Sera’ (2000).

Moreover, he played in many Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, and Malayalam films. This personality played in many Indian films such as ABCD (2013), Lakshmi (2018), Pon Manickavel (2019), and Street Dancer (2020).

In addition, Deva is also a director. He directed the films Shankardada Zindabad (2007), Wanted (2009), Ramaiya Vastavaiya (2013), Dabangg (2019), and Radhe (2020).

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Caption: Dancer and Choreographer, Prabhu Deva (Source: Instagram)

Awards and Achievements

In 2005, Prabhu Deva won Filmfare Award for Best Choreographer. In the same year, he was awarded in National Film Award for Best Choreography. Likewise, in the year 2019, Deva was awarded in Filmfare award(South) for best Choreographer. Similarly, in the same year 2019, he won Padma Shri (Civilian Award) for his contribution to the field of Art.

Relationship Status

Previously, Prabhu Deva was in a relationship with Ramlath Nut. They were in a live-in relationship and got married in 1995. She was a Muslim girl but she converted to Hindu for their marriage. Even Ramlath changed her name to Latha. The couple was blessed with three sons named Vishal, Rishi Raghavendra Deva, and Adhith Deva. Their eldest son, Vishal died of cancer in 2008. Sadly, on July 2, 2010, the couple got divorced, after, Prabhu Deva accepted the rumors of his affair with actress Nayanthara to be true. Later, he was in a live-in relationship with Nayanthara. The couple got separated after dating for three years. Likewise, in 2020, an Indian choreographer, Prabhu married Dr. Himani Singh.

Prabhu Deva sons

Caption: Prabhu Deva’s sons, Rishi Raghavendra Deva, and Adhith Deva (Source: Instagram)

Body Measurements

Prabhu stands at a height of 5 feet 11 inches feet. While he weighs 76 kg (168 lbs). Moreover, the color of his hair is black and has a pair of dark brown eyes. Taking about his body measurements, his chest size is 42 inches, waist is 32 inches and biceps is 16 inches. Similarly, his shoe size is 9 (US).

Prabhu Deva – Social Media

Prabhu is active on social media platforms such as Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. He has an Instagram account under the name @prabhudevaofficial with 308k followers. While he also has a Twitter account with the username @PDdancing with around 2.5 million followers on it. Furthermore, an Indian Choreographer has a Facebook account under his own name Prabhudeva and has 7.1 million followers.