Ever since Baahubali: The Beginning and Baahubali: The Conclusion have released, Prabhas have become a nation-wide sensation, who has won the hearts of the young and the old alike.

However, the southern star who is now all set to wow the audiences in his upcoming film Saaho is extremely grounded and grateful to his director and fans.

Here’s are ten interesting facts about Venkata Satyanarayana Prabhas Raju Uppalapati, yeah that is his birth name smiley

Read on…

1) While most actors these days deliver 2-3 films a year, Prabhas believes in working on one film at a time. He shot for nearly 600 days and dedicated 5 years for Baahubali franchise.

2) It is reported that after seeing the frenzy around him in Baahubali, many Bollywood filmmakers are keen to make a film with him. While we don’t know if Prabhas would agree to do a Bollywood film, we certainly know that if director Rajkumar Hirani approaches him, he is sure to say yes. Why? Because Prabhas is a huge fan of Rajkumar Hirani. He stated in an interview “My favorite filmmaker is Raju Hirani. I have loved all his films. I can watch Munna Bhai MBBS 100 times, I can watch Lage Raho…100 times, I can watch 3 Idiots 100 times.”

3) The actor was on a strict diet for Baahubali as he needed to gain 22 kgs for his role. He used to eat 40 boiled eggs every day along with following a rigorous training session. Now post the release of the film, Prabhas has decided not to diet for a month.

4) The all-muscle transformation was not easy though. He had to set up a gym at his home at a cost of Rs 1.5 Crore.

5) His favourite co-star is Anushka Shetty, the talented actress played his love interest Devasena in Baahubali: The Conclusion. “Anushka Shetty is very close to me. we have done films together. I even know her family well,” said Prabhas in an interview.

6) For Prabhas playing the character of Sivudu was easy as he was carefree and lively. On the other hand, portraying Amarendra Baahubali was tough for the actor. “I had to alter my look and physique over a period of four years to juggle between these two roles,” revealed Prabhas.

7) Prabhas is a nature lover and loves to spend his free time traveling. He even has a garden in his house with many birds.

8) Prabhas has always been very fond of superheroes, his most favorite being He-Man and Super-Man.

9) The actor let go of brand endorsements worth Rs. 18 crore that came his way during the filming of Baahubali. Director SS Rajamouli said, “Prabhas had three consecutive hits and producers kept running after him with money but he only focused on Baahubali.”

10) Prabhas is a voracious read and has a huge library in his house.

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