Happy Birthday Prabhas: Did you know Baahubali actor wanted to be a hotelier? Other lesser-known facts

first_imgHad Prabhas not signed Baahubali, the franchise wouldn’t have been the same. After the humongous success of SS Rajamouli’s magnum opus, it is hard to see anyone else as Amarendra Baahubali. That’s the magic of Prabhas. In the last two years, Prabhas has earned the love of fans and respect of filmmakers across the country. A dedicated actor, Prabhas has proved his acting mettle with Baahubali series.And as the actor turns 38 today, we give you a sneak-peek into a few lesser-known facts about the versatile actor.1. In the last 15 years, the Telugu actor has made a name for himself in the film industry and his fans know him as Prabhas, but not many know that his real name is Venkata Satyanarayana Prabhas Raju Uppalapati. Now, that a tongue twister.2. Prabhas revealed that if acting bug wouldn’t have bit him in the 20s, he would have been a hotelier. A big time fan of butter chicken, it would have been a dream come true for him.3. Prabhas is the first South Indian actor to have a wax statue in Madame Tussauds, Bangkok.4. Owing to his love for filmmaker SS Rajamouli and Baahubali series, Prabhas did not sign any other project during the filming of Baahubali franchise. He dedicated five years of his life of Rajamouli and his ambitious project without any questions.5. Prabhas might be a Telugu actor, but he loves Bollywood films. In fact, the 38-year-old actor has admitted to watching Munnabhai MBBS, 3 Idiots at least 20 times.6. While fans are eagerly waiting for Prabhas to make his Bollywood debut , not many know that he has already done that. Back in 2014, Prabhas was briefly seen shaking a leg with Sonakshi Sinha in a song called Surya Ast, Punjabi Mast from Action Jackson.advertisement7. Prabhas received around 6,000 marriage proposals but he turned all of them down because he wanted to be focussed on Baahubali.8. Prabhas might be very busy in his career but still finds time to devote to his passions. He is an avid reader and has a personal library at home.9. Prabhas loves sports and prefers free-hand workout as opposed to sweating it out in the gym. He got a volleyball court set up in his courtyard to improve his reflexes, as Baahubali was a war movie and he needed better reflexes. He often plays volleyball with his friends because he considers it a good stress-buster. Prabhas is a fitness freak and considers rock climbing the best form of training.10. A nature lover, Prabhas has a garden which houses many birds. The birds reside in open cages which give them the freedom to take flight and return to their respective cages. ALSO WATCH: Everything you want to know about Baahubalilast_img read more