The ‘rebel’ that inspired Pan India ‘rebel’ star Prabhas?

The ‘rebel’ that inspired Pan India ‘rebel’ star Prabhas?

Phenomenon are not born, they are made, made by passion, love, dedication and an inspiration that clicks, a moment that changes the outlook.

Prabhas aka Uppalapati Venkata Suryanarayana Prabhas Raju the pan India phenomenon on screen who’s most eagerly awaited Radhe Shyam co starring Pooja Hegde got postponed due to Covid 19 omicron but Prabhas is elated and thankful today.

The pan India ‘rebel’ star Prabhas is celebrating the birthday of the ‘rebel’ that inspired him.


Krishnam Raju

Wondering!!, well we are talking about Krishnam Raju aka Uppalapati Venkata Krishnam Raju – the actor and politician who turned a year older today.

An Indian actor and politician, known for his work in Telugu language films and labeled as ‘rebel’ star for his different and rebellious acting style.

Krishnam Raju has worked in around 180 movies and has won five Filmfare Awards South and three state Nandi Awards.

Krishnam Raju made his debut with the 1966 Chilaka Gorinka produced and directed by Kotayya Pratyagatma.

Krishnam Raju acted in many blockbusters like Jeevana Tarangalu (1973), Krishnaveni (1974), , Amaradeepam (1977), Sati Savitri (1978), Katakataala Rudraiah (1978), Mana Voori Pandavulu (1978), Rangoon Rowdy (1979), Shri Vinayaka Vijayamu (1979), Sita Ramulu (1980) etc

How Krishnam Raju inspired Prabhas

It was the 1976 movie Bhakta Kannappa (transl. Devotee Kannappa) directed by Bapu. The remake of 1954 Kannada movie Bedara Kannappa starring Rajkumar based on the life of Shiva (Shaivism) devotee, Kannappa Nayanar.

Krishnam Raju played Arjuna/Kannappa/Thinnadu

And it’s a known fact that Bhakta Kannappa the 1976 Indian Telugu mythological is one of Prabhas most favorite movies of all times.


Prabhas and Krishnam Raju are related

For those who are not aware, Krishnam Raju is the uncle of Prabhas.  


Krishnam Raju will be seen as Paramahamsa in Radhe Shyam

Krishnam Raju will be seen as Paramahamsa in Radhe Shyam

Radhe Shyam directed by Radha Krishna Kumar is set in the 1970’s Europe, with Prabhas playing a character called Vikramaditya – a person with astonishing skills of having the knowledge of the past and the future of everyone.

Pooja Hegde is the co star and the movie also features Sachin Khedekar, Priyadarshi Pulikonda, Bhagyashree, Murli Sharma, Kunaal Roy Kapoor, Riddhi Kumar, Sasha Chettri and Sathyan.

We at cineblues wish Krishnam Raju sir a very happy birthday


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