11 Unknown Facts About The Dance Icon Of Indian Cinema – The Multi Faced – Prabhu Deva !!
The celebrity started his career at the beginning of the 90’s as an actor in order to have real experiences of acting for 25 years. Prabhu Deva also fondly address by his fans as the Indian Michael Jackson.
1.His Birth Name
Prabhu Deva. That’s quite a nice name. However, Prabhu Deva was named ‘Shankupani’ when he was born. Predictably, he shed his birth name & adopted a much stylish screen name for the betterment of his career. With the fame that he has earned with his screen name, Prabhu Deva made his near & dear forget all about his birth name.
2.Expert in Bharatnatyam
Although he is Indian MJ, Prabhu Deva was first trained in Bharatnatyam & was tutored by two professional dancers, Lakshminarayan & Dharmaraj. During his training, Prabhu Deva came across a Michael Jackson video & was awed by his moves. Unknowingly, once during a training session, he pulled off a MJ dance move & was admonished by his tutor. Later, Prabhu watched many more MJ videos & became the fluidic dancer he is today.
4.Suffers From A Chronic Health Problem
6.His Singaporean Dance Academy
7.His Father Complimented Him Only Once
8.The multi-talented persona
Prabhu Deva has acted in many Southern language successful motion pictures, including “Kadhalan” (1994), “Minsara Kanavu” (1997) and “VIP” (1997). Moreover his performances in comedy movies like, “Kaathala Kaathala” (1998) and the family drama “Vanathai Pola” (2000) received massive critical acclaimed.
Alongside doing acting on screen, he was busy with the dance choreographer proficiency he used to have; eventually, he became one of the most successful directors and producer of the industry.
9.National Award Holder
Prabhu Deva has been honoured with National Awards for Best Choreography twice. In 1996, he bagged the award for songs ‘Strawberry Kannae’ and ‘Vennilavae Vennilavae’ from Tamil film Minsara Kanavu. His second award was for film Hindi film Lakshya’s song ‘Main Aisa Kyu Hoon’, which featured Hrithik Roshan.
10. Unveiled The MJ’s Statue
Unveiled the Michael Jackson’s Granite Statue: A 12-feet statue of pop king Michael Jackson was inaugurated at a Chennai university and the statue were unveiled by the multi-faceted Prabhu Deva who was also there arrived as the special guest.
11. Prabhu Deva’s Mother Tongue :
As many of us presume Prabhu Deva’s mother tongue is not Tamil and he is basically hail from a Kannada speaking family. Prabhu Deva was born on April 3rd, 1973 in Mysore Karnataka. He is well known for his dancing skills across all the corners of our country.