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Prabhu Deva, Indian Choreographer
Prabhu Deva is one of the unparallel choreographers in India who has choreographed for many popular movies all over India.
 Prabhu Deva, Indian ChoreographerPrabhu Deva Sundaram, better known simply as Prabhu Deva is a choreographer, actor and film director in India. He was born on 3 April 1973 in Mysore, Karnataka to a lingayat family. Prabhu Deva spent his childhood in Chennai. He is popularly called "India's Michael Jackson" for his fast dance movements. He is the son of the dance master Mugur Sundar also called Sundaram Master and his brother is Raju Sundaram. After years of brilliant choreography he went on to establish himself as an actor.

Career of Prabhu Deva
Prabhu Deva became a star in Kollywood with his extraordinary dance steps. His first movie was 'Vetri Vizha' as a dance director. Since then, he choreographed over 100 movies. Before starting his career as a full time actor, he did some song sequences in several films. His first movie was 'Kadhalan' with actress Nagma; here he was the protagonist. Prabhu Deva's success can be accredited more to his dancing than anything else. Prabhu Deva enjoys a vast fan following in the Tamil, Telugu and Kannada film industry. Prabhu Deva also acted alongside his brothers in the movie '123.' He married Ramlatha, a former dancer in his troupe. They have four sons together.
Prabhu Deva, Indian Choreographer
Prabhu Deva was first noticed by the nation, when he made a brief appearance in a song called Chikku Bukku Railei in the film 'Gentleman.' This film was a blockbuster hit in 1993. He also danced with Madhuri Dixit for the song Que Sera Sera in the movie 'Pukar.' He acted in the hit movie 'Style' along with Lawrence Raghavendra. Prabhu Deva has danced with Apache Indian in the song No Problem in the film 'Love Birds.' His special appearance in Pokkiri with Joseph Vijay in the song Aadungada was also acclaimed by his audiences.

Awards and Honours of Prabhu Deva
Prabhu Deva is a two-time winner of the National Award for Best Choreographer for the film 'Lakshya' in Hindi in 2004 and 'Minsara Kanavu' in Tamil in 1997. Prabhu Deva also won a Filmfare Best Telugu Actor Award and the Vijay Award for Favourite Director and a Mathubhumi Award for Best Director for the film 'Pokkiri'

Filmography and Discography of Prabhu Deva
As a choreographer
Year Film Year Film
2007 Sivaji 1997 Minsaara Kanavu
2006 Jillunu Oru Kaadhal 1995 Bumbai
2005 No Entry, Nuvvostanante Nenoddantana 1994 Kadhalan
2004 Lakshya, Samba 1993 Chandra Mukhi, Gumrah, Gentleman, Govindha Govindha, Gaayam, Mechanic Alludu
2003 Khushi 1992 Aaj Ka Goonda Raaj, Gharaana Mogudu
2002 Baba, Agni Varsha 1991 Thalapathi, Rowdy Alludu, Kshana Kshanam, Gang Leader
2000 Pukar 1990 Raja Vikramarka, Jagadeka Veerudu Attilokasundari

As an actor
Year Film Year Film
2007 Prarambha 1999 Suyamvaram
2006 Style, Chukkallo Chandrudu 1998 Kadhala Kadhala
2004 Engal Anna, Aabra Ka Daabra 1997 Minsaara Kanavu, Love Birds
2003 Alaudin, Pehli Nazar Ka Pehla Pyaar: Love at First Sight 1996 Mr. Romeo, Chhaila
2002 Shakthi: The Power, Baba, Agni Varsha, Santosham 1995 Raasaiyya
2001 Apna Bana Ke Dekho 1994 Kadhalan
2000 Doubles, Vaanathaipola 1993 Gentleman

As a Director
Year Film Year Film
2008 Wanted Dead and Alive 2006 Paurnami
2007 Shankardada Zindabad 2005 Nuvvostanante Nenoddantana

As a Writer
Year Film Year Film
2006 Paurnami 1996 PremGranth
2000 Pukar - -

(Last Updated on : 05/08/2014)
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