Early Life of Prashant Narayanan
Prashant Narayanan was born on 31st March in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala and was brought up in Delhi. He studied at the Kirori Mal College of Delhi University. There, he joined a theatre group called ‘Act 1’, which included talented actors like Ashish Vidyarthi, Manoj Bajpai, Gajraj Rao and Girish Mishra. He was also the State Badminton Champion.
Career of Prashant Narayanan
In 1991, Prashant Narayanan shifted to Mumbai with plans to start an ad agency. He started as an assistant art director for films like Govind Nihalani’s "Rukmavati Ki Haveli", Subhash Ghai’s "Saudagar" and Shyam Benegal’s "Sardari Begum". He also worked as a costume director for the TV series "Chanakya". He started acting in plays again and soon got several television shows like "Parivartan", "Farz", "Gatha", "Kabhi Kabhie", "Jaane Kaha Mera Jigar Gaya Ji" and "Shagun".
Prashant Narayanan got his first movie role in 2002 in Hansal Mehta’s "Chhal" as a hitman working in the Mumbai underworld. He was highly appraised for his portrayal of a hot-tempered and fun-loving goon. His next film was debutante director Shashanka Ghosh’s "Waisa Bhi Hota Hai Part II". In 2003, Prashant Narayanan was offered the lead role in the Academy Award winning German director Florian Gallenberger’s film "Shadows of Time". In 2009, he played a notable role in the show "Bandini" aired on NDTV Imagine. He played the antagonist in "Peter Gaya Kaam Se" which also stars Rajeev Khandelwal and Lekha Washington.
In 2011, he played the role of ‘Dheeraj Pandey’ in the movie "Murder 2. In the movie, he played the role of a straight man turned eunuch and psychopath serial killer, who pretends as a customer to call-girls and kills them mercilessly. The movie turned out to be hit and Prashant Narayanan’s role was acclaimed by the critics and public alike. Apart from Hindi movies, he has also worked in Tamil and Malayalam films. Recently he was appeared in "Manjhi: The Mountain Man".
Achievements of Prashant Narayanan
Prashant Narayanan won the "Screen Award for Best Villain" for his performance in "Murder 2".
Filmography of Prashant Narayanan in Television
Filmography of Prashant Narayanan