Actor Prabhu Deva Biography
Prabhu Deva is a two time National Film Award-winning Indian dancer, choreographer, actor and film director. He has been called "India`s Michael Jackson" for his fast-paced dance movements, though he has given performances in a wide range of dancing styles.
Prabhu Deva was born in Mysore, Karnataka to a lingayat family and grew up in Alwarpet, Chennai, Tamil Nadu. He was inspired by his father, Mugur Sundar (known as Sundaram Master), who was a dance master for popular South Indian movies. He took dancing as his career and passion, learning Indian dance forms such as Bharatanatyam as well as Western dance styles. His brothers Raju Sundaram and Nagendra Prasad are also established South Indian choreographers. From choreography he went on to establish himself as an actor. His dance steps helped him become a star in Kollywood (the Tamil film industry). His first movie as a dance director was Vetri Vizha. He has since choreographed over 100 movies. Before starting as a full-time ac