'Nagendra Prasad' is an Indian dance choreographer and occasional actor. Most of his work has been done in either the Tamil or Kannada film industry. He belongs to a household of artists as his father is a renowned dance teacher and master while his brothers are both accomplished dancers and actors. His father,
Mugur Sundar, is a very well-known choreographer who has worked dance numbers for a few South Indian films.
His brothers are
Raju Sundaram and the famous actor and dancer
Prabhu Deva, who has had success in Bollywood as well. Nagendra’s first appearance in a film was a short cameo appearance in the popular South Indian film Bombay. Directed by
Mani Ratnam, the film went on to achieve critical and commercial success both domestically and abroad.
He next made another special appearance in the South Indian film Coolie. His first major role was in the 1995 movie Thotta Chinungi, a complex love story that was eventually adapted in Hindi as Hum Tumhare Hai Sanam. The Hindi version tanked completely. His next venture was a Tamil romcom titled Kushi. The movie was well-received by critics and was once again remade for Hindi audiences; this movie was titled Khushi. He went on to make a couple of cameo appearances in Tamil films Rhythm and Minnale. He finally began his acting career in a lead role in the 2001 Kannada film Chithra.
When it released, the movie was given positive reviews by critics and also did gangbuster business at the box office, leading to a successful debut for Prasad as the main actor. After this, he did supporting and cameo roles again in Tamil films Mutham and Chocolate respectively. In between these two films, he also did another Tamil movie titled 123 where he acted alongside his brothers Raju Sundaram and Prabhu Deva. His next Kannada film was Manasella Neene, in which he was cast as the lead actor. Nagendra’s father, Mugur Sundar, directed this movie and also starred Prabhu Deva.
He then starred in the Tamil blockbuster Ghilli, which not only received praise from critics but also set box office records in Chennai. Prasad’s latest Tamil venture Kadhal 2 Kalyanam was completed in 2010 but hasn’t been released till date because one of the producers, who was a part of this movie, exited the movie business altogether. Aside from acting, he has done choreography work in seven different Tamil movies: Thotta Chinungi, Ninaivirukkam Varai, Chocolate, Minnale, Mutham, Ramachandra and Parasuram.
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Nagendra Prasad is a very good artist. In his entire life, he acts and choreographs for several films. He is the son of dance master named Mugur Sundar and younger brother to popular cine artist Prabhu Deva. His “
Humma Humma” for the film ‘Bombay’ got very popular at that time. That song got popular across the country. He acted in several films. His vision is to make fresh and acceptable movies. Thus all of people in India like him for the personality he got. He is willing to make more new films. His career is as colorful as it should.