Prabhakar is an Indian actor who has done villain roles mostly with Telugu films. He became popular for his portrayal in the historical film, Magadheera. Prabhakar also played the role of Baireddy in S. S. Rajamouli’s comedy thriller film,
in 2010. He was also seen in films like Aagadu, Dookudu, Dongaata and now, he is playing a pivotal role in another S. S. Rajamouli’s biggest film, Baahubali. He played the role of the war lord, Kalakeya in the historical and epic film.
Prabhakar started his acting career unexpectedly. He went to Hyderabad to pursue a career as a police but he was unable to make it. One day, he watched the shooting of the film, Athidi with his friends and he was selected to do a small role. Subsequently, he auditioned to Rajamouli’s Magadheera and was luckily selected. The director got impressed with his acting skill and was chosen to appear in Maryada Ramanna. After this film, he received praises from Ravteja and Subbaraju. He is currently doing crucial role in the upcoming film,
, which is directed by Raviteja.
Prabhakar also acted in films like Loukyam, Dega, Lion, Dhammu, Gajakesari and Lava Kusa.