He is a well known person in TV industry. He is a multitalented person. He has been working since from Doordharshan period. Basically, he is from Mudhigonda, Kammam district, but he brought up in Kammam. He started working at his 10th class onwards as a home-guard in police department. While working in police department, he completed his degree and after that he aimed to study PG in Osmania university and then he came to Hyderabad. At that time, he had an interest in Economics subject then he written PG entrance exam but he did not got seat in that specialization. By his friend’s encouragement, he had written exam on theatre arts and then he got seat in Nijam College and he awarded with gold medal in theatre arts by C. Rangarajan in the year of 1998. At his degree 1st year, he fell on love with Malayaja (love at first sight). After 6 years of love, he married her. Now, they both are having two children Srividhya and Chandrahas. They are also acting in his serials. His daughter Srividhya got Nandhi award.
He was saying that he accidentally came into TV industry. When he went to meet his friend on shooting spot then the director called him and gave a chance in acting. His 1st serial was Chanakya. He got turning point at the time of Ruthuragalu serial, which was popular serial at that time. He dubbed for more than 50 new comers in the film industry. Everybody calls him as a ‘Bullithera Megastar’ and ‘ETV Prabhakar’. He worked many years for ETV as a creative manager and managing director of ETV groups. Due to some clashes, he left ETV and then entered into another channels. He had done different types of shows and serials. He is the director, actor, anchor, and producer. He is a multi-tasker. He did many films also. He used to watch movies at his childhood onwards. His sweet memory was his marriage. He believes that for his success 90% luck is his wife. He participated in so many shows. He participated in one of the dance show with Mumaithkhan and the show name was Jagadam. And also he acted one movie with her. He got many awards.
Serials: Mudhu bidda, Mudu mulla bandham, Chanakya, Ruthuragalu, Anna chellellu, Antharangalu, etc.
Shows: Yahoo, Star war, Smile raja smile, Jagadam, Rangam,
, Sankranthi sambaralu, etc.
Another Version of his Bio....
Prabhakar (Prabhakar Podakandla) popularly known as ‘Yahoo Prabhakar’ or ‘ETV Prabhakar’ is a well known TV artist. He graduated in Theatre Arts from Nizam College with a gold medal.
He started his career in Chanakya, a TV serial on Doordarshan. But it was his role in TV serial Ruthu Ragalu which got him into limelight and there was no looking back since then. Meanwhile he started a new phase by dubbing in movies for more than 60 actors which included the likes of Prabhu Dheva,
, Abbas and
. Later he was appointed as the Creative Manager at ETV which led to the introduction of TV shows like Yahoo, Star War and . With the wide spread success of Yahoo, Prabhakar migrated from ETV to Local TV to Zee Telugu to Gemini TV. He is also seen in Maa Inti Aadapadachu and Balaji Telefilms' Kotha Bangaram on Gemini. He was also involved in the production of the TV shows
and Moodu Mulla Bandham.
Currently he is involved in the soap opera
airing on Zee. In Muddu Bidda, he is portraying double character role. He is blessed with a son and a daughter. His 14-year-old daughter is an artist and won a Nandi Award for her role in Anna Chellelu.