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Prakash Raj Wiki, Age, Height, Wife, Family & More

Prakash Raj Wiki, Age, Height, Weight, Wife, Affairs, Family & More: Prakash Raj was born on 26 March 1965 and is an Indian television presenter, director, film actor, producer, and politician. He is well known for his works in Tamil, Hindi, Malayalam, Telugu, and Kannada languages. Firstly, he appeared in the Kannada television and film industry with the film Mithileya Seetheyaru (1988). After working in the Kannada cinema for a few years, he made his debut with the Tamil film Duet in 1994. Later, Prakash appeared in several films such as Kalki (1996), Tirumala Tirupati Venkatesa (2001), Anniyan (2005), Abhiyum Naaum (2008), Wanted (2009), Singam (2010), Zanjeer (2013), Dwarka (2017), and many more. Recently, Prakash also starred in a web series Anantham in 2022. 

Family & Relationship

Prakash Raj was born in Bangalore, Mysore State, India. His father’s name is Manjunath Rai and his mother’s name is Swarnalatha Raj. He has one brother Prasad Raj who is an Indian actor. In 1994, he got married to Lalitha Kumari, but things didn’t go well for a long time. In 2009, they got separated. The couple has three children, Megna and Pooja (Daughters), and Sidhu Rai (Son) who died in 2004. After that, he got married to Choreographer Pony Verma in 2010. They have a child named Vedhanth Rai (Son).


Prakash Raj Completed his schooling at St Joseph’s Boys High School, Bangalore, Karnataka, India. After that, he completed his graduation degree from St. Joseph’s College of Commerce, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India.

Prakash Raj Wiki/Biography, Age, Height, Family, Education

Prakash Raj Real Name/ Full Name
Prakash Raj
Bangalore, Mysore State, India
Television Presenter, Director, Actor, Producer, and Politician
Zodiac sign
Birthday26 March 1965
Prakash Raj Age
60 years (As of 2022)
Bangalore, Mysore State, India
Food Habit
Reading, Photography, Traveling
Prakash Raj

Personal & Family Details

Father Name
Manjunath Rai
Mother Name
Swarnalatha Raj
First Wife: Megna and Pooja (Daughters), and Sidhu Rai (Son)
Second Wife: Vedhanth Rai (Son)
Prasad Raj (Brother)
Marital Status
Prakash Raj Wife
Lalitha Kumari (M: 1994, Div: 2009)
Pony Verma (M: 2010, Present)

Height, Weight & Body Measurements & More

Prakash Raj Height (feet)
5 Feet 9 Inches
Prakash Raj Weight (Kilograms)(approx.)
Figure Measurements (approx.)
Chest: 40 Inches
Waist: 32 Inches
Biceps: 14 Inches
Eye’s Color
Hair Color

Career/ Achievements

TV (Kannada): Guddada Bhootha (1995)
(Tamil): Kaialavu Manasu (1995)
Flim (Engish): Tropical Heat (1993)
(Malayalam): Thekkekkara (1994)
(Tamil): Duet (1994)
(Telugu): Sankalpam (1995)
(Kannada): Mithileya Seetheyaru (1998)
(Hindi): Shakti- The Power (2002)
Web Series (Tamil): Paava Kadhaigal (2020)
(Hindi): Shootout at Alair (2020)
Flim (Tamil, Producer): Daya (2002)
(Kannada, Producer): Naanu Nanna Kanasu (2010)
(Telugu, Director): Gouravam (2013)
Prakash Raj Superhit Movies
Kalki (1996), Anniyan (2005), Abhiyum Naaum (2008), Wanted (2009), Dabangg 2 (2012), Jai Bhim (2021), K.G.F: Chapter 2 (2022)
Prakash Raj Popular Web Series
Paava Kadhaigal (2020), Shootout at Alair (2020), and Navarasa (2021).
Awards/ Recognition
National Film Awards (1997, 1998, 2002, 2007, 2010)
Filmfare Awards (2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2009)
International Indian Film Academy Awards (2012)
International Tamil Film Awards (2003)
Nandi Awards (1996, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2006, 2011)
Tamil Nadu State Film Awards (1996, 2000, 2009, 2017)
Vijay Awards (2006, 2007, 2009)
Cine MAA Awards (2003, 2004, 2012, 2015, 2016, 2018)
Prakash Raj

Money/Earning/ Property

Prakash Raj’s Salary ( approx)
40 Lakhs- 50 Lakhs
Income Source
Acting, Directing, from Film Production, stages, and TV shows
Prakash Raj’s Net Worth
2.50 Crore (As of 2022)
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
1. Toyota Innova
2. BMW 520D
3. Isuzu V-Cross
4. Mahindra Bolero Maxitruck
5. Audi Q3
5. Mercedes Benz
6. Mahindra Thar
Other Property
Yet To Update

Favorite Things

Favorite Food
Favorite Film
Aakasamantha (2008)
Favorite Colour
Black, White
Favorite Destination
Favorite Actress
Favourite Actor(s)
Yet To Update
Favorite Sportsman
Yet To Update
Favorite Artist
Yet To Update


  • In 2008, Prakash Raj was banned by the Telugu film industry for his unprofessional attitude during film shooting. Then, he was banned by the Telugu film industry five more times.
  • Prakash Raj has been embroiled in controversy for slapping a Hindi speaker in the recently published Jai Bhim. Many felt that the scene was directed at Hindi speakers.


  • Prakash Raj was born to a Roman Catholic mother and a Hindu father.
  • In his school days, he participated in several stage plays and developed an interest in acting skills. 
  • He performed in over 2000 street plays and joined the K Balachander school of acting. 
  • After that, Prakash got an offer to work in a Kannada TV serial Guddada Bhootha in 1995.
  • Then he starred in a few Tamil TV shows such as Sahana (2003), and Chinna Chinna Assaigal (1995).
  • Prakash Raj was seen in multiple Kannada movies likeAnukoolakkobba Ganda (1990), Mallige Hoove (1992), Muthina Haara (1990), Mithileya Seetheyaru (1998), Atithi (2002), Rajadhani (2011), Seizer (2018), and K.G.F: Chapter 2 (2022).
  • He also appeared in several Tamil movies like Iruvar (1997), Kanchivaram (2008), Sagui (2012), Thilu Mullu (2013), Thoonga Vanam (2015),  Sometimes (2018), and Jai Bhim (2021).
  • Being an actor, he also produced many movies like Dhaya (2002), Azhagiya Theeye (2004), Poi (2006), Abhiyum Naanum (2008), Puttakkana Highway (2011), Gouravam (2013), and Arishadvarga (2020).
  • In 2010, he made his directorial debut with the film Naanu Nanna Kanasu.
  • In 2013, Prakash hosted a Tamil TV quiz show Neengalum Vellalam Oru Kod.
  • Prakash is also famous in the Malayalam industry. He is portrayed in various Malayalam movies like Oru Yathramozhi (1997), Elektra (2010), Pandippada (2005), Odiyan  (2018), and Pada (2022).
  • Apart from South Indian films, he also gained popularity in Hindi films like Khakee (2004), Dabangg 2 (2012), and Bhaag Milkha Bhaag (2013).
  • Prakash has also been featured in a few web series like Paava Kadhaigal (2020), Shootout at Alair (2020), and Navarasa (2021). 
  • In 2017, he began a political movement #justasking on social media.

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