- Birthday26 March, 1965
- Fun Trivia:Prakash ran into trouble for the movie Parugu as the story of the film was based on the eloping incident of Telugu actor Chiranjeevi's younger daughter.
Prakash Raj, an actor and producer in Kannada, Telugu and Tamil film industries, studied in St.Joseph’s High School in Bangalore and had also won the President’s Scout award in 1982. He began his acting career with Kannada Doordarshan serials like Bisilu Kudure and Guddada Bhootha. The actor made his movie debut with small roles in Kannada films like Raamachari, Ranadheera and Lockup Death. Prakash got married to Lalitha Kumari on 1994 but divorced her in 2009. Then, he married Bollywood choreographer Pony Verma on 2010.