Venkata Satyanarayana Prabhas Raju Uppalapati is an Indian film actor known for his works in Telugu cinema. Prabhas is the nephew of veteran Telugu actor Krishnam Raju. Prabhas made his film debut with the 2002 drama film, Eshwar. His works include Varsham (2004), Chatrapathi (2005), Chakram (2005), Billa (2009), Mr. Perfect (2011), and Mirchi (2013) for which he received the state Nandi Award for Best Actor. In 2014 he appeared in the Bollywood film Action Jackson directed by Prabhudeva.