Prakash Raj turns a year older today. He is an Indian actor, film director, producer, television presenter, and politician. Known for his works in Tamil, English, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, and Hindi-language films, he is the recipient of several accolades, including five National Film Awards, eight Nandi Awards, eight Tamil Nadu State Film Awards, five Filmfare Awards South, four SIIMA Awards, three CineMAA Awards, and three Vijay Awards. He is not only fluent in his mother tongue Kannada but he is also good at speaking Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam, Hindi, English, Tulu, and Marathi. He acted in various films and got his name etched on the walls of cinema. As a producer, he has won a National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Kannada for Puttakkana Highway, directed by his long-time theatre friend B. Suresha in 2011.
Prakash Raj, as an actor has won a National Film Award for Best Supporting Actor in 1998 for Mani Ratnam’s Iruvar, a National Film Award – Special Mention for the Telugu film Antahpuram, directed by Krishna Vamsi in 1998, and a National Film Award for Best Actor in 2007 for his role in Kanchivaram, a Tamil film directed by Priyadarshan.
Here are the tweets from the netizens.
Happy Birthday to the versatile actor and social activist Mr @prakashraaj . May you have many more years of good health and amazing achievements. I wish you the best in your endeavours.#PrakashRaj #HappyBirthday pic.twitter.com/Z1k5tbijYF
— Sonu Mehra (@msonu4511) March 26, 2023
Happy Birthday Prakash Raj: from Bandya Mama
A skilled producer overshadowed by the incredible actor.#prakashraj #prakashrajbirthday #tollywoodactor #tamilvillian #tamilactor #southactor #filmproducer #actor #bandyamama #bandya pic.twitter.com/DbzSYktTIK
— Bandya Mama (@BandyaMama) March 26, 2023