Prakash Raj is an Indian film actor, film director, producer, actor and TV presenter known for his work in the South Indian film industry and some Bollywood films. In the early stages of his career, when he came to Karakshetra in Bangalore, he performed consecutive stage performances of Rs 300 per month and had 2,000 street theatre performances to his credit.
After many years in the Kannada television industry and Kannada film, he made his Tamil film debut with K. Balachander’s Duet (1994) and has been a commercially successful Tamil film star ever since. As a reminder, he named his production company Duet Movies. Prakash has also acted in many Bollywood movies.
Besides his native Kannada language, Prakash is fluent in Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Marathi, Hindi and English making him one of the most popular actors in Indian cinema one.