10 unknown facts about Baahubali Prabhas; we bet you don't know

New Delhi, Oct 23: Undoubtedly Baahubali Prabhas has emerged as one of the biggest bankable stars of the show biz today. Slowly but steadily, Prabhaas is earned an enviable numero uno position for himself. His grip in the film industry can be understood from the fact that his producers make it a point to release the Fst Look of his films on his birthday. Last year the First Look of Baahubali: The Conclusion was release and this year the fans were treated with the First Look of Saaho. South star Prabhas has given a special treat to his fans on his birthday as the "Baahubali" actor unveiled the first look poster of his much-awaited film "Saaho" today.

Prabhas turned 38 today. Here are the 10 unknown facts of Prabhas' life:

1. His full name is Venkata Satyanarayana Prabhas Raju Uppalapati.

2. He has a wax statue at Madam Tussauds, Bangkok and it is a matter of pride that he is the only South Indian actor to be at Madam Tussauds. 

3.  He made a cameo appearance in Action Jackson. Baahubali was not his first Bollywood movie.

4. Prabhas had least interest in acting. He is a trained engineer and wanted to be an enterpreneur. 

5. When he was working on Baahubali he did not sign any other film for four years. 

6. He made a volleyball court in his house to prepare for Baahubali.

7. Prabhas was never bulky but he had to wear a bulky look in Baahubali and he gained 30 kg for for the film.

8. So single-handedly was he dedicated to Baahubali that the actor refused an endorsement worth Rs 5.5 crore so that he could concentrate on the period drama.

9. His training for Baahubali was provided by Mr World 2010 Lakshman Reddy.

10. The on-screen pair of Prabhas-Anushka Shetty is also a real-life pair and they will get married soon.

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