10 facts about BAAHUBALI star Prabhas you should know
The BAAHUBALI fever has taken the entire nation by storm. The film is on its way to destroy all the previously set records at Box office. One thing in the film that demands your undivided attention is the lead actor Prabhas, who is making his way into everyone’s heart with his terrific performance.
We bring you 10 facts about the BAAHUBALI star Prabhas that you would love to know about:
First South Indian actor to have a wax statue at Madame Tussauds:
Prabhas has done numerous movies in South and is a huge superstar over there. Recently Prabhas became the first South Indian actor to have his wax statute at the renowned Madame Tussauds
The handsome hunk had received around 6000 marriage proposals but he turned all of them down because wanted to be focused on BAAHUBALI.
He is very fond of nature and doesn't believe in caging birds. Prabhas has a garden which is a habitat for many birds. The birds reside in open cages which give them the freedom to take flight and return to their respective cages whenever they feel like.
Prabhas -Rajamouli magic:
Prabhas and director S S Rajamouli duo has collaborated for the third time with BAAHUBALI. The immense success of the first part had created a huge anticipation for the second installment of the franchise; the success of this franchise shows the magic of this duo.
600 days and 5 years of dedication:
While other actors are busy churning out movies year after year, Prabhas takes only one movie at a time. He shot for nearly 600 days, and dedicated 5 years for BAAHUBALI.
Extensive work out:
For the stunning look that the actor has in this film he had to go through rigorous training and followed a specific diet for it. He gained 22 kgs for this film. He went to 87 kgs from 82 kgs for the role of Shivudu and then reached the mark of 105 kgs for Baahubali's character. He ate 40 boiled eggs every day and was trained by Lakshman Reddy who is Mr. World 2010.
The superstar might be very busy in his career but still finds times for his passions. He is an avid reader and has a personal library at his home.
Prabhas loves sports and prefers free hand workout as opposed to gym, so he got a volleyball court set up in his courtyard to improve his reflexes, as BAAHUBALI was a war movie and needed better reflexes. He often played volleyball with his friends because he considers it a good stress buster. The actor is a fitness freak and considers rock climbing as the best form of training.
He is one of the most shy actors and likes to keep a low profile. He is also very down to earth person. The humble actor still does not acknowledge himself as a national star.
During the shoot of BAAHUBALI, he even declined a 10 crore endorsement offer, because he did not want to divert his attention. Not only that the actor also turned down many Bollywood offers during the shooting of this franchise.
Post the release of the second installment of BAAHUBALI, Prabhas has become a pan India star. His hard work and dedication has earned him popularity and stardom across the nation. The actor will be next seen in SAAHO.