Prakash Belawadi (Actor) Height, Weight, Date of Birth, Age, Wiki, Biography, Wife & More
Prakash Belawadi is an Indian actor, activist and journalist. He mainly works in Hindi and Kannada film industry. Belwadi has participated in many seminars, conferences and festivals in India and abroad. Since 2010, he has also been the mentor of the founding team of BISFF (Bangalore International Kurzfilm Festival). He has acted in many popular movies like Kanuru Heggadithi, Meri Pyaari Bindu, Solo and Dayavittu Gamanisi, Atagara, Talwar, Kiragura Gayaligalu.
Birth and early life
Prakash Belavadi was born in Bangalore, Mysore state (now Karnataka) into a family of theater artist. His father was Belavadi Nanjundaiah Narayan, a Kannada theater star who also appeared in films and worked as a make-up artist. While his mother Bhargavi is a well-known actress of cinema and theater.
Belwadi completed her early education at Mahila Seva Samaj and secondary education at National High School. Later he did pre-university course from National College, Bangalore. In 1983, he graduated from the University Visvesvaraya College of Engineering with a degree in Mechanical Engineering.
|Real Name||Prakash Belavadi|
|profession||actor and stage artist|
|Date of birth||not known|
|Age (as of 2021)||not known|
|birth place||Bangalore, Karnataka|
|family||Mother: Bhargavi Belwadi
Father: Belavadi Nanjundaiah Narayan
Sister: Not Available
Brother: Not Available
Wife: Chandrika Belawadi
Son: Pradeep Belavadi
Daughter: Sudha Belwadi and Sujata Belwadi
Belavadi always wanted to become an actor like his parents. He started working in theater and films at an early age. He acted as a child artist in the Kannada film Bangaravyithu in the year 1976. Belavadi started his professional acting career in 1999 with the Kannada film Kanuru Heggadithi directed by Girish Karnad.
He rose to fame with his appearance as Bala in the Hindi film Madras Cafe, directed by Shoojit Sircar and starring John Abraham, Nargis Fakhri and Raashi Khanna. Later he acted in various movies like Youngistaan, Talwar, Uttam Villain, Wazir etc. He came into the limelight of Bollywood after playing the pivotal role of George Kutty in the Akshay Kumar starrer Airlift. Belawadi has acted in over 200 films and theater plays in a career spanning 40 years. Recently he has worked in web series like High and Smoke.
Education details and more
|school||women service society
National High School
|College||National College, Bangalore
University Visvesvaraya College of Engineering
|educational qualification||mechanical Engineering|
|First entry||Thin layer : Bangaravyithu (1976)
web series: Smoke (2018)
|Prize||Pratibha Bhushan 2003
Karnataka Natak Akademi Award (2012)
‘Pride of Karnataka’ by Bangalore Round Table (2015)
and many more
physical statistics and more
|height||5′ 8″ feet|
|body shape||Chest: 40 inches
Waist: 34 inches
Biceps: 14 inches
|hair color||black (old white hair)|
|hobby||reading and watching movies|
Prakash Belawadi is married to Chandrika Belwadi. The couple has three children; Two daughters Sudha and Sujata and a son Pradeep Belawadi.
marital status and more
|wedding date||Not available|
|net worth||Not available|
Some facts about Prakash Belawadi
- Prakash Belavadi was born and brought up in Bangalore, Karnataka.
- For his many notable achievements, Belavadi was awarded the ‘Pride of Karnataka’ by the Bangalore Round Table in 2015.
- He enjoys spending time alone. He believes that sometimes doing nothing is all we have to do to know about ourselves because it allows us to see our flaws and talents.
- In 2003, he received the National Award in the category of Best Film.
- He has also written and directed an English film ‘Stumble’.
- Belavadi is a founding member of Citizens for Bengaluru, a proactive platform for citizens to engage with the municipal government to be accountable to citizens.
- Belavadi organized ‘Rotary Avani’, an annual ecology event held in Bengaluru between 22 April, International Mother Earth Day and 5 June, World Environment Day, to raise environmental awareness.
- In 2003, the Government of Karnataka honored him with the ‘Pratibha Bhushan’ for his commitment to culture.
- He received the Helpman Award, Australia (2019) for Best Actor, Male in the musical ‘Counting and Cracking’, which was performed at the Belvoir St Theatre, Sydney.
- She was named ‘Varsha Kannada’ (2015) in the field of entertainment by News18 Kannada.
- In 2017, he participated as a motivational speaker at TEDx conferences and events.
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