Anu Prabhakar

Anu Prabhakar

Anu Prabhakar (1980-0) is a Kannada Actress known for the movies No. 73, Shanthi Nivasa(2007), Mussanje Mathu(2008), Kanasugara(2001)

NameAnu Prabhakar (ಅನು ಪ್ರಭಾಕರ್)
Date Of Birth9 November 1980 (Age: 36 years 6 months 18 days)
Place Of BirthBangalore, Karnataka
BrotherVikram
HusbandsKrishna Kumar(m.2002–2014) , Radhu Mukherji(m.2016-)
Wiki Pagehttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anu_Prabhakar
MotherGayathri Prabhakar(dubbing artist)
Debut MovieHrudaya Hrudaya
FatherM V Prabhakar(dubbing artist)
Favorite ActressJuhi Chawla
Height5' 5
Twitter Profilehttps://twitter.com/AnuPrabhakar9
Facebook Profilehttps://www.facebook.com/ActorAnuPrabhakar/
Mother-In-LawSmt.Rathna Mukherjee
UncleCol Dixit(Father's elder brother)

Biography

Childhood & Early Life

Anu Prabhakar was born on Sunday, 9 November 1980 to M V Prabhakar (Father) and Gayathri Prabhakar (Mother) an Actress and Dubbing artist in Bangalore, Karnataka. She has a brother Vikram Prabhakar.

Her father was from Mangalore but brought up in Dharwad, his father had a hotel in Dharwad, her mother is from Bangalore, Anu was born & brought up in Bangalore, where her parents were based.

Her mother Gayathri Prabhakar is a popular TV Serial, Movie actress, she has lent her voice to actresses in more than 100 movies.

Anu prabhakar with mother gayathri prabhakar and brother vikram
Anu prabhakar with mother Gayathri Prabhakar and brother Vikram.

As a kid she wanted to be an Air hostess.

Education:

  • High School: She completed her High School from Nirmala Rani High School in Malleshwaram.
  • College: She dropped out of her college to take up acting as a fulltime profession.
  • Graduation: Later in life she completed graduation in Sociology course from Karnataka University, securing a good 70% of the marks.
  • M.A: She recently completed Masters in Sociology.
  • PhD: She is contemplating a PhD, for now though busy with the work at hand.

Anu thanks her Uncle, Cousin sister & her mother for pressing her to continue her education.

 Film Career

Being brought up in an artist's family made it easy for her to get into films.

As a Child Artist: She started her career as a child artist in the film Shanti Kranti (1991) alongside V. Ravichandran, Ramesh Aravind & Juhi Chawla, the film was directed by V Ravichandran himself.

As a Lead actress: She made her debut as heroine in Hrudaya Hrudaya(1999) opposite ShivaRajkumar, it was directed by M S Rajashekhar.

She has acted around 50 Kannada movies and some Tamil movies so far.

Her roles in movies like Shaapa(2001), Shreerasthu Shubhamasthu(2002), Vishalakshammana Ganda(2001), No. 73, Shanthi Nivasa(2007) made her well know throughout Karnataka.

 TV Career

She has appeared in Some of the TV reality Shows like:

  • Bale Bangara: A game show for housewives
  • Shrimati Karnataka
  • Home Minister: A show where she visited numerous homes talking to Housewives
  • Autograph Please

And has been part of TV serials like:

  • Manju Musukida Haadi
  • Nooru Dinagalu
  • TRIVENI SANGAMA: An upcoming horror serial on Star Suvarna.

Marriage & Personal Life

First Marriage: Anu Prabhakar was married to Krishna Kumar, Son of famous Kannada actress Jayanthi from 2002-2014, after her separation she stayed alone for a while.

Second MarriageRaghu Mukherjee, a fellow Kannada actor and Model & Anu were friends for a long time, Raghu & Anu were brought together by the mothers of the duo. Raghu's mother Rathna & Anu's mother Gayathri had become friends & they pushed the couple into thinking about Love & marriage. The couple were hesistant at first because of their experiences from the previous marriages.

Raghu was divorced at that time from his first marriage with Bhavana. They kept their relation private for a while, they finally tied the knot on April 24th 2016 in a private ceremony at Yelahanka attended by a few close friends & well wishers.

anu prabhakar marrying raghu mukherjee
Anu prabhakar marrying Raghu Mukherjee

S Narayan and Pawan Wadeyar were among the friends from film fraternity to attend the event.


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Anu Prabhakar: Filmography (49)

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2016 Shivayogi Sri Puttayyajja[Actress]
A 2016 Kannada Biography, Drama movie by Hamsa Shyam Vijeth starring: Ramananda Nayak, Bhavyashree Rai, Umesh Navale
2015 Aatagara[Actress(Sandhya Ramagopal(Principal of Rainbow School))]
Aatagara(Player). A 2015 Kannada Crime, Drama movie by K M Chaithanya starring: Chiranjeevi Sarja, Parul Yadav, Meghana Raj
2014 Fair & Lovely[Actress]
A 2014 Kannada Comedy, Drama movie by D P Raghuram starring: Prem Kumar, Shwetha Srivatsav, Nakshatra
2013 Garbhada Gudi[Actress(Teresa)]
A 2013 Kannada Drama movie by Om Saiprakash starring: Anu Prabhakar, Ramesh Bhat, Padmaja Rao
2013 Sakkare[Actress(Sneha)]
Sakkare(Sugar). A 2013 Kannada Drama, Romance movie by Abhaya Simha starring: Golden Star Ganesh, Deepa Sannidhi, Ananth Nag
2012 Ko Ko[Actress]
A 2012 Kannada Drama, Family movie by R Chandru starring: Srinagar Kitty, Srihari, Priyamani
2012 Samsaradalli Golmal[Actress(Ragini)]
A 2012 Kannada Drama, Family movie by Om Saiprakash starring: Mohan Shankar, Anu Prabhakar, Umashree
2012 Sri Kshethra Adichunchanagiri[Actress]
A 2012 Kannada Drama, Religious movie by Om Saiprakash starring: Ambareesh, Sriimurali, Ramkumar
2010 Sri Banashankari Matha[Actress]
A 2010 Kannada Drama, Religious movie by Hamsa Shyam Vijeth starring: Hamsa Shyam Vijeth, Anu Prabhakar, Bharath Kalyankumar
2010 Pareekshe[Actress]
Pareekshe(Exam). A 2010 Kannada Drama movie by A R Ravindra starring: Anu Prabhakar, Muniraj, Vinaya Prasad
2009 Bhagyada Balegaara[Actress]
A 2009 Kannada Drama movie by Om Saiprakash starring: Shivarajkumar, Navya Nair, Adi Lokesh
2008 Navashakthi Vaibhava[Actress]
A 2008 Kannada Drama, Religious movie by Om Saiprakash starring: Ramkumar, Shruti, Jayamala
2008 Mussanje Mathu[Actress]
Mussanje Mathu(Evening Talk). A 2008 Kannada Drama movie by Mussanje Mahesh starring: Sudeep, Ramya, Ramesh Bhat
2007 Sri Danamma Devi[Actress]
A 2007 Kannada Drama, Religious movie by Chindodi Bangaresh starring: Jayanthi, Anu Prabhakar, Shivadhwaj
2007 No. 73, Shanthi Nivasa[Actress(Neetha)]
A 2007 Kannada Drama, Family movie by Sudeep starring: Sudeep, Master Hirannaiah, Srinivasamurthy
2007 Prarambha[Actress(Mother)]
Prarambha(Beginning). A 2007 Kannada Drama, Documentary movie by Santosh Sivan starring: Prabhu Deva, B Saroja Devi, Skanda
2006 Mohini 9886788888[Actress]
A 2006 Kannada Drama, Horror movie by S V Rajendra Singh Babu starring: Aditya, Sadha, Avinash
2006 Savira Mettilu[Actress]
Savira Mettilu(1000 Steps). A 2006 Kannada Drama movie by S R Puttanna Kanagal, D B Basave Gowda starring: Jayanthi, Kalyan Kumar, Dikki Madhava Rao
2005 Udees[Actress]
A 2005 Kannada Action, Drama movie by P N Sathya starring: Mayur Patel, Sonali Joshi, Srinivasamurthy
2005 Varsha[Actress]
A 2005 Kannada Drama movie by S Narayan starring: Vishnuvardhan, Manya, Ramesh Aravind
2004 Bisi Bisi[Actress]
A 2004 Kannada Comedy, Drama movie by Ramanath Rigvedi starring: Ramesh Aravind, Anu Prabhakar, Madhuri Bhattacharya
2004 Ok Saar Ok[Actress]
Ok Saar Ok(Ok Sir Ok). A 2004 Kannada Comedy, Drama movie by Dayal Padmanabhan starring: Madan Patel, Anu Prabhakar, Maria Susairaj
2004 Preethi Nee Illade Naa Hegirali[Actress]
Preethi Nee Illade Naa Hegirali(O Love, How can I live without you). A 2004 Kannada Drama, Romance movie by Eshwar Balegundi starring: C P Yogeshwar, Anu Prabhakar, Poonam
2004 Kanakambari[Actress]
A 2004 Kannada Drama movie by Dinesh Babu starring: Anu Prabhakar, Vijayalakshmi, Kumar Govind
2004 Sahukara[Actress]
Sahukara(Rich). A 2004 Kannada Drama, Romance movie by N Omprakash Rao starring: Dadiya Prakash, Pranaya murthy, Anand
2004 Thaali Kattuva Shubha Vele[Actress]
A 2004 Kannada Drama movie by N R K Vishwanath starring: Kumar Bangarappa, Sudha Rani, Anu Prabhakar
2003 Nanhendthi Maduve[Actress]
A 2003 Kannada Drama movie by M S Rajashekhar starring: Sa Ra Govindu, Anu Prabhakar, B K Shankar
2003 Preethi Prema Pranaya[Actress]
A 2003 Kannada Drama, Family movie by Kavitha Lankesh starring: Ananth Nag, Bharathi Vishnuvardhan, Prakash Raj
2003 Hrudayavantha[Actress]
Hrudayavantha(Man of Heart). A 2003 Kannada Drama movie by P Vasu starring: Vishnuvardhan, Nagma, Ashalatha
2003 Ardhangi[Actress]
A 2003 Kannada Drama movie by Y Nanjundappa starring: Anu Prabhakar, Sunilkumar, Karibasavaiah
2002 Annayya Thammayya[Actress]
Annayya Thammayya(Elder-brother Younger-brother). A 2002 Kannada Drama, Family movie by S Umesh starring: Charanraj, Shruti, Anu Prabhakar
2002 Jameendarru[Actress]
A 2002 Kannada Drama, Family movie by S Narayan starring: Vishnuvardhan, Prema, Raasi
2002 Olu Saar Baree Olu[Actress]
Olu Saar Baree Olu(Lies Sir Just Lies). A 2002 Kannada Comedy movie by Nagendra Magadi starring: Jayanthi, Ramesh Aravind, Anu Prabhakar
2002 Thavarige Baa Thangi[Actress(Gowri)]
A 2002 Kannada Drama, Family movie by Om Saiprakash starring: Shivarajkumar, Radhika Kumaraswamy, Anu Prabhakar
2001 Anjali Geethanjali[Actress(Anjali)]
A 2001 Kannada Drama, Romance movie by S Narayan starring: Prema, Anu Prabhakar, S Narayan
2001 Aunty Preethse[Actress]
A 2001 Kannada Drama, Family movie by H Vasudev starring: Ananth Nag, Kushboo, Ramkumar
2001 Hoo Anthiya Uhoo Anthiya[Actress]
A 2001 Kannada Drama, Romance movie by K Praveen Kumar starring: Ramesh Aravind, Anu Prabhakar, Isha Koppikar
2001 Kanasugara[Actress]
Kanasugara(Dreamer). A 2001 Kannada Drama movie by Karan starring: V Ravichandran, Prema, Shashikumar
2001 Mr. Harishchandra[Actress]
A 2001 Kannada Drama movie by R C Ranga starring: Mohan Shankar, Anu Prabhakar, Darshan Thoogudeep
2001 Shaapa[Actress(Kaveri)]
Shaapa(Curse). A 2001 Kannada Drama movie by Ashok Patil starring: B C Patil, Ramesh Aravind, Anu Prabhakar
2001 Shivappa Nayaka[Actress]
A 2001 Kannada Drama movie by B C Patil starring: B C Patil, C P Yogeshwar, Anu Prabhakar
2001 Vishalakshammana Ganda[Actress]
Vishalakshammana Ganda(Vishalakshamma's Husband). A 2001 Kannada Comedy, Drama movie by Raj Kishor starring: S Narayan, Anu Prabhakar, Pankaj Narayan
2000 Shreerasthu Shubhamasthu[Actress]
A 2000 Kannada Drama movie by Seetharam Karanth starring: Ramesh Aravind, Anu Prabhakar, Naveen Krishna
2000 Soorappa[Actress]
A 2000 Kannada Drama movie by B Naganna starring: Vishnuvardhan, Shruti, Charanraj
2000 Yarige Salutthe Sambala[Actress]
Yarige Salutthe Sambala(Salary is not enough?). A 2000 Kannada Comedy, Drama movie by M S Rajashekhar starring: G K Govinda Rao, Honnavalli Krishna, Kote Prabhakar
1999 Hrudaya Hrudaya[Actress]
A 1999 Kannada Drama, Romance movie by M S Rajashekhar starring: Shivarajkumar, Anu Prabhakar, Ramesh Aravind
1999 Sneha Loka[Actress]
A 1999 Kannada Drama movie by S Mahender starring: Anjanappa, Karibasavaiah, Lohithashwa
1991 Shanthi Kranthi[Actress((child actress))]
Shanthi Kranthi(Peace Revolution). A 1991 Kannada Action, Crime movie by V Ravichandran starring: Anu Prabhakar, Dheerendra, Shankar Patil
1990 Chapala Chennigaraya[Actress]
A 1990 Kannada Comedy, Drama movie by H R Bhargava starring: Anu Prabhakar, Sujatha, Gayathri Prabhakar

Interesting Facts and Trivia

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  1. In 2009, she gave her voice to an HIV/AIDS awareness campaign, in an animated educational software tutorial created by the nonprofit organisation TeachAIDS
  2. She is a Brand Ambassador for Children’s Movement for Civic Awareness
  3. She was awarded with the title "Abhinaya Saraswathi" for her contribution to movies.
  4. In 2001 she won "Karnataka State Film Award" in the Best Actress category for the Movie Shaapa(2001), in which she played a doctor opposite Ramesh Aravind.




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