Prakash Belawadi (Actor) Height, Weight, Age, Affairs, Biography & More

Prakash Belawadi (Actor) Height, Weight, Date of Birth, Age, Wiki, Biography, Girlfriend and More

Prakash Belawadi is an Indian actor, activist and journalist. He predominantly works in Hindi & Kannada film industry. Belawadi has participated in numerous seminars, conferences and festivals in India and overseas. Since 2010, he has also been mentor of the BISFF (Bengaluru International Kurzfilm Festival) founding team. He has worked in several popular films like Kanooru Heggadithi, Meri Pyaari Bindu, Solo and Dayavittu Gamanisi, Aatagara, Talvar, Kiragoora Gayyaligalu.

Birth & Early Life

Prakash Belawadi was born in Bangalore, Mysore State (now Karnataka), into a family of theatre artist. His father Belavadi Nanjundaiah Narayan, was a Kannada theatre star who also appeared in films and worked as a make-up artist. While his mother Bhargavi is a well-known cinema and theatre actress.

Belawadi completed his initial education at Mahila Seva Samaja and secondary education at National High School. He later done pre-university course from National College, Bangalore. In 1983, he graduated from University Visvesvaraya College of Engineering with a degree in mechanical engineering.

Bio

Real NamePrakash Belawadi
ProfessionActor and Theatre Artist
Date of BirthNot Known
Age (as in 2021)Not Known
Birth PlaceBangalore, Karnataka
NationalityIndian
Home TownBangalore, Karnataka
FamilyMother : Bhargavi Belavadi
Father : Belavadi Nanjundaiah Narayan
Sister : Not Available
Brother : Not Available
Wife : Chandrika Belawadi
Son : Pradeep Belawadi
Daughter : Sudha Belawadi and Sujata Belawadi
ReligionHinduism
AddressBangalore, Karnataka
Mumbai, Maharashtra

Career

Belawadi always wanted to become an actor liker his parents. At early age, he started working in theatre and films. He featured as a child actor in Kannada film Bangaravayithu in the year 1976. Belawadi started his professional acting career with Kannada film Kanooru Heggadithi, directed by Girish Karnad in 1999.

He rose to fame by his appearance as Bala in Hindi film Madras Cafe directed by Shoojit Sircar and alongside starring John Abraham, Nargis Fakhri and Raashi Khanna. He subsequently worked in various films like Youngistaan, Talvar, Uttama Villain, Wazir etc. He came into Bollywood limelight after playing important character of George Kutty in Akshay Kumar starrer film Airlift. In 40 years long career, Belawadi has worked more than 200 films and theatre plays. Recently he has worked in web series like High and Smoke.

Education Details and More

SchoolMahila Seva Samaja
National High School
CollegeNational College, Bangalore
University Visvesvaraya College of Engineering
Educational QualificationMechanical Engineering
DebutFilm : Bangaravayithu (1976)
Bangaravayithu (1976)
Web Series : Smoke (2018)
 Smoke (2018)
AwardsPratibha Bhushan 2003
Karnataka Nataka Academy Award (2012)
‘Pride of Karnataka’ by Bangalore Round Table (2015)
and many more

Physical Stats and More

Height5′ 8″ Feet
Weight70 Kg
Body ShapeChest: 40 inches
Waist: 34 inches
Biceps: 14 inches
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack (Aged white hair)
HobbiesReading and Watching films

Personal Life

Prakash Belawadi is married to Chandrika Belawadi. The couple have three children; two daughters Sudha and Sujata and one son Pradeep Belawadi.

Marital Status and More

Marital StatusMarried
Marriage DateNot Available
ControversiesNone
Salary (approx)Not Available
Net WorthNot Available

Some Facts About Prakash Belawadi

  • Prakash Belawadi was born and brought up in Bangalore, Karnataka.
  • For his numerous notable accomplishments, Belawadi was honoured with ‘Pride of Karnataka’ by the Bangalore Round Table in 2015.
  • He enjoys spending time alone. He believes that sometimes doing nothing is all we need to do in order to know about ourselves since it allows us to see our own flaws and talents.
  • In 2003, he received a National Award in the category of Best Film.
  • He has also written and directed a English film ‘Stumble.’
  • Belawadi is a founder member of Citizens for Bengaluru, a proactive forum for citizens to engage with the municipal government in order to hold it accountable to the citizens.
  • Belawadi organized ‘Rotary Avani,’ an annual ecology event held in Bengaluru between April 22nd, International Mother Earth Day, and June 5th, World Environment Day, to raise environmental awareness.
  • In 2003, the Government of Karnataka awarded him the ‘Pratibha Bhushan’ for his commitment to culture.
  • He received the Helpmann Award, Australia (2019) for Best Actor, Male in the musical ‘Counting and Cracking,’ which was performed at the Belvoir St. Theatre in Sydney.
  • He was named the ‘Varshada Kannadiga’ (2015) in the sphere of entertainment by News 18 Kannada.
  • In 2017, He participated as a motivational speaker at TEDx conferences and events.

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