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From Wanted to Dabangg 3, Journey of Prabhu Deva in Bollywood Cinema as a Director

By Gagandeep Sokhey . 23rd December 2019 10:00am
From Wanted to Dabangg 3, Journey of Prabhu Deva in Bollywood Cinema as a Director

Prabhu Deva who is proudly known as 'The Indian Michael Jackson has a career span of 25 years and has worked as a dance choreographer, actor and later prioritized direction in the film industry.

The young actor, director, choreographer 'Prabhu Deva' have give much of his contribution mainly in Tamil and Hindi cinema and based on his performances and wide range of dancing styles he even won the National Film Award for Best Choreography. Prabhu Deva also received the Padma Shree award in March 2019.


In 2005, Prabhu Deva entered the world of film direction with his Telugu debut movie 'Nuvvostanante Nenoddantana' which was a blockbuster and won 9 Filmfare awards. Later he started prioritizing direction to acting and let's take a look at his top 5 Bollywood movies as a director starting from the recent one,

1. Dabangg 3

This is an action comedy film directed by Prabhu Deva and produced by Salman Khan under his banner of SKF films. It is the third installment in the Dabangg movie series starring Salman Khan as Chulbul Pandey along with Sonakshi Sinha as his wife. This movie has just released last week on December 20, 2019, and the audience has liked it.

Dabbang 3

2. Singh is Bliing 

This movie is another action comedy film directed by Prabhu Deva starring Akshay Kumar, Amy Jackson and Lara Dutta in lead roles. The story revolves around a story of the Gangster and is actually copied from a Korean movie 'My Wife is a Gangster' but still, it was liked by the audience despite the movie received some objections and criticisms.

Sing is Bling

3. Action Jackson 

This was an action thriller movie directed by Prabhu Deva featuring Ajay Devgn in a double role along with Sonakshi Sinha and Yami Gautam. With this movie, Prabhu Deva and Ajay Devgn have come together for the first time in 2014. 

Action Jackson

4. Ramaiya Vastavaiya 

This was a romantic comedy and drama movie directed by Prabhu Deva and is the Hindi remake of his first directorial Telugu movie of 2005, Nuvvostanante Nenoddantana. Ramaiya Vastavaiya was released in 2013 and starred Girish Kumar (debutant) opposite Kamal Haasan's daughter, Shruti Haasan and Sonu Sood in lead roles. 

Ramaiya Vastavaiya

5. Rowdy Rathore

This movie was released in 2012  on 2700 screens worldwide and was declared as the Blockbuster in India. It was directed by Prabhu Deva and featured Akshay Kumar in a double role opposite Sonakshi Sinha. This was an official remake of the 2006 Telugu movie Vikramarkudu.

Rowdy Rathore



Earlier in 2009, Prabhu Deva directed Wanted movie starring Salman Khan, Ayesha Takia and Vinod Khanna in lead roles which was an official remake of Telugu movie Pokiri and Prabhu Deva remade it in Tamil language releasing in 2007. He has also directed ABCD, ABCD2, R Rajkumar and many others.

Salaman Khan Radhe Movie Poster

Prabhu Deva is currently busy with the upcoming movie Radhe which is set to release on Eid 2020 and will star Salman Khan in lead role. 

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