Prabhu Deva Sundaram better known just as Prabhu Deva, born 3 April 1973, is a
choreographer, actor and film director in India. He is popularly called "India's
Michael Jackson" for his fast dance movements. His first movie as a dance
director was Vetri Vizha (Tamil) (year). He has since choreographed over 100
movies. He is Receipent of National Awards for Best Choreographer for the film "Minsara
Kanavu" in Tamil and "Lakshya" in Hindi.
Before starting as a full time film actor, he did some song sequences in films.
His first movie as a hero was in Indhu with actress Roja. Prabhu Deva went onto
win a Filmfare Best Actor Award South.
He is the son of the legendary dance master Sundaram, and dancing is his
passion. From choreography he went on to establish himself as an actor. He
became a star in Kollywood with his seemingly impossible dance steps. Prabhu
Deva's success can be attributed more to his dancing than anything else. He has
a large following in the Tamil, Telugu and Kannada film industry. [