Prakash Raj was born to a Tulu speaking Bunt family in Puttur (near Mangalore), Karnataka,on Mar 26,1965. He studied in St.Joseph's Indian High School in Bangalore. He won the Scout award in 1982. He later joined St. Josephs College of commerce, Brigade road, Bangalore, where he participated in many plays, most of which were in Kannada.
|The Duo||Tamil Selvam||1997|
|Vettaiyaadu Vilaiyaadu||Arokiya Raj||2006|
|Vastadu Naa Raju||Narasimha||2011|
|Dabangg 2||Bachcha Bhaiya||2012|
|Bhaag Milkha Bhaag||Army Officer||2013|