Actor-politician Prakash Raj, who is known for his phenomenal work in Kollywood is one of the biggest and the most powerful stars in the industry who has impressed fans with his breakthrough performances. He has known for his villainous roles as well as his super compassionate character roles. Let us have a look at 7 of his best performances till the date.
Helmed by popular filmmaker Dharani, the Tamil action film was one of the biggest blockbusters of 2004 where Prakash Raj played the role of Muthupandi, a cruel factionalist leader. In the film, we see Raj competing with actor Vijay and he was highly applauded for his breakthrough performance in the film. Prakash Raj played the role of the lead antagonist in the movie which also stars Trisha.
Directed by Shankar, this action-drama stars Prakash Raj as Prabhakar who is an investigating police officer. Several scenes of Prakash Raj from the movie are iconic and this film marked his third Tamil Nadu State Award for Best Villain of the year. The film was later released in Hindi, Telugu, and French as well.
Vasool Raja MBBS
It was the first time when Prakash Raj played the role of a dean of a medical institute. It is one of the best comedy movies of all time. It was the Tamil remake of the Hindi movie Munnabhai MBBS.
In this Hari directorial, Surya plays an honest and valiant cop fighting against injustice. Prakash Raj as a corrupt politician challenges Singam’s ethics and beliefs.
The story revolves around Vijay who is a lifelong gangster and how he saves his love from kidnapping and a violent shootout. Prakash Raj gives the perfect depth to his supporting character.
Abhiyum Naanum, which is directed by Radha Mohan, features Prakash Raj in the main role, while Trisha plays his daughter and Aishwarya plays his wife. The story is about the connection between a father and a daughter, and it travels from the childhood of Trisha to her wedding. After doing several films as a father, Prakash Raj gave an outstanding performance as a father, and he won the Tamil Nadu State award and Filmfare award for his role in the film.
Santosh Subramaniyam featured Jayam Ravi and Genelia in lead roles, while Prakash Raj had played the role of Jayam Ravi’s father. Prakash Raj is a rich businessman who cares more for his family, and his role as a father is one of his best performances to remember for a long time.