|Date of Birth
||April 6, 1973
|Place of Birth
||Chennai, Tamil Nadu
Prashanth is an Indian film actor who appeared in several Tamil films, as well as a few Telugu films, Hindi and Malayalam films.
The son of actor-director Thyagarajan, Prashanth began his career at 17 by appearing in Vaigasi Poranthachu and went on to feature in other films including R. K. Selvamani's Chembaruthi and Mani Ratnam's action-comedy Thiruda Thiruda. After a brief career lull, Prashanth appeared in a dual role in Shankar's romantic comedy Jeans alongside Aishwarya Rai.
In the late 1990s, he featured in a series of films such as Kaadhal Kavithai, Jodi and Parthen Rasithen. His 2011 release Ponnar Shankar, based on the historical epic, won good reviews upon release.