|Born||Madurai, Tamil Nadu|
Master Prabhakar, (born Prabhakar vaishyan) is an Indian film actor, who primarily worked in Tamil cinema, and few Telugu films. As a technician he has worked for few Bollywood films. He made his acting debut with the Tamil film Devalayam directed by G. R. Nathan, and he was starred in 150 feature films.
Prabhakar was born in Madurai; a city in Tamil Nadu, India. His mother tongue is Saurashtra. His father and mother were originally from Madurai. His father managed several businesses such as photo studio and printing press. His mother, was a housewife taking care of his sister Sumathi and his other six brothers and two sisters. Prabakhar was the first one in the family to enter the film industry. In 1966, Prabahakr moved in with her Aunt along with sumathi to pursue his dreams.
- 1993 Karulina Koogu
- 1987 Premaloka (Guest Appearance)
- 1985 Thayi Mamathe
- 1983 Jasoos 999
- 1982 Angoor
- 1982 Sahasa Simha
- 1982 Shriman Shrimati
- 1982 Pralaya Rudrudu
- 1978 Ghar
- 1978 Purana Purush
- 1977 Adi Manav
- 1977 Susheela
- 1976 Fakira
- 1973 Anamika
- 1973 Baal Mahabharat (as Master Prabhakar)
- 1972 Bala Bharatam (as Master Prabhakar)
- 1970 Thirumalai Thenkumari as Ramani
- 1970 Balaraju Katha (as Master Prabhakar)
- 1969 Vaa Raja Vaa (as Master Prabhakar)
- 1968 Mujrim Kaun?
- 1968 Anbu Vazhi
- 1967 Engaluckum Kalam Varum
- 1966 Marakka Mudiyumaa?
- As technician
- 2002 Awara Paagal Deewana (lighting technician)
- 1998 Badmaash (spot boy)
- 1994 Prem Yog (lighting technician)
- 1992 Khiladi (lighting technician)
- 1989 Parinda (electrician: N.C. Cine)
- 1984 Lorie (light boy)
- 1983 Love in Goa (assistant camera)
- 1978 Karmayogi (assistant camera)
- 1972 Bombay to Goa (camera operator)
- 1971 Man Mandir (assistant camera)
- 1970 Johny Mera Naam (assistant camera)
- 1968 Mera Naam Johar (assistant camera)
- 1967 Jewel Thief (assistant operative cameraman)
- 1965 Guide (assistant camera)
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