Prakash Thuminad Wiki, Age, Wife, Family, Biography & More

Prakash Thuminad is an Indian actor known for his comic roles in Tulu and Kannada films. He is the winner of the SIIMA Award, which he received for his comic role in the film “Sarkaari Hiriya Praathamika Shaale, Kaasaragodu, Koduge: Raamanna Rai.”

Wiki/Biography

Prakash Thuminad was born in Manjeshwar, Kerala. She did he schooling at Government High School, Kunjathoor. Later, he attended the Government College in Mangalore.

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 5′ 7″

Hair Colour: Black

Eye Colour: Black

Family

Parents & Siblings

There is not much information available about his parents and siblings.

Wife & Children

He is married and has two children.

Career

At the beginning of his career, Prakash Thuminad worked as a supporting actor in Kannada and Tulu cinema. He became a known face in the film industry after his performance in the film “Ondu Motteya Kathe” in 2017, in which he played the role of Srinivas.

Prakash Thuminad (right) in a still from the film ‘Ondu Motteya Kathe’

In 2018, he appeared in the film “Katheyondu Shuruvagide.” His performance in the film “Sarkaari Hiriya Praathamika Shaale, Kaasaragodu, Koduge: Raamanna Rai” (2018) as Bhujanga was widely appreciated by the audience. In 2020, he played the role of Nara alias Narayana, in the Tulu film “2 Ekre.” His performance in the film “Kantara” (2022) in which he played the role of Raampa, became the breakthrough of his career.

Prakash Thuminad (right) in a still from the film ‘Kantara’

Some of his other notable performances in the films include as Ramanath in the film “Garuda Gamana Vrishabha Vahana” (2021), as Bank Manager in the film “Kshamisi Nimma Khaatheyalli Hanavilla” (2022), and as Jagganna in the film “Thimayya & Thimayya” (2022).

Award

Prakash Thuminad won the SIIMA Award for Best Comedian for his performance in the film “Sarkari Hiriya Praathamika Shaale, Kaasaragodu, Koduge: Raamanna Rai” in 2019.

Prakash Thuminad receiving the SIIMA Award

Facts/Trivia

  • Before entering the film industry, Prakash Thuminad worked in manual labor, driving an auto, beedi making, and many other odd jobs.
  • Thuminad left offers of 12 films to work in the film “Kantara.” While talking about his role in the film, he said,

    When I saw Rishab sir perform the Daiva dance, I was overwhelmed and felt proud that I was a part of the film.”