Vinaya Prasad (Actress) Height, Weight, Age, Affairs, Biography & More

Vinaya Prasad (Actress) Height, Weight, Date of Birth, Age, Wiki, Biography, Boyfriend and More

Vinaya Prasad is an Indian television and film actress. She is mostly seen in Kannada and Malayalam films and TV series. She has won the State Best Actress Award for her performances in Aathanka (1993) and Bannada Hejje (2001).

Early Life

Viaya Prasad born as Viaya Bhats on 22 November, 1965 in Udupi, Karnataka, India to parents Krishna Bhat and Vatsala Bhat. She has a brother Ravi Bhat and 3 sisters Kripa Bhat, Vijaya Satyanarayana and Kshama Bhat. She completed schooling and graduation from there only.


Real NameVinaya Prasad
Other NameVinaya Prakash
Date of Birth22 November 1965
Age (as in 2021)56 Years
Birth PlaceUdupi, Karnataka, India
Home TownUdupi, Karnataka, India
FamilyMother : Vatsala Bhat
Father : Krishna Bhat
Vinaya Prasad with Parents
Sister : Kripa Bhat, Vijaya Satyanarayana and Kshama Bhat
Brother : Ravi Bhat
Husband : V. R. K Prasad (m. 1988-1995)
Jyoti Prakash (m. 2002-Present)
Daughter : Prathama Prasad (Actress)
Prathama Prasad
AddressMumbai, Maharashtra, India


Vinaya made her film debut with a small role in G. V. Iyer’s, Madhwacharya in 1988. She played lead role in Ganeshana Maduve opposite Anant Nag. Vinaya has been part of many notable Kannada films such as Neenu Nakkare Haalu Sakkare, Gauri Ganesha, Mysore Jaana and Suryodaya. She has also been part of many Tamil, Telugu and Malayalam film. Vinaya starred in the longest-running and most popular daily soap opera on Malayalam TV, Sthree, which aired from late 1998 to mid 2000 on Asianet television channel.

Vinaya later starred in the all-time blockbuster Manichitrathazhu, in a supporting role. She worked in Tamil films and has acted as the heroine in the hit movie Thaikulame. In Telugu, Prasad’s movies include Indra, Donga Dongadi and Andhrudu, for which her performance won a lot of praise. In 2006, she returned to the Malayalam small screen to reprise her role as Indu in the sequel to the original Sthree.

Education Details and More

SchoolNot Known
CollegeNot Known
Educational QualificationGraduate
DebutTelevision : Sthree (1998)
Film : Madhwacharya (1988)

Physical Stats and More

Height5′ 5″ Feet
Weight65 Kg
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
HobbiesReading Books and Singing

Personal Life

Vinaya Prasad was first married in 1988 to V. R. K Prasad, an award-winning director and editor of Kannada films who expired in 1995 at a young age. The couple had a daughter, Prathama Prasad. She later married then Jyotiprakash, a former widower, in 2002. Jyotiprakash already has a son named Jai Atre from his previous marriage who is also in to film direction and screen-writing in Mumbai.

Marital Status and More

Marital StatusMarried
BoyfriendsV. R. K Prasad (Director)
Vinaya Prasad with Husband and Daughter
Jyoti Prakash
Vinaya Prasad and Jyoti Prakash
Salary (approx)Not Available
Net WorthNot Available

Some Facts About Vinaya Prasad

  • Vinaya Prasad was born and brought up in Udupi, Karnataka.
  • She is also credited as Vinaya Prakash.
  • Vinaya has also won the Asianet Television Awards for Best Actress in the year 2007 and the Asia Vision Awards for Best Popular Actress in Television in the year 2009. She has received the RED FM Tulu Film Awards for Best Supporting Actress in the year 2017 and the Zee Kannada Award for Iconic Role of the Year in the year 2019.
  • Vinaya is an effective compere and singer and has compered several important events like Vasantha Habba in Nrityagram and the annual Dasara procession in Mysore.
  • She also worked as a judge in 2018 in show Comedy Stars Season 2.
  • In her 33 years long career she has shared screen space with many famous artitst such as Vishnuvardhan, Ananth Nag, Chiranjeevi, Rajinikanth, Mohanlal, Ambareesh, Venkatesh, Akkineni Nagarjuna, V. Ravichandran, Shivrajkumar, Mahesh Babu, N. T. Rama Rao Jr. etc.
  • She went on to act in more than 60 films in not only Kannada but also Malayalam, Tamil and Telugu.
  • She has hosted shows like Nanna Haadu Nannadu, Sakhiyare Sakath Maathu and Amma.

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