Prabhu (born 25 December 1956) is an Indian film actor, businessman and film producer who has predominantly appeared in Tamil language films and also in a few Malayalam and Telugu films. He is the son of veteran actor Sivaji Ganesan, while his son Vikram Prabhu is also a Tamil actor. After making his debut in Sangili (1982), the actor has played a series of leading and supporting roles, earning the Best Actor award recognition by the Tamil Nadu state for his portrayal in Chinna Thambi (1992).
Prabhu was born to actor Sivaji Ganesan and Kamala. His elder brother Ramkumar is a film producer and he has two sisters Shanthi and Thenmozhi. Prabhu is married to Punitha and has two children: a son Vikram and daughter Aishwarya.The former made his acting debut in the 2012 film Kumki.
Kushboo was candid enough to say that after being in a live-in relationship for four-and-a-half years, she got married with Prabhu on September 12, 1993, at the house they had bought in Poes Garden. Later, they have been separated due to pressure from Prabu himself.