About Prakash Raj and Pony Verma
Prakash Raj (born Prakash Rai; 26 March 1965) is an Indian actor, film director, producer, television presenter, and politician. Known for his works in Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Hindi and Malayalam-language films.Prakash Raj was born in Bangalore on 26 March 1965 to a Tulu father and a Kannada mother.He completed schooling at St. Joseph’s Indian High School and joined St. Joseph’s College of Commerce, Bangalore. Prakash Raj changed his surname to ‘Raj’ upon prominent Tamil film director K. Balachander’s advice;he is still called Prakash Rai in his home state, Karnataka.Prakash Raj identifies himself an atheist.Prakash Raj acted in back-to-back stage shows for ₹300 a month in the initial stages of his career, when he joined Kalakshetra, Bengaluru, and he has 2,000 street theatre performances to his credit.Prakash began his television career with Doordarshan serials such as Bisilu Kudure (Kannada) and Guddada Bhootha (Tulu and Kannada). He later took up supporting roles in Kannada films such as Ramachari, Ranadheera, Nishkarsha and Lockup Death. He was noticed for his dialogue delivery and histrionics.
Rashmi Verma, known professionally as Pony Verma, is an Indian dance choreographer, who began her career in the year 2000. She has also done a dance reality show, Chak Dhoom Dhoom for Colors channel.Pony Verma was born Rashmi Verma, she was a premature baby, when she was born her skin was soft and wrinkled resembling Pona (cloth used to make Chapathis in Punjab), thus she was called Pony by her aunt, the name got stuck with her throughout childhood, eventually she changed her first name to Pony.Pony made her debut into chereography through the movie Yeh Teraa Ghar Yeh Meraa Ghar, a 2001 Hindi comedy movie directed by Priyadarshan and starring Sunil Shetty, Mahima Chaudhry, Paresh Rawal.
Prakash Raj and Pony Verma love story
Prakash Raj met Pony Verma on the sets of a movie where she was choreographing a song. Raj would usually keep silent because of the mishap in his life. Verma realised that he was going through a rough phase. Gradually they started talking and spending time together. Their love story began when the actor had reached 45 years of age.
Before getting married, Verma spent some time with Raj’s daughters. They seemed to like her instantly. She even met Kumari. As per reports, it’s only after receiving the approval of his daughters and former wife, Raj decided to get married to Verma. The celebrity couple got married on August 24, 2010 in an intimate Punjabi ceremony attended by his mother, daughters, close friends and associates.
Prakash Raj and Pony Verma marriage
The celebrity couple got married on August 24, 2010 in an intimate Punjabi ceremony attended by his mother, daughters, close friends and associates.
Prakash Raj and Pony Verma childrens
In February 2016, the couple was blessed with a baby boy. They named him Vedhant.