Ilayathilagam Prabhu is a versatile actor who has made an indelible mark in Kollywood in a career spanning almost four decades.

While the younger son of Nadigar Thilagam Sivaji Ganesan has always sported a big frame, he has reportedly shed 20kg now - photos of which are going viral on social media.

According to reports, the 64-year-old actor utilized his time during the COVID-19 lockdown to slim down in preparation for his role in Mani Ratnam's much-anticipated 'Ponniyin Selvan'.

The loss of kilos were reportedly made possible by a combination of healthy diet and regular workout.

'Ponniyin Selvan' will be Prabhu's fourth project with ace director Mani Ratnam, after the previous 'Agni Natchathiram', 'Anjali', and 'Raavanan'.

Seeing his slimmed down look, some netizens even quipped that Prabhu looks good enough to play a hero now.

Besides 'Ponniyin Selvan', Prabhu will also be seen in actor Vishal's upcoming project, tentatively dubbed 'Vishal 32'.

Source: India Glitz
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