Charming Anu Prabhakar, who began appearing on TV with the ongoing serial '100 Dinagalu' is attaining popularity through her strong portrayal of the central character. Interestingly, the serial is an action-packed melodrama and Anu plays a sort of a lady Bond, complete with guns and fights. '100 Dinagalu' (100 Days) has completed 40 episodes and will end after the100th episode. Veteran actor-producer-director Dwarakish will also make his first appearance in a TV serial through '100 Dinagalu'.
Anu"s first movie in a female lead role was Hrudaya Hrudaya (1999) starring Shivarajkumar. Since then, she has acted in many movies and was honoured with the Kannada State Government best actress award for 2000-01. She was last seen in Mussanje Mathu is 2008.
Anu Prabhakar is the daughter of M.V. Prabhakar and dubbing artist Gayathri Prabhakar. She is married to Krishna Kumar, son of veteran South Indian actress Jayanthi.