Prakash Bare is a producer and actor in the Indian film industry. He made his debut in the lead role of the film Sufi Paranja Katha. Prakash Bare was born in a small village called Yekkar in Mangalore, brought up in a village called Bare in the Hosdurg taluk of Kasargod in Kerala, and also lived in Bangalore, Karnataka. He is fluent in English, Malayalam, Kannada, Hindi, and some Tulu. He completed his postgraduate education in Microelectronics from IIT Kanpur, and spent 15 years in Silicon Valley, California where he worked as an entrepreneur in the IT and software industry. He completed a four-week course in film appreciation at FTII, Pune, and took to the stage and screen in 2010. In 2011 he became the general manager of a software company based in Bangalore named Agrata Technologies. As an engineer and entrepreneur by profession, Prakash has held various technology and business positions in electronics design industry in India and Silicon Valley. He is currently involved with multiple technology startups in India. He has a wife named Latha and two daughters, Salini and Shruthi.
Prakash Bare has acted in around 15 Malayalam and Kannada films over the last 4 years has a successful production house called Silicon Media, which aims to create quality media content of social relevance targeting audience around the world. Silicon Media produced the Malayalam adaptation of the Samuel Becket's Waiting for Godot called "Godoye Kaathu" in 2010, where he performed the lead role of Vladimir. The play was directed by Nandajan K.A., a theatre veteran from Kerala who has directed more than 50 plays in the last two decades, and was staged successfully at many venues throughout Kerala and Karnataka. The production house also staged 4Play in 2012, based on the works of Anton Chekhov and Jayaprakash Kulur.