Shyam Prasad is an Indian film actor, popularly known for his works in South movies. He is a part of the Starcast in Indian2, Thazh Thiravaa, Vattam, Hey Sinamika & Singa Penne (Web Series in ZEE5). He has also played character roles in popular movies like Ivan Thanthiran, Thiruttu Payale 2, Velaikkaran, 96, etc.
Coimbatore being Shyam Prasad's native, he pursued his B.Tech from VIT University, Vellore. He has been awarded a "Special Award" by the Chancellor of VIT University, Mr.G.Vishwanathan to encourage him as an Actor during January- 2017- VIT Alumni Association Awards ceremony. He worked as an Assistant Director in the film "Katham Katham" directed by Mr.Babu Thooyavan before taking up acting as his career. Shyam Prasad has handled production for a few films as well.