Entrepreneur Nimmagadda Prasad alias ‘Matrix’ Prasad, has filed for divorce from his wife Asha Bharadwaj. Mr Prasad’s divorce petition was said to be under mutual consent. Both Prasad and Asha have separated sometime back and staying away from each other.This is Prasad’s second marriage as he separated from his first wife Ms Aruna long ago and had married Asha.
53-yr-old Prasad is the co-owner of MAA TV along with Chiranjeevi, Allu Arvind and Nagarjuna. He shot to fame with Matrix Pharmaceutical which he subsequently sold off his majority shares in the firm in 2006. Prasad became newsmaker, however for wrong reasons, when he was jailed during CBI’s investigation on YS Jagan’s Disproportionate Assets case. Prasad was granted bail after 17 months. It’s alleged that Prasad indulged in quid pro quo with Jagan and invested in controversial VANPIC project.