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Mahesh Babu

Mahesh Babu is an Indian film actor and producer, who is famous in Tollywood. He debuted as a child artist with the movie 'Needa'. As a lead his first film is 'Raja Kumarudu' in 1999. He also owns a film production company "G. Mahesh Babu Entertainment Pvt. Ltd" in Hyderabad. He stood in 7th place in the Times 50 Most Desirable Men 2016 list.


Mahesh Babu was born on 9 August 1975 in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. He has done his schooling at St. Bede's Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School and graduated in Commerce from Loyola College, Chennai. He spent most of his childhood in Chennai. Tamil actor Karthi was his schoolmate.

After graduating, he met director L. Satyanand in Vishakhapatnam and got trained in acting. Apart from movies, Mahesh is an ambassador for several South Indian brands. Some of them to name are Navratna Oil, Jos Alukkas, Idea Cellular, Santoor Soap, Tata Sky.

Personal Profile

Birth name : Mahesh Babu Ghattamaneni
Nick name : Mahesh, Prince
Birth place : Chennai, Tamil Nadu
Date of birth : 9 August 1975
Age : 42 years
Height : 6'2"
Weight : 70 Kgs
Education : Graduation in Commerce
Occupation : Actor, Model
Caste : Kamma-Chowdary
Spouse : Namrata Shirodkar
Son : Gautam Krishna Ghattamaneni
Daughter : Sitara Ghattamaneni

Upcoming movies

Mahesh Babu will be seen as Chief Minister in director Koratala Siva's upcoming venture "Bharath Ane Nenu". It will also feature Tamil actor Sarath Kumar, Kiara Advani in pivotal roles. The movie will be produced under DVV Entertainments.

"Spyder" is an upcoming Telugu film which is being directed by AR Murugadoss. It is produced by N V Prasad, Tagore Madhu and features Mahesh Babu, Rakul Preet Singh, SJ Suryah in lead roles. Mahesh will play the role as Intelligence Bureau (IB) officer Shiva. The film will hit the screens on 27 September 2017.


Mahesh Babu was born to Indira Devi and Super Star Krishna, who is a yesteryears Indian film actor, director and producer. His step-mother is Vijaya Nirmala is also yesteryears actress. He has four siblings, elder brother Ramesh Babu, two elder sisters Priyadarshini, Manjula and a younger sister Padmavathi.

Priyadarshini is married to actor Sudheer Babu. Manjula Swaroop is a film producer and actress, who is married to Sanjay Swaroop. Mahesh is half-brother to tollywood actor Naresh.


Mahesh Babu and Namrata
Mahesh Babu got married to Bollywood actress Namrata Shirodkar on 10 February 2005. During the movie Vamsi, the on-screen couple Mahesh and Namrata started seeing each other in real life. The couple has two children, Gautam Krishna and Sitara.


Mahesh Babu has started his acting career at a tender age of 4 years with the film "Needa". He used to spend much time on sets with his father, which attracted him towards films. He has done nine films as a child actor. In the film 'Sankharavam' he faced the cameras under his father's directon for the first time.

In 1999, Mahesh was re-introduced as a full-fledged hero with the movie "Raja Kumarudu". He was seen in 'Vamsi' opposite Namrata Shirodkar. Mahesh received breakthrough with the supernatural drama Murari. He has gained more fame with 2003 Okkadu. Later he was seen in super hit movies Athadu, Pokiri, Dookudu, Businessman. His 2015 movie Srimanthudu has earned him many awards.


1999 Nandi Awards
2003 Filmfare Awards South
2003 CineMAA Awards
2003 Santosham Film Awards
2003 AP Cinegoer's Association Awards
2005 Vamsee Film Awards
2011 The Hyderabad Times Film Awards
2011 South Indian International Movie Awards


1979 Needa
1983 Poratam
1989 Gudachari 117
1999 Raja Kumarudu (first film as main lead)
2000 Yuvaraju
2001 Murari
2004 Arjun
2005 Athadu
2006 Pokiri
2011 Dookudu
2012 Businessman
2013 Seethamma Vakitlo Sirimalle Chettu
2014 1
2014 Aagadu
2015 Srimanthudu
2016 Brahmotsavam

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  1. Mahesh Babu Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Kids, Wiki, Biography, Family. Mahesh Babu is an Indian Film Actor, Producer, Media Personality and Philanthropist. He was born on 9 August 1975 in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India as Mahesh Ghattamaneni. He mainly works in Telugu Film Industry and He is Highest-paid Actor of this industry. EHB

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