Biography

Mahesh Babu (born Mahesh Ghattamaneni ) is an Indian actor, producer, media personality, and philanthropist known for his works in Telugu cinema. He owns the production house G. Mahesh Babu Entertainment Pvt. Ltd. The younger son of veteran Telugu actor Krishna, Mahesh made his cameo as a child artist in Needa (1979), at the age of four, and acted in eight other films as a child artist. He made his debut as a lead actor with Rajakumarudu (1999) and won the State Nandi Award for Best Male Debut.

Mahesh received breakthrough with the supernatural drama Murari (2001), and the action melodrama Okkadu (2003). He later received national recognition and went on to act in other commercially successful films such as Athadu (2005), Pokiri (2006), Dookudu (2011), Businessman (2012), Seethamma Vakitlo Sirimalle Chettu (2013), 1: Nenokkadine (2014), Srimanthudu (2015) which rank among the List of highest-grossing Telugu films. To date, he has won seven Nandi Awards, five Filmfare Awards, three CineMAA Awards, three South Indian International Movie Awards and one International Indian Film Academy Award.

Mahesh has been cited in the media as one of the most attractive male celebrities in India. His accomplishments have established him as a leading actor in Telugu cinema. Referred In the media as the Prince of Tollywood he is one of the most popular and influential actors of Telugu Cinema.

Mahesh Babu (born Mahesh Ghattamaneni ) is an Indian actor, producer, media personality, and philanthropist known for his works in Telugu cinema. He owns the production house G. Mahesh Babu Entertainment Pvt. Ltd. The younger son of veteran Telugu actor Krishna, Mahesh made his cameo as a child artist in Needa (1979), at the age of four, and acted in eight other films as a child artist. He made his debut as a lead actor with Rajakumarudu (1999) and won the State Nandi Award for Best Male Debut.

Mahesh received breakthrough with the supernatural drama Murari (2001), and the action melodrama Okkadu (2003). He later received national recognition and went on to act in other commercially successful films such as Athadu (2005), Pokiri (2006), Dookudu (2011), Businessman (2012), Seethamma Vakitlo Sirimalle Chettu (2013), 1: Nenokkadine (2014), Srimanthudu (2015) which rank among the List of highest-grossing Telugu films. To date, he has won seven Nandi Awards, five Filmfare Awards, three CineMAA Awards, three South Indian International Movie Awards and one International Indian Film Academy Award.

Mahesh has been cited in the media as one of the most attractive male celebrities in India. His accomplishments have established him as a leading actor in Telugu cinema. Referred In the media as the Prince of Tollywood he is one of the most popular and influential actors of Telugu Cinema.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 28

Birthday 1975-08-09

Place of Birth Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

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Also Known As

  • Mahesh Ghattamaneni
  • Prince
  • మహేష్ బాబు
  • Super Star

Acting TV ShowsMovies

Sarileru Neekevvaru as Major Ajay Krishna
2019 Maharshi as Rishi Kumar
2018 Bharat Ane Nenu as Bharath Ram
2017 Spyder as Shiva
2016 Brahmotsavam as Ajay
2015 Srimanthudu as Harsha Vardhan
2014 Aagadu as 'Encounter' Shankar
2014 1: Nenokkadine as Gautham
2013 Seethamma Vakitlo Sirimalle Chettu as Chinnodu
2012 Businessman as Vijay Surya
2011 Dookudu as G Ajay Kumar
2010 Khaleja as Seetha Rama Raju
2008 Jalsa as Voiceover
2007 Athidhi as Athidhi / Aditya
2006 Sainikudu as Siddharth (as Super Star Mahesh Babu)
2006 Pokiri as Pandu / Krishna Manohar
2005 Athadu as Nanda Gopal / Nandu / Pardhu (Contract Killer)
2004 Arjun
2004 Naani as Naani / Vijay a.k.a. Vijju
2003 Nijam
2003 Okkadu as Ajay
2002 Bobby
2002 Takkari Donga as Raja
2001 Murari
2000 Vamsi
2000 Yuvaraju as Srinivas
1999 Rajakumarudu
1988 Mugguru Kodukulu

Production

2016 Brahmotsavam Producer
2015 Srimanthudu Producer

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