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Ghattamaneni Mahesh Babu

August 9th,1975

Mahesh Babu
Real Name
Ghattamaneni Mahesh Babu
Nick Name
Date Of Birth
August 9th,1975
Birth Place
1.88 m
B.Com from Loyola College,Chennai
Debut Movie
Mother Tongue
Marital Status
Watching movies and reading
Favourite Actor
Superstar Krishna, Amitabh bachchan, Rajinikanth, Vijay
Favourite Actress
Favourite Director
Favourite Music Director
Mani Sharma
Favorite Co-star
Favourite Drink
Favourite Movie
Favourite Food
Home Food
Favourite Destination
Favourite Sports
Favourite Choreographer
Raju Sundaram

Mahesh Babu

Ghattamaneni Mahesh Babu was born in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, to prominent Telugu Cinema Actor Krishna Ghattamaneni and Smt. Indira Devi on August 9, 1975. He is the younger brother of actor turned producer Ramesh Babu Ghattamaneni. He also has two elder sisters, Padmavathi and actress-producer Manjula Ghattamaneni and one younger sister Priyadarshini. Mahesh childhood was spent mostly in Madras under the care of his paternal grandmother Smt. Durgamma and the rest of his family. Mahesh studied at St. Bede School in Chennai while continuing to attend his dad filming during holidays. Mahesh obtained an Honours Degree in Commerce from Loyola College, Chennai. He started his acting career by playing a small role in his brother Ramesh Babu debut film, Needa (1979), at the age of 4. He was later seen in films such as Poratam (1983), Sankharavam (1987), Bazaar Rowdy (1988), Mugguru Kodukulu (1988), Gudachari 117, Koduku Diddina Kapuram (1989), Balachandrudu (1990) and Anna Tammudu (1990). Mahesh Babu acted in seven of his father films as a child actor. In 1999, Mahesh made his comeback as a lead actor with the movie Raja Kumarudu (1999) followed by Yuvaraju (2000) and Vamsi (2000). For his acting in Murari (2001), he bagged a Nandi Special Jury Award. Mahesh essayed the role of a cowboy in Takkari Donga (2002), which won him another Nandi Special Jury Award. He was also seen in Bobby (2002). His next film Okkadu (2003) remains as a landmark film in his career. He won his first Filmfare Best Actor Award (Telugu) for this movie and his next movie Nijam (2003) won him the prestigious Nandi Award for Best Actor. He was then seen in Naani (2004) produced by his sister Manjula and Arjun (2004) produced by his brother Ramesh Babu. He received a Nandi Special Jury Award for his emotional performance in Arjun (2004). In 2005, Mahesh married Namrata Shirodkar after being in a relationship with her for almost 5 years. He also was seen in Athadu (2005) which once again won him the Nandi Award for Best Actor. His next movie, Pokiri (2006) was the highest grossing Telugu film in 75 Years and he earned his second Filmfare Best Actor Award (Telugu) for this movie. The movie was followed by Sainikudu (2006), Athidi (2007) and [[Khaleja]] (2010). Mahesh also lent his voice for the film Jalsa (2008). His next release was Dookudu (2011) which broke several records in the Telugu film industry. The film took the largest worldwide opening and had set a box office record for the Telugu cinema by collecting a gross of more than one billion rupees. He was seen next in Business Man (2012) which similar to his previous release, took the largest worldwide opening. After the big successes of Dookudu and Business Man, Mahesh emerged as the highest paid actor in South India after Rajnikanth. He was listed 5th in the Times survey of the 50 Most Desirable Men in India, becoming the only South Indian to have been done so. He climbed to the 2nd position of the same list the following year, beating the likes of Hrithik Roshan, Salman Khan and Shahrukh Khan.In January 2013, Mahesh was ranked 31st on business magazine Forbes India Celebrity 100 list. Based on recorded earnings between September 2011 and October 2012, Forbes listed Mahesh 15th among India highest earning celebrities.With earnings of over INR422.5 million (US$6.8 million), he was the highest earning South Indian celebrity in 2012. - IMDb Mini Biography By: ZNA Spouse (1) Namrata Shirodkar (9 February 2005 - present) (2 children) Trade Mark (2) Charming Looks Running Style Trivia (16) Son of the Legendary Telugu Movie Actor Krishna Ghattamaneni. Brother of Ramesh Babu Ghattamaneni and Manjula Ghattamaneni. He was voted the 5th Most Desirable Men for the year 2011 by The Times of India. Met his wife Namrata Shirodkar on the set of his film "Vamsi". Father of Gautam Krishna (born on 31 August 2006) and Sitara (born on 20 July 2012). He was voted the 2nd Most Desirable Man for the year 2012 by The Times of India. Is very close to his family, especially to his brother Ramesh Babu. Mahesh childhood was spent mostly in Madras under the care of his maternal grandmother, Smt. Durgamma, and the rest of his family. Tamil Actors Suriya, Karthi and Vaibhav (Mankatha, Goa Fame) are his childhood School Friends. One of the few actors in Indian Film Industry who never did a remake in his career. Has won 3 CineMAA awards for the Best Actor Category, which is the highest of any actor to date. Has won Seven Nandi Awards in which 3 for the Best Actor, 3 for Best Actor in Special Jury and 1 for Best Male Debut. He joined Farhan Akhtar MARD campaign by supporting the cause and has also lent his voice to the poem written in Telugu. Is a huge fan of his father Superstar Krishna and Senior actor Nandamuri Taraka RamaRao. Is a huge fan of Sachin Tendulkar. He was elected the 1st Most Desirable Men Of India for the year 2013 by The Times of India. Personal Quotes (1) Who cares and remembers if my last film was a success? I need to work harder.

This Image Is Not AvailableKrishna(Father)
This Image Is Not AvailableIndira Devi(Mother)
This Image Is Not AvailableRamesh Babu(Brother)
This Image Is Not AvailablePadmavathi(Sister)
This Image Is Not AvailableManjula(Sister)
This Image Is Not AvailablePriyadarshini(Sister)
This Image Is Not AvailableNamrata Shirodkar(Spouse)
This Image Is Not AvailableGautham(Son)
This Image Is Not AvailableSitara(Daughter)


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