Biography of Mahesh Babu
Ghattamaneni Mahesh Babu, popular as 'Prince' Mahesh Babu is fondly known as the Prince of Tollywood (not to be confused with upcoming hero whose name is Prince). He is the son of telugu actor Super Star Krishna and Indira Devi. Mahesh Babu was born on August 9, 1975. His father Krishna was in Chennai acting in the movie Gaajula Kishtayya when Mahesh was born.
Mahesh Babu was into movies since his childhood. However, he took a break to concentrate on his studies. Much of his education happened in Chennai.
After finishing his Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com) from the famous Loyola College in Chennai, Mahesh Babu made a debut as hero with the film Rajakumarudu which became a big hit. A series of hits soon made Mahesh Babu the heart-throb of Tollywood.
An avid self-help book reader, his favorite is - A New Earth.
A fitness freak, Mahesh Babu runs for about 45 - 50 minutes for 7 1/2 kms everyday.
6' 3" tall Mahesh Babu, married co-star in Vamsi, Namrata Sirodkar on February 10, 2005 after dating for two years. The couple named their son Gautham Krishna.
Mahesh Babu Film Trivia
1. Rajakumarudu was released in 116 Theaters
2. Yuvaraju was released in 127 Theaters
3. Vamsi was released in 131 Theaters
4. Murari was released in 113 Theaters
5. Takkari Donga was released in 138 Theaters
6. Babi was released in 123 Theaters
7. Okkadu was released in 167 Theaters
8. Nijam was released in 230 Theaters
9. Naani was released in 301 Theaters
At the end of February 2011, Mahesh tweeted that he met Maniratnam in Chennai to possibly work with him on a movie project.
In early December 2011, Income Tax raids are reported to have been conducted at the house of Mahesh Babu. The actor was at his house at the time of the raid. The commercial success of his then recent Dookudu would have been the reason that prompted the raids.
In December 2011, he said that he will be making 2 to 3 films a year to please his fans. He also wished to act in films of Maniratnam and Shankar. Infact Shankar-Mahesh Babu's Three Idiots was already planned but got postponed because of clash in dates with Dookudu.
Despite achieving stardom with Pokiri, Mahesh Babu considers Dookudu as the biggest hit of his career.
At the success function of the movie Business Man, Ram Gopal Verma termed Mahesh Babu to be on par with Amitabh, with Mahesh modestly rejected.
Mahesh Babu in Television / Print media commercials
He appears in commercials of Santoor soaps, Thums Up soft drinks, Amritanjan, Vivel Deo Spirit and Vivel Shampoo (starting Feb/Mar 2011) (ITC), Jos Aukkas (2012) and Mahindra & Mahindra Tractors (October 2012) amongst others.
Mahesh Babu Movies List
List of Telugu Movies in which Mahesh Babu acted.
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