Mahesh Babu was born on 9 August 1975. He is an Indian actor, producer, a media personality, and philanthropist known for his works in Telugu cinema. He also have his own production house G. Mahesh Babu Entertainment Pvt. Ltd. He is the younger son of veteran Telugu actor Krishna Ghattamaneni. He started his acting as a child artist in Needa (1979) at the age of four. His debut south Indian movie was Rajakumarudu (1999) with Preity zinta.
Some Lesser Known Facts
- He started his acting as a child artist as the age of 4 yr’s only.
- His wife is older then him.
- Wanted is the remake of his movie Pokiri. That movie was praised by many Bollywood superstar like Amitabh Bachchan, Salman Khan and that’s why Salman accept the Hindi remake version and acted in that movie.
- He have his own a film production company called G. Mahesh Babu Entertainment Pvt. Ltd.
- He is one of the second highest paid actor after Rajnikanth in South Film Industry.
|Real Name||Mahesh Ghattamaneni|
|Industry Name||Mahesh Babu|
|Nickname||Naani, Prince, and Navataram Superstar|
|Profession||Model, Actor, Philanthropist, Media Personality and Producer|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height||in centimeters- 188 cm
in meters- 1.88 m
in Feet Inches- 6’ 2”
|Weight||in Kilograms- 72 kg
in Pounds- 159 lbs
|Body Measurements||– Chest: 42 Inches
– Waist: 34 Inches
– Biceps: 14 Inches
|Date of Birth||9 August 1975|
|Age (as in 2017)||44 Years|
|Birth Place||Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Leo|
|Hometown||Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India|
|School||St. Bede’s Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School, Chennai|
|College||Loyola College, Chennai|
|Educational Qualifications||Bachelor of Commerce|
Needa (1979) as a Child Artist
|Family||Father– Krishna Ghattamaneni (Actor)
Mother– Indira Devi
Brothers– Ramesh Babu (Elder) and Naresh (Step-brother)
Sisters– Padmavathi (Elder), Manjula (Elder) and Priyadarsini (Younger)
|Address||Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad, India|
|Hobbies||Reading, jogging & Writing|
• 2004 AP Cinegoers’ Association 34th Annual Awards for Category Best Actor Male for Okkadu
• 2005 – Vamsee Film Awards for Category Best Actor Male for Athadu
• 2012 South Indian International Movie Awards for Category Best Actor Telugu for Dookudu
• 2013 & 2015 Filmfare Awards South for Category Best Actor Telugu for Seethamma Vakitlo Sirimalle Chettu & Srimanthudu
• 2016 International Indian Film Academy Awards Utsavam for Category Best Actor Telugu for Srimanthudu
• Human Right Commission filed a complaint against him after he endorsed Whisky ads.
• Income Tax department raided at his residence in Hyderabad after they got to know that he received a remuneration of around 1.2 million for his blockbuster film Dookudu.
• There were some rumors occours when her wife Namrata Shirodkar said in an Interview about Mahesh babu that, In industry anyone is more talented or better than him < br/>
|Favourite Food||Hyderabadi Biryani and coffee|
|Favourite Actor||Krishna Ghattamaneni (His Father) & Amitabh Bachchan|
|Favourite Actress||Sridevi and Trisha|
|Favourite Director||Mani Ratnam & S. S. Rajamouli|
|Girls, Affairs and More|
|Affairs/Girlfriends||Namrata Shirodkar (Actress)
|Wife||Namrata Shirodkar (Actress) 2005|
Son– Gautam Krishna
|Salary||20 Crore/film (INR)|
|Net Worth||$ 20 million|