Who Is Mahesh Babu?


Mahesh Ghattamaneni aka Mahesh Babu is an Indian actor, producer, media personality, and philanthropist known for his works in Telugu cinema. He is the son of famous Telugu actor, director, and producer Krishna Ghattamaneni. Mahesh also known as Prince, Superstar, Universal Star, Naani, and Navataram Superstar.

Mahesh started his films career by playing a small role as a child artist in 1979’s ‘Needa’ film. At the age of four, he appeared in eight more films as a child artist. He debuted as a lead actor in 1999’s ‘Rajakumarudu’ film, co-starring Bollywood veteran actress Preity Zinta.

Earlier Life


Mahesh was born on 9 August 1975 in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India to a famous Telugu actor, director, and producer father Krishna Ghattamaneni (Krishna) and mother Indira Ghattamaneni (Indira Devi). He has also a step-mother name her Vijaya Nirmala Ghattamaneni, she is also an actress, director, and producer in Telugu industry.

Babu has an elder brother: Ramesh Babu Ghattamaneni (actor, producer), two elder sisters: Padmavathi Ghattamaneni/Padmavathi Galla and Manjula Ghattamaneni/Manjula Swaroop, and a younger sister: Priyadarshini Ghattamaneni/Priyadarshini Babu (actor Sudheer Babu’s Wife) from his blood mother Indira Devi. He has an elder half-brother: Naresh Vijaya Krishna/Vijaya Naresh (actor, politician) from stepmother Vijaya Nirmala.

Prince completed his high schooling from St. Bede’s Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School in Chennai. After that, he completed his bachelor’s degree in commerce from Loyola College in Chennai.

Debut & Success


Mahesh started his films career by playing a small role as a child artist in his elder brother Ramesh Babu’s debut film ‘Needa (1979)’, which film was directed by Dasari Narayana Rao. At the age of four, he appeared in eight more films as a child artist.

After that in 1999, Mahesh started famous South Indian director K. Raghavendra Rao’s film ‘Raja Kumarudu‘ as a full-time hero and he received Nandi- Best Male Debut Awards. Naani starred in box office successful supernatural drama film ‘Murari’ in 2001. It worked as the first breakthrough of his filmy career. After the tremendous acting in Dookudu (2011) and Business Man (2012), Mahesh emerged as the highest paid actor in South India after Rajnikanth.

This actor led so many blockbuster movies and becomes the only actor who won the maximum award among others in his time. In 2018, his film ‘Bharat Ane Nenu’ was collected 200+ crore from the budget of 65 crore and it was the first Mahesh starrer film which collected this amount at the box office. Now he is one of the highest paid actors and one of the successful actors in the South Indian film industry.

On 28 January 2014, He launched his own production house G. Mahesh Babu Entertainment Pvt. Ltd. Almost every family members of Ghattamaneni family producing films in the south industry.

Personal Life


In 2000, Mahesh Babu met Namrata Shirodkar on the sets of B. Gopal‘s ‘Vamsi’. That was the debut Telugu film of Namrata. After being in a relationship for four years, they decided to get married on February 10, 2005. Namrata Shirodkar (47) is almost four years older than Mahesh (43).

Together they have a son: Gautham Ghattamaneni (born on 2006) and a daughter: Sitara Ghattamaneni (born on 2012). His son Gautham debut his film career in Mahesh Babu starrer 2014’s action film ‘1: Nenokkadine‘. Gautham was seen playing the younger version of his father Mahesh character.

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Mahesh Babu Complete Details


Below are the complete details about Mahesh Babu (Age, Height, Body measurement, Shoe Size, Social Accounts, Family, Friends, Address, House, Affairs, Controversies, Favorite Things, Hobbies, Vehicle Collection, Car Collection, Movies, Bike Collection, Net Worth, Income, Side Business, Hit Flop, Upcoming Movies, Awards, Unknown facts and more details).



  
Personal Life
Childhood Picture/Video
NameMahesh Babu.
Real NameMahesh Babu Ghattamaneni.
Other Names/NicknamesPrince, Superstar, Universal Star, Naani, and Navataram Superstar.
Born9 August 1975.
Age43 Years. (As In 2019).
Birth PlaceChennai, Tamil Nadu, India.
NationalityIndian.
OccupationActor, producer, media personality, and philanthropist.
ReligionHindu.
Astrological SignLEO.
Physical Info/Stats
Height6 Feet 2 Inches.
1.85 Meters.
Weight70 kg.
Body MeasurementsBiceps: 14 Inches.
Chest: 40 Inches.
Waist: 34 Inches.
Eye ColorDark Brown.
Hair ColorDark Brown.
Shoe Size12 Inches(US) or 11 Inches (UK).
Physical Trade MarkCharming Looks, Running Style.
Education
SchoolSt. Bede's Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.
CollegeLoyola College in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.
Educational QualificationBachelor's degree in commerce.
Family & Friends
FatherKrishna Ghattamaneni ( actor, director, and producer).
Born: 2 September 1956.
Age: 75 Years. (As In 2019)
MotherBlood Mother: Indira Ghattamaneni.
Step Mother: Vijaya Nirmala Ghattamaneni.

Picture: Indira & Vijaya together.
BrotherElder Step-Brother: Naresh Vijaya Krishna/Vijaya Naresh (actor, politician).
Born: January 20, 1960, Hindupur, India.
Age: 59 Years. (as in 2019)


Elder Brother: Ramesh Babu Ghattamaneni (actor, producer).
Born: October 13, 1965, Chennai, India
Age: 53 Years. (as in 2019)
SisterElder Sister: Padmavathi Ghattamaneni/Padmavathi Galla.
Born: 1969.
Age: 50 Years. (as in 2019)

Elder Sister: Manjula Ghattamaneni/Manjula Swaroop (Producer).
Born: 1970.
Age: 49 Years. (as in 2019)


Younger Sister: Priyadarshini Ghattamaneni/Priyadarshini Babu (actor Sudheer Babu's Wife).
Born: 1979.
Age: 40 Years. (as in 2019)

Picture: Priyadarshani with her husband Sudheer Babu.
GrandfatherGhattamaneni Raghavaiah Chowdary.
UnclesG. Hanumath Rao (producer), G. Adhiseshagiri Rao.
Other RelativesSister-in-law: Shilpa Shirodkar (Namrata Shirodkar's elder sister).
Brother-in-law: Sudheer Babu (Priyadarshini Ghattamaneni's husband).
Best FriendsPawan Kalyan (actor, producer, director, writer, politician), Sumanth (actor, producer).
House & Address
Residence AddressHouse 1: Sri Lakshmi Nilayam, Film Nagar, Hyderabad, Telangana, India.


House 2: Mahesh has a farmhouse near Gandipet Lake, Telangana, India.
Office AddressFilm Nagar, Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad, Telangana. (Production Office).
Social Accounts
Facebook Mahesh Babu Facebook.
Instagram Mahesh Babu Instagram.
Twitter Mahesh Babu Twitter.
YouTube Mahesh Babu YouTube.
G. Mahesh Babu Entertainment Pvt. Ltd. (Production House).
WebsitesN/A
Controversies
Cases registered Against MaheshIn September 2004, Mahesh attended a rally organized by his fans for the promotional activities of Arjun (2004). He and his fans allegedly raided two video libraries and assaulted the owners of the libraries for pirating DVD of the film. Several Cases registered under several IPC sections Against Mahesh for that incident.
Another ComplaintA complaint was filed against the Prince of Tollywood with the State Human Rights Commission for endorsing ROYAL STAG (well-known whiskey brand in India).
Tax RaidAccording to movienasha.com, After his movie Dookudu, which earned a gross of 1 Billion, Income tax officials raided his residence in Jubilee Hills. As it was rumored that he got a remuneration of over 1.2 Million.
Spouse & Children
Marital StatusMarried: February 10, 2005.
SpouseNamrata Shirodkar.
Born: January 22, 1972, Mumbai, India.
Age: 47 Years. (As In 2019).
Wife OccupationActress, Producer and former model.
ChildrensSon: Gautham Ghattamaneni.
Born: 31 August 2006.
Age: 12 Years. (As In 2019)


Daughter: Sitara Ghattamaneni.
Born: 20 July 2012.
Age: 6 Years. (As In 2019)
Girlfriends & Affairs
Namrata Shirodkar.
Born: January 22, 1972, Mumbai, India.
Age: 47 Years. (As In 2019).
After being in a relationship for four years, they decided to get married on February 10, 2005.
Favorites & Hobbies
HobbiesReading, jogging, playing video games.
Favorite ColorBlue, Black & White.
Favorite FoodBiryani and coffee.
Favorite ActorKrishna Ghattamaneni (his father).

Favorite Actress Sridevi.
Favorite Holiday DestinationsGoa, Italy, Maldives, Austria, France, Spain, London.
Favorite SportsCricket.
Favorite Sport PersonSachin Tendulkar.
Net Worth & Income
SalaryPer Ad: ₹1 - 2 Crores (INR).
Per Film: ₹25 - 30 Crores (INR).
Net Worth$25 - 30 Million (US).
₹150 - 200 Crore (INR).
Vehicle Collection
Bike CollectionN/A
Car CollectionRange Rover Vouge, Toyota Land Cruiser.
OtherVanity Van.

Mahesh owns a vanity van worth ₹3 Crore (approx.). Indian car designer and the founder of DC Design designed the car.
Career
Total MoviesClick Here For Details & Updates.
Debut FilmNeeda (1979) - As a Child Actor.
Raja Kumarudu (1999) - Lead Role.
Hit/Flop & Box OfficeClick Here For Details & Updates.
Turning Point Movies
(Breakthrough Movies)
Dookudu (2011).


Business Man (2012).
Awards
Awards Wins30
Click Here For Details & Updates.
Total Nominations6
Click Here For Details & Updates.
Other RecognitionsN/A
Assets/Side Business
Production HouseG. Mahesh Babu Entertainment Pvt. Ltd.

This is a production house and distribution house.
Clothing BrandN/A
Other Assets1. Mahesh is one of the richest actors in South Industry. He has many properties around the world including his luxurious house in Hyderabad and a large farmhouse in Hyderabad.

2. He launched a theatre on 2 Dec 2018. AMB Cinemas [Asian Mahesh Babu Cinemas] which has 7 screens and 1638 seats.
Upcoming Movies
Starring1. MB 25 (2018).
2. 1-Nenokkadine director Sukumar's Next.


Mahesh Babu Unknown Interesting Facts


19Star Son

The Tollywood prince is the son of famous Telugu actor, director, and producer Krishna Ghattamaneni.

18Nicknames

Mahesh also known as Prince, Superstar, Universal Star, Naani, and Navataram Superstar.

17Two Mother’s Son

Mahesh’s father Krishna Ghattamaneni (Krishna) married two times: Indira Ghattamaneni (Married: 1961) and Vijaya Nirmala (Married: 1969). Mahesh is from Indira Devi.

16Relationship With Sudheer Babu

The actor is the brother-in-law of Indian film actor and former professional Badminton player Sudheer Babu. Sudheer married Mahesh’s younger sister Priyadarshini.

15Debut

Mahesh started his films career by playing a small role as a child artist in his elder brother Ramesh Babu’s debut film ‘Needa (1979).

14Debut As Full Time Hero

He debuted as a lead actor in 1999’s ‘Rajakumarudu’ film, co-starring Bollywood veteran actress Preity Zinta.

13Babu

Mahesh babu’s real name is Mahesh Ghattamaneni. Ghattamaneni his Dynasty name. when Mahesh started his film career director K. Raghavendra Rao was suggest him to use Babu as a surname. Because he has a charming look.

12Man With A Great Heart

He is also known for his philanthropic works. Mahesh gives 30% of his annual income to charity, and most of his philanthropic works publicised because he prefers them to be so.

11Tollywood Prince

Mahesh babu’s maximum movie was hit and for this reason, his fans given him “Prince” title.

10Maximum Awards

Tollywood Prince is the only actor who has won the maximum awards among others.

9Dedication

In 2006, Mahesh needs to change his hairstyle for his film ‘Pokiri’. So he took a break from his works for 4 months to gain that hairstyle. This film was broke all record in that year and it was a most successful cinema in 2006.

8Highest Paid Actor

Mahesh Babu is the highest paid actor in South India after Rajnikanth.

7Actors Schoolmate

Tamil Actors Suriya, Karthi, and Vaibhav are his childhood School Friends.

6Fall In Love

In 2000, Mahesh Babu met Namrata Shirodkar on the sets of B. Gopal‘s ‘Vamsi’. That was the debut Telugu film of Namrata. After that, they started dating.

5Unusual Marriage

After being in a relationship for four years, they decided to get married on February 10, 2005. Namrata Shirodkar (47) is almost four years older than Mahesh (43).

4Producer Family

Almost every family members of Ghattamaneni family producing films in the south industry. On 28 January 2014, He launched his own production house G. Mahesh Babu Entertainment Pvt. Ltd.

3Most Desirable Men In India

He was elected the 1st Most Desirable Men Of India for the year 2013 by The Times of India.

214th Rank in Forbes India

In 2014, Mahesh Babu won 14th Rank in Forbes India Celebrity 100.

1Actor’s Son Actor

His son Gautham debut his film career in Mahesh Babu starrer 2014’s action film ‘1: Nenokkadine‘. Gautham was seen playing the younger version of his father Mahesh character.


All info was collected from a various news site, TV shows and celebrities social profiles. We will update the unknown facts list day after day. So if you like this article or you are a fan of Mahesh Babu then share this article. If you think I missed anything then please comment on below comment section.


 

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