Mahesh Ghattamaneni known more as Mahesh Babu was born on 9th August 1975. He is a popular Indian actor who works in the Telugu film industry. He is the son of the celebrated Telugu actor, Superstar Krishna, and Indira. After making his debut as a lead actor in the year 1999, Mahesh Babu has been part of many successful movies and has bagged more than 15 awards in his career
|Real Name||Mahesh Ghattamaneni|
|Nickname||Naani, Prince, and Navataram Superstar|
|Profession||Actor and Producer|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height||in centimeters- 188 cm|
|in meters- 1.88 m|
|in Feet Inches- 6’ 2”|
|Weight||in Kilograms- 70 kg|
|in Pounds- 154 lbs|
|Body Measurements||- Chest: 40 Inches|
|- Waist: 34 Inches|
|- Biceps: 14 Inches|
|Date of Birth||1975-08-09|
|Age (as in 2017)||42 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|
|Debut||Raja Kumarudu (1999)|
|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, playing video games|
|Controversies||• The State Human Rights Commission filed a complaint him after he endorsed the Royal Stag's whisky ad commercial.|
|• After the rumour that he received a remuneration of around 1.2 million for his blockbuster film Dookudu, the Income Tax department raided his residence in Hyderabad.|
|Favourite Food||Biryani and coffee|
|Favourite Actor||Krishna Ghattamaneni|
|Favourite Actress||Sridevi and Trisha|
|Favourite Director||Mani Ratnam|
|Girls, Affairs and More|
|Affairs/Girlfriends||Namrata Shirodkar (Actress)|
|Wife||Namrata Shirodkar (Actress)|
|Son- Gautam Krishna|
|Salary||20 Crore/film (INR)|
|Net Worth||$ 20 million|
Some Lesser Known Facts About Mahesh Babu
- Does Mahesh Babu smoke?: No
- Does Mahesh Babu drink alcohol?: Yes
- Mahesh Babu is often called as The Prince of Tollywood.
- Remake of majority of his films in Tamil has been done by actor Vijay.
- His wife Namrata Shirodkar is 2½ years older than him.
- He started acting as an child artist at the age of 4 in his father’s film Needa.
- He did his debut lead role movie Raja Kumarudu opposite Bollywood actress Preity Zinta.
- Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan praised his performance in the film Pokiri, whose remake was made in Bollywood as Wanted.
- He received 2 Filmfare Awards for Okkadu and Pokiri.
- He owns a film production company called G. Mahesh Babu Entertainment Pvt. Ltd.
- Because he spend most of his childhood in Chennai, he can’t read Telugu well, though he speaks it fluently.
- He beat Bollywood superstars like Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan and Aamir Khan in the list of the Most Desirable Man by Times of India.
- In his childhood, he only used to see his father’s films.
- Tamil actor Karthi is a good friend his since childhood.
- Only superstar Rajnikanth gets more salary than him in the South India film industry.