Mahesh Babu Wiki, Bio, Age, Girlfriend, Height, Net Worth, Family
Mahesh Babu is an Indian actor, producer, media personality, and philanthropist. He has worked for the Telugu Industry and starred in commercially successful films such as Arjun (2004), Athadu (2005), Pokiri (2006), Dookudu (2011), Businessman (2012), Seethamma Vakitlo SirimalleChettu (2013).
Mahesh Babu was born on August 9, 1975, in Madras, Tamil Nadu, India. He is the son of Krishna Ghattamaneni a famous Telugu Actor. He also has two elder sisters and one smaller sister. He used to attend to his Dad during film-making thus he was able to star as a young actor in his debut film Needa in 1979 as a child artist. He starred in many films of which 7 films were by his own father. His films include Poratam (1983), Sankharavam (1987), Bazaar Rowdy (1988), MugguruKodukulu (1988), Gudachari 117, Koduku Diddina Kapuram (1989), Balachandrudu(1990) and Anna Tammudu (1990).
His first film as a lead actor was Raja Kumarudu(1999). He was seen in Donga (2002) and Bobby (2002). His next film Okkadu(2003) was a high-grossing film and he continued acting on more films such as Nijam(2003) and Naani(2004). He has been rewarded for being the best actor by the Filmfare Awards, the SouthIndian International Movie Awards, and the CineMAA Awards.
After the success of his film Business Man, Mahesh Babu emerged as the highest paid actor in South India after Rajinikanth. He is the only South Indian to have been regarded as the 50 Most Desirable Men in India in the Time Magazine. He has even beaten Hrithik Roshan and Salman Khan in this list. He is one of India’s highest earning celebrities. Mahesh has dated Namrata Shirodkar for over 4 years when they decided to finally get married. They tied the knot on 10 February 2005 in Mumbai during the shooting of Athadu. They are gifted with two children named Gautham Krishna and Sitara. Mahesh Babu is also a very considerate man who gives about 30 % of his income in charities. He is said to have done a lot of social work. He has a total net worth of $20 million.