1157 mahesh babu 001
Tollywood Actors Profile

Mahesh Babu Profile, Top, Age, Circle of relatives, Spouse, Affairs, Biography & Extra

Mahesh Babu was born on August 9, 1975 to Mahesh Ghattamaneni. He is an actor, producer, media personality and Indian philanthropist known for his works at Telugu cinema. He owns G. Mahesh Babu Entertainment Pvt. The youngest son of Krishna, a veteran Telugu actor, Mahesh made his appearance as a child artist in Needa (1979), at the age of four, and has appeared in eight other films as a child artist. He debuted as a lead actor with Rajakumarudu (1999) and won the State Nandi Award for best male debut.

Mahesh was born in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. He is the fourth of five children of actor Telugu Krishna and Indira, after Ghattamaneni Ramesh Babu, Padmavathi and Manjula Swaroop and before Priyadarshini. Mahesh spent most of her childhood in Chennai, under the care of her maternal grandmother Durgamma and the rest of her family. As Krishna was busy with his film engagements, Ramesh watched over Mahesh’s academic performance. With his brothers and sisters, Mahesh regularly played cricket at VGP Golden Beach in Chennai. To spend time with him, Krishna used to make sure that the filming of his films would be made in the universal realm of the VGP during the weekends.

Krishna also ensured that none of her children revealed her name during their schooling to ensure a peaceful environment. He was educated at St. Bede Anglo-Indian High School in Chennai, where actor Karthi was his classmate. In an interview, Mahesh stated that he and the actor Vijay were close friends and had studied at the same college before settling in their respective film industries. Mahesh was a student above average. He earned a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Loyola College in Chennai. After graduating, he met director L. Satyanand in Vishakhapatnam to improve his acting skills for three to four months. Unable to read and write in Telugu, he memorized the dialogues given by his directors during the dubbing phase of his films.

Mahesh has been cited in the media as one of the most attractive male celebrities in India. His accomplishments have established him as a leading actor in Telugu cinema. Considered in the media as the Prince of Tollywood, he is one of the most popular and influential actors in Telugu cinema. He is described by the public as the superstar of Telugu cinema. In addition to his acting career, Mahesh is a philanthropist and humanitarian activist through his charity and non-profit organization, Heal-a-Child. He is also associated with Rainbow Hospitals as a goodwill ambassador.

Mahesh Babu Biodata and Biography


Mahesh Babu Ghattamaneni


Prince, Nani, Superstar



Date Of Birth

9 August 1975


45 Years (as in 2020)

Profession / Occupation

Actor and Producer  (Telugu, Tamil)

Mother Tongue







Not Known

Zodiac Sign


Height / Weight

6′ 2” / 70kg

First Movie

Needa (1979)

First Debut Movie

Rajakumarudu (1999)

Money Factor

20 Crores/film

Mahesh Babu Family and Relatives


Krishna Ghattamaneni (Telugu Actor)


Indira Devi (Mother), Vijaya Nirmala (step-mother)


Ramesh Babu, Naresh  (step brother) (Actors)


Manjula, Padmavathi, Priyadarshini

Marital Status



Namrata Shirodkar (Actress)



Sons Goutham Krishna
Uncle Not Known
Aunties Not Known
Grandfather Veera Raghavaiah
Grandmother Nagarathnamma
Girlfriends/ Affairs Namrata Shirodkar (Indian Actress)

Mahesh Babu Height, Weight and Body Measurements

Height in Centimeters

188 cm

Height in Meters

1.88 m

Height in Feet Inches

6′ 2”



Body Measurement


Chest Size

40 inches

Waist Size

34 inches

Biceps Size

14 inches

Eye Colour


Hair Colour


Mahesh Babu Favorites

Favorite Colour

Not Known

Favorite Actor

Favorite Actress

Sridevi, Trisha Krishnan, Deepika Padukone
Favorite Food Biryani and Coffee
Hobbies Reading, Jogging, Playing Video Games
Favorite Director Mani Ratnam
Favorite Movies Not Known
Favorite Book Not Known
Favorite Perfume Not Known
Favorite Sport Cricket
Favorite Destination Not Known

Mahesh Babu Education School and Colleges

Education Qualification

Bachelor of Commerce


St. Bede’s Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School, Chennai

College / University

Loyola College, Chennai


Not Known

Mahesh Babu Residence and Contact Address

Birth Place

Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Home Town

Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Present Residence

Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad, India

House Address

Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad, India

Phone No / Mobile No

Not Known

Email ID

Not Known


Not Known

Mahesh Babu Awards, Honours, Achievements

Nandi Awards

1999: Best Male Debut for Raja Kumarudu
2002: Special Jury Award for Murari
2003: Special Jury Award for Takkari Donga
2004: Best Actor for Nijam
2005: Special Jury Award for Arjun
2006: Best Actor for Athadu
2011: Best Actor for Dookudu
2015: Best Actor for Srimanthudu

Filmfare Awards South

2004: Best Actor for Okkadu
2007: Best Actor for Pokiri
2011: Best Actor for Dookudu
2013: Best Actor for Seethamma Vakitlo Sirimalle Chettu
2015: Best Actor for Srimanthudu

CineMAA Awards

2003: Best Actor for Okkadu
2011: Best Actor for Dookudu
2015: Best Actor Jury for 1 Nenokkadine

SIIM Awards

2012: Best Actor for Dookudu
2014: Best Actor for Seethamma Vakitlo Sirimalle Chettu
2016: Best Actor for Srimanthudu

IIFA Utsavam

2016: Best Actor for Srimanthudu

Santosham Film Awards

2004: Best Young Performer for Okkadu
2007: Best Actor for Pokiri
2013: Best Actor for Businessman

Zee Cine Awards Telugu

2020: Twitter Star


• 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

Mahesh Babu Social Media





Wikipedia @Mahesh_Babu

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *