Mahesh Babu Ghattamaneni was an Indian Telugu actor, producer, humanitarian. Date of birth on August 9, 1975, in Chennai. His father was a Telugu actor call, Krishna.

Super Star Mahesh Childhood

His childhood was spent mostly in Chennai with his grandmother’s durgamma. Krishna was busy with his film commitments, he took care of his academics along with his sibling. Prince regularly plays cricket in VGP golden beach. Mahesh schooling was done at St. Bede’s Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School in Chennai, actor Karthi was his Best Friend when he was studying in school. He graduated with his Bachelor’s degree in Commerce from Loyola College in Chennai, were was actor Vijay was his best friend.


Original Name Ghattamaneni Mahesh
Father Name Ghattamaneni Siva Rama Krishna
Mother Name Ghattamaneni Indira Devi
Brothers Ramesh Babu, Naresh
Sisters Manjula, Priyadarshini, Padmavathi
Marital Status Married
Wife Namrata Shirodkar
Son Gautham Ghattamaneni
Daughter Sitara Ghattamaneni


He was a younger son of Krishna Ghattamaneni and Indira. He was fourth of the five children of Telugu actor Krishna and Indira. Ramesh Babu was a producer of films, Manjula Ghattamaneni was the third child of Krishna she was producer, director, and actress. Priyadarshini Ghattamaneni was with the life of Telugu film actor Sudheer Babu, Padmavati Ghattamaneni was an Indian Telugu actor, producer.


Namrata Shirodkar is an actress, model, producer. Namrata’s elder sister was Shilpa Shirodkar. she crowned Miss India in the year 1993. she was participated in the miss universe pageant and represented in 6th place. In the same year, she participated in the Miss Asia Pacific contest and she was the runner-up.

Namrata started her acting career in Tollywood with the film Vamsi and there she met Mahesh Babu for the muhutam for the film of Vamsi in summer. They like each other and down to the earth. Dated for 4 years. they get Married. Interestingly is that Namrata is 4 years older than Mahesh. after the marriage of his sister Shilpa Shirodkar, she entered into the Bollywood for the film Jab Pyaar Kisi Se Hota hai.

Before Mahesh and Namrata get married Mahesh was busy in the shooting for the film athadu.  He finished the shoot and flew down to get married and Namrata gushed

Mahesh Words: I was busy until the week before the marriage, as I was trying to finish all my assignments. I had no time. But then all the arrangements were done by my sister and brother-in-law and my parents.

Marriage Date

10th February 2005 at Marriott, Mumbai

Facts About Mahesh Babu

Height: 6.2 approx

Weight: 70 approx

Net Worth: 20m approx

Favorite Food: Coffee, Biryani

Favorite sport: Cricket

Hobbies: Video Games, jogging, Reading books

Favorite Director: Mani Ratnam

Favorite actor: Krishna his father

Favorite actress: Sridevi, Deepika Padukone, Trisha

Production House: G.Mahesh Babu Entertainment Pvt.Ltd

Remuneration: 20 crores approx per film

Childhood Movies

Mahesh started his acting in childhood. His first film was Needa in 1979 at the age of 4 years old as a child and he did 8 more films as a child artist.

  • Poratam(1983)
  • Shankharavam(1987)
  • Bazaar Rowdy(1988)
  • Mugguru Kodukulu(1988)
  • Gudachari 117(1989)
  • Koduku Diddina Kapuram(1989)
  • Bala Chandrudu(1990)
  • Anna Thammudu(1990)

After the films, Mahesh concentrated on his studies. Mahesh was an above-average student. After completion of his studies Mahesh met director L.Satyanadha in Vishakapatnam to improve his acting skills for three to four months and able to read and write Telugu for his Dubbing and understand the director’s actions.

Movies List

Mahesh’s first Debut film was Rajakumaradu directed by Raghavendra Rao and heroine Priety Zinta. And the film was very successful and by the first film, he named as little prince. He got Nandi Award for his first debut male.

  • Yuvaraj
  • Vamsi
  • Muarai
  • Takkari Donga
  • Bobby
  • Okkadu
  • Nijam
  • Naani
  • Arjun
  • Athadu
  • Pokiri
  • Sainikudu
  • Athidi
  • Khaleja
  • Dookudu
  • Business man
  • Seethamma Vakitlo Sirimalle Chettu
  • Nenokkadine
  • Aagadu
  • Srimanthudu
  • Brahmotsavam
  • Bharath Ane Nenu                                                                                                            
  • Sarileru Neeku Evaru


     Film     Ceremony    Category Year won
Srimanthudu International Indian Film Academy Awards Best Actor Telugu 2016 Won
Raja Kumarudu Nandi Awards Best Male Debut 1999 won
Murari A Nandi Award special Jury Award 2002  won
Takari Donga 2003 won
 Arjun 2004 Won
Nijam 2004 Won
Athadu Nandi Award Best Actor 2006 Won
Dookudu 2012 Won
Srimanthudu 2015 Won
Ookadu FilmFare Award Best Actor 2003 Won
Pokiri A FilmFare Award Best Actor 2006 Won
Dookudu FilmFare Award Best Actor 2011 Won
Seethamma Vakitlo Sirimalle Chettu A FilmFare Award Best Actor 2013 Won
Srimanthudu FilmFare Award Best Actor 2015 Won
Dookudu South Indian International Movie Awards Best Actor Telugu 2012 Won
Seethamma Vakitlo Sirimalle chettu 2014 Won
Srimanthudu 2016 Won
Okkadu CineMAA Award Best Actor Male 2003 Won
Dookudu 2011 Won
1Nenokkadine CineMAA Award Best Actor Male Jury 2015 Won
Pokiri Santhosham Award Best Actor 2007 Won
Businessman 2013 Won
Seethamma Vakitlo Sirimalle Chettu TSR-TV9 National film Award Best Actor 2015 Won
Athadu Vamsee Film Award Best Actor 2005 won
Pokiri 2006 Won
Athidhi 2007 Won
Dookudu The Hyderabad Times Film Award Best Actor Male 2011 Won
Businessman 2013 Won
Okkadu AP Cinegoer’s Association 34th Annual Awards Best Actor Male 2004 Won


Mahesh Babu Brand Ambassadors

  • Thump up
  • Paragon
  • Rainbow Hospital
  • Abhi Bus
  • The Chennai Silks
  • Sai Surya Developers
  • South India Shopping mall
  • Intex Aqua
  • Santoor
  • Close up
  • Mahindra Tractors
  • Tata Sky
  • Amrutanjan Strong balm
  • Royal Stag
  • Vivel Ultra Pro
  • Univercell Mobile Showroom
  • Jos Alukkas
  • TVs Phoenix
  • Himami Navaratna
  • Gold Winner Oil
  • Provogue
  • Idea
  • Rama Krishna Venezia


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