Mahesh Babu Biography, Height, Age, Wife, Family, Film List,& More

Born on August 9, 1974, in Chennai, India, Mahesh Babu is a well-known Indian actor and producer. He has established himself as a prominent figure in the Telugu film industry, earning recognition and acclaim. Mahesh Babu is the son of the legendary Telugu actor, Superstar Krishna, and Indira. With his talent and charismatic presence, he has carved a successful career in the world of cinema. You can discover the entire Mahesh Babu biography within this article.

Mahesh Babu Biography

Mahesh Babu, the youngest son of the veteran Telugu actor Krishna, made his foray into the entertainment industry as a child artist in the film “Needa” at the tender age of four. Since then, he has soared to great heights, gaining prominence for his remarkable performances in hit Telugu films such as “Murari” (2001) and “Okkadu” (2003). With a career spanning over 25 films, Mahesh Babu has been the recipient of numerous prestigious awards, including eight Nandi Awards, five Filmfare Telugu Awards, four SIIMA Awards, three CineMAA Awards, and one IIFA Utsavam Award. Alongside his acting endeavors, he also established his own film production house called G. Mahesh Babu Entertainment. Beyond his contributions as an actor and producer, Mahesh Babu is also recognized for his philanthropic endeavors.

Mahesh Babu Picture
Mahesh Babu Picture

Personal Information

Full Name Ghattamaneni Mahesh Babu
Nickname AKA Naani, Prince, and Navataram Superstar
DOB (Date of Birth) 9 August 1975 (Saturday)
Age 47 Years
Birth Place Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Zodiac sign Leo
Nationality Indian
Hometown Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Religion Hindusim


School St. Bede’s Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School, Chennai
College Loyola College, Chennai
Educational Bachelor of Commerce at Loyola College, Chennai

Physical Stats


Feet & Inches  6’ 2”
Meter 1.88 m
Centimeters  188 cm
Weight 70 kg, 154 lbs
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Black
Body Measurements Chest: 40 Inches
Waist: 34 Inches
Biceps: 14 Inches

Family Information

Father Name Krishna Ghattamaneni
Mother Name  Indira Devi
Brothers Ramesh Babu, Naresh (Step-brother)
Sisters Padmavathi, Manjula, Priyadarshini
Wife Namrata Shirodkar
Children Daughter- Sitara, Son- Gautam Krishna


Girlfriend Namrata Shirodkar


Profession Actor, Producer
Net Worth 20 million


Color Brown, White
Food Biryani and coffee
Actor/Actress Krishna Ghattamaneni, Sridevi, and Trisha
Holiday Destinations Goa
Filmmaker Mani Ratnam
Hobbies Traveling, Books Reading
Mahesh Babu Childhood Picture
Mahesh Babu Childhood Picture
Mahesh Babu Young Age Picture
Mahesh Babu Young Age Picture
Mahesh Babu with his Mother
Mahesh Babu with her Mother
Mahesh Babu with his Father
Mahesh Babu with his Father
Mahesh Babu with his Wife
Mahesh Babu with her Wife
Mahesh Babu with his Children
Mahesh Babu with his Children


During his childhood, Mahesh Babu primarily resided in Madras (now Chennai), where he was primarily cared for by his maternal grandmother, Durgamma, along with the rest of his family. His father, Krishna Ghattamaneni, is an acclaimed actor, while his mother, Indira Devi, is a homemaker. Mahesh Babu’s elder brother, Ramesh Babu, was also a Telugu actor and film producer. Unfortunately, Ramesh Babu passed away on January 8, 2023, in Hyderabad. Mahesh Babu also has a stepbrother named Naresh. In addition, he has three sisters: Padmavathi (elder), Manjula (elder), and Priyadarshini (younger).


He was born on 9 August 1975 in a Telugu-speaking family in Madras Tamil Nadu, India. His zodiac sign is Leo. So according to 2023, Mahesh Babu’s age is 47 Years.

Wife & Children

Mahesh Babu tied the knot with Namrata Shirodkar, a former Miss India, during the filming of the Telugu movie “Athadu.” The couple’s wedding took place on that occasion. They are blessed with two children. Their daughter, Sitara, was born on July 20, 2012, and their son, Gautam Krishna, was born on August 31, 2006.


He completed his school education at St. Bede’s Anglo-Indian Higher Secondary School, Chennai. Mahesh obtained an Honours Degree in Commerce from Loyola College, Chennai.


He was in a four-year relationship with Namrata Shirodkar before getting married to her in 2005.

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At the age of four, in 1979, Mahesh Babu made his first visit to the film set of “Needa” accompanied by his elder brother, Ramesh. This film marked his debut as a child actor. In 1983, Telugu filmmaker Kodi Ramakrishna suggested that Mahesh Babu’s father cast him in the role of the protagonist’s brother. Mahesh Babu took on a dual role for the first time as a child artist in the Telugu action drama film “Koduku Diddina Kapuram.” Subsequently, he appeared in numerous popular Telugu films as a child artist, including “Sankharavam” (1987), “Bazaar Rowdy” (1988), “Mugguru Kodukulu” (1988), and others.

Awards, Honours, Achievements

  • In 2012, Mahesh Babu received the Best Actor Award at the Nandi Awards ceremony for his performance in the film “Dookudu.” He also won the prestigious Filmfare Award for Best Actor – Telugu at both the 59th Filmfare Awards South and the 1st South Indian International Movie Awards ceremonies. These accolades recognized his exceptional talent and portrayal in the film.
  • 2006: He received the Filmfare Award for Best Actor – Telugu for the film Pokiri.
  • 2003: He received the Filmfare Award for Best Actor – Telugu for the film Okkadu.
  • 2003: He earned the Nandi Special Jury Award for the film Murari and Takkari Donga.
  • 1999: Mahesh Babu received the Nandi Award for Best Male Debut for the film Raja Kumarudu.
  • And others

Net Worth

Mahesh Babu, popularly known as Prince, is indeed one of the reigning young stars in Telugu cinema. While I don’t have access to up-to-date personal financial information, it is reported that his estimated net worth is around 20 million US dollars.

Filmography List

List of Mahesh Babu Film credits in non-acting roles

Film Year Role
Acharya 2022 Narrator
Baadshah 2013 Narrator
Brahmotsavam 2016 Producer
Jalsa 2008 Narrator
Major Producer
Manasuku Nachindi 2018 Narrator
Sarileru Neekevvaru 2020 Producer
Sarkaru Vaari Paata 2022 Producer
Sri Sri 2016 Narrator
Srimanthudu 2015 Producer

Film List

Complete list of movies by Actor Mahesh Babu including First Movie, Latest & Upcoming movies information details Below the table.

Role(s) Film Year Notes
Vinod / Pramod Koduku Diddina Kapuram 1989 Child artist
Vijay Surya “Surya Bhai” Businessman 2012
Vijay “Viju” / Nani Naani 2004
Vamsi Vamsi
Un­known Needa 1979 Child artist
Surendra Mugguru Kodukulu 1988 Child artist
Srinivas Yuvaraju 2000
Siddharth Sainikudu
Shiva Spyder[d] 2017
Raja Sankharavam 1987 Child artist
Raja Raja Kumarudu 1999 Debut as Lead Actor
Raja Takkari Donga 2002
Pandu / Krishna Manohar IPS[c] Pokiri 2006
Nanda “Nandu” Gopal / Parthu[c] Athadu 2005
Murari Murari 2001
Murali Anna Thammudu 1990 Child artist
Major Ajay Krishna Sarileru Neekevvaru 2020
Mahesh Babu Bazaar Rowdy 1988 Child artist
Mahesh “Mahi” Sarkaru Vaari Paata 2022
K. Rishi Kumar Maharshi 2019
Harsha Vardhan Srimanthudu 2015
Gautham 1: Nenokkadine 2014
G. Seetaram Nijam
G. Ajay Kumar IPS / Ballary Babu[c] Dookudu 2011
Encounter Sankar Aagadu
Chinnodu Seethamma Vakitlo Sirimalle Chettu 2013
Chinna Gudachari 117 1989 Child artist
Bujji Poratam 1983 Child artist
Bobby Bobby
Bharath Ram Bharat Ane Nenu 2018
Balachandra Balachandrudu 1990 Child artist
Babu Brahmotsavam 2016
Athidhi Athidhi 2007
Arjun Arjun
Alluri Seetharama Raju “Raju” Khaleja 2010
Ajay Varma Okkadu 2003
Coming Soon Guntur Kaaram 2024 Filming

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