Mahesh Babu (born Mahesh Ghattamaneni on 9 August 1975) is an Indian actor, producer, media personality, and philanthropist known for his works in Telugu cinema. He owns the production house G. Mahesh Babu Entertainment Pvt. Ltd. The younger son of veteran Telugu actor Krishna, Mahesh made his cameo as a child artist in Needa (1979), at the age of four, and acted in eight other films as a child artist. He made his debut as a lead actor with Rajakumarudu (1999) and won the State Nandi Award for Best Male Debut.
He started his career as a child artist when he was just 4 years old. His debut came in 1979 when he did a cameo as child artist in ‘Needa’. Later on, he acted as 8 movies as child artist. He made his debut as lead actor in 1999 with the movie ‘Rajakumarudu’.
He also bagged State Nandi Award for Best Male debut in that movie. He further got some big break through with ‘Murari’ (2001) and ‘Okkadu’ (2003). ‘Murari’ fetched him Nandi Special Jury Award and ‘Okkadu’ fetched him Filmfare Award for Best Actor – Telugu. Later ‘Athadu’ (2005) and Pokkiri (2006) established him as an actor beyond boundaries.
He started to get recognition outside Telugu speaking states too. Dookudu (2011), Businessman (2012), Seethamma Vakitlo Sirimalle Chettu (2013), 1: Nenokkadine (2014), and Srimanthudu (2015) took his career to next level.
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