Today is the Birthday of Superstar Mahesh Babu. Born as Ghattamaneni Mahesh Babu on August 9th in 1975 to Superstar Krishna and Indira, Mahesh spent most of his childhood in Chennai, under the care of his grandmother.
After completing his degree in commerce from Loyola College Chennai, Mahesh made his debut as a Hero in 1999 with ‘Rajakumarudu’. Long before that, he acted in many of Krishna’s movies like ‘Gudachari 117′, ‘Koduku diddina Kapuram’, ‘Balachandrudu’ etc.
After a string of films like ‘Yuvaraju’ and ‘Vamsi’, Mahesh tasted success with ‘Murari’ in 2001. Stardom came with Gunasekhar’s ‘Okkadu’ in 2003 and Mahesh grew from strength to strength. After films like ‘Pokiri’, ‘Dookudu’ and ‘Businessman’, Mahesh Babu cemented his place as one of the top heroes of South India. He tested new waters with the multi-starrer film ‘Seethamma Vakitlo Sirimalle Chettu’.
Mahesh Babu is consistently rated as one of the best actors in Telugu Cinema and he is widely acknowledged as one of the most handsome men in India.
Prince mahesh babu successfully completed 15 years of his professional career as a hero recently. Following is the list of his achievements.
* As of now 19 movies of Mahesh were released and 10 among them have got average to industry hit results. His hit percentage is 53% with one industry hit into his credit.( Pokiri).
* Mahesh is the first hero in tollywood to have breached Rs.35 crores share mark with his ‘Pokiri’. This industry hit movie was released in 2006 and stood as all time number one hit then with Rs.36+ crores world wide collections.
* His ‘Dookudu’ stood as an all time second biggest hit of tollywood then. The movie collected Rs.54.45 crores share in its full run.
* Mahesh is the only star hero in tollywood to have acted maximum number of movies as a child artist. He was seen as a child artist in nine movies.
* Mahesh has won Nandi Best Actor Award for three times while he won Nandi special jury awards for thee times and Nandi best male debut award for ‘Rajakumarudu’.
* Mahesh won Filmfare best actor awards for four times so far. He also won best actor awards from ‘Cine MAA’, ‘Santhosham’, Vamsi Film Awards’ and others.
* Mahesh is the brand ambassador for highest number of corporate products among South Indian star heroes.
* Mahesh is celebrating his birthday on 9th of August. Timesofap wishes him many happy returns of this day.