Interesting facts about Mahesh Babu

Top 10 and some more lesser known facts Mahesh Babu

  • In 1979 Mahesh Babu visited the Sets of “Needa”, a Telugu Film where its Director Dasari Narayana Rao shot few narrative sequences of him. This became the debut for Mahesh Babu in Telugu Film industry as a 4 Year Child Actor.
  • Mahesh Babu married Femina Miss India winner 1993, Namrata Shirodkar who is 3 years elder to him.
  • The two got married in 2005 after dating for over 4 years and have two kids together- son Gautham and daughter Sitara.
  • Mahesh Babu acted as a Child Artist is 9 Films and the list includes Needa, Poratam, Shankharavam, Bazaar Rowdy, Mugguru Kodukulu, Gudachari 117, Koduku Diddina Kapuram, Bala Chandrudu, Anna Thammadu. He Played a Dual Role in Koduku Diddina Kaapuram.
  • Mahesh Babu studied in St.Bede’s Anglo Indian Higher Secondary School in Chennai. Tamil Actor Karthi, brother of Tamil Superstar Surya, also studied in the same school.
  • After his movie ‘Dookudu’, which earned a gross of 100 Crores, Income tax officials raided his residence in Jubilee Hills. It was rumored that he got a remuneration of over Rs 12 Crores
  • Directed by K.Raghavendra Rao and co-starring Priety Zinta, this film was a commercial success at the Box Office. He received Nandi Award for Best Male Debut for this film. His next 2 films didn’t reach the expected outcome.
  • He agreed to give voice over for Trivikarm’s Jalsa and Srinu Vaitla’s Baadshah. He also agreed to sing a song in his own film Businessman.
  • Mahesh Babu is born and brought up in Chennai and had never an option to study Telugu Language. He can understand and talk Telugu fluently, but cannot read it. He listens to the dialogues from his directors and presents it in his movies.
  • After the revenue loss of Athadu , Mahesh Babu took a break of 4 Months for growing his hair and paired up with Puri Jagannadh for Pokiri.
  • Made with a Budget of 100 Million in 2006 and a shooting span of 6 months, the film went onto become the Highest Grossing Telugu Film of all time breaking all the records.
  • In 2012 Mahesh Babu stood 31st Place in Forbes India ‘Celebrity List’ , 15th Place with an Earnings of Rs 422.5 million in terms of Property and 79th Place in terms of Fame across India.

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