HISTORIA12: MAHESH BABU. Ghattamaneni Mahesh Babu (Telugu: ఘట్టమనేని మహేష్ బాబు; born August 09, 1974 in Madras, India) is an Indian film actor. He has worked in a number of critically and commercially successful films and has established himself as one of the leading actors in contemporary Telugu cinema.
|Born||Ghattamaneni Mahesh Babu|
August 9, 1974 (1974-08-09)
Madras, Tamil Nadu, India
|Other names||Prince, superstar|
|Years active||1979 - present|
Ghattamaneni Mahesh Babu (Telugu: ఘట్టమనేని మహేష్ బాబు; born August 09, 1974 in Madras, India) is an Indian film actor. He has worked in a number of critically and commercially successful films and has established himself as one of the leading actors in contemporary Telugu cinema.
He started his film career as a child actor in his father's film Needa. He made his debut as a lead actor in 1999 with Rajakumarudu and then went on to make blockbusters such as Okkadu (2003), Athadu (2005), and Pokiri (2006).
 Early life
Mahesh Babu was born on 9 August 1975 in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, to actor Ghattamaneni Krishna and Smt. Indira Devi. He has four siblings: Ramesh Babu, Padmavathi, Manjula Ghattamaneni and a younger sister Priyadarshini. He did his schooling at St Bede’s School in Chennai and obtained an Honours Degree in Commerce from Loyola College, Chennai. Mahesh Babu acted in seven of his father's films as a child actor. His first child acting role was in the film Needa.
 Personal life
He dated his co-star in the movie Vamsi, Bollywood actress and former Miss India (Miss Universe India) Namrata Shirodkar for two years. They got married on February 10, 2005, and have a son named Gautham. He has a twitter account, of which he opened up on April 16, 2010 and likes to spend most of his free time on Twitter.
 Films as a child artist
- Needa (1979) produced by Dr.K.Rama Koteswara Rao
- Poratam (1983)
- Sankharavam (1987)
- Bazaar Rowdy (1988)
- Mugguru Kodukulu (1988)
- Gudhachari 117 (1989)
- Koduku Diddina Kapuram (1989)
- Anna-Tammudu (1990)
- Bala Chandrudu
|1999||Raja Kumarudu||Raja||Winner, Nandi Award for Best Male Debut|
|2001||Murari||Murari||Winner, Nandi Special Jury Award|
Nominated, Filmfare Best Actor Award (Telugu)
|2002||Takkari Donga||Raja||Winner, Nandi Special Jury Award|
|2003||Okkadu||Ajay Varma||Winner, Filmfare Best Actor Award (Telugu)|
Winner, Santosham Best Young Performers Award
|Nijam||Seetaram||Winner, Nandi Award for Best Actor|
|Arjun||Arjun||Winner, Nandi Special Jury Award|
|2005||Athadu||Nanda Gopal||Winner, Nandi Award for Best Actor|
|2006||Pokiri||Pandu (Krishna Manohar)||Winner, Filmfare Best Actor Award (Telugu)|
Winner, Santosham Best Actor Award Telugu
|2007||Athidhi||Athidhi||Nominated, Filmfare Best Actor Award (Telugu)|
Nominated, Santosham Best Actor Award
Nominated, CineMAA Award for Best Actor – Male
Maniratnam's movie || Pre production