Born on August 9, 1975, Mahesh Ghattamaneni aka Mahesh Babu is a Telugu film star who started his career as a child artist when he was four in Needa (1979). He debuted with Rajakumarudu (1999). He begged 4 Filmfare Awards for Best Telugu Actor, 7 state Nandi Awards, 2 South Indian International film awards and two Cinema awards. Here are some of his best films.
It is an action comedy film produced by Ram Achanta, Gopichand Achanta and Anil Sunkara, and directed by Srinu Vaitla. The film stars Mahesh Babu, Tamannah Bhatia, Shruti Haasan, Sonu Sood, Ashish Vidyarthi and Rajendra Prasad. Shruti Haasan has an item number which received rave response and crossed up to 4.3 million YouTube views.
This psychological thriller was directed and written by Sukumar and produced by Gopichand Achanta, Anil Sunkara and Ram Achanta. The film stars Kriti Sanon and Mahesh Babu. The film stars Kriti Sanon and Mahesh Babu in lead roles. The film is based on a rockstar who overcomes his psychological inhibitions to avenge his parent’s death.
This Telugu melodrama was produced by M.S. Raju and directed by Gunasekhar. The film stars Bhumika Chawla, Mahesh Babu, Mukesh Rishi, Prakash Raj, and Geetha. The film is based on a Kabaddi Player who rescues a girl from her unwanted marriage and hides her in his home. Bollywood movie ‘Tevar’ starring Sonakshi Sinha and Arjun Kapoor was official remake of this film.
This gangster film was directed and written by Puri Jagannadh. Featuring Mahesh Babu, Prakash Raj and Illeana D’Cruz, Pokiri is based on Pandu who is a contract killer and accepts any contract for right amount. He is a most wanted criminal who is assigned by the police to kill all their opponents. Bollywood film “Wanted (2009)” starring Salman Khan and Ayesha Takia was the official remake of this film.
This Telugu action thriller was directed and written by Trivikram Srinivas. Starring Mahesh Babu, Prakash Raj, Trisha Krishnan, Sayali Shinde, Sonu Sood and Brahmanandam, Athadu is based on an assassin who takes identity of a dead man to hide from the police.
This supernatural thriller was directed, written and edited by Krishna Vamsi. Starring Mahesh Babu, Prakash Raj, Sonali Bendre, Satyanarayana, Lakshmi and Dhulipala, Murari is based on a family cursed by the Goddess Durga due to a sin made by a member. A person from the family gets killed in every 48 years.
The crime film is starring Mahesh Babu, Prakash Raj and Kajal Aggarwal. It is based on an ambitious and very intelligent youngster “Surya” who comes to Mumbai and becomes a mafia don. The film got mixed critic response and was commercially successful.
This action comedy film features Mahesh Babu, Prakash Raj, Anushka Shetty, Brahmanandam and Sunil. A mysterious disease ravages a remote fillage and villagers get an unwilling taxi driver to save them. The film was dubbed as Jigar Kaleja in Hindi.
This action comedy film features Mahesh Babu, Prakash Raj, Samantha Ruth Prabhu, and Sonu Sood. The film is based on a young policeman who chases the men who caused accident due to which his father is in coma. The film got positive reviews and commercially hit.
Starring Mahesh Babu, Anjali Samantha, Venkatesh, and Jayasudha, the film was one of the best multistarrer Telugu dramas. He was nominated for 8 South Filmfare Awards, Best Actor Telugu, and Best Female Playback Singer. The gross overall collection of the film was Rs. 55 Cr. The film was worldwide release and got positive reviews.