Mahesh babu (Telugu: మహేష్ బాబు), Fondly known as Prince by fans, is an actor in the Indian Telugu movie industry.
He is the son of Telugu actor Krishna and Vijaya Nirmala, born in Madras, Tamil Nadu and did most of his schooling and undergraduate in Madras. He has one elder brother, Ramesh, two elder sisters, Padmavathi, Manjula and one younger sister Priyadarsini. He married Bollywood actress Namrata Shirodkar who is five year older than him. in February 2005. On August 31, 2006, Mahesh and Namrata's first son was born and named as Gautam Gattamaneni.
Mahesh Babu started out his movie career as a child actor in his father's films before making his debut as a Hero.He acted in a lot of Movies as child artist and was considered as a star at that time itself
Mahesh Debuted with Rajakumarudu in telugu Industry as a Hero.The movie was a Hit In which Preity Zinta Played the Opposite lead. He took Over the Tollywood audience with his action,dance and looks.
His 2nd movie was Yuvaraju ,Sakshi sivanand and Simran were cast Opposite Mahesh, the Movie's music was a huge success and opened with huge collections but the Movie didn't do well at the Box office
His 3rd Movie was Vamsi and Namrata Shirodkar was the heroine in the film. Mahesh Later married Namrata in Feb 2005. His father Krishna also acted in the film. The Movie's Music was huge success but the movie was a Flop.
His 4th Movie was Murari ,This movie Directed by Krishna Vamsi and Sonali Bendre was the Heroine, This was the Breakthrough For a Career of a star who later became the Emperor of the telugu industry. This Movie Proved Mahesh's ability as a Versatile actor and the music added to the success of the movie
His 5th and the first Cowboy Movie in his generation was Takkari Donga , Although this Movie did not do well at the box office, This Movie got Him a Huge female fan Following and Considered as the one of the best stylist Movie's in the History of telugu cinema
His 6th Movie was Bobby With arti agarwal as a Heroine and Directed By shoban was a Flop
His 7th Movie was what all His Fans were lookin for Okkadu .This Movie Directed by gunasekhar was a Blockbuster and Highest Grosser of telugu Industry till that time, With this movie Mahesh became the Super star of telugu industry
His 8th movie was Nijam , Though the Movie Didn't do well at the Box office it was applauded by the movie critics and Mahesh Won the Nandi Award for Best Actor for this film.
His 9th Movie was Naani , Directed By surya. Mahesh always tried Novelty in his films and this time he did a Experiment with a Different Story of science fiction, this movie did not do well at the box office
His 10th Movie was Arjun Directed By gunasekhar, this is a Family movie which was Average to above average flick
His 11th Movie was Athadu Directed By Trivikram srinivas this was a Huge hit In india and Overseas. the Music added to the Success of the Story. The Movie's screenplay was Critically acclaimed as best till date that time.Mahesh Won the Nandi Award for Best Actor for this film. He Did it again for the second time.
His 12th movie was Pokiri Undoubtedly the Highest grosser in the History of telugu Cinema in India as well as Overseas Till Date. This is the Film that has been watched by film People from Bollywood,Kollywood Like Amitabh Bachchan , Abhishek bachchan,Vijay Etc. His performance was applauded by even Ram Gopal Varma and Amitabh Bachchan. Mahesh's potential attracted Different Media giants like UTV to come to Telugu Industry.
His 13th Movie Sainikudu had a tremendous opening but failed to live up to expectations and became a mediocre at boxoffice. Trisha was starred against him.
His 14th Movie was Athidhi in which he paired with Amrita Rao. This was a Commercially Successful Movie but Didn't go on a long Run, his Next film is Varudu in the direction of Trivikram Srinivas and A Warner Bros- Soundarya Rajnikanth film directed by Puri Jagannadh.
He recently went to USA for silicon transplantation for breasts.