Currently, the most wanted actor in Telugu industry - Mahesh Babu, is a very soft spoken, humble actor. He has acted in many successful movies such as Okkadu, Murari, Athadu, Dookudu, Pokiri and many more. He worked in nine films as child artist and 17 films as lead actor till date.
He has won seven Andhra Pradesh State Nandi Awards, three Filmfare Best Telugu Actor Awards, three CineMAA Awards and one South Indian International Movie Awards.
Born in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, to Telugu Cinema actor-superstar Krishna and Smt Indira Devi on 9th August 1975. Since his father had to spend a lot of time on sets, he made sure all his children spent sufficient time with him on location and on sets. Mahesh says this was where his interest for acting began. His elder brother, producer and actor, Ramesh Babu had a significant role in his upbringing and he enjoys a great relationship with him. He also has two elder sisters, Padmavathi and actress-producer Manjula Ghattamaneni, and one younger sister Priyadarshini.
Mahesh and all his family have always kept family and family values as their first priority. Mahesh Babu dated Bollywood actress and former Femina Miss India Namrata Shirodhkar for five years. They married on 10th February 2005 in Mumbai. They have two children, son Gautam Krishna and daughter Sitara. Here are some of his rare childhood and family pictures.