Mahesh Babu celebrates his birthday today as he turns 47. He is one of the biggest and most bankable actors in Tollywood.
He debuted with the film Needa when he was 4 years old, and since then has acted in nine films as a child artist. He debuted as a protagonist in 1999 with the film, Rajakumarudu. The film also starred Preity Zinta in the lead role.
He is known for his impeccable performances in movies and striking looks. With a large fan following, the actor is often known as the ‘Greek God of Tollywood’ and the ‘Prince of Tollywood’.
Mahesh Babu has been awarded numerous awards like eight Nandi Awards, five Filmfare South Awards, four South Indian International Movie Awards, three CineMAA Awards, and an IIFA Utsavam Award.
Apart from his work life, he is a dedicated family man. He is often seen together with his wife and two kids on trips. Mahesh Babu and Namrata Shirodkar married in 2005, and are proud parents to a daughter (Sitara) and a son (Gautham).
Let’s have a look at the Top 5 movies of Mahesh Babu.
5. Dookudu (2011)
The movie follows the story of a police officer who lies to catch and kill a gangster, Nayak. His lies become a problem for him when they lead to a series of comical events and a fake reality show, which he creates to hide the truth from his ill father. This movie brings out a badass character in Mahesh Babu, which he plays phenomenally.
4. Srimanthudu (2015)
This follows the story of Harsha Vardhan, who is a son of a businessman. When he inherits the business, Harsha Vardhan moves to a village to learn more about his ancestral roots. In hopes of improving the standard of living and infrastructure of the village, he unintentionally angers the crime boss and a politician.
This movie was co-produced by Mahesh Babu under his banner G. Mahesh Babu Entertainment Pvt. Ltd.
3. Bharat Ane Nenu (2018)
This movie stars the Bollywood actress Kiara Advani, Mahesh Babu, and Prakash Raj in the lead roles. The story is based on a student who dreams of becoming a Chief Minister of an undivided Andhra Pradesh, soon he gets to know about corruption. This political drama has a hint of romance too.
2. Maharishi (2019)
This movie is a special movie for both Mahesh Babu and his fans as it marks his 25th venture in cinema. The story follows Rishi, a millionaire businessman, who returns to India and tries to master and learn agriculture on Indian land. The movie deals with some important social issues and presents a gripping story.
1. Spyder (2017)
The bi-lingual movie follows an Intelligence Bureau Officer (Mahesh Babu) specializing in phone tapping. His job includes listening to people’s conversations and warding off possible threats, but this job leads him to a serial killer. The crime thriller movie has a gripping story that keeps you on the edge of your seats.