Ghattamaneni Mahesh Babu, who is son of Telugu Superstar Krishna and Indira Devi, was born on 9 August 1974 in Chennai
Mahesh Babu, popularly known as Prince, had his education in Chennai. He
completed his B.Com graduation in India , Chennai. He has
an elder brother called Ramesh, two elder sisters Padmavathi, Manjula and one
younger sister Priyadarsini. Loyola
He started doing film since he was young. Therefore acting got into his blood and the moment he finished his studies he took up acting as his profession. When Mahesh was young he enjoyed acting as a hobby as he thought he got a chance to bunk the school.
He set up his filmy career as a child actor in his Superstar father's film. Mahesh’s first appearance on the screen was by the film ‘Needa’. It was a very brief shot. Then he appeared in ‘Poraatam’. After seeing ‘Poraatam’ famous producer Doondi predicted that Mahesh would grow into a star one day, as the prediction turned out to be true today. Mahesh Babu has been ushered in as a hero with the film ‘Rajakumaarudu’ opposite Bollywood actress Preity Zinta in 1999 which was directed by K. Raghavendra Rao. After following Yuvaraju, Vamsi but they are flop at box office. Then came his fourth movie Murari in 2000 directed by Krishna Vamsi and co-starring Sonali Bendre. The music of the movie was a big hit.
Despite heavy expectations Takkari Donga, Bobby they big flop at the Box Office in 2002. Finally in 2003, Mahesh babu rocked Telugu audiences with his movie Okkadu, directed by Gunasekhar. The movie became the biggest hit and earned highest amount in Telugu Cinema Industry till date. With this movie Mahesh became the Superstar of Telugu Filmdom. In the same year, his next movie Nijam became big flop at the Box Office. But the movie got him Nandi Award for Best Actor for his performance.
In 2004, Mahesh acted in Naani was a big flop at the Box Office. Same year his next flick Arjun, The movie was an average grosser at the Box office. In June 2004, Mahesh signed up for film Athadu which was released in July 2005 and super hit both in
and overseas. In April 2006, his next two movies, Pokiri and Sainikudu became
the highest grosser in the Telugu Cinema Industry. At this point of time,
Mahesh had improved his performance a lot. In these two movies, his performance
was extremely good and he received rave reviews. In September 2007, his next
flick Athidhi in which he paired with Amrita Rao, hit the screens and was a
successful movie at the Box Office. India
In addition, Mahesh is the brand ambassador of Thums Up beverage in
India and is also the brand ambassador of Hero Honda motorcycle,
Santoor Soap, Navaratna hair oil.and univercell.
His Pokiri has broken old records as per as the collections concerned and created a wave in Tollywood. It helped the industry a lot to increase its overseas business.
Mahesh Kahleja..released in October 2010, this is biggest flop at box office. Next following with Dukoodu released on 2011, this is Biggest blockbuster in Telugu film industry and Mahesh bau’s career. This movie collected first day is over 13 cr and 4weeks gross collection is 100crs. Next followed Business released on 2012 average at box office
Of the 17 released films Prince Maheshbabu bagged 6 Nandi and 14 other awards. He is the only hero who bagged so many Nandi awards in a short span.