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Rare Photos: Mahesh Babu - Prince of Telugu Cinema

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Updated: Monday, April 29, 2013, 16:30 [IST]

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.

A Young Mahesh Babu

Mahesh Babu has very high family values. Here is one of his rare childhood photo. The person highlighted in red box is Mahesh Babu and the person standing behind him is his elder brother Ramesh Babu.

More Rare Mahesh Pictures

Here are some of Mahesh Babu's pictures as a young boy. In one of the pictures, Victory Venkatesh holds Mahesh Babu.
Venkatesh and Mahesh Babu acted together in a recent release, Seethamma Vaakitlo Sirimalle Chettu.  

Mahesh And Ramesh Babu Together

Mahesh Babu with his brother Ramesh Babu. Mahesh Babu used to spend his holidays on sets and on locations and was not shy to do some small roles when needed. 

Mahesh And Ramesh Babu With Father Krishna

Mahesh Babu's father superstar Krishna made sure all his children spent some quality time with him during their holidays. Mahesh said this was one of the reasons for his interest in films.

Mahesh In A Function

Mahesh Babu attending a function with his family. You can see superstar Krishna and his sister actor and producer Manjula in this picture.

A Young Mahesh Babu

Mahesh Babu has worked in nine films as child artist and 17 films as lead actor till date. Here is a rare picture from his early acting career.

Mahesh Babu With Close Friends

Mahesh Babu with his close friends. His wife Namratha, sister Manjula and actor Sumanth are also present in this picture.

Mahesh With Son Gautham

Mahesh Babu with his son Gautham. Mahesh makes sure he spends a great amount of time with his son Gautham and daughter Sitara. Here is a picture in which Mahesh is spending some quiet time with his son Gautham.

Mahesh Babu With His Father Krishna

Mahesh Babu with his superstar-father Krishna. Mahesh Babu has immense love and respect for his father.

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Story first published:  Monday, April 29, 2013, 16:08 [IST]
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