Born on 9th August, 1975, in the household of Ghatamaneni Krishna, Mahesh Babu's first exposure to films happened at the very young age of 4, when he appeared as a child artist in 1979 Telugu film Needa. Mahesh spent most of his childhood in Chennai under the care of his maternal grandmother. Prince of Tollywood, Mahesh Babu has turned 41 Today. He is going to celebrate his birthday along his family and friends. www.tollywood.net brings you 5 best movies of Mahesh Babu over the years:
Okkadu: Directed by Gunasekhar in 2003. One of the biggest victories of an actor is when he can keep the audience spell bind for three hours with his amazing screen presence. And in Okkadu, Mahesh did just that, steal the show as a Kabaddi player who rises against a local MLA.
Athadu: In Trivikram Srinivas’s directorial venture Athadu, Mahesh Babu looks cool, confident and competent as a hit man with his mannerisms and expressive body languages. The dialogues of the film were highlighted and some of them are remembered even today.
Pokiri: Puri Jagannadh’s venture Pokiri, the story of an under cover cop disguised as a common thug was quite hit at the box office, not because of unique story-line but because of the fantastic performance of Mahesh Babu. The film was later remade into Tamil and Hindi with Vijay and Salman Khan respectively but neither Vijay nor Salman matched the class of Mahesh’s performance.
Businessman: Helmed by Puri Jagannadh Mahesh played a ruthless man who comes to Mumbai from South India aspiring to become a mafia don. The film collected a distributor share of Rs 448 million and grossed over Rs 550 million in its lifetime at the global box office.
Srimanthudu: Koratala Siva’s Srimanthudu is considered as the biggest blockbuster of Mahesh’s career. Mahesh Babu played the heir of a multi-millionaire, who adopts his family’s village and sets out on a journey to transform it.
Now everyone is eagerly waiting for the arrival of Mahesh and AR Murugadoss’s spy thriller drama ‘Spyder’ which is gearing up for grand release on 27th September. Today the makers have released its teaser on the occasion of the actor’s birthday which is receiving thumbing response from everywhere.