Mahesh (born in Madras, India) is an Indian film actor. He is the son of the actor Ghattamaneni Siva Rama Krishna. He has worked in a number of critically and commercially successful films and has established himself as one of the lead actors in contemporary Telugu cinema.
He started his film career as a child actor in his father's film Needa. He made his debut as a lead actor in 1999 with Rajakumarudu (రాజ కుమారుడు) (1999) and then went on to star in films such as Murari (మురారి) (2001), Okkadu (ఒక్కడు) (2003), Athadu (అతడు) (2005) and Pokiri (పోకిరి) (2006).
Mahesh Babu was born in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, to actor Ghattamaneni Siva Rama Krishna and Smt. Indira Devi. He has four siblings: Ramesh Babu, Padmavathi, Manjula and a younger sister, Priyadarshini. He did his schooling at St Bede's School in Chennai and obtained an Honours Degree in Commerce from Loyola College, Chennai. Mahesh Babu acted in seven of his father's films as a child actor. His first child acting role was in the film Needa.
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Mahesh Babu debuted in 1999 with the K. Raghavendra Rao film Raja Kumarudu for which he earned the Nandi Award for Best Male Debut.
In 2000, Mahesh Babu appeared in Y.V.S Chowdary's Yuvaraju, and in Vamsi.
In 2001, he starred with Sonali Bendre in Krishna Vamsi's Murari. His performance earned him the Nandi Special Jury Award. His next movie Takkari Donga and earned him the Nandi Special Jury Award.
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He next signed a film with Trivikram Srinivas titled Khaleja (ఖలేజా). Mahesh Babu had planned to take a gap of six months after Athidhi. Due to unexpected circumstances, the film was postponed several times and took two years to be completed. Khaleja was released on 7 October 2010. The film received mixed reviews.
His film Dookudu (దూకుడు) by Sreenu Vaitla's is scheduled to release in August 2011.