It’s been 37 years since Superstar Mahesh Babu started his career in Telugu cinema. In the glorious history of cinema there are numerous actors, but stars are rare. Till date, there were just a countable number of stars that have stood different from the others. There have been the odd one film wonders every now and then but, notching up consistent successes is a difficult task for most of these fledglings. But one such rare star, who is still reigning supreme is the Tollywood heartthrob Mahesh Babu.
From an endearing child actor to one of the biggest superstars of South cinema, Mahesh Babu’s meteoric rise is remarkable. Today he owns his own production house G. Mahesh Babu Entertainment Pvt., Ltd. This ‘Prince Charming’ began his career as a child artist in Dasari Narayana Rao’s directorial “Needa.” This movie featured his father superstar Krishna and his uncle Ramesh. After appearing as a child actor in few movies, Mahesh Babu took a break from movies after “Anna Thammudu” in the year 1989. Ten years later made a comeback as the hero with K. Raghavendra Rao’s “Rajakumarudu.”
Mahesh Babu was welcomed by Superstar Krishna’s fans in a big way. Mahesh received his breakthrough with films like “Murari” in the year 2001 and “Okkadu” in the year 2003. “Murari” fetched him his first Nandi Special Jury Award and “Okkadu” fetched him his first Filmfare Award for Best Actor – Telugu. Mahesh Babu with his diverse roles proved himself as one of the most versatile artists in Telugu cinema. The year 2006 turned out to be the best year in Mahesh Babu’s career as he delivered the hit of his career in the form of “Pokiri,” which raked a whopping amount of Rs. 40 crores, making it an industry hit at that time and made him the Superstar of Tollywood.
It’s been 37 years since Mahesh Babu made his on-screen debut. On this occasion, we at thetelugufilmnagar.com wish and congratulate our heartthrob, Mahesh Babu on completing successful 37 years in the industry. May god keep him in glory.