Giri Babu (born as Seshagiri Rao) is an Indian actor, producer and director who predominantly works in Telugu cinema. Giri Babu was a popular villain during the 1970s and 80s and later shifted to character roles from the 90s. Giri Babu is currently the one of the busiest actors in Tollywood.
The veteran of over 500 films has also directed some movies like “Simha Gharjana”, “Merupu Daadi”, “Indrajeeth” and “Nee Sukhame Ne Korukunna”. Most popular movies of Giri Babu as an actor include “Saavasagallu”, “Ninne Pelladatha”, “Idiot”, “Hello Brother”, “Merupu Daadi”, “Pasivadi Pranam” and “Chitram Bhalare Vichitram”. Giri Babu’s elder son Raghu Babu is a leading comedian-cum-villain in Tollywood.