Mahesh Babu (born Mahesh Ghattamaneni on 9 August 1975) is an Indian film actor and producer known for his work predominantly in Telugu cinema. He owns the production house G. Mahesh Babu Entertainment Pvt. Ltd. Born to actor Krishna in the Ghattamaneni family.
Mahesh Babu faced the camera at the age of four as a child artist in 1979’s Needa. His first leading role was in the film Rajakumarudu, which was released in August 1999.He played a young Kabaddi player in the 2003 blockbuster film Okkadu, one of the biggest Telugu grossers of the time. The film was subsequently remade into various Indian languages.