The Telugu film industry features a large number of talented actors who are determined to give absolutely everything to give hit films to the audience. Among the actors, Mahesh Babu is one of the famous faces in the Tollywood industry.
In fact, he is one of the most attractive heroes in the Indian cinema industry. The Telugu superstar gave up smoking and is pretty much focused on his healthy diet plan. He used to smoke many times and we have seen him doing it in his films.
However, he eventually, gave up after ‘reading a book on smoking’ by the author Allen Carr. In his latest movies, he makes sure not to smoke. He is also one of the successful actors in India.
He has appeared in 34 films, with a mix of box office hits and flops. For example, Maharsi, Spyder, Bharat Ane Nenu, Sarileru Neekevvaru, Businessman, and many more are the superhits of Mahesh Babu’s career. Blockbuster films – Okkadu, Athadu, Pokiri.
Now in this article, we will take a look at the five lesser-known facts about Mahesh Babu.
1. Mahesh Babu is one of the very few actors who has never done remakes so far. The actor himself admitted that he never believes in remakes as he is always interested to do new films.
2. Apart from his acting skills, he is known for his philanthropic works. He is known to donate 30 per cent of all his earnings to charitable causes and that makes him a very good person.
3. For the unversed, Mahesh Babu has adopted two villages (taking a cue from his film Srimanthudu) namely Burripalem in Andhra Pradesh and Siddhapuram in Telangana. In fact, Burripalem is the native place of Mahesh Babu’s father, Krishna.
4. Although he was born and brought up in Chennai, the Telugu actor didn’t study his mother tongue. Yes, he can understand and talk Telugu fluently, but cannot read it. In fact, he doesn’t read the script but pays complete attention to the dialogues from his directors and delivers it in the movies and that’s how he gets the job done.
5. Mahesh Babu has given his voice-over for the Pawan Kalyan-starrer Jalsa and the Jr. NTR-starrer Baadshah. He also sang the title song of his movie “Businessman”.