Ramesh Babu – Biography, Facts & Life Story

Ramesh Babu
Nickname Ramesh
Gender Male
Age 57 years old (in 2023)
Date of Birth October 13, 1965
Full Name Ramesh Babu Ghattamaneni
Profession Actor, Producer
Nationality Indian
Birthplace Chennai, India
Religion Hinduism
Zodiac Sign Libra

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Height, Weight & Physical Stats

Bodytype Average
Height 6 Feet 2 Inches (1.88 m)
Weight 70 kg (154 lbs)
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Black
Shoe Size 11 (US)

Ramesh Babu is a renowned Indian movie actor as well as a filmmaker. He was born in Chennai, Tamil Nadu; India on 13th October, 1965.

Ramesh was only 12 years old, when he made his first acting debut as a child star with the movie titled Manushulu Chesina Dongalu. At his 14 years of age, he was featured in Dasari Narayana Rao directed movie titled Needa wherein he portrayed a leading role. More significantly, his younger brother named Mahesh Babu was also the prominent part of star cast for the movie titled Needa who was only 4 years old at that time. In the year 1987, he moved back into movie through V. Madhusudhan Rao directed movie titled Samraat in a male leading role.

Renowned actress Sonam Bajwa had coupled in the film together with the main leading roles of the movie titled “Sharada and Ramesh Babu.” In 1988, he starred in his father directed movies like Kaliyuga Karnudu and Mugguru Kodukulu. His first commercially megahit movie was Bazaar Rowdy released in the year 1988, from this movie he rose to utmost fame and also earned a star tag overnight. From the years 1989 to 1997, Ramesh Babu was appeared in the movies such as Kaliyuga Abhimanyudu, Black Tiger, Encounter-1997 and Mama Kodalu. For the year 1989, he portrayed a dual role in the film titled Krishna Gaari Abbayi. The main directors in his career those noticed his talent and used to feature in their movies for becoming a megastar was V. Madhusudhan Rao, Dasari Narayana Rao, K. S. R. Das and Krishna Ghattamaneni. In the year 1997, Ramesh Babu declared his retirement from the movies and moved ahead to initiate his career as a film producer.

As a filmmaker, he made his first debut as an associate producer from the movie titled Sooryavansham. It was a megahit movie at Indian box office. Furthermore, his second winning as a film producer was a wonderful start. In the subsequent time, Ramesh Babu produced a number of Telugu movies like Athidhi, Arjun, Aagadu, and Dookudu.

Ramesh Babu was born to Indira Devi and actor Krishna. He has four siblings comprising off Manjula Ghattamaneni and Mahesh Babu. He tied the knot with Mrudula Ghattamaneni and the couple was blessed with two children named Jaya Krishna Ghattamaneni and Bharathi Ghattamaneni. Renowned Film director cum actress Vijaya Nirmala is his stepmom whereas actress Namrata Shirodkar is his sister-in-law.


Ramesh Babu Education

College: Trinity College Dublin

Ramesh Babu Career

Profession: Actor, Producer

Known For: Famous for starring in Alluri Seetharama Raju movie


Film Debut: Alluri Seetaramaraju (1974)

Alluri Seetaramaraju (1974)
Movie poster

Net Worth: USD $122 Million Approx

Family & Relatives

Father: Krishna

His father Krishna

Mother: Indira Devi

His mother Indira Devi

Brother: Mahesh Babu

Mahesh Babu
Ramesh Babu’s brother

Sister: Priyadarshini Ghattamaneni

His sister Priyadarshini Ghattamaneni

Padmavathi Ghattamaneni

His sister Padmavathi Ghattamaneni

Manjula Ghattamaneni

Manjula Ghattamaneni
His sister Manjula Ghattamaneni


Marital Status: Married

Wife: Namrata Shirodkar (m. 2005)

Mrudula Ghattamaneni
Ramesh Babu with his wife

No. of Children: 2

Son: Bharathi Ghattamaneni
Jaya Krishna

Ramesh Babu Favorites

Hobbies: Traveling

Favorite Color: Blue

Facts You Never Knew About Ramesh Babu

  • Is Ramesh Babu addicted to smoking? – No
  • Is Ramesh Babu alcoholic?- Yes
  • Once you hear someone stating the Prince of Telugu cinema and the Megastar of Tollywood cinema commonly indicates referring to Mahesh Babu.
  • His first arrival in the world of Tollywood cinema initiated at his four years of age as a child star in the movie titled Needa.
  • Apart from carrying charms and good looks, Ramesh Babu is also recognized for his charitable works whilst he never ever desires to expose them which make him a “Social Personality” too.
  • His film titled Pokiri got worldwide fame and had been one of the top grosser in Tollywood cinema.
  • Ramesh’s first leading role was in the movie titled Rajakumarudu, released in 1999.

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