The prince of Tollywood, Mahesh Babu, is all set to celebrate his 42nd birthday tomorrow. Born in 1975, Mahesh Babu has grown to become one of the biggest superstars of Telugu film industry. He enjoys a huge fan following all over the world. Recently, he even set up his own production house and started producing movies. He adapted his native village of Burripalem and has been taking measures to develop it.
In a film career of 18 years, Mahesh has given many hits and blockbusters. Some even went on to become Industry hits.
We wish him a happy birthday and take a look at 5 must watch movies of his till date that every film lover needs to watch.
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The 2014 film was directed by Sukumar. It’s an action thriller in which Mahesh suffers from a psychological disorder. The movie was considered to be way ahead of its times and received wide appreciation from the critics. It is one of the highest rated Indian movies on IMDB with a rating of 8.4. The movie has developed a cult following for its gripping plot and tight screenplay. Even though the movie didn’t fare well at the Box Office, it remains as one of the best performances of Mahesh Babu.
Srimanthudu is the biggest hit in Mahesh Babu’s career. Directed by Koratala Siva, Srimanthudu collected huge at the Box office. It had a novel concept of village adoption that was blended very well with various commercial aspects. Mahesh went on to bag several awards for his role as Harsha in the movie. The movie did superb business in the overseas market too.
Okkadu was released in 2003. The Gunasekhar directed film went to become a massive success at the Box Office. It also gave Mahesh his first Blockbuster. Okkadu is a story of how a youngster from Hyderabad fights a faction-leader from Rayalaseema to win his love. Mahesh won many awards for this role and the movie is still hugely popular among the audience.
The movie that was Industry’s biggest hit in 75 years. Pokiri released in 2006 and created a rage among the masses. It was directed by Puri Jagannadh and even got remade into Hindi as ‘Wanted’ with Salman Khan in the lead role. The movie tells the story of an undercover cop who strives to remove the illegal gangs from the city. Pokiri is a fast-paced movie that is packed with high intense action scenes.
This tops the list of the must watch movies of Mahesh Babu.
Athadu was directed by Trivikram ad was released in 2005. Mahesh plays the role of a cold-blooded professional killer in the movie. He carries the subtle emotions superbly well while playing out some top notch action scenes at the same time. The movie didn’t do as well as expected at the Box Office but over the years, has gone on to become a huge crowd favourite. The CD sales were tremendous and even now, the TRPs registered are pretty high each time its telecast on the Television.
While these are a few of his must watch movies, do let us know what your favourite movies of Mahesh Babu are in the comments section!!