Mahesh Babu kicked off his acting career as a child artist in ‘Needa,’ at the age of four. ‘Rajakumarudu’ marked his first leading role. He followed it with movies like ‘Takkari Donga,’ ‘Murari,’ and ‘Nijam.’ ‘Okkadu,’ a movie where he played the role of a Kabbadi player became of the top-grossing Telugu movies. He grabbed global recognition with ‘Athadu.’ The movie was dubbed in Polish and was titled ‘Pozukiwany.’ The film was not only a blockbuster but became the first Telugu film to be screened in Poland. The same was also remade in Hindi and was titled ‘Tevar.’ His movie ‘Pokiri,’ was screened at the ‘International Indian Film Academy Awards Film Festival,’ and was a blockbuster.
Some of his other high-grossing films include, ‘Dookudu,’ ‘Businessman,’ ‘Khaleja,’ ‘1: Nenokkadine,’ ‘Srimanthudu,’ ‘Spyder,’ ‘Bharat Ane Nenu,’ etc. He has received a various awards and accolades, including five ‘Filmfare Awards,’ one ‘International Indian Film Academy Award,’ three ‘South Indian International Movie Award,’ eight ‘Nandi Awards,’ and four ‘CineMAA Awards.’ He has been honoured with his statue being placed at the popular ‘Madame Tussauds Wax Museum.’
Gautham is a popular rock star who suffers from a psychological disorder that causes hallucinations and memory loss. However, he is sure that his parents were murdered, though he is unable to remember the names or identity of the killers.