Ramesh Babu was an Indian producer and former actor. He was the older brother of the famous South Indian actor, Mahesh Babu. Ramesh died of liver-related ailments on January 8, 2022.
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Ramesh Babu alias Ghattamaneni Ramesh Babu was born on Wednesday October 13, 1965 (age 56 years; at the time of death) in Madras (now Chennai), Tamil Nadu. His hometown is in Burripalem, Guntur, Andhra Pradesh. Her zodiac sign is Libra.
Height (approx.): 5 ′ 6 ″
Eye color: Brown
Hair color: Black (Semi bald)
Fathers and brothers
His father, Ghattamaneni Siva Rama Krishna, is a former actor, director, and producer. His mother’s name is Indira Devi. His stepmother, Vijaya Nirmala, was an actress who died in 2019.
His younger brother, Mahesh Babu, is an actor who is married to Indian actress Namrata Shirodkar. His younger stepbrother, Naresh Babu, is also an actor. He had three younger sisters; Manjula Ghattamaneni (actor and producer), Padmavathi and Priyadarshini.
I used to watch Mahesh Babu’s academic performance when Mahesh was in school.
wife and sons
He was married to Mrudula. The couple has two children; a son named Jaya Krishna Ghattamaneni and a daughter named Bharathi Ghattamaneni.
As a child actor
In 1974, he made his debut as a child actor in the Telugu film ‘Alluri Seetaramar Telugaju’, in which he played the role of the young Alluri Seetaramaraju.
He then acted in such Telugu films as ‘Dongalaku Donga’ (1977), ‘Manushulu Chesina Dongalu’ (1977) and ‘Annadammula Saval’ (1978). At the age of 14, Ramesh, along with his younger brother Mahesh, appeared in the Telugu film ‘Needa’.
as main actor
After taking a break from acting, he played the title role in the Telugu film ‘Samraat’, in which he played the title role.
He then acted in various Telugu films such as ‘Bazaar Rowdy’ (1988), ‘Mugguru Kodukulu’ (1988), ‘Krishna Gaari Abbayi’ (1989) and ‘Kaliyuga Abhimanyudu’ (1990). After appearing in the Telugu film ‘Encounter’ in 1997, he stopped acting and ventured into film production.
as a producer
Ramesh Babu served as an executive producer on the Hindi film ‘Sooryavansham’ (1999). Later, he founded a film production company ‘Krishna Productions Private Ltd’ in Hyderabad under the name of his father. Some of the Telugu films produced by Ramesh Babu are ‘Arjun’ (2004), ‘Athidhi’ (2007), ‘Dookudu’ (2011) and ‘Aagadu’ (2014).
On January 8, 2022, he took his last breath at AIG Hospital, Gachibowli, Hyderabad. He suffered from prolonged ailments related to the liver. Ramesh Babu’s film production company ‘GMB Entertainment’ confirmed the news of his passing via Twitter. The tweet says,
It is with deep sorrow that we announce the passing of our beloved Ghattamaneni Ramesh Babu garu. It will continue to live in our hearts forever. In light of the current circumstances, we ask all of our supporters to adhere to the Covid-19 regulations and avoid gathering at the cremation site. “
Several celebrities from South India shared their grief over his passing. Veteran South Indian actor Chiranjeevi tweeted:
My condolences to Shri Krishna garu, @urstrulyMahesh and all members of the family. May the Almighty strengthen the family to cope with the tragic loss ”.
Actor Sai Dharam Tej tweeted:
Sad to hear about Shri’s untimely passing. #GhattamaneniRameshBabu garu ”.