Ramesh Babu Wiki, Age, Death, Wife, Children, Family, Biography & More

ramesh babu

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.

Physical appearance

Height (approx.): 5 ′ 6 ″

Eye color: Brown

Hair color: Black (Semi bald)

ramesh babu

Family

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.

Ramesh Babu with his father and brother Mahesh Babu

Ramesh Babu with his father and brother Mahesh Babu

Ramesh Babu's stepmother, Vijay Nirmala

Ramesh Babu’s stepmother, Vijay Nirmala

Ramesh Babu's brother, Mahesh Babu, and his mother, Indira Devi.

Ramesh Babu’s brother, Mahesh Babu, and his mother, Indira Devi.

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.

Ramesh Babu's brother, Mahesh Babu, and his sister Manjula Ghattamaneni

Ramesh Babu’s brother, Mahesh Babu, and his sister Manjula Ghattamaneni

Ramesh Babu's brother, Mahesh Babu, and his stepbrother, Naresh Babu.

Ramesh Babu’s brother, Mahesh Babu, and his stepbrother, Naresh Babu.

Padmavathi, Ramesh Babu's sister

Padmavathi, Ramesh Babu’s sister

Ramesh Babu's sister Priyadarshini with her husband Sudheer Babu.

Ramesh Babu’s sister Priyadarshini with her husband Sudheer Babu.

I used to watch Mahesh Babu’s academic performance when Mahesh was in school.

An old photo of Ramesh Babu with his father and brother Mahesh Babu

An old photo of Ramesh Babu with his father and brother Mahesh Babu

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.

Ramesh Babu with his wife

Ramesh Babu with his wife

Ramesh Babu's wedding photo

Ramesh Babu’s wedding photo

Career

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.

Poster for the movie 'Alluri Seetaramaraju'

Poster for the movie ‘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’.

A fragment of a film starring Ramesh Babu and Mahesh Babu

A fragment of a film starring Ramesh Babu and Mahesh Babu

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.

Movie poster Samraat (1987)

Movie poster Samraat (1987)

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.

Ramesh Babu in a movie

Ramesh Babu in a movie

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).

Death

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 ”.