If you’ve watched the teaser of the upcoming bilingual film, Spyder, that was released to mark his birthday today, you will not believe that Telugu superstar Mahesh Babu turns 42 today, as he doesn’t look a year older than his twenties. While we would all love to know the secret behind his youthful looks, his swag and his style, there many other things we are sure his fans would love to know about him. Here are some things you probably didn’t know about him:
1. He started really young, he was only 4 years old when he started acting. His first film was a Telugu film, called Needa. He then went on to do films like; Anna Thammadu, Mugguru, Kodukulu, Kaduku Diddina, Kapuram, Bala Chandrudu, etc. as a child artist.
2. He only debuted as a lead actor in Raja Kumarudu, after he had acted in nine filmsHe has won 5 Filmfare Awards for Best Actor and 3 Nandi Awards awards as best actor besides 4 in other categories.
3. He was ranked first place in the Times most desirable men in India 2013, beating actors like Salman Khan, Aamir Khan and Shah Rukh Khan.
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4. He is one of the highest paid actors in South India after Rajnikanth.
5. He has sung for his own film, Businessman and proved he has that talent too.
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6. He is married to former Bollywood actress, Namrata Shirodkar.
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7. The most interesting fact is that in spite of being a top Telugu actor and doing so many hit Telugu films, he does not know how to read Telugu but can only understand and speak the language!