Veteran actor, filmmaker and educationist Manchu Mohan Babu has turned yet another memorable chapter in his cinematic journey. The Dialogue King has completed 48 years in Indian Cinema. On this day, in 1975, Mohan Babu’s maiden film as a hero, Swargam Narakam, directed by his guru Dasari Narayana Rao, released in cinemas and the rest is history.
Born Bhaktavatsalam Naidu, Mohan Babu began his journey in movies in the early 1970s and played small characters in a couple of films, before making his debut as a hero with Swargam Narakam. Within no time, he gained prominence in the film industry and also earned a solid fan base for his unique mannerisms and dialogue delivery. The negative roles he had played in his early days still remain as the best in his career.
After establishing himself as an actor, Mohan Babu turned filmmaker by launching his film production house, Sree Lakshmi Prasanna Pictures, in 1982. Assembly Rowdy, Pedarayudu, Alludu Garu and Major Chandrakanth are some of the landmark movies in the 71-year-old actor’s career.
Mohan Babu instituted Sree Vidyanikethan Educational Trust in 1993 and is successfully running several schools and colleges in the sacred temple town of Tirupati. In 2022, he established Mohan Babu University. The Government of India had honored Mohan Babu with the prestigious Padma Shri award, India’s fourth highest civilian award, Padma Shri, in 2007.
123telugu.com joins fans and well-wishers in wishing Mohan Babu on his latest milestone and wishes many more such glories in the coming years.
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