Mahesh Babu earned nicknames like ‘Prince of Tollywood’, ‘Naani’, ‘Superstar’ and ‘Universal Mahesh Babu’ for his outstanding performances in Tollywood.
He found a special place in the Tollywood industry at the age of 4 with the film ‘Needa’ in 1979. As a consequence of this role, he landed 8 roles in the upcoming films even before he learned to memorize lines.
Mahesh Babu’s 15 Best Cool Movies
Mahesh Babu has been an active part of the Tollywood industry since 40 years now. Let’s take a look at his must-see films.
These films were made one by one in two languages, Tamil and Telugu. Mahesh Babu plays an Intelligence Bureau Officer who is an expert in tapping phones.
He lists people’s conversations and assists them in warding off potential harm. This job leads him to a serial killer and what follows is a series of heinous crimes.
Directed by Trivikram Srinivas and also written by him, this film features Mahesh Babu, Trisha Krishnan and Prakash Raj among many others.
Here a gunman, premeditated for murder, is hired. This gunman assumes the identity of the dead and continues to hide from the police. This leads to a series of interesting events.
Maharshi marks his 25th yearth film and hence is Mahesh Babu’s special film. Vamshi Paidipally directed this film and it is a story about Rishi, who is a dirty rich businessman.
He is the CEO of a company based in America and returned to India to support farmers and agriculture. This film has some gripping moments.
He does justice to the role of a rock star who also suffers from some psychological barriers. The protagonist’s parents were killed by several thugs and the story revolves around how Mahesh Babu overcomes his obstacles and seeks revenge for the death of his parents. Sukumar directed this film.
5]Bharath Ane Nenu
Here, Mahesh Babu plays a young graduate who is elected as the youngest CM of Andhra Pradesh after his father dies.
He had no political knowledge and thus faced various obstacles during his journey to reform society. Koratala Siva is directing this film and has Kiara Advani opposite Mahesh Babu.
6]Seethama Vakitlo Sirimalle Chettu
This film is a drama-based film that has a strong message. The film has Mahesh Babu, Daggubati Venkatesh, Samantha Ruth Prabhu and Anjali in the lead roles.
The plot of this film revolves around the way love conquers everything from status, money, and pride. This movie is available on Hotstar and you can overwatch it.
This is the story of a local bad guy and his lethal instincts that lead to his girlfriend’s disapproval for obvious reasons.
His killer instincts also lead to a cop’s hostility and the unwanted attention Don. Puri Jagannath is a film director as well as a dialogue writer. Ileana D’Cruz is paired against Mahesh Babu.
Okkadu is a film that tells the story of a Kabaddi player who rescues and cares for a young woman who ran away from an unwanted marriage.
This young lady is hiding in the Kabaddi player’s house. Gunasekhar is the director and writer of this film and besides Mahesh Babu, there are Bhoomika Chawla and Prakash Raj.
In Dookudu, Mahesh Babu plays the role of an eclectic police officer who keeps lying to track down a gangster and kill him. However, the trail of events leads to some funny events as well as fake reality shows.
This reality show was created to make his ailing father believe in the credibility of his work. Mahesh Babu is a badass and takes revenge on criminal life. You can still watch it on Hotstar.
Harsha, the protagonist has played the role of a multi-millionaire who has got everything but unfortunately he still feels that something is still missing in his life.
To fill the void, he does the noble work of adopting whole villages to transform people and remove their misfortunes.
The film came out in 2001 and tells the story of an entire family who is under a curse because of their old sins.
As per the sins the family had committed, one male was bound to die every 48 years. Krishna Vamsi is directing the film and it stars Mahesh Babu, Sonali Bendre and Lakshmi Satyanarayan Kaikala.
In this film, Khaleja, there is a mysterious disease that devours the whole village. Mahesh Babu plays a taxi driver who helps the village and acts as their savior.
The film’s writer and director is Trivikram Srinivas and stars Anushka Shetty opposite Mahesh Babu. You will also see Prakash Raj in this hit film.
Mahesh Babu has a record of creating big hits with most of his films. Each of his performances has left an impression on the minds of the audience.
Puri Jagannath is directing Businessman which also stars Kajal Aggarwal. The film tells the story of Vijay who reaches Mumbai to shake the underworld. You can’t miss her stellar performance.
In this film, we see Mahesh Babu playing the role of a boy who is caught up in a family drama. The film revolves around the protagonist Mahesh Babu (Ajay) who marries the daughter of a relative according to his father’s wishes. Then he realized that he loved another girl.
This story revolves around a young boy who is guided by his mother in a very strategic way to avenge his father against the criminals who killed him after falsely accusing him.
Teja is the director and writer of this film and apart from Mahesh Babu, the film stars Tottempudi Gopichand and Raasi.
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