Sudheer Babu

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Sudheer Babu
Sudheer Babu at Saina Nehwal's wedding reception (cropped).jpg
Babu in 2018
Born
Posani Naga Sudheer Babu[1]

(1980-05-11) 11 May 1980 (age 40)[2]
OccupationActor
Years active2010–present
Spouse(s)
Priyadarshini
(m. 2006)
Children2
Relatives

Posani Naga Sudheer Babu (born 11 May 1980) is an Indian film actor and former professional Badminton player. He primarily works in the Tollywood (Telugu). Debuted as a lead actor in Shiva Manasulo Shruti (2012), Babu's successful films include Prema Katha Chitram (2013), Baaghi (2016), and Sammohanam (2018). He won SIIMA Special Jury award for his performance in Sammohanam.

Film career[edit]

Babu began his acting career with a supporting role in Gautham Menon-directed Ye Maaya Chesave (2010), produced by his sister-in-law Manjula Ghattamaneni.[4] His first film in a leading role was the Siva Manasulo Sruthi (2012). a remake of Tamil film Siva Manasula Sakthi (2009).[5][6]

Babu tasted success with the 2013 horror comedy film, Prema Katha Chitram. Made on a budget of 2 crore, the film went onto gross 20 crore at the box office.[7] In the same year, he appeared in Aadu Magaadra Bujji.[8] In 2015, Babu played the lead role in three films, Krishnamma Kalipindi Iddarini, Mosagallaku Mosagadu, and Bhale Manchi Roju.[9]

In 2016, Babu made his Hindi film debut with Baaghi, where he played an antagonistic role.[10] His 2017 film Samanthakamani was a commercial success.[9]

In 2018, Babu teamed up with director Mohana Krishna Indraganti for the romantic drama film Sammohanam. The film where a young cartoonist falls for an actress turned out to be a profitable venture.[11][12] In the same year, he appeared in two other films, namely Nannu Dochukunduvate and Veera Bhoga Vasantha Rayalu,

In his second collaboration with Indraganti, Babu is featured in action thriller V (2020) alongside actor Nani.[13]

Badminton career[edit]

Babu became the Number 1 ranked badminton player of Andhra Pradesh as well as Karnataka. He has played alongside Pullela Gopichand as a doubles partner.[14] He is scheduled to play the role of Gopichand in the latter's biopic.[15]

Personal life[edit]

Sudheer Babu is married to Priyadarshini, daughter of veteran actor Krishna and younger sister of Mahesh Babu.[16] The couple has two children.[17]

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role(s) Notes Ref(s)
2010 Ye Maaya Chesave Jerry Thekekuttu Supporting role [4]
2012 Shiva Manasulo Shruti Siva Lead role [5]
2013 Prema Katha Chitram Sudheer [7]
Aadu Magaadra Bujji Siddhu [8]
2015 Dongaata Himself Cameo appearance [18]
Krishnamma Kalipindi Iddarini Krishna [9]
Mosagallaku Mosagaadu Krish
Bhale Manchi Roju Ram [9]
2016 Sri Sri Police Inspector Guest Appearance
Baaghi Raghav Hindi Debut
2017 Shamanthakamani Krishna [9]
Anando Brahma Himself Guest Appearance
2018 Sammohanam Vijay [11]
Nannu Dochukunduvate Karthik [19]
Veera Bhoga Vasantha Rayalu SI Vijay Kumar [20]
2020 V DCP Aditya Released on Amazon Prime Video [21]
TBA Untitled Gopichand biopic Pullela Gopichand Shot simultaneously in Hindi [22][23]

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Film Result Ref.
2013 2nd SIIMA SIIMA Award for Best Male Debut (Telugu) Siva Manasulo Sruthi Won [24]
2016 5th SIIMA The South Sensation of the Year General Won [25]
2019 8th SIIMA SIIMA Award for Best Actor (Telugu) Sammohanam Nominated [26]
Special Jury Award - Telugu Won [27]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Chinmayi, Sudheer Babu (24 April 2019). Famously Filmfare S1E10 (Television production) (in Telugu). MX Player. 17 minutes in.
  2. ^ "Birthday Boy Sudheer Babu's Macho Look From 'V'". Sakshi Post. 11 May 2020. Archived from the original on 11 October 2020. Retrieved 2 September 2020.
  3. ^ "Mahesh Babu's brother-in-law makes his debut". Rediff. Archived from the original on 11 October 2020. Retrieved 9 September 2020.
  4. ^ a b "Sudheer Babu thanks Manjuala Ghattamaneni for Ye Maaya Chesave - Times of India". The Times of India. Archived from the original on 11 October 2020. Retrieved 2 September 2020.
  5. ^ a b "Mahesh Babu's brother-in-law makes his debut". rediff. Archived from the original on 10 February 2012. Retrieved 12 February 2012.
  6. ^ Kavirayani, Suresh (1 February 2012). "Sudheer Babu is all set to make his Tollywood entry". Times of India. Archived from the original on 5 November 2013. Retrieved 12 February 2012.
  7. ^ a b "Will 'Prema Katha Chitram' be successful in Kannada too?". News18. Archived from the original on 11 October 2020. Retrieved 2 September 2020.
  8. ^ a b Aadu Magadura Bujji Movie Review {2.5/5}: Critic Review of Aadu Magadura Bujji by Times of India, retrieved 2 September 2020
  9. ^ a b c d e "Sudheer Babu: Best roles of the talented actor". The Times of India. 14 May 2019. Archived from the original on 11 October 2020. Retrieved 2 September 2020.
  10. ^ DelhiApril 19, India Today Web Desk New; April 20, 2016UPDATED:; Ist, 2016 18:15. "Baaghi: Meet Sudheer Babu, the man giving Tiger and Shraddha sleepless nights". India Today. Archived from the original on 11 October 2020. Retrieved 2 September 2020.CS1 maint: extra punctuation (link) CS1 maint: numeric names: authors list (link)
  11. ^ a b "Sudheer Babu gets nostalgic as Sammohanam completes 2 years - Times of India". The Times of India. Archived from the original on 11 October 2020. Retrieved 2 September 2020.
  12. ^ Vyas (17 July 2018). "Sammohanam Final Box Office Collections Report". The Hans India. Archived from the original on 11 October 2020. Retrieved 2 September 2020.
  13. ^ "Sudheer Babu's first look in V". The Hindu. Archived from the original on 28 January 2020. Retrieved 12 February 2020.
  14. ^ "Sudhir Babu Biography". Archived from the original on 15 September 2015. Retrieved 13 February 2012.
  15. ^ "Pullela Gopichand biopic to go on floors in September - Times of India". The Times of India. Archived from the original on 11 October 2020. Retrieved 22 February 2019.
  16. ^ "Mahesh Babu's family tree: Brother Ramesh Babu, sister Padmavathi and more". Republic World. Archived from the original on 11 October 2020. Retrieved 2 September 2020.
  17. ^ Vyas (3 July 2018). "Sudheer Babu's Younger Son Makes Film Debut". The Hans India. Archived from the original on 11 October 2020. Retrieved 2 September 2020.
  18. ^ "Dongata's special song makes waves - Times of India". The Times of India. Archived from the original on 11 October 2020. Retrieved 6 September 2020.
  19. ^ Dundoo, Sangeetha Devi (21 September 2018). "'Nannu Dochukunduvate' review: Romance and relationships with a dose of humour". The Hindu. ISSN 0971-751X. Archived from the original on 11 October 2020. Retrieved 2 September 2020.
  20. ^ Veera Bhoga Vasantha Rayalu Movie Review {2/5}: Character study gone wrong, retrieved 2 September 2020
  21. ^ "Nani starrer V to release on Amazon Prime Video". Indian Express. Archived from the original on 11 October 2020. Retrieved 20 August 2020.
  22. ^ "Sudheer Babu simultaneously shooting for two films; V and Pullela Gopichand biopic - Times of India". The Times of India. Archived from the original on 11 October 2020. Retrieved 2 September 2020.
  23. ^ kavirayani, suresh (13 June 2018). "Using their names is like asking for dowry: Sudheer Babu". Deccan Chronicle. Archived from the original on 11 October 2020. Retrieved 2 September 2020.
  24. ^ "Dhanush, Shruti Haasan win top laurels at SIIMA awards". Deccan Herald. 14 September 2013. Retrieved 21 October 2020.
  25. ^ Hooli, Shekhar H. (1 July 2016). "SIIMA Awards 2016 Telugu winners list: SS Rajamouli's 'Baahubali,' Mahesh Babu's 'Srimanthudu' sweep list". International Business Times, India Edition. Archived from the original on 4 August 2019. Retrieved 18 August 2019.
  26. ^ "SIIMA Awards 2019: Here's a complete list of nominees - Times of India". The Times of India. Archived from the original on 1 August 2019. Retrieved 18 August 2019.
  27. ^ "SIIMA 2019 in Qatar: Vijay Deverakonda, Keerthy Suresh, Yash and Other Celebs' Stylish Red Carpet Appearances Are A Must See! View Pics". Latestly. 16 August 2019. Archived from the original on 16 August 2019. Retrieved 18 August 2019.

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