Sudheer Babu

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Sudheer Babu
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Born
Posani Naga Sudheer Babu [1]

(1980-05-11) 11 May 1980 (age 41) [2]
OccupationActor
Years active2010–present
Spouse(s)
Priyadarshini
(m. 2006)
Children2
Relatives

Posani Naga Sudheer Babu (born 11 May 1980) is an Indian actor and former professional badminton player. He works primarily in Telugu films. 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.

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Film career

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

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

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

Filmography

Key
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YearTitleRole(s)NotesRef(s)
2010 Ye Maaya Chesave Jerry ThekekuttuSupporting role [4]
2012 Shiva Manasulo Shruti SivaLead role [5]
2013 Prema Katha Chitram Sudheer [7]
Aadu Magaadra Bujji Siddhu [8]
2015 Dongaata HimselfCameo appearance [18]
Krishnamma Kalipindi Iddarini Krishna [9]
Mosagallaku Mosagaadu Krish
Bhale Manchi Roju Ram [9]
2016 Sri Sri Police InspectorGuest appearance
Baaghi Raghav Hindi debut
2017 Shamanthakamani Krishna [9]
Anando Brahma HimselfGuest appearance
2018 Sammohanam Vijay [11]
Nannu Dochukunduvate Karthik [19]
Veera Bhoga Vasantha Rayalu SI Vinay Rao [20]
2020 V DCP AdityaReleased on Amazon Prime Video [21]
2021 Sridevi Soda Center Dagger-14-plain.pngTBAFilming [22]
TBAUntitled Gopichand biopic Dagger-14-plain.png Pullela Gopichand Shot simultaneously in Hindi [23] [24]
TBA Aa Ammayi Gurinchi Meeku Cheppali Dagger-14-plain.pngTBAFilming [25]

Awards and nominations

YearAwardCategoryFilmResultRef.
2013 2nd SIIMA SIIMA Award for Best Male Debut (Telugu) Siva Manasulo Sruthi Won [26]
2016 5th SIIMA The South Sensation of the YearGeneralWon [27]
2019 8th SIIMA SIIMA Award for Best Actor (Telugu) Sammohanam Nominated [28]
Special Jury Award - Telugu Won [29]
2019 Zee Cine Awards Telugu Best Entertainer of the YearWon [30]

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