Hyderabad: Mahesh Babu, a prominent figure in South Indian cinema, stands among the highest-earning actors in the industry. Commencing his acting journey at the tender age of 4 with the film ‘Needa,’ Mahesh embarked on his career under the directorship of his father, Ghattamaneni Shiva Ram Krishnamurthy. Surprisingly, not many are aware of this initial connection.
According to national media, Mahesh Babu’s net worth is estimated at a staggering 256 crores, a fortune accumulated through his contributions to films, endorsements, and investments. While he initially commanded a fee of 40 crores per film, his remuneration has now soared to over 80 crores.
In addition to his financial success, Mahesh boasts a collection of luxury cars, including models from Mercedes, BMW, and Audi.
The year 2022 witnessed Mahesh gaining attention for his controversial remarks about Bollywood. During the trailer launch of Adivi Sesh’s film ‘Major,’ he disclosed that he had received numerous offers for Hindi films but declined them. Mahesh expressed his belief that the offered compensation was inadequate, emphasizing his commitment to an industry that values his contributions.
He underlined the immense stardom and recognition he has achieved in the South Indian film industry, asserting his dedication to its growth. Mahesh Babu declared that his dream is unfolding, expressing profound contentment and a resolute commitment to his chosen path.