One of the most charismatic actors of the country, Mr Mahesh Babu is celebrating his birthday today.On this occasion lets find out more on the films that defined this celebrated actor of Telugu cinema.
1. Okkadu 
Mahesh Babu shined in the role of an angry young man who saves a girl from the hands of psychopathic villain.The film upon release garnered commercial and critical acclaim and turned out to be the first blockbuster for the actor .Okkadu was remade in multiple indian languages notable one being the Tamil remake Ghilli starring Vijay.
2. Athadu 
Mahesh Babu yet again shined in the role of a paid assassin in disguise in Trivikram Srinivas’s Athadu.The actor got widespread appreciation for playing the layered role with conviction and panache.The film went on to become the highest grossing Telugu film of the year.Upon release the movie became so popular that it was dubbed in polish language and was released across Poland.
3. Bharath Ane Nenu 
For the first time in his career,the actor played the role of a political leader in this film.Despite the cinematic liberties taken,the film had its heart at the right place.The film went went on to become the 3rd highest grossing Telugu film of all time.
4. seethamma vakitlo sirimalle chettu 
Mahesh Babu’s attempt towards not getting typecasted was evident when he decided to be part of this family drama.The actor shared the screen space with veteran actor Venkatesh for the first time and was hugely appreciated for underplaying the character by completely shedding his action star image.
5. nenokkadine 
As a schizophrenic rock musician who is dead set on solving the mystery behind his parents death,Mahesh Babu showed the entire spectrum of emotions thereby justifying the complex character written for him in the film.Even though the film could not get the deserved success at box office,over the years it has achieved a cult status among his fans.