Sarath Babu

Sarath Babu

Sarath Babu is an Indian film actor, who has acted in almost all the major south Indian languages Telugu, Tamil, Kannada and Malayalam. He has been in the industry for nearly 37 years and has acted in more than 200 movies, most of them in a supporting role. He has acted in 80 films each in Telugu and Tamil, 20 in Kannada and a few in Malayalam. He entered the film industry in 1973 through a Telugu movie and later became popular through the Tamil movie Nizhal Nijamagiradhu directed by K. Balachander. He is well known for his supporting roles to actors like Sivaji Ganesan, Kamal Haasan, Rajini kanth, Chiranjeevi and Nandamuri Balakrishna. He refers to K. Balachander as his mentor and has acted in some of his films.

He has received numerous awards, including eight Nandi awards from the government of Andhra Pradesh for his roles in Telugu movies. His first break was in Tamil directed by Balachander. The same was remade in Telugu as Idhi Katha Kadu with me, Kamal Haasan and Chiranjeevi and the movie was a hit.

Personal
Name Sarath Babu
Real Name Sathyam Babu Dixit
DOB 31/05/1951
Place of Birth Amadalavalasa, Andhra Pradesh
Complexion Very Fair
Hair color Black
Eye color Black
Nationality Indian
Religion Hindu
School Kings Matriculation School
College Indian Institute of Management, BITS Pilani.
Height 5’8”
Birth Sign Leo
Professional
Occupation Actor
Active from 1977
Debut movie Nizhal Nijamagiradhu (Tamil)
Known For Mullum Malarum,Uthiri Pookkal,Annamalai,Muthu
Family
Home Town Chennai
Spouse Rama Prabha (1981-1988) (divorced),Snehalatha Dixit (1990-2011) (divorced)
Relative Nambiar (father-in-law)

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