Family members

Manchu Narayanaswamy Naidu
Manchu Lakshmamma
Manchu Vidya Devi
Manchu Vishnu, Manchu Lakshmi Prasanna
Ranganath Chowdary, Ramachandra Chowdary and Krishna

Short biography

Telugu actor Mohan Babu was born on 19th March 1952 in Modhugulapalem village, Chittoor District, Andhra Pradesh state. He attended primary school, Yerpedu village, S.P.J.N.M High School, Tirupati and YMCA College of Physical Education, Chennai. He attended Madras Film Institute before making his entry to films. Since from his childhood days he had great interest in dramas and cinemas, he used to take part in school plays.

After completion of his education he started his career as Physical Education Instructor fro few years. Mohan Babu later took movies seriously and moved to Chennai searching for opportunities. In 1969 he started his film career as an assistant director to Lakshmi Deepak. After working few years behind the camera he made his film debut with Kannavari Kalalu in 1974. His first blockbuster hit was Swargam Narakam co-starring Annapoorna, Jayalakshmi and Dasari Narayana Rao. He subsequently appeared in numerous commercial hits during his career spread over more than four decades.

He ventured into film production with his own production house named Sree Lakshmi Prasanna Pictures in 1982. His notable film was Major Chandrakanth starring N.T. Rama Rao in 1993, which marked the last film of his career.

He joined Telugu Desam Party of N.T. Rama Rao in 1982. He was nominated for Rajya Sabha and served six years tenure working hard to improve the basic infrastructure of Chittoor. But later he left TDP and his political career ended there. But there are still rumors that he is going to come back to politics with his own party.

During his four decades career he appeared in more than five hundred movies and was honoured with Padma Shri in 2007 considering his contribution to Arts and education.

Telugu actor Mohan Babu family members, childhood and photos


He was born to Manchu Narayanaswamy Naidu, a headmaster and Manchu Lakshmamma.

Mohan Babu Parents father Manchu Narayanaswamy Naidu


He has 3 younger brothers named Ranganath Chowdary, Ramachandra Chowdary and Krishna.


He has younger sister named Vijaya.

Ex-wife and children

He was married to Manchu Vidya Devi and the couple gave birth to a son named Manchu Vishnu and a daughter named Manchu Lakshmi Prasanna, both are actors.

Mohan Babu children son Manchu Vishnu
Manchu Vishnu
Mohan Babu children daughter Manchu Lakshmi Prasanna
Manchu Lakshmi

Wife and son

After the death of his first wife, Mohan Babu married Manchu Nirmala Devi, sister of his first wife and the couple gave birth to a son named Manchu Manoj, an actor.

Mohan Babu Wife Manchu Nirmala Devi
Manchu Nirmala Devi
Mohan Babu children son Manchu Manoj
Manchu Manoj

Childhood pictures

Mohan Babu Childhood pictures 1

Mohan Babu best movies list