Sarath Babu

Other names of Sarath Babu: Sharat Babu, Sathyam Babu Dixithulu
Birthday: 31-07-1951
Age: 67
Star sign: Leo

Sarath Babu is in the Industry for 37 years now. He did some 200 films which covered all South Indian languages. He is a highly skilled actor but couldn’t stand as a husband and had multiple divorces. Sarath Babu is one of the most talented character artists in South India. He has played numerous roles as a husband, friend, father, brother and villain on-screen. Personal Life: Sarath Babu was born on 31 July 1951 at Amadalavalasa in Andhra Pradesh. He turned 64 this year and is looking forward to another marriage. Sarath Babu’s father had his own business of hotel, and he wanted him to handle his business. But on the other hand, Sarath wanted to be a police officer, but his dreams crashed when he developed short-sight during his college days. His friends and lecturers in his college told his mother that he was good looking, and he should try to get into films. While his father was against him entering in the films, his mother encouraged him to try his luck in films. Though it was a risky decision, but he had an alternate plan to join his father’s business later on so he tried acting. In the year, 1988 he divorced his wife, Rama Prabha, who was also an actress while he met Snehalatha that time. He married her in 1990 but after a period of 20 years, got divorced. Snehalatha filed divorce on July 27th, 2011 in a family court on the grounds of mental torture because of the actor and got a divorce. However, what surprises everyone is that his spirit to get married at this age.

Career: Sarath got into the industry with the help of an advertisement that stated the requirement of new faces or fresher for films he got into films easily with that. Sharath was also a part of Telugu movies as he has worked in all south indian launguage movies. His debut Telugu film was Abhimanavati in 1975. Later in 1977, a film named Nizhal Nijamagiradhu was released. It was directed by the famous director Balachander and was a hit. It was this film from which his career in Tamil films started actually. It was remade in Telugu as Idhi Katha Kadu, which featured him with Kamal Hassan and Chiranjeevi. Since these movies were highly appreciated by the audience, Sarath considers Balachander as his mentor. In his acting career spanning 37 years, Sarath Babu has acted in over 200 movies covering all South Indian languages. He has acted in 80 films each in Telugu and Tamil, 20 in Kannada and a few in Malayalam. He was also seen in television. He first appeared on television in 1998 in Gopuram. After a long time, he again appeared on television in 2013 in Rajakumari and Mannan Magal in 2014. Awards: Sarath Babu has received numerous awards for his wonderful performances in Tamil, Kannada and Malayalam movies that include eight Nandi awards from the government of Andhra Pradesh for his roles in Telugu movies.

Another Version Of Sarath Babu:

Sarath Babu was born on 31st July’1951 in Amudalavalasa, Srikakulam(Dist.), Andhra Pradesh. Another name of him is Sthyam Babu Dixit. His father is an hotelier and wanted his son to settle in that business. But against his father’s wishes, Sarath Babu chose acting as his career. He married Telugu actress Ramaprabha, but after a few years they got divorced. Later, he married film actor M.N.Nambiar’s daughter Sneha.                               

Sarath Babu is a film and TV actor, who has worked in all major South-Indian languages- Telugu, Kannada, Tamil and Malayalam. He started his acting career in the year 1973 and has been in film industry for almost 37 years. He made his entry with a Telugu film in 1973. He has worked in nearly 200 films. Sarath Babu has worked in 80 Telugu films, 80 Tamil films, 20 Kannada films and some Malayalam films. In most of his films, Sarath Babu has acted in supporting roles. He has worked with famous actors such as- Kamal Haasan, Sivaji Ganeshan, Rajinikanth, Balakrishna and Chiranjeevi. Sharat Babu refers K.Balachander as his god father and mentor. His first break has come through a Tamil film directed by K.Balachander which was later remade in Telugu language as Idi Katha Kaadu in which Chiranjeevi and Kamal Haasan have acted along with Sharat Babu. It was a big hit. Some of his films are- Panthulamma, Maro Charitra, 47 Rojulu, Sagara Sangamam, Sitara, Swathi Muthyam, Abhinandana, Sriramadasu, Magadheera etc.

Sarath Babu has received many awards, which includes 8 Nandi Awards as Best Supporting Actor for his acting performance in various Telugu films. 

Sarath Babu has also acted in some TV serials. He has acted in the Telugu Serial Antharangalu which was telecasted on ETV Telugu. This serial was directed by Akkineni Vinay Kumar.