EARLY LIFE :
Ramesh Babu, aka Ghattamaneni Ramesh Babu, was born on Wednesday, 13 October 1965 (age 56 years; at the time of death) in Madras (now Chennai), Tamil Nadu. His hometown is Burripalem, Guntur, Andhra Pradesh. His zodiac sign is Libra. He used to look after Mahesh Babu’s academic performance when Mahesh was in school.
His father, Ghattamaneni Siva Rama Krishna, is a former actor, director, and producer. His mother’s name is Indira Devi. His stepmother, Vijaya Nirmala, was an actor who died in 2019.
His younger brother, Mahesh Babu.
In 1974, he debuted as a child actor in the Telugu film ‘Alluri Seetarama Telugu,’ where he played the role of young Alluri Seetaramaraju.
He then acted in the Telugu films Dongalaku Donga’ (1977), ‘Manushulu Chesina Dongalu’ (1977), and ‘Annadammula Saval’ (1978). At 14, Ramesh and his younger brother Mahesh appeared in the Telugu film ‘Need.’
After taking a break from acting, he played the lead role of Samraat in the Telugu film ‘Samraat’ (1987). He then acted in various Telugu films like ‘Bazaar Rowdy’ (1988), ‘Mugguru Kodukulu’ (1988), ‘Krishna Gari Abbayi’ (1989), and ‘Kaliyuga Abhimanyudu’ (1990). After appearing in the Telugu film ‘Encounter’ in 1997, he quit acting and ventured into film production.
As a Producer
Ramesh Babu worked as an executive producer in the Hindi film ‘Sooryavansham’ (1999). Later, he started a film production company ‘Krishna Productions Private Limited’ in Hyderabad, Telangana, after his father’s name. Some of the Telugu films produced by Ramesh Babu are ‘Arjun’ (2004), ‘Athidhi’ (2007), ‘Dookudu’ (2011), and ‘Aagadu’ (2014)
On 8 January 2022, he took his last breath at AIG Hospital, Gachibowli, Hyderabad. He was suffering from prolonged liver-related ailments. Ramesh Babu’s film production company ‘GMB Entertainment.’
PERSONAL LIFE :
He was married to Mrudula. He had two children, a son named Jaya Krishna Ghattamaneni and a daughter named Bharathi Ghattamaneni.