Mahesh Babu is an award-winning Telugu film actor popularly known as Prince Mahesh Babu. He is the son of prominent Telugu cinema actor Ghattamaneni Krishna a.k.a Super Star Krishna. Mahesh Babu is an actor since his childhood and bagged several blockbusters on his track record. One of his movie 'Pokiri' directed by Puri Jagannadh stands out as an industry trendsetter in terms of Box-office collections. By July 2006, the film had earned approximately ₹400 million and become the highest grossing Telugu film of all time. He co-produced his own movie Srimanthudu in 2015 that plots a story with the adoption of his native village for development. The movie was commercially successful and he won a Film Fare Award for Best Actor. Also, this movie became a trendsetter for the adoption of villages and panchayats in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh State. Mahesh Babu adopted his father's native village Burripalem, a minor panchayat in Tenali.