Babu Mohan is a famous comic Actor and a veteran Politician, belonging to Hyderabad, in India. Babu’s birth name is Kastur Babu Mohan Rao. He was born in the village Beerolu that is located in the Khammam district, in the present day Telangana. He was born in a middle-class family and was brought up in a conservative manner. Babu’s father was a teacher, in their district. Babu Mohan has been ridiculed his whole life, for his dark appearance. He has faced a lot of discrimination because of this, during his childhood.
Babu dusted off all those who teased him and got a job in the Government Revenue Department. After working there for a while, he realized his passion was to act in movies and hence, quit his safe job and started venturing into films. Babu Mohan kicked-off his cinema career in the year 1986, through the superhit movie Ee Prasnaku Baduledi. He then appeared in a few supporting roles in films Ahuti, Ankusham and so on. Babu Mohan established himself as a funny man, by showcasing his humor talent, with the movie Mamagaru, in the year 1991. This movie was officially marked as his debut in the Cinema field, as he started getting more offers only after this flick.
Babu teamed up with the versatile Actor Kota Srinivasa Rao, in a few following films, such as Mayalodu (1993), Rajendrudu Gajendrudu (1993) and a few more. The team has given many amusing, evergreen comedies and was a celebrated pair back then. Mohan has also done bone tickling movies along with the prominent entertaining actor Brahmanandam in a few movies like
, Allari Alludu,
Jamba Lakidi Pamba
and a few more.
He has done so many memorable movies in his stint in the Tollywood from 1991 till 2014, and a few from the list are Chalo One Two Three (2012),
(2010), Jai Bhadrakali (2010), Shatruvu (2004), Big Boss (1995) and so on. He has also been a part of the Kannada Industry, by acting in the film H20, in the year 2002. As a youngster, Babu has loyally supported the idealistic principles of the legend N. T. Ramarao and this inspiration made him join the Telugu Desam Party. He was an active participant, and he got elected as the Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA), representing the Medak District, in Telangana. He was also voted as the Social Welfare Minister when the Telugu Desam Party ruled the state.
After losing twice to the Deputy Chief Minister Damodar Raja Narasimha, in 2004 and 2009, Babu combined with the Telangana Rashtra Samithi. He then won the elections in the year 2014 against Raja Narasimha with a whopping difference of around 40,000 votes. Babu Mohan got married to Indira Vijayalakshmi. The couple has two children and Uday Babu Kumar. Sadly, Pawan Kumar died in an accident in the year 2013.