Sarath Babu, was an Indian actor who worked in Tamil and Telugu cinema. He has appeared in more than two hundred films including Telugu, Tamil, Kannada and some Malayalam and Hindi films.
Age- 71 years
Other Name-Sathyam Babu Dixithulu
Born- 31 July 1951
Birthplace Amudalavalasa, Andhra Pradesh
Death- 22 May 2023
Death place-Hyderabad, Telangana
Height- 177 cm
Weight- 88 kg
Appearance-Telugu Tamil Kannada Malayalam Bollywood
Sarath father V. S. R. Murthy was a civil servant, and his mother Kamala Kumari was a housewife. He has one younger brother named Ravi Kumar and one younger sister named Vijayalakshmi. Sathyam Babu Dixithulu’s father was a strict disciplinarian, who instilled in him the values of hard work and determination from a youthful age. Although his father was a civil servant, he was passionate about theater and encouraged Sathyam Babu Dixithulu to take an interest in acting. Sarath Babu’s mother was a loving and supportive presence in his life, offering him emotional comfort and guidance.
In 1988, Sarath divorced his first wife Rama Prabha, also an actress, and later married Snehalata in 1990. However, after 20 years of marriage, Snehalata filed for divorce when the actor and the couple tortured her mentally. Divorced in 2011. Despite this setback, Sarath’s ability to find love and remarry at her age is commendable.
Sarath then married Doctor Snehalatha Dixithulu in 1991. They have two children together, son Sai Karthik and daughter Pallavi.
Sarath Babu’s entry into the film industry was facilitated by an advertisement seeking new faces for films. He quickly got roles in films and worked in films in all South Indian languages. Her debut feature film was Abhi Manavati in 1975, but Nizhal Nijamagiradhu in 1977, directed by noted director Balachander, elevated her career in Tamil films. This film was later remade into Telugu as Idhi Katha Kadu, starring Sarath along with Kamal Hassan and Chiranjeev. Sarath attributes his success to Balachander, whom he considers his mentor. In his 37-year career as an actor, Sarath Babu acted in more than two hundred films, including eighty each in Telugu and Tamil, 20 in Kannada and a few in Malayalam. He also appeared on television, first in Gopuram in 1998 and then in Rajkumar in 2013 and Mannan Magal in 2014.
Latest News About Sarath
Sarath Babu died today at the age of seventy-one, who had been battling a serious illness for some time. He underwent treatment at AIG Hospital in Hyderabad and his health was critical. Unfortunately, his condition worsened this morning, leading to his death. According to hospital sources, Sarath Babu died of sepsis and his kidneys, lungs and liver also suffered severe damage. The family is currently planning to bring Sarath Babu’s body to Chennai.
An Indian film actor Sarath Babu who has acted in all major South Indian languages - Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, and Malayalam. He has been in the industry for almost 37 years and has acted in more than two hundred films, mostly in supporting roles. He has acted in eighty films in both Telugu and Tamil, 20 in Kannada and some in Malayalam. He entered the film industry in 1973 through a Telugu film and later became popular through the Tamil film Nizhal Nijamagiradhu directed by K. Balachander. He is known for his supporting roles to actors like Sivaji Ganesan, Kamal Haasan, Rajini Kant, Chiranjeevi and Nanda muri Balakrishna. She calls K. Balachander her mentor and has acted in some of her films. He has received several awards, including eight Nandi Awards from the Andhra Pradesh government, for his roles in Telugu films.
Some movies of Sarth babu’s listed here:
- Rama Raj yam (1973)
- Aalavandhan (2001)
- Neela (2001)
- Baba (2002)
- Devan (2002)
- Maaran District Collector (2002)
- Anbu (2003)
- Indru Mudhal (2003)
- Arul (2004)
- Pedababu (2004)
- Kanad Pookal (2005)
- Priyathama (2006)
- Aata (2007)
- Waking Dreams (2007)
- Velli Thirai (2008)
- Namyajamanru (2009)
- Magadheera (2009)
- Nagasaki (2010)
- Mannan Magal (2014) etc.
Net Worth 2023
It is worth noting that Sarath Babu is known for his passion for social causes and has been involved in various philanthropic ventures, so his income may not be the focus of his career. His success in this industry has given him an estimated net worth of INR 8–10 crores.
- Apart from acting, he has also produced and directed films.
- He is also a trained classical dancer and has performed in several dance shows.
- Sarath has a passion for cars and owns a collection of luxury vehicles.
- He was a member of the Board of Film Censors and the President of the South Indian Film Artists Association.
- Sarath is known for his calm and composed demeanor, both on and off-screen.
- He is a fan of the game of chess and has participated in several chess tournaments.
- He inspired many aspiring actors and left an impression on the Indian film industry.