Actor-producer Ramesh Babu passed away on Saturday from complications of liver disease. He was 56.
Ramesh was the eldest son of veteran Telugu superstar Krishna and brother of Mahesh Baboo. On Saturday night, Ramesh was admitted to AIG Hospital in Hyderabad in an unconscious condition after falling ill at home.
Ramesh Babu made his acting debut as a child artist at the age of 12. Samraat (1987) was his first film as a solo hero, he has more than 15 films to his credit as an actor. Babu retired from acting in 1997 to become a producer.
Ramesh Babu produced Arjun and Athidhi films starring Mahesh Babu in the lead roles under the banner of Krishna Productions.