Babu Mohan

Palli Babu Mohan
Born Kasturi Babu Mohan Rao
Andholu, Medak district, Telangana
Residence Hyderabad, India
Occupation Actor, Politician
Years active 1980s – Present
Spouse(s) Indira Vijaya Lakshmi

Doctorate Babu Mohan [1] is a comedy actor in Telugu cinema. He has often performed with Kota Srinivasa Rao.

Early life

Babu Mohan was born Kasturi Babu Mohan Rao in Andholu, Medak districtTelangana, India. His father was a teacher. He experienced problems from childhood due to his appearance, in spite of which he found employment in the government Revenue department. He left this job to pursue his interest in films.

Film career

Babu Mohan debuted in the film Ee Prasnaku Baduledi, followed by Ahuthi (directed by Kodi Ramakrishna), Ankusham and then a comedy character in Mamagaru. The last of these established his reputation as a comedian. After this film, Babu Mohan and Kota Srinivasa Rao developed a comedy partnership, for which many producers created special characters. The pair played in Mayalodu, Rajendrudu Gajendrudu and other films, the majority of which were directed by S. V. Krishna Reddy.

Babu Mohan also paired with Brahmanandam. Their films include Hello brother, Varasudu, Allari Alludu, Peda Rayudu, Appula Apparao and Jamba Lakidi Pamba.

Political career

Babu Mohan has been a staunch supporter of N. T. Rama Rao from his young days, and this led him to join the Telugu Desam Party (TDP). He became an MLA from Medak district Andole Constituency,[2] serving as Social Welfare Minister in the TDP government. In the last two general elections, held in 2004 and 2009, he lost to the previous Deputy Chief Minister Damodar Raja Narasimha. He joined Telangana Rastra Samithi (TRS) and in 2014 General Elections he won the election on Damodar Raja Narasimha.


His eldest son sri pavan kumar died in a road accident on 13 October 2003.[3]


The following is an incomplete list.[4]


  1. "Doctorate Kasturi Babu Mohan Rao Biography". Telangana News Paper. 29 January 2016.
  2. "Will Babu Mohan get Andole ticket?". The Hindu. Chennai, India. 12 March 2009.
  3. "Babu Mohan's son dies in accident - The Times of India". The Times Of India. 13 October 2003.
  4. "IMDB Filmography List".

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