Sarath Babu passes away

May 22, 2023 KKR

Noted Tamil-Telugu actor Sarath Babu passed away at a private hospital in Hyderabad on Monday. The actor was 71. He had been undergoing treatment for multi-organ failure.

Born in Amadalavalasa, Andhra Pradesh in 1951, Sarath Babu’s birth name was Satyanarayana Dixit. He changed his name to Sarath Babu after entering the film industry in 1973. He made his acting debut in the Telugu movie ‘Rama Rajyam’. In 1977, he entered Tamil Cinema with ‘Pattina Pravesam’, directed by K Balachander.

His major Tamil films include ‘Nizhal Nijamagiradhu’ (1978) ‘Mullum Malarum’ (1978), ‘Sippikkul Muthu’ (1986), ‘Muthu’ (1995), and ‘Kolangal’ (1995), to name a few.

Sarath Babu also acted in Malayalam films such as ‘Sarapancharam’ (1979) ‘Dhanya’ (1981), ‘Kanyakumariyil Oru Kavitha’ (1993), and ‘Poonilamazha’ (1997). He has also acted in a few Kannada films.


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