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Dinesh Babu Biography, Age, Wife, Children, Family, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : April 10, 2019

Short Biography

Dinesh Babu was born on 17th August 1956 in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India. He is an Indian Cinematographer, Film Director, Actor, Producer, and Screenwriter. He has worked predominantly in South Indian Cinema.

Dinesh Babu Complete Bio & Career

Dinesh Babu started his career in Film Making as a cinematographer. He stood behind the camera for famous Malayalam films such as Ullasa Poonkattu, Dhruvam, King, and Commissioner. Dinesh Babu then made his Directorial debut with the film Suprabhatha starring Vishuvardhan and Suhasini Ratnam in the lead. The movie was a huge hit at the box office and he made his impact right from his first film.
His second venture was Idu Saadhya, the following year in 1989. The movie, was a multi-starter, was actually done with a paltry budget of just 15 lakh rupees and shot at a single site within 2 days. It set a Guinness record of fastest windup of an Indian film. After directing almost 25 films, he decided to act and made his acting debut with the Kannada film Accident in the year 2009.
He first married to Sobhana K K and together they have a daughter Anjana Dinesh. The marriage didn’t last long and the couple decided to separate. He again got married and this time with famous actress Asha Latha’s daughter Chethana who also assisted him in various movies.

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Dinesh Babu Family, Relatives and Other Relations

Dinesh Babu was born to P K Damodaran. He has two brothers named Babu Santhosh and Suresh D. Babu. He is married to Chethana. Before married to Chethana, he married with Sobhana K K. He has one daughter named Anjana Dinesh.

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Body Measurements

Skin Colour Wheatish
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black

Personal Info

Home Town Trivandrum, Kerala
Nationality Indian
Religion Hindu
Address Trivandrum, Kerala, India
School N/A
College N/A
Qualification N/A
Hobbies Reading
Marital Status Married
Debut Cinematographer - Unnai Naan Santhithen (1984)
Director - Ananda Aradhanai (1987) Actor - Accident (2008)
Best Movies Suprabhatha (1988), Amrutha Varshini (1997), Chithra (2001), and Mr. Garagasa (2008) among others
Salary N/A
Net Worth $6 Million
Official Website N/A


Favorite Player Rahul Dravid
Favorite Sport Cricket
Favorite Food Dosa

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Dinesh Babu

  • He played the role of a police officer in his debut film Accident.
  • For his Kannada film 'Suprabhatha', he won Best Director Award that year.
  • His Kannada film Idu Saadhya was completed in just 36 Hours which was a record then for the fastest shooting of an Indian film.

Dinesh Babu Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

67 years, 8months, 5 days old age Dinesh Babu will turn 68 on 17 August, 2024. Only 3 months, 25 days, 11 hours,15 minutes has left for his next birthday.

Birthdays Celebrated on Each Day of Week

Dinesh Babu has celebrated the total number of 68 birthdays till date. See the analysis by days count and bar graph.

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