Indira Devi (Mahesh Babu’s mother) Age, Death, Husband, Children, Family, Biography & More

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Age: 70 Years Husband: Krishna Ghattamaneni Hometown: Andhra Pradesh

Real name/Full name Shri Ghattamaneni Indira Devi [1]The Times of India
Other name Indira Singh
Profession Housewife
Famous for Being the mother of noted Telugu actor Mahesh Babu.
Physical Stats & More
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Salt and Pepper
Personal Life
Date of Birth 20 April 1952 (Monday)
Birthplace Andhra Pradesh
Date of Death 28 September 2022
Place of Death AIG Hospital in Hyderabad
Age (at the time of death) 70 Years
Death Cause Illness [2]News18
Zodiac sign Taurus
Nationality Indian
Hometown Andhra Pradesh
Relationships & More
Marital Status (at the time of death) Divorced
Husband/Spouse Krishna Ghattamaneni (actor)
Children Sons– 3
• Mahesh Babu (actor)
• Ramesh Babu (actor-producer)

• Naresh (Step-son)

Daughter– 3
• Padmavathi

• Manjula

• Priyadarsini

Note: Her elder son Ramesh Babu died in 2022

Some Lesser Known Facts About Indira Devi

  • Indira Devi was an Indian woman who was known for being the wife of the late veteran Telugu actor and the mother of the famous Telugu actor Mahesh Babu. On 28 September 2022, she passed away at AIG Hospital in Hyderabad after suffering from a prolonged illness. Soon after her death, her son, Mahesh babu announced her death news on one of his social media accounts along with her picture. He wrote,
    Smt. Ghattamaneni Indira Devi, wife of veteran actor Krishna and mother of Mahesh Babu passed away a short while ago. She had been suffering from illness for quite some time now.”
    A young Indira Devi
  • On 28 June 2019, after the death of Krishna’s second wife and veteran Telugu actress, A G Vijaya Nirmala, Krishna decided to live with Vijaya Nirmala’s son, senior actor Naresh. Vijaya Nirmala directed 44 Telugu films during her career.
    An old picture of Vijaya Nirmala
  • According to Mahesh Babu, her mother never scolded him during his childhood. He remembered in a media interview that his mother was very polite and compassionate.
    Indira Devi with her sons, daughters-in-law, and other family members
  • At the beginning of 2022, Mahesh Babu talked about his bond with his mother in a media conversation. He stated that he always paid a visit to his mother’s house before the release of his every film and had a coffee as ‘prasada.’ He said,
    I go to my mother’s house and drinks a coffee before the release of my movie as I feel that coffee is like prasada from temple for me.”

    Indira Devi (sitting on chair) with her family members

  • Indira Devi’s elder daughter, Padmavathi, is a homemaker, and Padmavathi is married to a well-known industrialist Galla Jaydev. Jaidev also works as a member of Parliament on the ticket of the Telugu Desam Party in Andhra Pradesh. Her second daughter, Manjula works as an actress, producer, and director in the Telugu film industry. Her youngest daughter, Priyadarshini is married to Telugu actor Sudheer Babu. Indira Devi’s second son Ramesh Babu was a Telugu actor and producer who founded a production house named Krishna Productions Pvt. Ltd. in 2004 and became a producer. He was the producer of the super hit Telugu films Arjun and Athidhi, which he made with her brother Mahesh Babu. Ramesh Babu passed away on 10 January 2022.
    A childhood picture of Mahesh Babu with his siblings
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↑1 The Times of India
↑2 News18