In Loving Memory...

Natabhooshana Sobhan Babu was one of the best Telugu stars that the Telugu film industry ever witnessed in the 60's, 70's and 80's. He was considered as one of the four top-most Telugu stars during the prime period of his career. He is often quoted as a Telugu hero that brought the natural acting in to the Telugu hero roles. Though he is branded as a romantic hero sandwiched between two heroines, he in fact did all roles (family, sentimental, action, mythological, devotional, folklore to name a few) with the equal ease. He is best remembered as a Telugu hero who can exceptionally do all "nava rasaalu", which is quite challenging for any actor. When you think of a word "graceful exit", Sobhan Babu is the first Telugu star that comes to our minds. After he realized that it was time for the younger generation to take over, he gracefully said a permanent "good-bye" to the ever tempting Film career.

His original name is Uppu Sobhana Chalapathi Rao and was born on January 14, 1937 in Chinna Nandigama, Krishna Dt... More...