Sathyam Babu Dixithulu, known by his stage name Sarath Babu, was an Indian actor who worked predominantly in Tamil and Telugu cinema. He appeared in more than 200 films, including in Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, and a few Malayalam and Hindi films. He has received eight state Nandi Awards.
He acted in Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada and Hindi films and has received eight state Nandi Awards.
Sarath Babu and Kamal Haasan shared screen space in films like Sagara Sangamam, Sattam, and Idi Katha Kaadu penned by K Balachander. Rajinikanth still remember sarath’s advise for smoking habit and “he had warned him a lot and Sarath use to pull the cigarette while I smoking in front of him” – he says… Many film fraternities attended his funeral – Director Bhagyaraj, Poornima Bhagyaraj Actor Suriya, Karthi, Suhasini, Parthiban, Sarath Kumar, YG Mahendran, Suresh Krissna and many others
Sarath Babu famously known for “Senthazham Poovil Song” – The evergreen hit song from Mullum Malarum movie, directed by J Mahendran, lyrics by Kannadasan, singer is K J Yesudas…