Babu produced his first film Jagadam when he was 21. He is a B.E Graduate. He loved films and always wanted to take up films as career, be it acting or producing. He wanted to be an actor from childhood, but wanted to know everything about films before becoming an actor so went into production to nurture his skills. He debuted as hero in a Kannada movie titled Anthu Inthu Preeti Banthu, directed by Veera Shankar. The female lead was Ramya. His first Telugu film was Chalaki.