|Yogi Babu Quick Info
|5 ft 4 in
|Date of Birth
|July 22, 1985
Yogi Babu is an Indian actor and comedian who came into prominence after appearing in numerous Tamil films like Aandavan Kattalai (2016) in which his outstanding performance as
Muthupandi Selvam earned him many accolades such as the Vikatan Award for “Best Comedian – Male”. Babu has also been featured in several TV shows including the comedy series Lollu Sabha (2004-2007).
Panni Moonji Vaayan
Arani, Tamil Nadu, India
He did his schooling in Jammu in the early 1990s.
- Father – He was a “havildar” in the Indian Army.
5 ft 4 in or 162.5 cm
100 kg or 220.5 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
He has dated –
- Manju Bhargavi – Babu tied the knot with Manju Bhargavi on February 5, 2020, in an intimate ceremony that was held at their ancestral temple in Tiruttani.
Race / Ethnicity
- Beard and mustache
- Curly hair
Yogi Babu Favorite Things
- Film – Puthiya Pathai
- Role That He Would Love To Play – That essayed by Goundamani in Onna Irukka Kathukanum
Source – Cinema Express
Yogi Babu Facts
- As a result of his father’s job, he had traveled alongside him a lot as a kid.
- Yogi had almost made a profession out of sports when cinema had happened, and he began doing comedy.
- He had been first spotted by director Ram Bala when he had gone with a friend to the shoot of the comedy TV show Lollu Sabha. Bala had got intrigued by Babu’s unique looks and physique and had asked if he wanted to become an actor and gone on to take him on board as a junior artist.
- In 2016, he had appeared in more than 20 films.
- Babu has got emotional and philosophical when recounting his journey to stardom. He has admitted to having worked hard and begun with Rs 50 in Lollu Sabha.
- Babu has been happy to have played the substantial role of Sekar in the film Kolamavu Kokila (2018). He had been surprised when the protagonist Nayanthara agreed to do the part alongside him. There had been another movie where the heroine had to lean on his shoulder for a comedy scene, but she had become worried about the implications that would have on her career. He has a deep respect for Nayanthara. Yogi has added that he has not got offended by the other actress who would surely have repented after seeing the success of the movie. He has believed that what matters is what we do and never the way one looks.
- Babu has been noted to have appeared in many horror comedies with both big and small roles. He has stated that he has seen every movie to be important and realized that no matter how small a part may be, an actor should accept it and look to do something extraordinary with it.
- Babu has affirmed that his humor has relied heavily on his improvisations. He has disclosed that he has never written his lines or asked for a bound script, and always trusted his directors.
- He has thought that his hair has acted more than him, with people having laughed more at his hairstyle than his acting, which he has regarded as a big plus for him.
Featured Image by Yogi Babu / Instagram