Babloo Prithiveeraj Wiki, Height, Age, Wife, Family, Biography & More

Babloo Prithiveeraj

Babloo Prithiveeraj is an Indian actor who predominantly works in Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, and Malayalam films. He is known for his negative roles in the films such as the role of ‘Prakash’ in the Telugu-language film “Pelli Pandiri” (1997).


Babloo Prithiveeraj was born on Monday, 29 November 1965 (age 57 years; as of 2022) in Bangalore (now Bengaluru), Karnataka.

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 5′ 9″

Weight (approx.): 75 kg

Hair Colour: Salt & Pepper

Eye Colour: Dark Brown

Body Measurements (approx.): Chest: 42 inches, Waist: 32 inches, Biceps: 15 inches

Babloo Prithiveeraj


Babloo Prithiveeraj’s family hails from Bangalore (now Bengaluru).

Parents & Siblings

His father is a Christian, and his mother is a Muslim. [1]King Prithiveeraj – YouTube

Wife & Children

In 1994, Prithiveeraj got married to Beena who runs a school for autistic children. [2]Hindustan Times Prithiveeraj and Beena have a son named Ahed Mohan Jabbar, who is autistic.

Prithiveeraj with his son, Ahed, and ex-wife, Beena

Prithiveeraj with his son, Ahed, and ex-wife, Beena

Babloo Prithiveeraj with his son, Ahed Mohan Jabbar

Babloo Prithiveeraj with his son, Ahed Mohan Jabbar

Reportedly, in 2016, the couple got separated and legally parted ways in 2022. [3]DNA


Reportedly, Prithiveeraj is dating a 24-year-old woman named Sheetal who hails from Andhra Pradesh.

Babloo Prithiveeraj with his girlfriend, Sheetal

Babloo Prithiveeraj with his girlfriend, Sheetal

In an interview, the couple revealed that they met at a restaurant in Bangalore, and Sheetal was unaware of Prithiveeraj’s profession. Due to the age difference, the couple received many negative comments. In the interview, Sheetal talked about the hate comments on her relationship with Prithiveeraj and said that she didn’t care what society would think, and she was accepting the fact that Prithiveeraj was in contact with his ex-wife, Beena, and would take care of her and son, Ahed, as long as he could. Prithiveeraj, however, brushed off the age factor and said that he found Sheetal compatible and mature to be his partner. [4]Galatta Tamil – YouTube Breaking the silence on his relationship with Sheetal, Prithiveeraj said,

Loneliness is the biggest bane. Sheetal, for her age, is very mature-minded. She has the wisdom of a grandmother. I am fit. We both vibe well both mentally and intellectually. Sheetal’s thinking is refined. I am very young at heart.” [5]DNA


Babloo Prithiveeraj follows Hinduism.



In 1971, Prithiveeraj made his debut in the Tamil film industry as a child artist with the film ‘Naangu Suvargal.’ In 1974, he appeared in a Telugu-language film ‘Amma Manasu’ and made his debut as a child actor in the film.

The poster of 'Amma Manasu' (1974)

The poster of ‘Amma Manasu’ (1974)

Prithiveeraj has appeared as a child actor in many other films such as ‘Dr Siva’ (1975), ‘Naalai Namadhe’ (1975), and ‘Naan Vazhavaippen’ (1979).


In 1996, he made his first appearance on television as ‘Prasad’ in a Tamil-language television serial ‘Marmadesam.’ The television serial was broadcasted on the channel ‘Sun TV.’

Babloo Prithiveeraj as Prasad in 'Marmadesam' (1996)

Babloo Prithiveeraj as Prasad in ‘Marmadesam’ (1996)

Later, he appeared in many Tamil television serials such as ‘Raja Rajeshwari ‘ (2005), ‘Alaipayuthe’ (2008), and ‘Vani Rani’ (2013). In 1998, Prithiveeraj acted in ‘Aalu Magalu,’ a Telugu-language daily soap opera – broadcasted on ETV.

Babloo Prithiveeraj (as Swaminathan) and co-actor Sangeetha Balan (as Sundari Kaaliappan) in 'Vani Rani' (2013)

Babloo Prithiveeraj (as Swaminathan) and co-actor Sangeetha Balan (as Sundari Kaaliappan) in ‘Vani Rani’ (2013)


Remarks on Kollywood actors Ajith and Surya

Reportedly, Babloo’s remarks on Kollywood actors Ajith and Suriya in an interview attracted controversy. According to sources, Prithiveeraj was asked to say good and bad things about his co-stars. Prithiveeraj, however, called Ajith a down-to-earth, stylish, and incredible actor with zero dedication. Prithiveeraj, in the interview, said,

Good thing is that he’s very down-to-earth. Very stylish, cool chap. Bad thing is that zero dedication. He doesn’t want to act. He’s not bothered.” [6]The News Minute


  • In 1997, he won Nandi Award for best villain for the film ‘Pelli.’
  • In 2014, Prithiveeraj won the Sun Kudumbam Viruthugal award for the best supporting male actor for the film Vani Rani (2013).


  • Babloo Prithiveeraj has a tattoo inked on his right bicep and on his back.
    Prithiveeraj's tattoo on his right bicep

    Prithiveeraj’s tattoo on his right bicep

    Prithiveeraj's tattoo on his back

    Prithiveeraj’s tattoo on his back

  • He is a fitness enthusiast and often performs high-intensity activities like rock climbing, etc.
  • Reportedly, Prithiveeraj, his ex-wife, Beena, and his son, Ahed, were stopped by the official at the Kempegowda International Airport in Karnataka, claiming that Ahed, an eleven-year-old specially-abled, could be a threat to other passengers on the flight. The CISF officer defended his official and allegedly stated that only he was following the rule of not allowing “mentally retarded” passengers as the international civil aviation rules tell so. [7]Hindustan Times
  • Reportedly, in 2016, an audio message of Prithiveeraj went viral in which he was talking about ending his life. Later, it was found that the audio message was a part of one of his short films. Babloo Prithiveeraj made his debut as a director with this short film for the YouTube channel Madras Meter. In an interview, Prithiveeraj talked about the audio and mentioned that this rumour turned out to be positive as he was able to deliver a positive message to the people through it. While talking about the outcomes of the rumour, Prithiveeraj said,

    No matter how hard life can be at times, suicide can never be the solution. In fact, I had at one point of time reached such a low that I had only Rs 80 with me and not even a place to stay. But, I was determined to get through that phase. Some good things always comes out of bad. The controversy actually helped the message reach a large number of people. I got complementary messages from all over the world. Though I have acted in numerous films and won several awards, doing something of this sort and succeeding makes me happy. This would only encourage me with such good initiatives.” [8]Deccan Chronicle

  • In 2014, Babloo set up ‘Cha Republic,’ a bubble tea shop, at 5, 2nd Avenue in Besant Nagar, Chennai. Reportedly, he was inspired by a shop in Malaysia that he saw while driving past it. [9]The Hindu

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