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Telugu superstar Mahesh Babu has been voted as "Hyderabad Times Most Desirable Man of 2013" just days after he topped the list of "Times 50 Most Desirable Men of 2013" in an online poll.

The actor beat the likes of popular Telugu stars Pawan Kalyan, Prabhas, Allu Arjun, Ram Charan, Jr NTR and Rana Daggubati to take the top spot. Actor Prabhas was ranked second in the list, while Nithiin came third.

Mahesh Babu has won the poll for the second time in a row. In the poll conducted last year, the actor was placed on top, while Prabhas was ranked second in the list. Nithiin took the 12th spot in the last poll, but the actor climbed eight spots and moved to the third position in this year's poll. Powerstar Pawan Kalyan, who was ranked 10th, has slipped from one position and has taken the 11th spot.

Check below names of Telugu actors who have taken the top 12 spots in the Hyderabad Times Most Desirable Men of 2013."

Mahesh Babu

Superstar Mahesh Babu is known for his charming looks and acting abilities.

The actor debuted as hero in 1999 after which he has been part of several romantic films which earned him a chocolate boy image. Later, he turned into an action hero by doing films like "Okkadu" and "Pokkiri."

His popular films include "Dookudu", "Businessman", "Murari" and "Seethamma Vakitlo Sirimalle Chettu" among others.

Upcoming Films: "Aagadu" is gearing up for release in September 2014.

The actor will commence his next project with director Koratala Siva of "Mirchi" fame. The actor will be teaming up with his "Khaleja" director Trivikram Srinivas for the second time, according to reports. He might also work in a Maniratnam's film alongside Nagarjuna.


Prabhas started his career in 2002 with "Eeshwar" and in the last 12 years, the actor has starred in many notable films including "Chatrapathi", "Varsham", "Darling", "Mr Perfect" and "Mirchi."

The handsome hunk, popularly referred as darling and young rebel star, has a huge female fan following.

Upcoming Films: "Baahubali" which is likely to hit screens in April 2015.


Actor Nithiin is on a roll with back to back hit films. The actor started his career on a fantastic note with the hit film "Jayam." With his boy next door looks, the actor charmed the audience and garnered more fans. At the initial stages of his career, Nithiin starred in hit films like "Sye" and "Dil." But later, he went through a rough phase with several of his films failing to perform well at the box office.

Nithiin bounced back with the 2012-release "Ishq," a romantic comedy entertainer that struck chord with the audience. He followed it with "Gunde Jaari Gallanthayyinde," which also did well at the box office last year. The actor's last release "Heart Attack" was an average grosser.

Upcoming Films: "Courier Boy Kalyan" and untitled Karunakaran project.

Rana Daggubati

The actor is known for films such as "Leader" (Telugu), "Krishnam Vande Jagadgurum", "Arrambam" (Tamil) in the south. He made his Bollywood entry with "Dum Maaro Dum" and has also starred in "Department."

The actor is a fitness fanatic and is known for his exceptional good looks. He is a multi faceted personality and has donned several hats including that of a producer, visual effects specialist and also a professional photographer.

Upcoming Films: "Rudhramadevi" and "Baahubali"

Allu Arjun

Actor Allu Arjun, who is known for his stylish looks and dancing skills, is one of the most sought-after actors of Telugu cinema.

The stylish star is popular for his romantic action avatars in films such as "Desamudru", "Arya", "Arya 2" and "Julayi." The actor's recently-released "Race Gurram" has turned out to be the biggest hit in his film career so far.

Upcoming Films: "Rudhramadevi" and a Trivikram's film

Other actors in the list include Naga Chaitanya (6), Ram Charan (7), Siddharth (8), Nagarjuna (9), Ram (10), Pawan Kalyan (11) and NTR Jr (12). To check the complete list, click HERE.