Babu Antony is an Indian film actor and mixed martial artist, who works primarily in Malayalam cinema. He has also acted in Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Sinhalese, Hindi and English films. He has mostly done action roles. Babu owns mixed martial art academy in Houston.He made his debut in Bharathan's Chilampu (1986). He started his career doing antagonist roles, but has also played the lead role in other films. He made a mark in Malayalam cinema through Fazil's 1986 thriller Poovinu Puthiya Poonthennal. The film was remade into Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Hindi and Babu Antony reprised his role in all the five versions. His career highlights include Vaishali (1988), Aparahnam (1991) and Uppukandam Brothers (1993). According to reports, Babu is all set for his directorial debut in Piano.