Name- Jagapathi Babu
Real Name- Veeramachaneni Jagapatirao Chowdary
Date of Birth- 12 February 1962
Age- 57 years(as in 2019)
Mother- Name Not Known
Father- Veeramachaneni Rajendra Prasad
Sister– Not Known
Brother- Veeramachaneni Ram Prasad
Marital Status/Marriage- Married
Daughter- Meghana Babu
Height- 5’9 approx.
Weight- 75kg approx.
Net Worth- N/A
Jagapathi Babu Biography
Jagapathi Babu is an Indian actor. He is primarily known for his work in Telugu cinema along with Tamil and Malayalam movies. Born on 12 February 1962, he did his schooling from DNR School, Bheemavaram. He completed his graduation from Chaitanya College in Hyderabad. The actor rose to fame for portraying variety of roles and working with eminent directors like Krishna Vamsi, Guna Sekhar, Suresh Krishna, Ramgopal Varma, Manirathnam, etc. He is popular for family centric and comedy genre movies. He has established himself as a great actor over the time with his amazing acting skills and energy.
Facts About Jagapathi Babu
- Black is his Favorite Color.
- Cricket is his Favorite Sport.
- Reading and Travelling are his Favorite Hobbies.
- Ramya Krishna is his good friend from the industry.
- He made his acting debut with Telugu movie “Manchi Manushulu” as a child artist in 1974.
- Not only in movies but he has also acted in web series named “Gangsters” in 2018 where he played the role of Kumar Das.
- He has worked in different languages including Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam, and Bengali.
- He shares close relationship with popular south actors like Nagarjuna, Arjun and Jr. NTR.
- The actor once admitted that he has a crush on actress Trisha and would like to work with her.
- In the year 2018, he produced a documentary movie named “Samudram”.
Jagapathi Babu Family
He was born in Machilipatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India into a high class Hindu family. His father name is Veeramachaneni Rajendra who was a film producer. He died in 2015 after prolonged illness. His mother name is not known. According to him, his mother stopped talking to him for almost 2 years after she caught him smoking and saw him accompanying a girl. He has an elder brother named Ram Prasad. He is very close to his family and has made them proud by being one of the most popular actors of the South industry.
Jagapathi Babu Wife
He is married to a women named Lakshmi. She was his mother’s choice. Apparently, the actor was in love with a girl when he was young but his mother was against to that relationship and got him married to the girl of her choice. Later, jaggu mentioned that his mother’s choice was right but that made him realize the value of love. And that is why when his daughter Meghana Babu revealed she is in love, he didn’t object the relationship.
Other than this, once there were rumors which made his name associated with actresses like Priyamani and Soundarya but he denied such rumors.
Jagapathi Babu Career/ Movies
He started his career with movie “Manchi Manushulu” as a child artist in 1974. Later in 1989, he made his debut at the big screen with movie named “Simha Swapnam” which was produced by his father. He worked in movies like Adavilo Abhimanyudu, Chinnari Muddula Papa, Pandirimancham, Sahasam, Asadhyulu, etc. but none of these films worked well enough to make him the household name. And finally in 1992, his first commercial came with super hit movie “Peddarikam”. Then in next year, with his another movie named “Gaayam”, he gained the star status and made huge fans for his acting skills. Since then there is no looking back for him and over the time he made himself as one of the best actors of the South industry. Here is the list of movies he has been part of:
Year Movies Role 1974 Manchi Manushulu 1989 Simha Swapnam Rajesh & Harish (Dual role) 1989 Adavilo Abhimanyudu Captain Abhimanyu 1990 Chinnari Muddula Papa Anand 1991 Pandirimancham Rowdygaru 1991 Parishkaram 1991 Jagannatakam Jagam 1992 Sahasam Inspector Chandu 1992 Asadhyulu Sridhar 1992 Peddarikam Krishna Mohan 1992 Raguluthunna Bharatham Inspector Pratap 1992 Mother India Shivaji 1992 Balaramakrishnulu Shivaji 1993 Aashayam Suribabu 1993 Pillalu Diddina Kapuram Raghu 1993 Aadarsham Shivaji 1993 Gaayam Durga 1994 Bhale Pellam Nanda Gopal 1994 Allari Premikudu Krishna Murthy 1994 Jailor Gari Abbai Raja 1994 Subhalagnam Madhu 1994 Theerpu Ravi 1995 Chilakapachcha Kaapuram Gopala Krishna 1995 Bhale Bullodu Krishna 1995 Sankalpam Krishna Murthy 1995 Money Money Durga 1995 Aayanaki Iddaru Surya 1995 Shubhamastu Prem Chand 1996 Srikaram Chandu 1996 Maa Aavida Collector Raju 1996 Maavichiguru Madhu 1996 Jabilamma Pelli Ramudu 1997 Subhakankshalu Chandu 1997 Chilakkottudu Jagapati Babu 1997 Pelli Pandiri Govind 1997 Priyaragalu Madhu 1997 Oka Chinna Maata Chandu 1997 Dongata Raju 1998 Maavidaakulu Pratap 1998 Pelli Kanuka Sagar 1998 Pelli Peetalu Gopi 1998 Antahpuram Sarai Veeraraju 1998 Srimathi Vellostha Ravi 1998 Aaha Sriram 1999 Swapnalokam Kaasi 1999 Manasulo Maata Shankar 1999 Alludugaaru Vachcharu Murali 1999 Ravoyi Chandamama Sujit 1999 Samudram Sagar 2000 Manoharam Anand 2000 Sardukupodaam Randi Krishna 2000 Choosoddaam Randi Aravind 2000 Moodu Mukkalata Shanthi Swaroop 2000 Bachi Bachi / Bhaskar Chinmai 2001 Budget Padmanabham Budget Padmanabham 2001 Family Circus Subramanyam 2001 Naalo Unna Prema Sai Krishna 2001 Hanuman Junction Dasu 2002 Siva Rama Raju Sivaramaraju 2002 Sandade Sandadi Chandu / Chandra Shekar 2003 Kabadi Kabadi Rambabu 2003 Dham Rushi 2004 Athade Oka Sainyam Sridhar / Chanti 2004 Kushi Kushiga Surya Prakash/S.P. 2004 Pedababu Pedababu 2005 Anukokunda Oka Roju Inspector Suresh Reddy 2005 Pandem Seenu 2005 Jagapati Jagapathi 2005 That Is Pandu Paandu 2006 Samanyudu Chandra 2006 Madrasi Shiva 2006 Brahmastram Guru 2006 Gopi – Goda Meedha Pilli Balavindar Cheda 2006 Pellaina Kothalo Hari 2007 Lakshyam ACP Bose 2008 Swagatam K.K. / Krishna 2008 Nagaram ACP Chowdary 2008 Bhale Dongalu DCP Yugandhar 2008 Kathanayakudu Bala Krishna / Barber Balu 2008 Homam Malli 2008 Raksha Rajeev 2009 Siddham Dayanand 2009 Aakasamantha Sudhakar 2009 Adhineta Suribabu 2009 Bangaru Babu Chinnababu Ravindra 2009 Ninnu Kalisaka Himself 2009 Pravarakhyudu Shashi Kumar 2010 Maa Nanna Chiranjeevi Chiranjeevulu 2010 Sadhyam Sandeep 2010 Gaayam 2 Durga 2011 Jai Bolo Telangana Gopanna 2011 Chattam Gowri Shankar 2011 Nagaram Nidrapotunna Vela Siva Rama Prasad 2011 Key Invigilator 2011 Kshetram Veera Narasimha Rayalu 2012 Nandeeswarudu Eeshwar Prasad 2012 Thaandavam Sharat Kumar 2012 Six Vijay 2013 Puthagam JB 2013 Bachchan Vijay Kumar 2013 Operation Duryodhana 2 Ashok 2014 Legend Jeetendra 2014 Ra Ra... Krishnayya Jaggu Bhai 2014 Current Theega Sivaramaraju 2014 Pilla Nuvvu Leni Jeevitam Maisamma 2014 Lingaa M.P. Nagabhushanam 2014 O Manishi Katha Ramu 2015 Srimanthudu Ravikanth 2015 Hitudu Sitaram 2016 Nannaku Prematho Krishna Murthy Kautilya 2016 Attack Kaali 2016 Jaguar C.B.I.Officer 2016 Pulimurugan Daddy Girija 2016 Ism Javed Bhai 2016 Kaththi Sandai DCP Thamizhselvan 2017 Bairavaa Periyakannu (PK) 2017 Om Namo Venkatesaya King 2017 Winner Mahendra Reddy 2017 Rarandoi Veduka Chudham Krishna 2017 Patel S. I. R. Subhash Patel & Vallabh (Dual role) 2017 Jaya Janaki Nayaka Aswith Narayana Varma 2017 Oxygen Raghupathi 2017 Hello Prakash 2018 Aadhi Narayana Reddy 2018 Rangasthalam Phanindra Bhupathi (President garu) 2018 Gangstars (Web Series) KD 2018 Saakshyam Munu Swamy 2018 Goodachari Raghuveer/Rana 2018 Aravinda Sametha Veera Raghava Basi Reddy 2019 Viswasam Gautham Veer 2019 Yatra Y. S. Raja Reddy 2019 Madhura Raja V.R Nadeshan 2019 Uppi Rupee 2019 Maharshi Vivek Mittal 2019 Oh! Baby God 2019 Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy Veera Reddy
Jagapati Babu Awards
The actor has won many awards for his amazing performances. Here is the list of awards won by him.
- 1989 – Special Jury – Adavilo Abhimanyudu (Nandi Award)
- 1993 – Best Actor – Gaayam (Nandi Award)
- 1996 – Best Actor –Maavichiguru (Nandi Award)
- 1998 – Best Supporting Actor – Antahpuram (Nandi Award)
- 2000 – Best Actor – Manoharam (Nandi Award)
- 2007 – Best Supporting Actor – Lakshyam (Nandi Award)
- 2007 – Best Supporting Actor – Lakshyam (Filmfare Award)
- 2014 – Best Supporting Actor – Legend (Filmfare Award)
- 2015 – Best Villain – Legend (SIIMA Award)
- 2017 – Best Villain – Nannaku Prematho (SIIMA Award)
- 2017 – Special Jury Award – Pulimurugan (SIIMA Award)