Jagapathi Babu is an Indian film actor who known for his works predominantly in Telugu cinema in addition to a few Tamil and Malayalam films. He has starred in over 120 feature films and has received 4 Filmfare Awards and 7 state Nandi Awards. In 2013, Jagapathi returned to the Tamil film industry with Puthagam.

Birth Name

Veeramachaneni Jagapatirao Chowdary

Nickname

JB, Jaggu

Profession

Actor

Nationality

Indian

Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Jagapati Babu was born on the 12th of February 1962, in Machilipatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India.

Age

He’s currently 58 years old.

Sun Sign

Aquarius

Ethnicity

Asian (Indian)

Religion

Hinduism

Education

Jagapati did his schooling from DNR School, Bheemavaram. He completed his graduation from Chaitanya College in Hyderabad.

Family Details

  • Father – Veeramachaneni Rajendra Prasad (Film Producer, died in 2015)
  • Mother – Unknown
  • Siblings – Veeramachaneni Ram Prasad (Brother)

Marital Status

Married

Girlfriend / Spouse

Jagapati Babu has dated –

  • Lakshmi Veeramachaneni (Present) – Jagapati got married to a women named Lakshmi. They have two children.

Physical Statistics

  • In feet – 5 feet 9 inches
  • In centimeters – 175 cm
  • In meters – 1.75 m

Weight

  • In Kilograms – 72 kg
  • In Pounds – 159 lbs

Body Measurements

  • Measurements – 38–12–32
  • Chest – 38 in or 96.50 cm
  • Arms / Biceps – 12 in or 30.5 cm
  • Waist – 32 in or 81 cm

Body Build

Average

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Hair Color

Black

Sexuality

Straight

Professional Statistics

Famous For

Jagapati became known for his role in movies Lakshyam (2007), Siddham (2009) & Gaayam 2 (2010). He has received 4 Filmfare Awards and 7 state Nandi Awards.

Film Debut

In 1989, Jagapati made his Telugu debut with the crime film, Simha Swapnam in which she played the role of Rajesh & Harish (Dual role). In 2006, Jagapati made his Tamil debut with the action film, Madrasi in which she played the role of Shiva.

In 2013, Jagapati made his Kannada debut with the action thriller film, Bachchan directed by Shashank. In 2016, Jagapati made his Malayalam debut with the film, Pulimurugan in which she played the role of Radha.

Television Debut

In 2009, Jagapati made his TV show appearance as himself in the talk show series, Lakshmi Talk Show.

Jagapati Babu Favorites

  • Favorite ActorAmitabh Bachchan, Kamal Haasan
  • Favorite Actress – Sridevi
  • Favorite Singer – A. R. Rahman
  • Favorite Place – Goa
  • Favorite Color – Black & White

Jagapati Babu Net worth

Jagapati Babu has an estimated net worth of $12 million dollars as of 2020.

Social Media Profiles

Some Lesser Known Facts About Jagapati Babu

  • Jagapati received the Kala Bhushana Award, for his contribution to cinema, by TSR Lalitha kala Parishat.
  • Jagapati had his breakthrough in the form of Gaayam directed by Ram Gopal Varma.
  • He won the Nandi Best Actor Award for his performance in the thriller Manoharam.
  • In 1994, Jagapati played the role as Raja in the Action drama film, Jailor Gaari Abbayi directed by Sarath.
  • In 1997, Jagapati portrayed role of Chandu in the comedy drama film Subhakankshalu directed by Bhimaneni Srinivasa Rao.
  • In 2001, he made his acting debut with the romantic drama film, Naalo Unna Prema in which she played the role of Sai Krishna.
  • In 2005, Jagapati made his acting debut with the drama film, Pandem in which she played the role of Seenu.
  • In 2009, he played the role as Chinnababu Ravindra in the drama film, Bangaru Babu directed by Jonnalagadda Srinivas.
  • In 2012, he appeared as the antagonist in Tamil film, Thaandavam written and directed by A. L. Vijay.
  • In 2015, Jagapati has worked in action drama film, Srimanthudu written and directed by  Koratala Siva.
  • In 2017, he played the role as King in the biographical film, Om Namo Venkatesaya directed by K. Raghavendra Rao.
  • In 2019, Jagapati made her acting debut as Veera Reddy in epic action film, Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy directed by Surender Reddy.
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