S. R. Jangid is the former Director General of Police of Tamil Nadu. In 2017, H. Vinoth directed Theeran Adhigaaram Ondru, a Tamil film based on S. R. Jangid and this case. In January 2005, after the murder of AIADMK MLA Sudarsanam from Gummidipoondi, then Tamil Nadu Director General of Police S.R. He took charge of Operation Bawaria in a mission to dismantle the notorious gang. Jangid accompanied by his team, planned the operation, employing advanced tracking techniques and intelligence gathering. The Tamil movie “Theeran Adhigaaram Ondru” is based on the real-life exploits of S.R. Jangid, a fearless and dedicated IPS officer. Jangid’s contributions to law enforcement were recognized with numerous awards, including the President’s Police Medal for Distinguished Service.

Birth Name

Sangaram Jangid


S. R. Jangid


Former Director General of Police



Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

S. R. Jangid was born in 1959, in Barmer district, Rajasthan, India.


He’s currently 65 years old.

Sun Sign




He has Indian ancestry.




Jangid completed his schooling in Jodhpur and pursued his law degree at the prestigious National Law School, in Delhi.

Family Details

  • Father – Unknown
  • Mother – Unknown
  • Siblings – Unknown

Marital Status



Girlfriend / Spouse

S. R. Jangid has dated –

  • Mrs. Anju Jangid – Jangid is married to Mrs. Anju Jangid, and the couple has been blessed with two children, a son and a daughter.

Physical Statistics


  • In feet – 5 feet 6 inches
  • In centimeters – 167 cm
  • In meters – 1.67 m


  • In Kilograms – 65 kg
  • In Pounds – 143 lbs

Body Build


Eye Color

Dark Brown

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Shoe Size

He wears a size 8.5 (US) shoe.



Professional Statistics

Famous For

S. R. became known as a police officer and former DGP in Tamil Nadu. During 1995 – 2006, He is best known for his actions and bravery in the Operation Bawaria, to arrest organized dacoity, murder and robbery that were prevalent in residential areas near the National Highway mostly in Tamil Nadu. He was awarded police medal by the President for his efforts in the case. 2017 Tamil film, Theeran Adhigaaram Ondru was based on the true events behind Operation Bawaria. His position has been elevated to Director general of police.

S. R. Jangid Net worth

S. R. Jangid has an estimated net worth of $1.5 million dollars as of 2024.

Social Media Profiles

Some Lesser Known Facts About S. R. Jangid

  • Jangid popularly Know as S. R. Jangid was born in Barmer district, Rajasthan, into a farmer family. He is the eldest son among three brothers and two sisters.
  • In 1985, Joining the Indian Police Service Jangid’s first posting was as an Assistant Superintendent of Police in Ambasamudram, Tirunelveli district.
  • His career then saw a series of significant appointments, serving as Superintendent of Police in The Nilgiris, Cuddalore, Tirunelveli, and Tuticorin districts.
  • Jangid demonstrated exceptional leadership as the Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG) in Madurai and Chennai.
  • In 2010, he was elevated to the position of Additional Director General of Police (ADGP) of Law and Order, where he oversaw the investigation of high-profile cases, including the murder of journalist Rajeshwari and the abduction and rape of a 17-year-old girl in Tiruchirappalli.
  • In 2017, Jangid assumed the role of the Director General of Police (DGP) of Tamil Nadu, marking the pinnacle of his policing career.
  • Jangid’s contributions to law enforcement were recognized with numerous awards, including the President’s Police Medal for Distinguished Service, the Indian Police Medal for Distinguished Service, and the prestigious Padma Shri, India’s fourth-highest civilian award.
  • In 2019, Following his retirement from the Indian Police Service Jangid transitioned into the role of an educationalist. He founded the Jangid IPS Academy, a coaching institute aimed at guiding civil services aspirants.


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