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About Jagapathi Babu

Jagapathi Babu is a well-known Indian actor. He is mostly known for his work in Telugu, Tamil, and Malayalam film industry. The actor rose to fame for playing a 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 time with his amazing acting skills and energy.

Jagapathi Babu was born into a high-class Hindu family on 12 February 1962 in Machilipatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India. His father’s name is Late Veeramachaneni Rajendra who was a film producer. His mother’s name is not known. He has an elder brother named Ram Prasad. Once the actor said that his mother stopped talking to him for almost 2 years after she caught him smoking and saw him accompanying a girl.

Jagapathi Babu is married to Lakshmi, it was an arranged marriage. Apparently, the actor was in love with a girl when he was young but his mother was against that relationship and got him married to the girl of her choice. Later, he 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 to 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.

Wiki/Bio

Birth Name Veeramachaneni Jagapatirao Chowdary
Nick Name JB, Jaggu
Age (as in 2022) 60 Years
Debut • Telugu Film: Manchi Manushulu (1974, as a child actor)
• Telugu Film: Simha Swapnam(1989, as a lead actor)
• Tamil Film: Madrasi (2006)
• Kannada Film: Bachchan (2013)
• Malayalam Film: Pulimurugan (2016)
• Bengali Film: Boss 2 (2017)
• Telugu TV: Lakshmi Talk Show (2009)
Religion Hinduism
Sun Sign/Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Birth Place Machilipatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India
Date of Birth 12 February 1962
Nationality Indian
Residence Not Known
Home Town Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Hobbies Travelling, Reading

Family

Mother’s Name Not Known
Father’s Name Veeramachaneni Rajendra Prasad (Film Producer, died in 2015)
Brother Veeramachaneni Ram Prasad
Sister Not Known

Girlfriends/Affairs

Affairs/Girlfriends • Priyamani (rumored)
• Soundarya (rumored)

Marital Status, Wife and Children

Wife/Spouse Lakshmi
Marriage Date Not Known
Children Meghana Babu

Education

School Not Known
College/University Chaitanya College, Hyderabad
Educational Qualification Graduate
Profession Actor
Brands Endorsed Not Known
Career Manager Not Known

Height, Weight, and Figure Measurements

Height (Approx.) in centimeters- 180 cm
in meters- 1.8 m
in feet inches- 5’ 11”
Weight (Approx.) in kilograms- 70 kg
in pounds- 154 lbs

Figure Measurements

Chest Size 40 Inches
Biceps Size 13 Inches
Waist Size 34 Inches

Extra Ordinary Features

Caste/Sect Kamma
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Dark Brown
S*xual Orientation Straight
Dress Size 4 (US)
Shoe Size 10 (US)

Favourite Things

Favourite Food Not Known
Favourite Actors Not Known
Favourite Colors Black
Favourite Sport Cricket
Controversies Not Known

Life Journey

After completed primary education Jagapathi Babu did graduation from Chaitanya College, Hyderabad. He started his career with the movie “Manchi Manushulu” as a child artist in 1974. In the year 1989, he initiated his filmy career with a Telugu movie titled ‘Simha Swapnam’ was produced by his father and directed by V. Madhusudhan Rao.

Jagapathi Babu worked in a few films such as Adavilo Abhimanyudu, Chinnari Muddula Papa, Pandirimancham, Sahasam, Asadhyulu, etc before his first commercially successful, blockbuster movie ‘Peddarikam’ in 1992. Ram Gopal Varma’s film ‘Gaayam‘ gave him a breakthrough in 1993.

Jagapathi Babu Net Worth

Estimated Net Worth in 2022 (Approx) $13 Million
Estimated Net Worth in 2021 (Approx) Under Review
Annual Salary Under Review
Income Source Actor

Noted, Right now, We don’t have enough information about Cars, Monthly/Yearly Salary, etc. We will update soon.

Career

The actor gained star status and was able to reach a huge audience with the 1994 super hit movie ‘Subha Lagnam’. S V Krishna Reddy’s ‘Maavichiguru’ added one more hit to his career. His role in the thriller movie’ Manoharam.’ Was greatly appreciate by the audience. His next projects Anukokunda Oka Roj, Kabaddi Kabaddi, Pedababu, and Athade Oka Sainyam were the runway hits during 2003-2005.2007 film ‘Lakshyam ‘ gave him fame as a supporting actor.

Jagapathi Babu made a debut in Tamil films with a movie ‘Madrasi’. He then appeared in another Tamil movie ‘Thaandavam’ in which he played the character of an antagonist. His next movie ‘Jai Bolo Telangana’ brought him a huge success.

Later, He made a debut in Kannada cinema with the movie ‘Bachchan’ in 2012. He played the character of a cop and actor Sudeep was in a lead role. Jagapathi made a comeback to the Tamil Cine industry with the movie ‘Puthagam’ in 2013. He has played different types of characters, including antagonists, villains, father figures, etc.

The actor was seen in ‘Legend’ as an antagonist and then as a villain in Rajinikanth starer ‘Lingaa’. Ra Ra… Krishnayya, Current Theega, O Manishi Katha, Nannaku Prematho, Kaththi Sandai are few of his movies. He worked on movies such as Patel S. I. R., Jaya Janaki Nayaka, Oxygen, and Hello in 2017.

His upcoming projects include Aadhi, Odiyan, Rangasthalam, Uppi Rupee, and Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy. He has also worked as a dubbing artist for the movie ‘The BFG’ in 2016. Jagapathi dubbed for actor Mark Rylance for the Telugu version. Apart from this, he has given the voice for movies like Victory, Don Seenu, and Janatha Garage. An autobiographical TV series titled ‘Samudram’ based on his life was announced in 2015. He has won many prestigious awards during his film career including Filmfare Awards, Nandi Awards, SIIMA Awards, IIFA Utsavam, and Asianet Film Awards.

TV Shows & Serials List

1974 Manchi Manushulu
1989 Simha Swapnam
Adavilo Abhimanyudu
1990 Chinnari Muddula Papa
1991 Pandirimancham
Parishkaram
Jagannatakam
1992 Sahasam
Asadhyulu
Peddarikam
Raguluthunna Bharatham
Mother India
Balaramakrishnulu
1993 Aashayam
Pillalu Diddina Kapuram
Aadarsham
Gaayam
1994 Bhale Pellam
Allari Premikudu
Jailor Gari Abbai
Subhalagnam
Theerpu
1995 Chilakapachcha Kaapuram
Bhale Bullodu
Sankalpam
Money Money
Aayanaki Iddaru
Shubhamastu
1996 Srikaram
Maa Aavida Collector
Maavichiguru
Jabilamma PeIli
1997 Subhakankshalu
Chilakkottudu
PeIli Pandiri
Priyaragalu
Oka Chinna Maata
Dongata
1998 Maavidaakulu
PeIli Kanuka
PeIli Peetalu
Antahpuram
Srimathi Vellostha
Aaha
1999 Swapnalokam
Manasulo Maata
Alludugaaru Vachcharu
Ravoyi Chandamama
Samudram
2000 Manoharam
Sardukupodaam Randi
Choosoddaam Randi
Moodu Mukkalata
Bachi
2001 Budget Padmanabham
Family Circus
Naalo Unna Prema
Hanuman Junction
2002 Siva Rama Raju
Sandade Sandadi
2003 Kabadi Kabadi
Dham
2004 Athade Oka Sainyam
Kushi Kushiga
Pedababu
2005 Anukokunda Oka Roju
Pandem
Jagapati
That Is Pandu
2006 Samanyudu
Madrasi
Brahmastram
Gopi – Goda Meedha PiIli
Pellaina Kothalo
2007 Lakshyam
2008 Swagatam
Nagaram
Bhale Dongalu
Kathanayakudu
Homam
Raksha
2009 Siddham
Aakasamantha
Adhineta
Bangaru Babu
Ninnu Kalisaka
Pravarakhyudu
2010 Maa Nanna Chiranjeevi
Sadhyam
Gaayam 2
2011 Jai Bolo Telangana
Chattam
Nagaram Nidrapotunna Vela
Key
Kshetram
2012 Nandeeswarudu
Thaandavam
Six
2013 Puthagam
Bachchan
Operation Duryodhana 2
2017 Om Namo Venkatesaya
Winner
Rarandoi Veduka Chudham
Patel S. I. R.
Jaya Janaki Nayaka
Oxygen
Hello
2018 Aadhi
Rangasthalam
Saakshyam
Goodachari
Aravinda Sametha Veera Raghava
2019 Viswasam
Yatra
Madhura Raja
Uppi Rupee
Maharshi
Oh! Baby
Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy

Facts About Jagapathi Babu

  • Does Jagapati Babu drink alcohol?: Yes
  • Does he smoke?: Not Known
  • He also acted in Telugu web series ‘Gangsters’ (2018) as Kumar Das aka KD.
  • The actor once admitted that he has a crush on actress Trisha and would like to work with her.
  • He shares a close relationship with popular south actors like Nagarjuna, Arjun, and Jr. NTR.
  • Ramya Krishna is his good friend from the industry.

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