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Jagapathi Babu About this born Veeramachaneni Jagapathirao Chowdary is an Indian film actor known for his works mainly at Telugu cinema. In his 25-year career, Jagapathi Babu has starred in more than 120 feature films and has received 3 Filmfare Awards and 7 Nandi Awards.

Jagapathi Babu was born in Machilipatnam from a veteran producer-director, V. B. Rajendra Prasad. He was raised in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, before making his mark in Tollywood.

He received the Kala Bhushana Prize, for his contribution to the cinema, from TSR Lalitha kala Parishat. He has worked with renowned filmmakers such as K. Raghavendra Rao, A.M. Rathnam, Ram Gopal Varma, Krishna Vamsi, S.V. Krishna Reddy, V. Satyanarayana, Guna Sekhar, Radha Mohan, Chandra Sekhar Yeleti, Raja and J. Chakravarthy.

Jagapathi Babu made her telugu debut with the film Simha Swapnam (1989), produced by her father and directed by V. Madhusudhan Rao. His first successful film was Peddarikam, released in 1992. He had his breakthrough in the form of Gaayam directed by Ram Gopal Varma in 1993. In 1994, with the super hit Subha Lagnam, he joined the family audience and also established his star status. He won the Nandi Award for Best Actor in 1996 for his role in the film Maavichiguru directed by S V Krishna Reddy. In 1997, blockbuster films like Subhakankshalu and Pelli Pandiri were on the bill. In 1998, he won the Nandi Award for Best Actor in the film Antahpuram. In 2000, he won the award for Best Actor Nandi for his performance in the thriller Manoharam. In 2003-05, he directed blockbusters such as Kabaddi Kabaddi, Athade Oka Sainyam, Pedababu and Anukokunda Oka Roju. In 2006, he appeared in Samanyudu and Pellaina Kothalo. He received the Best Supporting Actress Award Nandi for the second time in 2007 for his role in the movie Lakshyam and he also won Filmfare.

Jagapathi Babu Biodata and Biography


Veeramachaneni Jagapathirao Chowdary


JB, Jaggu



Date Of Birth

12 February 1962


59 Years (as in 2021)

Profession / Occupation

Actor  (Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam, Bengali)

Mother Tongue








Zodiac Sign


Height / Weight

5′ 9” / 70kg

First Movie

Manchi Manushulu (1974, Child artist in Telugu)

First Debut Movie

Simha Swapnam (1989, Telugu)
Madrasi (2006, Tamil)
Bachchan (2013, Kannada)
Pulimurugan (2016, Malayalam)

Money Factor

Not Known

Jagapathi Babu Family and Relatives


Veeramachaneni Rajendra Prasad (Film Producer, died in 2015)


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Veeramachaneni Ram Prasad, Veeramachaneni Yugendra Kumar


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Marital Status





Meghana Babu

Sons Not Known
Girlfriends/ Affairs Not Known

Jagapathi Babu Height, Weight and Body Measurements

Height in Centimeters

175 cm

Height in Meters

1.75 m

Height in Feet Inches

5′ 9”



Body Measurement

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Chest Size

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Waist Size

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Biceps Size

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Eye Colour

Dark Brown

Hair Colour


Jagapathi Babu Favorites

Favorite Colour

Golden Yellow

Favorite Actor

Not Known

Favorite Actress

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Favorite Food Fast food
Hobbies Travelling, Reading
Favorite Director Not Known
Favorite Movies Not Known
Favorite Book Heavy metal
Favorite Perfume Not Known
Favorite Sport Baseball
Favorite Destination Not Known

Jagapathi Babu Education School and Colleges

Education Qualification



Not Known

College / University

Chaitanya College, Hyderabad


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Jagapathi Babu Residence and Contact Address

Birth Place

Machilipatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India

Home Town

Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Present Residence

Hyderabad, Telangana, India

House Address

Hyderabad, Telangana, India

Phone No / Mobile No

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Email ID

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Jagapathi Babu Awards, Honours, Achievements

Nandi Award

1989: Special Jury for Adavilo Abhimanyudu
1993: Best Actor for Gaayam
1996: Best Actor for Maavichiguru
1998: Best Supporting Actor for Anthahpuram
2000: Best Actor for Manoharam
2007: Best Supporting Actor Lakshyam
2014: Best Villian for Legend

Filmfare Award – Telugu

2007: Best Supporting Actor Lakshyam
2014: Best Supporting Actor Legend
2016: Best Supporting Actor Nannaku Prematho
2018: Best Supporting Actor Aravinda Sametha Veera Raghava

SIIMA Awards

2014: Best Actor in a Negative Role Legend
2016: Best Actor in a Negative Role Nannaku Prematho
2016: Special Jury for Pulimurugan (Malayalam)

IIFA Utsavam

2016: Best Supporting Actor for Srimanthudu
2017: Best Actor in a Negative Role for Nannaku Prematho

Asianet Film Awards

2017: Best Actor in a Negative Role for Pulimurugan

Jagapathi Babu Social Media




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Wikipedia @Jagapathi_Babu

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