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Veeramachaneni Jagapatirao Chowdary






12 Feb, 1962 Machilipatnam


Hyderabad, Telangana, India

Jagapati Babu

Jagapati Babu (born Veeramachaneni Jagapatirao Chowdary) is an Indian film actor known for his works predominantly in Telugu cinema, few Tamil, Malayalam and Kannada films. In a career spanning 25 years, Jagapati Babu has starred in over 120 feature films, and has received 3 Filmfare Awards and 7 state Nandi Awards. He received the Kala Bhushana Award, for his contribution to cinema, by TSR Lalitha kala Parishat. He has worked with noted directors like K. Raghavendra Rao, A. M. Rathnam, Ram Gopal Varma, Krishna Vamsi, S.V. Krishna Reddy, E. V. V. Satyanarayana, Guna Sekhar, Radha Mohan, Chandra Sekhar Yeleti, M. Raja, and J. D. Chakravarthy. Jagapati Babu was born in Machilipatnam to veteran producer-director V. B. Rajendra Prasad. He was brought up in Chennai, Tamil Nadu before making a mark in Tollywood.