Jagapathi Babu Age, Wiki, Biography, Wife, Daughter, Height in feet, Net Worth & Many More

Veeramachaneni Jagapathi Rao Chowdary popularly known as Jagapathi Babu is an Indian actor who is known for acting in Telugu, Tamil, Kannada and Malayalam cinema. He was born on 12th February 1962 in Machilipatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India. Film producer-director V. B. Rajendra Prasad was his father. He has a brother Veeramachaneni Ram Prasad. He completed his graduation from Chaitanya College, Hyderabad.

Jagapathi made his acting debut in 1974 as a child actor with Manchi Manushulu.

In 1989, he made his debut with the Telugu film Simha Swapnam in a lead role. In that year, he also appeared in the film, Adavilo Avhimanyudu. He won Nandi Special Jury Award for his role in Adavilo Avhimanyudu. 

In 1990, he was seen in the film, Chinnari Muddula Papa.

In 1991, he appeared in three films, Pandirimancham, Parishkaram and Jagannatakam.

In 1992, he starred in six films, Sahasam, Asadhyulu, Peddarikam, Raguluthunna Bharatam, Mother India and Balaramakrishnulu. Peddarikam was his first commercial success.

In 1993 he gained popularity with the film Gaayam. The film was a breakthrough for him. He won Nandi Awards in the Best Actor category for his performance. He was also nominated for Filmfare Best Actor – Telugu Award. In that year, he also seen in three other films, Aasayam, Pillalu Diddina Kapuram and Aadarsam.

Subhalagnam marked the turning point of his career in 1994. He established himself as a star in the film. 

In 1995, he appeared in six films.

In 1996, he appeared in another successful film in his life, Maavichiguru. He won another Nandi Award in the Best Actor segment for his performance. He also appeared in three other films that year, Srikaram, Maa Aavida Collector and Jabilamma Pelli.

In 1997, he was seen in six films. For his performance in Chillakkottudu, he was praised.

He appeared in six films in 1998. His role in Antahpuram was praised. He also won Nandi Best Supporting Award for his performance.

He acted in five films in 1999.

He again appeared in five other films in 2000. He won another Nandi Best Actor Award for his performance in the film Manoharan.

In the following years, he appeared in several films such as Family Circus (2001), Siva Ram Rama Raju (2002), Dham (2003), Pedababu (2004), Pandem (2005) etc.

In 2006, he made his Tamil debut with Madrasi. In that year he also appeared in several other films, Samanyudu, Brahmastram, Gopi – Goda Meedha Pilli and Pellaina Kothalo.

Lakshyam was his only released film in 2007. He won his first Filmfare Awards and Nandi Awards for Best Supporting Actor.

From 2008 to 2012 he appeared in several films, such as Raksha (2008), Siddham (2009), Gaayam 2 (2010), Key (2011), Six (2012) etc.

In 2013, he made his Kannada debut with Bachchan. He also appeared in another film, Operation Duryodhana 2.

In 2014, he appeared in six films. But his acting in Legend was praised. He won three awards. Filmfare Awards for Best Supporting Actor – Telugu, Nandi Awards for Best Villain and SIIMA Awards for Best Actor in a Negative Role (Telugu).

Srimanthudu and Hitudu were his two released films in 2015. For Srimanthudu he won IIFA Utsavam Award in the Best Supporting Actor category.

In 2016, he made his Malayalam debut with the film Pullimurugan. With his Malayalam debut, he marked his footstep. For his performance, he won SIIMA Special Jury Award for his performance and Best Actor in a Negative Role in Asianet Film Awards. That year, he also appeared in three other films, Nannaku Prematho, Attack and Ism. He received several positive reviews for his performance in the film Nannaku Prematho. Not only that, he won three awards for his performance.  Filmfare Awards for Best Supporting Actor – Telugu, SIIMA Awards for Best Actor in a Negative Role (Telugu) and IIFA Utsavam for Best Actor in a Negative Role.

In 2017, he was seen in seven films. He also made his Bengali movie debut that year with Boss 2.

He made his digital debut with the web series Gangsters in 2018. In that year he also appeared in six films. But he was praised for two of his movies, Rangasthalam and Aravinda Sametha Veera Raghava. He even won two awards for his performance.

Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy is his only notable work in 2019 between three other releases.

Miss India was his only released film in 2020.

He appeared in eight films in 2021 and five films in 2022. Radhe Shyam marked his Hindi debut.

He has three upcoming films, Kabza, Kabhi Eid Kabhi Diwali and Salaar.

He also appeared in the television talk show Lakshmi Talk Show in 2009.

Not only as an actor, but he also worked as a narrator and dubbing artist in several films.

Jagapathi Babu married Lakshmi. Together they have two daughters.

NameVeeramachaneni Jagapatirao Chowdary
Nick NameJB, Jaggu
ProfessionActor
Date of Birth12 February 1962
Age60 Years (2022)
Birth PlaceMachilipatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India
NationalityIndian
HometownChennai, Tamil Nadu, India
SchoolNot Known
CollageChaitanya College, Hyderabad
DebutTelugu Film: Manchi Manushulu (1974)


Tamil Film: Madrasi (2006)



Kannada Film: Bachchan (2013)



Malayalam Film: Pulimurugan (2016)



Bengali Film: Boss 2 (2017)




Telugu TV: Lakshmi Talk Show (2009)
ReligionHinduism
Zodiac SignAquarius
HobbiesTravelling, Reading
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Jagapathi Babu Career

  • Jagapathi made his acting debut in 1974 as a child actor with Manchi Manushulu.
  • In 1989, he made his debut with the Telugu film Simha Swapnam in a lead role. In that year, he also appeared in the film, Adavilo Avhimanyudu. 
  • In 1990, he was seen in the film, Chinnari Muddula Papa.
  • In 1991, he appeared in three films, Pandirimancham, Parishkaram and Jagannatakam.
  • In 1992, he starred in six films, Sahasam, Asadhyulu, Peddarikam, Raguluthunna Bharatam, Mother India and Balaramakrishnulu. 
  • In 1993 he appeared in the film Gaayam. In that year, he also seen in three other films, Aasayam, Pillalu Diddina Kapuram and Aadarsam.
  • Subhalagnam was his only released film in 1994. 
  • In 1995, he appeared in six films.
  • In 1996, he appeared in the film, Maavichiguru. He also appeared in three other films that year, Srikaram, Maa Aavida Collector and Jabilamma Pelli.
  • In 1997, he was seen in six films. 
  • He appeared in six films in 1998. 
  • He acted in five films in 1999.
  • He again appeared in five other films in 2000. 
  • In the following years, he appeared in several films such as Family Circus (2001), Siva Ram Rama Raju (2002), Dham (2003), Pedababu (2004), Pandem (2005) etc.
  • In 2006, he made his Tamil debut with Madrasi. In that year he also appeared in several other films, Samanyudu, Brahmastram, Gopi – Goda Meedha Pilli and Pellaina Kothalo.
  • Lakshyam was his only released film in 2007. 
  • From 2008 to 2012 he appeared in several films, such as Raksha (2008), Siddham (2009), Gaayam 2 (2010), Key (2011), Six (2012) etc.
  • In 2013, he made his Kannada debut with Bachchan. He also appeared in another film, Operation Duryodhana 2.
  • In 2014, he appeared in six films. 
  • Srimanthudu and Hitudu were his two released films in 2015. 
  • In 2016, he made his Malayalam debut with the film Pullimurugan. That year, he also appeared in three other films, Nannaku Prematho, Attack and Ism. 
  • In 2017, he was seen in seven films. He also made his Bengali movie debut that year with Boss 2.
  • He made his digital debut with the web series Gangsters in 2018. In that year he also appeared in six films. 
  • Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy is his only notable work in 2019 between three other releases.
  • Miss India was his only released film in 2020.
  • He appeared in eight films in 2021 and five films in 2022. Radhe Shyam marked his Hindi debut.
  • He has three upcoming films, Kabza, Kabhi Eid Kabhi Diwali and Salaar.
  • He also appeared in the television talk show Lakshmi Talk Show in 2009.
  • Not only as an actor, but he also worked as a narrator and dubbing artist in several films.

Jagapathi Babu Family 

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

Jagapathi Babu Relationship / Marital Status & Many More 

Marital Status Married
Affairs / Girlfriend Not Known
Wife/ Spouse Lakshmi
Marriage date Not Known
Marriage Place Not Known
ChildrenSon- Not Known
Daughter- Meghana Babu

Lakshmi And Jagapathi Babu  Marriage Photos
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Jagapathi Babu Physical Stats

HeightIn Centimeter – 165 cm
In Meter – 1.65 m
In feet & inches – 5’5
WeightIn Kilogram- 54 Kg
In Pounds – 119lbs
Eye ColorBlack
Hair ColorBrown

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Favourite  CuisineSouth Indian Food
Favourite  Color Black
Favourite  Sport Cricket
Favourite  Destination Goa, Shimla

Jagapathi Babu Education 

School Not Known
Collage Chaitanya College, Hyderabad
Educational Qualification Graduate

Jagapathi Babu Net Worth

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Income SourceActing
Car CollectionNot Known

Some Unknown facts about Jagapathi Babu

  • Does Jagapati Babu smoke?: Not Known
  • Does Jagapati Babu drink alcohol?: Yes
  • Travelling and reading are his hobbies.
  • He worked in different languages like Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam, and Bengali.
  • In a career spanning 33 years, Babu has appeared in 170 feature films.

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