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Veeramachaneni Jagapati Rao Chowdary better known by screen name, Jagapati Babu is a renowned actor who has made name for himself in the Telugu, Tamil. Kannada and Malayalam film industries.

Full NameVeeramachaneni Jagapatirao Chowdary
Nickname(s)JB, Jaggu
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 175 cm
in meters- 1.75 m
in feet inches- 5’ 9”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 70 kg
in pounds- 154 lbs
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Life
Date of Birth1962-02-12
Age (as in 2018)56 Years
BirthplaceMachilipatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signAquarius
HometownChennai, Tamil Nadu, India
SchoolNot Known
CollegeChaitanya College, Hyderabad
Educational QualificationGraduate
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)
HobbiesTravelling, Reading
1989- Nandi Special Jury Award for Telugu film 'Adavilo Abhimanyudu' (1989)
1993- Nandi Award for Best Actor for Telugu film 'Gaayam' (1993)
2007- Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor for Telugu film 'Lakshyam' (2007)
2015- SIIMA Award for Best Villain for Telugu film 'Legend' (2014)
IIFA Utsavam Award for Best Supporting Actor for Telugu film 'Srimanthudu' (2015)
2017- Asianet Film Award for Best Actor in a Negative Role for Malayalam film Pulimurugan (2016)
Kala Bhushana Award for his contribution to cinema
Note: Along with these, he has many other awards to his name.
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsNot Known
Jagapati Babu with his wife Lakshmi
ChildrenSon- Not Known
Daughter- Meghana Babu
ParentsFather- Veeramachaneni Rajendra Prasad (Film Producer, died in 2015)
Mother- Name Not Known
SiblingsBrother- Veeramachaneni Ram Prasad
Sister- Not Known

Some Lesser Known Facts About Jagapati Babu

  • Does Jagapati Babu smoke?: Not Known
  • Does Jagapati Babu drink alcohol?: Yes
  • Jagapati started his acting career in 1974 with the Telugu film ‘Manchi Manushulu.’
  • He also acted in Telugu web series ‘Gangstars’ (2018) as Kumar Das aka KD.
  • He worked in different languages like Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam, and Bengali.
  • In 2018, Jagapati produced a documentary TV film ‘Samudram’ (2018).
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