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Jagapati Babu

Date of birth : 1962-01-07
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Tamil Nadu, India
Nationality : Indian
Category : Arts and Entertainment
Last modified : 2011-07-24

Jagapati Babu is a Indian actor in the Telugu film industry, prominent in the family and comedy genres. Babu is the son of veteran producer-director V.B. Rajendra Prasad.

Jagapathi Babu (Full Name: Veeramachaneni Jagapathi Chowdary) is a renowned Telugu Film star actor. He was born on 7 January 1962 in Machilipatnam. He is the son of veteran director and producer V.B. Rajendra Prasad.

Jagapathi Babu made his debut in Telugu Cinema with the movie Simha Swapnam in the year 1989. The movie starring Rebel Star Krishnam Raju in the lead was directed by his father. From then he had acted in about a dozen movies (playing lead roles in few), but was unable to build up his stardom.

He had his major breakthrough in the form of Gaayam directed by Ram Gopal Varma in the year 1993. From then he had given several hits.

He won the Nandi Award for Best Actor in the year 1996 for his role in the movie Maavi Chiguru directed by S V Krishna Reddy. Later, in the year 1998 he won the Nandi Award for Best Supporting Actor for the film Anthapuram.

In the year 2000, he won the Nandi Best Actor Award for the second time for his performance in the movie Manoharam. Similarly, he bagged the Nandi Best Supporting Actor Award for the second time in the year 2007 for his role in the movie Lakshyam.

He was recently roped in to play a key role in the movie Jai Bolo Telangana as a separatist.

Nandi Awards:

Best Supporting Actor - Anthahpuram
Best Actor - Manoharam
Best Actor - Maavi chiguru
Best Supporting Actor - Lakshyam
Best Juri Award - Adavilo Abhimanyudu
Best Actor - Gaayam
Best Juri Award - Sreekaram

Filmfare Best Supporting Actor Award (Telugu) - Lakshyam

Filmography:

Kshethram (2011) (Filming)
key (2011)
chattam (2011)
Nagaram Nidrapothunna Vela (2011)
Baburao Ninnodala (2011)
Ninne Ninne (2011)
Jai Bolo Telangana (2011)
Gaayam 2 (2010)
Sadhyam (2010)


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