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Jagapati Babu Height, Age, Wife, Children, Father, Family, Wiki & More

Updated On : February 12, 2019

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Short Biography

Jagapati Babu was born on 12-02-1962 in Machilipatnam, Krishna in the state of Andhra Pradesh, India. He is an Indian Film Actor, Television Presenter, Voice Artist & Dubbing Artist who is known for his work in Telugu cinema as well as Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam & Bollywood films.

Other Name: Veeramachaneni Jagapati Rao Chowdary, Jagapathi Babu, Jaggu Bhai
Other Professions: Television Presenter Voice Artist Dubbing Artist
Appearance: Telugu Tamil Kannada Malayalam Bollywood

Jagapati Babu Complete Bio & Career

Jagapati Babu is a well known Indian film actor who has been prominently working in Telugu cinema. He has also worked in few Kannada, Tamil, and Malayalam movies. He started his film career with a Telugu film ‘Simha Swapnam’ in 1989. The movie was directed by V. Madhusudhan Rao and was produced by his father himself. He had worked as a child actor in ‘Manchi Manushulu’ in 1974. He worked in few projects such as Adavilo Abhimanyudu, Chinnari Muddula Papa, Pandirimancham, Sahasam, Asadhyulu etc before his first commercially successful, blockbuster movie ‘Peddarikam’ in 1992. Ram Gopal Varma’s film ‘Gaayam‘ gave him a breakthrough in 1993. He gained star status and was able to reach a huge audience with 1994 super hit movie ‘Subha Lagnam’. S V Krishna Reddy’s ‘Maavichiguru’ added one more hit to his career. Later Pelli Pandiri, Subhakankshalu, and  Antahpuram gave him success. His role in thriller movie’ Manoharam.’ Was greatly appreciate by the audience. His next projects Anukokunda Oka Roj,  Kabaddi Kabaddi, Pedababu, and Athade Oka Sainyam were the runway hits during 2003-2005.2007 film ‘Lakshyam ‘ gave him fame as a supporting actor.
He made debut in Tamil films with a movie ‘Madrasi’. He then appeared in another Tamil movie ‘Thaandavam’ in which he played a character of an antagonist. His next movie ‘Jai Bolo Telangana’ brought him a huge success. He made debut in Kannada cinema with a movie ‘Bachchan’ in 2012. He played a character of a cop and actor Sudeep was in a lead role. He made a comeback to Tamil Cine industry with movie ‘Puthagam’ in 2013. He has played the different type of characters, including antagonist, villain, father figure etc. He was seen in ‘Legend’ as an antagonist and then as a villain in Rajinikanth starer ‘Lingaa’. Ra Ra... Krishnayya, Current Theega, O Manishi Katha, Nannaku Prematho, Kaththi Sandai are few of his movies. He worked on movies such as Patel S. I. R., Jaya Janaki Nayaka, Oxygen, and Hello in 2017. His upcoming projects include Aadhi, Odiyan, Rangasthalam, Uppi Rupee, and Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy. He has also worked as dubbing artist for the movie ‘The BFG’ in 2016.He dubbed for actor Mark Rylance for Telugu version. Apart from this, he has given the voice for movies like Victory, Don Seenu, and Janatha Garage.  An autobiographical TV series titled ‘Samudram’ based on his life was announced in 2015. He has won many prestigious awards during his film career including Filmfare Awards, Nandi Awards, SIIMA Awards, IIFA Utsavam and Asianet Film Awards.    

Jagapati Babu Family, Relatives and Other Relations

He was born as ‘Veeramachaneni Jagapati Rao Chowdary’ to veteran director V. B. Rajendra Prasad. He has an elder brother named Ram Prasad. He is married to Lakshmi. His name was associated with actresses Soundarya and Priyamani, but he denied the rumours. He has a daughter named Meghana Babu.

Life's Important Dates Of Jagapati Babu

Body Measurements

Chest Size 40
Biceps Size 14
Waist Size 32
Skin Colour Wheatish
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Salt & Pepper

Personal Info

Home Town Chennai
Nationality Indian
Religion Hindu
Address Hyderabad, Telangana, India
School DNR School, Bheemavaram
College Sri Chaitanya College, Hyderabad
Qualification Graduate
Hobbies Reading, Traveling
Marital Status Married
Debut Telugu Film (as a child artist) - Manchi Manushulu (1974)
Telugu Film (as an adult) - Simha Swapnam (1989)
Tamil Film - Madrasi (2006)
Kannada Film - Bachchan (2013)
Malayalam Film - Pulimurugan (2016)
Bollywood Film - Taanaji: The Unsung Warrior (2019)
Best Movies Gaayam (1992), Maavichiguru (1995), Legend (2013), Lakshyam (2006) and Nannaku Prematho (2015) among others
Salary N/A
Net Worth N/A
Official Website N/A


Favorite Color Black
Favorite Sport Cricket
Favorite Dress Suits

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Jagapati Babu

  • His mother stopped taking with him for a good 2 years when she caught him smoking and even saw him accompanying a girl.
  • Actress Ramya Krishna is his best friend from the industry.
  • He has a good and close relationship with Jr. NTR, Nagarjuna, and Arjun.
  • He admitted once that he had a crush on Trisha.

Jagapati Babu Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

60 years, 11months, 19 days old age Jagapati Babu will turn 61 on 12 February, 2023. Only 11 days, 6 hours,33 minutes has left for his next birthday.

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Jagapati Babu has celebrated the total number of 61 birthdays till date. See the analysis by days count and bar graph.

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