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Jagapathi Babu Quick Info
Height 5 ft 7½ in
Weight 75 kg
Date of Birth February 12, 1962
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Spouse Lakshmi

Jagapathi Babu is an Indian actor and producer who has mainly worked in Telugu cinema while also appearing in a few Tamil, Kannada, and Malayalam films. Some of the films he has been cast in include Aravinda Sametha Veera RaghavaRangasthalam, Srimanthudu, Simha SwapnamGaayamMaavichiguruSubhalagnamChilakkottuduMaharshi, Adavilo Abhimanyudu, Anukokunda Oka RojuLakshyamKathanayakuduRakshaHomamJai Bolo TelanganaNannaku PremathoLegendAnthahpuramPulimuruganTuck Jagadish, Nela Ticket, ViswasamGood Luck SakhiFCUK: Father Chitti Umaa KaarthikSye Raa Narasimha ReddyRadhe ShyamGangstarsRarandoi Veduka ChudhamCurrent Theega, Jaya Janaki NayakaOm Namo VenkatesayaO Manishi KathaRa Ra… KrishnayyaPilla Nuvvu Leni JeevitamNagaram Nidrapotunna VelaMaa Nanna ChiranjeeviGopi – Goda Meedha PilliAthade Oka SainyamThat Is PanduOka Chinna Maata, and Madhagaja.

Born Name

Veeramachaneni Jagapathi Rao Chowdary

Other Names

Jagapathi Babu, JB, Jaggu Bhai

Jagapathi Babu as seen at the 62nd Filmfare Awards South in 2015
Jagapathi Babu as seen at the 62nd Filmfare Awards South in 2015 (Bollywood Hungama / bollywoodhungama.com / CC BY 3.0)

Sun Sign


Born Place

Machilipatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India





Actor, Producer


  • Father – V. B. Rajendra Prasad (Film Producer, Director)
  • Siblings – Veeramachaneni Ram Prasad (Brother)



Jagapathi Babu promoting 'Patel S. I. R.' in 2017
Jagapathi Babu promoting ‘Patel S. I. R.’ in 2017 (Madhuram Videos / YouTube / CC BY 3.0)


5 ft 7½ in or 171.5 cm


75 kg or 165.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Jagapathi Babu has dated –

  1. Lakshmi – Jagapathi Babu and Lakshmi are married and they have been blessed with 2 daughters.

Race / Ethnicity

Asian (Indian)

Hair Color

Salt and Pepper

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

Usually sports a beard

Jagapathi Babu pictured at the 60th Filmfare Awards South in 2013
Jagapathi Babu pictured at the 60th Filmfare Awards South in 2013 (Bollywood Hungama / bollywoodhungama.com / CC BY 3.0)

Jagapathi Babu Facts

  1. He spent his childhood years growing up in Chennai, Tamil Nadu.
  2. He made his Tamil-language film debut as Shiva in the 2006 action film Madrasi.
  3. In 2013, Jagapathi Babu made his first Kannada film appearance as Vijay Kumar in the psychological action thriller film Bachchan.
  4. Alongside N. T. Rama Rao Jr., Rajendra Prasad, and Rakul Preet Singh, he co-starred as Krishnamuurti Kautilya in the 2016 Telugu-language action thriller film Nannaku Prematho. This role won him the SIIMA Award for “Best Actor in a Negative Role (Telugu)”.
  5. His Malayalam-language debut came in the 2016 action thriller film Pulimurugan. He played the role of Daddy Girija and won the SIIMA Award in the “Special Jury Award” category as well as the Asianet Film Award in the “Best Actor in a Negative Role” category.
  6. In 2018, Jagapathi Babu was cast as Basi Reddy, Raghava’s enemy, in the Telugu-language action drama film Aravinda Sametha Veera Raghava. For this role, he received the Filmfare Award in the “Best Supporting Actor – Telugu” category.
  7. He brought to life the character of President Phanindra Bhupathi in the 2018 Telugu-language period action drama film Rangasthalam, starring Ram Charan, Samantha Ruth Prabhu, and Aadhi Pinisetty. For this performance, Jagapathi Babu bagged the SIIMA Award in the “Best Actor in a Negative Role (Telugu)” category.
  8. He has worked with a number of notable directors including S. V. Krishna Reddy, Ram Gopal Varma, Krishna Vamsi, E. V. V. Satyanarayana, Gunasekhar, Chandra Sekhar Yeleti, A. M. Rathnam, K. Raghavendra Rao, Radha Mohan, Mohan Raja, and J. D. Chakravarthy.
  9. In 2019, Jagapathi Babu appeared as Vivek Mittal, a Mumbai-based businessman, in the Telugu-language action drama film Maharshi. It stars Mahesh Babu, Pooja Hegde, and Allari Naresh.
  10. Alongside Chiranjeevi, Nayanthara, Tamannaah, Sudeep, and Vijay Sethupathi, Jagapathi Babu co-starred as Veera Reddy, a chief whose son betrays the resistance, in the 2019 Telugu-language historical action film Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy. The film is inspired by the life of Indian independence activist Uyyalawada Narasimha Reddy.

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