Today family hero Jagapathi Babu is celebrating his 48th Birthday.Jagapati Babu (Full Name: Veeramachaneni Jagapathi Chowdary) was born on 12 February 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 played as a freedom fighter in recently released Jai Bolo Telangana movie.
His current projects are ‘Baburao….Ninnodala’, ‘Chattam’, ‘Kshetram’ and ‘Key.’
Chitramala wishes him a very very Happy Birthday.