|Born||: Feb 12, 1962|
|Father||: V B Rajendraprasad|
|Debut Film||: Simha swapnam|
Veeramachari Jagapathi Rao Chowdary widely known as Jagapathi Babu, is an Indian actor. he have acted prominently in Telugu films and few Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam films in the span of 25 years of his gloryies career. He worked in 120 films as a main lead and negative roles. He worked with legendary directors. He is the son of V.B. Rajendra Prasad.
Jagapathi's first film was 'Simha Swapanam' which was directed by his father then he acted in "Peddarikam", which was the first hit of his career in which all the songs were super hit. Then he worked with Ramgopal Varma in the film Gaayam then acted in Subha Lagnam which made him a family hero and started his hits career then he took a break for couple of years and again started his career with Peda Babu, PelinaKothalo, which all of them were hits.
Now he started his career with negative role and this was his 3 rd innings. He also acted in Tamil his 1st movie was Madrasi and then acted in Kannada film bachchan in which he was a cop and acted in Jai Bolo Telengana and .He received several awards for best supporting actor, nandi for his films and best villan for Legend and the Kala vibushan for his contribution to Telugu cinema.