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Puri Jagannadh Biography

Posted by | Vishnu Das on | November 25, 2023

Date of Birth

28 / September / 1966


58 Years


Indian film director and producer

Puri Jagannadh (Director) Age, Height, Wife, Family, Caste, Wiki & More

Puri Jagannadh (born 28 September 1966) is an Indian film screenwriter, director, and producer who works mostly within the Telugu film industry. His directorial debut came with the hugely popular Telugu film Badri with Pawan Kalyan Renu Desai as well as Ameesha Patel.

In 2006 He produced the Telugu film Pokiri which premiered at the seventh IIFA Film Festival held in Dubai. It was made into a variety of Indian languages and gained Puri-wide Indian recognition. He was the first to make his Bollywood debut in 2004 by directing the feature film Shart: The Challenge. In 2011 Puri produced his first Hindi movie Bbuddah.

Hoga Terra Baap with Amitabh was later preserved by the Oscar library. He also makes films through his co-owned production company, Puri Jagannadh Touring Talkies, Vaishno Academy and Puri Connect together with actress Charmme Kaur.


Jagannath was born to parents whose family name was Petla. It is reported to be true that the father of his son, Simhachalam was killed after a long battle against cancer at 69. The most notable thing is that Puri comes from the native Telugu Hindu Koppula Velama family from Pithapuram, East Godavari.

Sairam Shankar Puri Jagannadh Brother

Sairam Shankar Puri Jagannadh Brother


Lavanya Jagannadh Puri Jagannadh Wife

Lavanya Jagannadh Puri Jagannadh Wife

Akash Puri Puri Jagannadh Son

Akash Puri Puri Jagannadh Son

Pavithra Jagannadh Puri Jagannadh Daughter

Pavithra Jagannadh Puri Jagannadh Daughter

Puri Jagannadh Family Pics

Puri Jagannadh Family Pics

Puri Jagannadh Childhood Pics

Puri Jagannadh Childhood Pics


Jagannath was a student at Theresa R.C.M. high school, where he enrolled and was able to graduate. There isn’t public information on his educational background as it hasn’t been made public at this time. Additional information on the subject is currently in the process of being evaluated and will be released as soon as it becomes accessible.

Early Life

Puri Jagannadh was born September 28, 1966, in Pithapuram, Andhra Pradesh. His hometown was Bapiraju Kothapalli village of Visakhapatnam District of Andhra Pradesh. He attended St. Theresa High School, Pedda Boddapalli, and graduated from A. M. A. L. College, Anakapalle in 1986. His older sister, Petla Shira is the MLA of Narsipatnam, YSR Congress Party, and his second older sister Sairam Shankar works as an actor. He married Lavanya in the year 1996.


Puri began his film direction profession as an assistant for Ram Gopal Varma for several Telugu films, mostly of the action genre. His Telugu film directorial debut, Badri starred Pawan Kalyan. He is a close partner with actor Ravi Teja who starred in his films such as Itlu Sravani Subramanyam, and Idiot.

Alongside Telugu films, In addition, he has worked within his native Kannada film industry and introduced Puneeth Rajkumar with the film Appu. In 2011, he collaborated alongside Amitabh Bachchan in the film Bbuddah. Hoga Terra Baap. In 2020, Jagannadh directed the action film Liger which is currently made with Dharma Productions and Charmme Kaur.

Movies List



143 2004
Amma Nanna O Tamila Ammayi 2003
Anaganaga O Kurraadu 2003
Andhrawala 2004
Appu 2002
Bachi 2000
Badri 2000
Bbuddah… Hoga Terra Baap 2011
Bujjigadu 2008
Bumper Offer 2009
Businessman 2012
Chirutha 2007
Desamuduru 2007
Devudu Chesina Manushulu 2012
Ek Niranjan 2009
Golimaar 2010
Hello Premistara 2007
Idiot 2002
Itlu Sravani Subramanyam 2001
Neninthe 2008
Nenu Naa Rakshasi 2011
Pokiri 2006
Shart: The Challenge 2004
Sivamani 2003
Super 2005
Veera Kannadiga 2004
Ye Maaya Chesave 2010
Yuvaraja 2001
Cameraman Gangatho Rambabu 2012
Heart Attack 2014
Iddarammayilatho 2013
Ism 2016
iSmart Shankar 2019
Jyothi Lakshmi 2015
Liger 2022
Loafer 2015
Mehbooba 2018
Paisa Vasool 2017
Rogue 2017
Romantic 2021
Romeo 2014
Temper 2015

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Net Worth

Puri Jagannadh is among the richest Directors and is included of the most viewed Directors. Based on our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Puri Jagannadh’s net worth is around $1.5 Million.

Akash Puri Jagannath

Akash Puri, more popularly called Master Akash Puri, is an Indian actor in the film industry. The son of the renowned Telugu filmmaker Puri Jagannadh.



Puri Jagannadh Charmi

The relationship that exists between Puri Jagannath and Charmi Kaur can be described as a director-actress relationship. They are also good partners behind the scenes but also in the real world.

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Body Measurements Not Yet Update
Birth Place Hyderabad Telangana India
Children Son: Akash Puri
Daughter: Pavithra Jagannadh
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Height In CM 170 CM
Height In Meter 1.70 M
Nationality Indian
Parents Father: Puri Jagannadh
Mother: Not Yet Update
Profession Indian film director and producer
Siblings Brother: Sairam Shankar
Spous Lavanya Jagannadh
Weight 65 Kg
132 Lbs
Zodiac Sign Libra


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