Residence : Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
Occupation : Director, Producer, Screenwriter
Years active : 1999–present
Children : Akash Puri Jagannath
Website : http://www.purijagan.com/
Puri Jagannath (born 28 September 1966) is an Indian film director, screenwriter and producer, prominent in Telugu cinema. He is also a three-time Nandi Award recipient. He has made many successful films such as Badri, Itlu Sravani Subramanyam, Idiot, Amma Nanna O Tamila Ammayi, Shivamani, Desamuduru, Pokiri, Chirutha and Business Man
He made his Bollywood debut in 2004, with the film Shart: The Challenge. In 2011, he directed Bbuddah… Hoga Terra Baap, which was invited to be archived in the Oscar library. Jagannath is associated with Vaishno Academy, a film production house in South.
up coming movie
Devudu Chesina Manushulu 2012 (post productin)
Cameraman Ganga Tho Rambabu 2012 (filming)
2012 Business Man
2011 Bbuddah… Hoga Terra Baap
2011 Nenu Naa Rakshasi
2010 Ye Maaya Chesave
2009 Bumper Offer
2009 Ek Niranjan
2004 Shart: The Challenge
2003 Amma Nanna O Tamila Ammayi
2001 Itlu Sravani Subramanyam
cEarly life and Career
Jagannath was born in a middle class Telugu family. He started his career as an assistant director to Ram Gopal Varma for several Telugu films. His Telugu directorial debut Badri was a blockbuster, starring Pawan Kalyan in the lead role, along with Renu Desai, Prakash Raj, Amisha Patel in supporting roles. He is touted as a god father to Telugu actor Ravi Teja, by starring him in hits like Itlu Sravani Subramanyam and Idiot.
Puri Jagannath’s most of the films like Itlu Sravani Subramanyam, Idiot, Amma Nanna O Tamila Ammayi, Pokiri, Neninthe and Golimar were planned with Pawan Kalyan but could not get started due to some unknown reasons. He revealed this in an interview. At last he is doing a film called Cameraman Ganga Tho Rambabu with Pawan Kalyan after 12 years of long gap.
Filmfare Awards South