Celebrity/ Puri Jagannath

BIOGRAPHY

Puri Jagannadh was born into a Telugu family in Pithapuram, East Godavari District of Andhra Pradesh . His native village is Bapiraju Kothapalli, Visakhapatnam District in Andhra Pradesh. He started his career as an assistant director to Ram Gopal Varma for several Telugu films. His Telugu directorial debut Badri was a blockbuster. He is touted as a god father to Telugu actor Ravi Teja, by starring him in hits like Itlu Sravani Subramanyam and Idiot.

Puri Jagannadh’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 did a film called Cameraman Ganga Tho Rambabu with Pawan Kalyan after 12 years of long gap.