Puri Jagannadh (born 28 September 1966) is an Indian film director, screenwriter, and producer, who works primarily in the Telugu cinema.He made his directorial debut with the 2000 blockbuster film Badri starring Pawan Kalyan, Renu Desai and Ameesha Patel. In 2006, he directed Pokiri, premiered at the 7th IIFA Film Festival held in Dubai. The film was later re-made into several Indian languages, and brought Puri national recognition.He made his Bollywood debut in 2004, with the film Shart: The Challenge. In 2011, he directed Bbuddah... Hoga Terra Baap, which was archived in the Oscar library.He produces films under his production companies, Puri Jagannadh Touring Talkies and Vaishno Academy. He owns a music company called Puri Sangeet. The box office hits that he directed, in addition to Badri, include Itlu Sravani Subramanyam, Appu, Idiot, Amma Nanna O Tamila Ammayi, Sivamani, Pokiri, Desamuduru, Golimaar, Businessman, Iddarammayilatho, Heart Attack, Temper and iSmart Shankar.
Puri Jagannadh was born on 28 September 1966 in Pithapuram, Andhra Pradesh. His native place is Bapiraju Kothapalli village of Visakhapatnam District in Andhra Pradesh. He was schooled at St. Theresa High School, Pedda Boddapalli and graduated from A. M. A. L. College, Anakapalle in 1986.His elder brother, Petla Uma Sankara Ganesh is an MLA from YSR Congress Party, while younger brother Sairam Shankar is an actor.
Movies & TV shows
Theda Singh, a self-proclaimed criminal who was just released from Tihar Jail, was recruited by India's premier intelligence agency to kill Bob Marley.
Ishaan falls in love with Anjali who eventually betrays him. Following which he develops a strong resentment towards women and especially those with the name ‘Anjali’.
The life of a small time hero struggling in the film industry and the perspectives of various people who have a low opinion about girls working in the film industry is the subject of Jyothi Lakshmi.
The film is directed by a man. Revathi and Posani Krishna Murali play supporting roles.
A corrupt police officer takes on a case of gang rape.
Nithiin and Adah are in the drama. According to the slogan I need one hour kiss to burn 300 calories, the film is high in romantic quotient.
In Rome, a young man starts following an expat Indian girl around. It turns out he's harboring a dark secret, and insists that the girl accompany him back to India.
A young woman becomes involved in a financial and political conspiracy while studying in Spain, as she meets a young musician with a somewhat dark past unfolded through the pages of his lover's diary....
Devudu Chesina Manushulu
The movie opens with Lord Vishnu (Bramhanandam) trying to pacify Lakshmi Devi (Kovai Sarala), who is quite disappointed after listening to words of Narada that Lord Vishnu didn't gave any present to L...
The end of the Mafia in Mumbai was declared by the cops after Surya arrived.
Cameraman Ganga Tho Rambabu
Rambabu is helped by Ganga to become a journalist. When Rana killed a journalist, Rambabu decided to destroy his political career.
Bbuddah Hoga Terra Baap
After a series of bomb blasts in Mumbai, ACP Karan Malhotra announces that he will bring in the culprits responsible within a very short period of time as well attempts to convince his college sweethe...
Nenu Naa Rakshasi
Abhi (RaNa) is a sharp shooter and a professional killer, who murders for money. Meenakshi (Ileana) who works in a coffee shop, has a dark side to her. She shoots the final moments of people wishing t...
A cop disguises as a gangster in order to capture a mafia leader.
Ye Maaya Chesave
An aspiring Hindu director falls in love with a Christian girl whose parents disapprove of their relationship.
M.S raised Gangaram. Narayana wants to be a police officer. His intensity, dedication and straight forwardness gains him respect from his seniors and soon he starts running a cell that specializes in ...
radhe is a mobster. He is employed by Gani Bhai, the Mafioso. Totally fearless, Radhe single handedly eliminates Gani Bhai's enemies one by one; making more enemies than he bargained for.
The film Bumper Offer was directed by a woman. The film has Sairam Shankar and Bindu Madhavi in it. The film's soundtrack was composed by Raghu Kunche. The film was made by Puri Jagannadh. The film wa...
A bounty hunter falls in love with the sister of a gang member while searching for a family he was separated from as a child.
Idly Vishwanath is the assistant director for an aspiring film director. Mallik is the hero of the film while Mumaith Khan is the leading lady. Sandhya is in love with a man. Like Kamal Hasan, Ravi is...
Bujjigaadu: Made in Chennai
Bujji ran away from his home when he was a child. He ends up in Chennai for 12 years, and the rest of the story is about how they meet now to make their love successful.
Two identical stepbrothers, Arvind and Arjun, cannot tolerate each other's presence. However, their lives take a turn when they fall in love with the same woman, and each tries his best to win her.
The father tried to kill the man and his wife. The father dies while the mother might survive, so the money to operate her requires Charan to sacrifice his freedom and go to jail on someone's behalf. ...
Thavam is a 2007 Tamil film directed by Sakthi Paramesh. The film stars and in lead roles. The movie begins with Sumathi (Vanthana) and Subramaniam (Arun Vijay), strangers to one another, meet at a ...
If the amount is right, Tamil will accept it. The police and the underworld want him to be quiet. Nobody knows the assassin's background. He won't be sharing his identity with anyone because he knows ...
After Bala, who works for a TV channel, gets into trouble with a goon, he is sent away for an out-of-town assignment. There he meets and falls in love with a girl who gets kidnapped by a gangster.
Pandu kills people. He fell in love with Ileana at the very first sight. Sruthi doesn't want to confess her love to Pandu, who is a criminal. The biggest Mafia don in the town is enmity with Pandu. In...
They are poor in India. She was treated as a close friend by him, even though she gave her heart to him. The tough times lead to the trio carrying out robberies and eluding the authorities. When she l...
M. Kumaran S/O Mahalakshmi
Kumaran's life is all about his mother Mahalakshmi, who is separated from her husband Eshwar. Kumaran is passionate about kickboxing and he shares a very special relationship with his mother. In betwe...
A professional kick-boxer can fulfill his mother's wish. He struggles to become the ultimate champion through all the ups and downs.
Shart: The Challenge
He was challenged by his girlfriend to get a woman to marry him. He discovered that his sister has a protective brother.
143 (and I Miss You)
Siddu is a boy. Sanjana is a doting sister. Sanjana has a family member who lives in Siddu. Sanjana elopes with Siddu. They are separated by fate. Sanjana is going to be taken over by the naxalites. S...
Appu is a remake of a movie. Sathya is the son of a police officer. He ends up in jail after getting into fights with his father. A group of college students beat him up after he came home from a part...
Shivamani is an honest cop. Vasantha is a beautiful lady who aspires to become a singer. Shivamani has a lot of troubles with a man called Dutt. Vasantha is related to Dutt and both of them are from t...
Amma Nanna O Tamil Ammai
The student wants to be a champion. He doesn't have a father or mother. He felt that his family was getting in the way of his career growth as his father left them to achieve his goal. His mother will...
Chanti is the son of a police officer. Chanti is a man with no fear. He was rescued by a beautiful girl after he was beaten by a rival gang. She donates her blood. By the time Chanti became conscious,...
Appu is a 2002 Indian Kannada romantic action comedy film directed by Puri Jagannadh. It stars debutants Puneeth Rajkumar and Rakshita in lead roles.
Itlu Sravani Subramanyam
Two strangers meet at a suicide point and help each other die. But they are saved and go their separate ways. Both are set to get married but they flee from their respective homes at the last moment.
Badri (Telugu: బద్రి) is a Telugu film which is written and directed by Puri Jagannadh. It starred Pawan Kalyan, Amisha Patel, and Renu Desai in lead roles. This was Ramana Gogula's second time workin...
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