Puri Jagannadh (born 28 September 1966 is an Indian film director, screenwriter and producer, promin
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.Jagannadh is associated with Vaishno Academy, a film production house in South.
Jagannadh 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 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.