Director who made Pokiri in 2006. It premiered at the 7th IIFA Film Festival held in Dubai and won him a Filmfare Award for Best Director - Telugu in 2007.
He made his Bollywood debut with the film Shart: The Challenge in 2004.
He directed Bbuddah... Hoga Terra Baap in 2011, which was archived in the Oscar library. He has over 380,000 followers on his purijagannadh Instagram account.
He married Lavanya Jagannadh.
He and Pooja Bhatt are both Bollywood directors.