After enjoying quite a good time as a lead actor Jagapathi Babu had seen lows in his career. But he seldom gave up and fought back like a boss (oh sorry villain). He took rebirth as a menacing villain with Legend, and the success of the film opened new doors for the actor. With back to back film offers (mostly negative shades), Jaggu Bhai is now one of the busiest actors. Let's take a look at the 5 films of JB, where he played the badass villain and spilled magic on screen.
1. Jitendra In Legend
Legend directed by Boyapati Srinu and starring Balakrishna marks the beginning of JB's second inning as a villain. He essayed a ruthless local don Jitendra.
2. Krishna Murthy Kautilya In Nannaku Prematho
In this Sukumar directorial starring Jr NTR and Rakul Preet Singh, JB played the cunning and ruthless business tycoon named Krishna Murthy Kautilya. Although he played a negative shaded role, he looked stylish in the film.
3. President Phanidra Bhupathi In Rangasthalam
Jagapati Babu and director Sukumar reunited for this rural intense drama starring Ram Charan and Samantha in lead roles. JB essayed the role of an arrogant, egoistic President named Phanidra Bhupathi who craves power.
4. Raghuveer / Raana In Goodachari
In this spy drama of Adivi Sesh, JB portrayed the role of a Bangladeshi terrorist who works for Al Mujahedeen. He played an intelligent, clever, egoistic antagonist Raana who disguises himself as Raghuveer to join the Indian Army to leaks its secrets.
5. Basi Reddy In Aravinda Sametha
Unlike his other villainous roles, JB played a creepy, notorious baddie named Basi Reddy in this Trivikram directorial. Jr NTR and Pooja Hegde played the lead roles in the film.