J.D. Chakravarthy Profile

J.D. Chakravarthy Profile

Indian film Actor and director in Telugu Cinema and Bollywood J.D. Chakravarthy born in 1970 in a Telugu Brahmin family as Chakravarthy Kovela to noted carnatic singer Dr. Kovela Santha

J.D. Chakravarthy  had his education at st Georges grammar school, Hyderabad and completed his B.E from Chaitanya Bharathi Institute of Technology, Hyderabad. His close friends call him J.D. and Telugu film audience call him Chakravarthy.

He played a supporting role in a debut film Malayalam film, Ennodishtam Koodamo, and did many more supporting roles in Telugu and Tamil films.

J.D. Chakravarthy ‘s career started with film “shiva” where his talent has got recognition. But film “satya”in Telugu and Hindi gave him a big break in movies.

J.D is not his surname. He became known as J.D Chakravarthy due to his debut role as ‘J.D’ in Shiva (1989).He has starred in block buster films like Money (1993 film), Gulabi (film), Anaganaga Oka Roju, Premaku Velayara, Satya.Telugu films including ‘Kasi’ and ‘Maa Pelliki Randi’ which flopped miserably at the box office.

Film Vaastu Shastra, a horror film with Sushmita Sen which did moderately well at the box office in Hindi and was dubbed in Telugu like most of Verma’s Bollywood productions.

J.D. Chakravarthy  has directed Hindi films like Darwaza Bandh Rakho, Durga and Darna Zaroori Hai .and in Telugu Cinema his directorial film was Homam which was a successful project. He directed, starred and produced film Durga.

All his films have been produced and directed by Ram Gopal Verma.

Films like w/o V. Vara prasad, Bombay priyudu, Mrugam, Papena Pranam, Madhyanam hatya, Homam, Vaastu Shastra etc. gave him critical acclaim as an actor.

J.D. Chakravarthy acted in Mani Ratnam’s award-winning masterpiece Kannathil Muthamittal in a supporting role of a Tamil Tiger fighter in Sri Lanka called Dhileepan.

Filmography:

Actor:

Dubai Seenu
Anandamanandamaye
Madhyanam Hatya
Marrichettu
Kaashi
Golmaal
Premaku Swagatham
Kannathil Muthamittal  ( Tamil )
Amrutha
Kodanda Ramudu
Premaku Velayera
Yegire Pavurama
Deyyam
Bombayi Priyudu
Gulabi
Money Money
Money
Ennodishtam Koodamo  ( Malayalam )
Shiva
Homam  ( Malayalam )
Money Money More Money
Black Money
Contract
Kacheri Aarambam  ( Tamil )

Director:

Siddham
Darwaaza Bandh Rakho
Darna Zaroori Hai
Durga: It’s Not Just a Love Story
Homam

Producer:

Durga: It’s Not Just a Love Story

Original Name: Chakravarthy Kovela
Film Name        : J.D. Chakravarthy
Date of Birth     : 1970
Education         : B.E from CBIT, HYD
Profession        : Actor and Director
Debut Film        : shiva

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