Puri Jagannadh is one of the most successful directors in Telugu cinema. He comes across as an extremely dynamic personality with exceptional creativity. He made his directorial debut with the 2000 film ‘Badri,’ starring Power Star Pawan Kalyan. He has made an indelible mark in the Telugu film industry with ‘Itlu Sravani Subramanyam,’ ‘Idiot,’ ‘Amma Nanna O Tamila Ammayi,’ ‘Pokiri,’ ‘Desamuduru,’ to name a few.
The ace-filmmaker turned a year older today, and social media is filled with wishes from his fans and celebrities. On the occasion of his 55th birthday, many celebrities, including Anil Ravipudi, Vennela Kishore, Satya Dev, Bandla Ganesh, Bobby, Charmme Kaur, and others took to Twitter to wish the director. The hashtag #HBDPuriJagannadh and has been trending since morning.
Director Anil Ravipuri was one of the first celebrities to wish Puri. He shared a fan-made poster and wrote, ”Wishing the Dashing Director whom I admire a lot for his unique style.. @Purijagan garu a very Happy birthday! One of the finest filmmakers we have! You are a true inspiration to many. Wish you all the health, success, & love. All the best for #Liger #HbdPuriJagannadh.”
Puri Jagannadh is currently busy helming ‘Liger,’ starring Vijay Deverakonda and Ananya Pandey in the lead roles. Touted to be a sports action-entertainer, the film has been bankrolled by Dharma Productions and Puri Connects.