V. Jayaprakash is an Indian actor and producer who works in Tamil and Telugu-language films. He ventured into film business in the early 2000s as a producer, making several films under his banner GJ Cinema and later turned actor, with Cheran's 2007 film, Mayakannadi. Subsequently, performing a variety of supporting roles, he found more success as a character actor, with his most notable performances in Pasanga (2009), Naadodigal (2009), Naan Mahaan Alla (2010), Yuddham Sei (2011), Mankatha (2011), Moodar Koodam (2013) and Pannaiyarum Padminiyum (2014).
|Occupation(s)||Film actor, film producer|
Jayaprakash hails from Sirkazhi, Tamil Nadu, India. Before entering the film industry, he had worked in various fields such as dairy farming, petrol business, transport and billiards parlour.
He started acting aged 45. His first film was Mayakannadi in 2007, following which he received more acting assignments. His role as the village school teacher, Chokkalingam, in Company Production's critically acclaimed Pasanga is considered his breakthrough performance, for which he received accolades and several awards. Apart from Pasanga, he played notable supporting roles in other commercially successful ventures such as Naadodigal, Vamsam, Naan Mahaan Alla, Bale Pandiya and Yudham Sei and Mankatha. He also appeared in Pandiraj's Marina. He made his Telugu debut with Karthikeya (2014) and appeared in several Telugu films such as Sarrainodu (2016) and Waltair Veerayya (2023).
As a producer he has produced several films like Chellamae, April Maadhathil, Thavasi and many more under his GJ Cinema banner. He hasn't starred in any of the film that he had produced. Before starting GJ Cinema banner he produced films like Porkaalam and Gopala Gopala with M. Kajamaideen under Roja Combines. Both GJ cinema and Roja Combines have been closed down for long time.
Jayaprakash has two sons, Niranjan and Dushyanth, who turned actors with the 2010 M. Sasikumar film Eesan.
|2009||Pasanga||Chokkalingam||Tamil||Winner, Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor – Tamil|
Winner, Vijay Award for Best Supporting Actor
|2010||Theeradha Vilaiyattu Pillai||Ranganathan||Tamil|
|Naan Mahaan Alla||Prakasam||Tamil||Winner, Edison Award for Best Character Artist|
|Yuddham Sei||Dr. Judas||Tamil|
|Pillaiyar Theru Kadaisi Veedu||Ganesh's father||Tamil|
|Uyarthiru 420||Jagan Pattabhiraman||Tamil|
|2012||Marina||School Owner||Tamil||Guest appearance|
|Muppozhudhum Un Karpanaigal||Dr. Rudhran||Tamil|
|Ustad Hotel||Narayanan Krishnan||Malayalam|
|Red Wine||Dr. Paul Alexander||Malayalam|
|Chennaiyil Oru Naal||Vishwanathan||Tamil|
|Ethir Neechal||J. Prakash||Tamil|
|Aadhalal Kadhal Seiveer||Shwetha's father||Tamil|
|2014||Pannaiyarum Padminiyum||Pannaiyar||Tamil||Winner, Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Character Artiste (Male)|
|Idhu Kathirvelan Kadhal||Pavithra's father||Tamil|
|Naan Sigappu Manithan||Meera's father||Tamil|
|Oru Kanniyum Moonu Kalavaanikalum||Dr. Subhash||Tamil|
|Pongadi Neengalum Unga Kadhalum||Police commissioner||Tamil|
|Run Raja Run||Prakash||Telugu|
|Vanavarayan Vallavarayan||Anjali's father||Tamil|
|Lingaa||Corrupt government officer||Tamil|
|JK Enum Nanbanin Vaazhkai||Padmanabhan||Tamil|
|Indru Netru Naalai||Rajarathinam||Tamil|
|Thani Oruvan||Mahima's father||Tamil|
|Paayum Puli||Lakshmi Narayanan||Tamil|
|Thanga Magan||Prakash Kumar||Tamil|
|Vellaiya Irukiravan Poi Solla Maatan||Ramalingam||Tamil|
|Pasanga 2||Tamil||Guest appearance|
|2016||Kathakali||Textile mill owner||Tamil|
|Mapla Singam||Sailaja's father||Tamil|
|Sarrainodu||Umapati "U. P."||Telugu|
|Idhu Namma Aalu||Shiva's father||Tamil|
|Nandini Nursing Home||Nandini's father||Telugu|
|Kaththi Sandai||Union Minister||Tamil|
|A Aa||Satyawada Krishnamoorthy||Telugu|
|Ivan Yarendru Therikiratha||Arivu's father||Tamil|
|Paakanum Pola Irukku||Tamil|
|Jaya Janaki Nayaka||JP||Telugu|
|Meda Meeda Abbayi||Srinu's father||Telugu|
|En Aaloda Seruppa Kaanom||Sandhya's father||Tamil|
|En Magan Magizhvan||Dr Ram||Tamil|
|Agnyaathavaasi||Aditya Bandaru's brother||Telugu|
|Touch Chesi Chudu||Karthikeya's father||Telugu|
|Tik Tik Tik||Mahendran||Tamil|
|Tej I Love You||Tej's Uncle||Telugu|
|Chi La Sow||Anjali's uncle||Telugu|
|Maniyaar Kudumbam||Magizhampoo's father||Tamil|
|Hello Guru Prema Kosame||Sanju's father||Telugu|
|2019||Vinaya Vidheya Rama||Governor of AP||Telugu|
|Mr. Majnu||Krishna Prasad||Telugu|
|World Famous Lover||Murthy||Telugu|
|Maa Vintha Gaadha Vinuma||Vinitha's father||Telugu|
|2021||Kabadadaari||Kumar / Rayudu||Tamil|
|Kapatadhaari||Kumar / Rayudu||Telugu|
|Vanakkam Da Mappilei||Natraj||Tamil|
|Tuck Jagadish||Raghuram Patrudu||Telugu|
|Vinodhaya Sitham||Parasuram's MD||Tamil|
|Most Eligible Bachelor||Harsha's father||Telugu|
|Varudu Kaavalenu||Mr Bhupathi||Telugu|
|Jai Bhim||DGP Radhakrishnan||Tamil|
|Etharkkum Thunindhavan||Thiraviya Pandian||Tamil|
|Krishna Vrinda Vihari||Krishna’s father||Telugu|
|Lilly Rani||Michael's father||Tamil|
|The Ghost||Colonel Nagendra Naidu||Telugu|
|Macherla Niyojakavargam||Chief Minister||Telugu|
|2023||Waltair Veerayya||High court Judge||Telugu|||
|Rudhran||Corrupt Police Inspector||Tamil|
|Katha Venuka Katha||Krishna||Telugu|
|2020||Addham||Lorry Driver||Telugu||Aha web series|
|2021||11th Hour||Jagannath Reddy||Telugu||Aha Web Series|
|2018||Kanaa||Kali Prasad Mukherjee||Tamil|
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