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Jagan Profile

  • Name:
  • Jagan
  • Other Name:
  • Jagan Purushottam
  • Spouse:
  • Vaanmathi

Jagan Biography

Jagan is a popular film actor of Tamil film industry, known for playing supporting roles, and also a successful TV host. He also plays supporting roles onscreen. Associated with Tamil films since 2005, he got his first breakthrough role through K. V. Anand's Ayan released in 2009. His role as Chitti babu was well appreciated. His performance in Ko and Paiyya are also tagged as impressive. He is also a TV and stage show host. He hosts the game show Connexion in Vijay TV. He earlier hosted the show, Kadavul Paadhi Mirugam Paadhi, but was pulled off after heavy criticism.


His full name is Jagan Purushottam. He hails from Chennai. He is married to Vaanmathi, his long-term girlfriend. They got married in 2017 September, and their marriage was attended by celebrities of film and television field. The marriage ceremony conducted at GG Mahal, Arumbakkam, Chennai was presided over by veteran actor Sivakumar and his family.


Jagan started his film journey in the year 2005. Kanda Naal Mudhal and Ponniyin Selvan were released the same year. It was followed by a string of less known roles in Idhaya Thirudan, Vallavan, Satham Podathey, Oram Po, Pori etc till Ayaan happened a couple of years later. He played a small-time smuggler Chitti Babu, and his role was well received. Very soon Jagan established as a popular comedian of Tamil cinema. Paiyaa, Ko, Ambuli, Vatthikuchi, Maryan, Endrendrum Punnagai, Naan Sigappu Manithan, Kavan, Bayama Irukku etc are some of his roles later.


This actor is also active in conducting shows as well as present in audio launches. The grapevine is that, the actor uses such occasions to make a dig at directors who have refused to work with him, or not give him offers.  

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Updated: June 29, 2018


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