Tollywood director Puri Jagannath is celebrating his 44th birthday today. He has given the biggest blockbuster with the Telugu film Pokiri with Mahesh Babu. He received two Nandi awards.
Puri made his debut with Badri, starring Pawan Kalyan. He also directed Chirutha, the debut film of Ram Charan Tej. He floated his own film production house Vaishno Academy and made the films Idiot, Amma Nanna O Tamila Ammayi, Shivamani 9848022338, and Pokiri .
Though Puri has some hits and misses too, he is still a director in contention. He is now making Nenu Naa Rakshasi with Daggubati Rana and Ileana.