| Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Jayaprakash is an Indian film actor and producer. 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 featuring in Pasanga, Naadodigal, Naan Mahaan Alla and Mankatha.
Jayaprakash made his acting debut in 2007 with the film Mayakannadi, 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 essayed 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.
As a producer Jayaprakash 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 is Maharashtrian by birth. He has two sons, Niranjan and Dushyanth, who turned actors with the 2010 M. Sasikumar film Pasanga.
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
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