14 June 1962
|Occupation||Film actor, film producer|
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,Moodar Koodam, Naadodigal, Yuddham Sei, Naan Mahaan Alla and Mankatha.
He started acting at age 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 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 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.
|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||Tamil|
|Uyarthiru 420||Jagan Pattabhiraman||Tamil|
|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|
|Idhu Kathirvelan Kadhal||Pavithra's father||Tamil|
|Naan Sigappu Manithan||Meera's father||Tamil|
|Oru Kanniyum Moonu Kalavaanikalum||Dr.Subhash||Tamil|
|Pongadi Neengalum Unga Kaadhalum||Tamil|
|Run Raja Run||Prakash||Telugu|
|JK Enum Nanbanin Vaazhkai||Padmanabhan||Tamil||Post-production|
|Yemito Ee Maaya||Telugu||Post-production||Amali Thumali||Tamil||Post-production|
|Ethiri En 3||Tamil||Post-production|
|Idhu Namma Aalu||Tamil||Filming|
|Muni 3: Ganga||Tamil||Filming|
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- "Pandiraj's next is 'Marina' – Breaking News – Tamil Movie News". IndiaGlitz. 15 September 2011. Retrieved 3 May 2012.
- Raghavan, Nikhil (19 February 2011). "Itsy Bitsy". The Hindu (Chennai, India).
- "I'm enjoying acting: Jayaprakash". The Times of India. 15 March 2011. Retrieved 3 May 2012.