Jeeva (Telugu actor)

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Jeeva (Telugu: జీవ; born 30 November 1952) is an Indian film actor from Andhra Pradesh who is known for his bit parts in Hindi and Telugu cinema. He acted in more than 1000 films. He has been working in films since 1978 and is well known for his negative roles in various Ram Gopal Varma films, particularly Satya (as Jagga), Ab Tak Chhappan (as Commissioner Suchak) and Sarkar (as Swami Virendra).He has acted in around 250 Movies in Telugu and Hindi.

He was born as Kocharla Dayaratnam. He belongs to Guntur region. K. Balachander changed his name to Jeeva after him first film, changing his fortunes forever. He named his son as K. Balachander. His son is a director of Telugu movies. He has seven siblings.

He made his debut as an actor with the film Tholi Kodi Koosindi, directed by K. Balachander. He was selected for this role from a number of aspirants. Later he worked with popular directors like Ram Gopal Varma, Vamsy, Krishna Vamsi, Puri Jagannadh etc.

Malayalam Ahimsa (1982)

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