V. Jayaprakash is an Indian actor and producer. He is popular for appearing in Tamil and Telugu movies. Although he works in Tamil and Telugu films, he is a Maharashtrian by birth and speaks Marathi at home. The Times of India.He is known for his role as Chokkalingam (school teacher) in the Tamil movie Pasanga (2009). Jayaprakash in the movie Pasanga.Before starting his acting career in 2007 at the age of 45, he worked in fields like dairy farming, petrol business, transport and billiards parlour. He also used to produce films before becoming an actor. The Hindu.Jayaprakash owns a production house, GJ Cinema. He produced many films under this banner including Chellamae (2004), April Maadhathil (2002), Thavasi (2001), and many more. Poster of the movie Chellamae Poster of the movie Thavasi.After this, he did supporting roles in Tamil movies like Naadodigal (2009), Naan Mahaan Alla (2010), Yuddham Sei (2011), Mankatha (2011), Moodar Koodam (2013) and Pannaiyarum Padminiyum (2014), Kanchana 2 (2015), Shivalinga (2017), Jai Bhim (2021). Jayaprakash in the movie Naadodigal Jayaprakash in the movie Yuddham Sei Jayaprakash in the movie Pannaiyarum Padminiyum.He was also featured in Telugu movies like Sarrainodu (2016), A Aa (2017), Spyder (2017), Jersey (2019), Republic (2021) and many more. Jayaprakash in the movie Sarrainodu Jayaprakash in the movie Spyder.He was not interested in acting but director Cheran who directed the film Mayakannadi in 2007, that featured Jayaprakash, forced him to take up acting. Jayaprakash said that he was surprised to see his acting in his debut film.In an interview, Jayaprakash revealed that he was fascinated with cars, and he used to clean his car when the driver didnt come. The Hindu.Jayaprakash said in an interview that he gave more importance to the script than the cheque book. The Hindu.In an interview, he talked about what he likes about being an actor. He said, The best thing about being an actor is the access to so many people, so many young teams, so many creative minds..