Nagulapati Srinivasa Chakravarthy, known professionally as J.D. Chakravarthy, is an Indian film character actor, screenwriter, producer, composer, singer and director known for his works in South Indian film industry and Bollywood.
Chakravarthy made his screen debut with the Telugu film, Siva, an action blockbuster directed by Ram Gopal Varma, premiered at the 13th International Film Festival of India. He subsequently made his Bollywood debut with the remake of the same film titled Shiva. He then starred in the blockbuster Satya premiered in the Indian panorama section, at the 1998 International Film Festival of India, and was listed among CNN-IBN's 100 greatest Indian films of all time, and Chakravarthy has received the Screen Award Special Jury Award for his work in the film.Chakravarthy is starred in more than seventy feature films in a variety of roles predominantly Telugu, Hindi and few Tamil, and Malayalam films.