Jai Jagadish is an Indian film actor, director and producer in the Kannada film industry. Starting his career as an actor in Phalitamsha, he went on to feature in over 300 films as an actor. In 1998, he turned producer for the film Bhoomi Thayiya Chochchala Maga. His debut directorial film was Madana. Some of the notable films of Jai Jagadish as an actor include Gaali Maathu, Benkiyalli Aralida Hoovu, Bandhana, Madhuve Madu Tamashe Nodu and Garjane, among others.