Jagapathi Babu is playing the main villain in the Rajinikanth-starrer Lingaa. He recently completed a big action scene with the superstar. According to a source, Jagapathi Babu is playing a politician in the film. “With this film, Jagapathi Babu wanted to open up to the Tamil film market as he is opting out of the ‘hero’ tag and has decided to do character roles,” says a source. He is currently busy with multiple projects in Telugu.