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  • Birth Name Rama Naidu Daggubati
  • Date of birth 1984-12-14
  • birth place Chennai
  • spouse(s) -
  • children -
  • debut year 2010
  • debut movie Leader

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Overview

Rana, the Daggubati heir swept the Tollywood industry off its feet with his mysterious charm, well built body and enchanting tone. He demonstrated a high level of versatility from his break out role as a politician in "Leader” to as theatre artist in "Krishnam Vande Jagadgurum”. Starting his career in film industry as a Digital Post entrepreneur he claimed his place as an actor in the hearts of audience.

  • Personal Life

    Rana Daggubati is the lad of the popular producer D. Suresh Babu, the grand child of D. Ramanaidu and the nephew of actor Venkatesh. He is the nephew of Nagarjuna Akkineni, and is a cousin to the movie star Naga Chaitanya. Rana is blessed with a younger brother Abhiram Daggubati who is also eyeing to make his debut in near future. He was voted as 'The Most Promising Newcomer of 2011 in the Times Of India poll and was listed at number 20, on the Times of India's Most Desirable Men for the year 2011.

    He is linked with his co-stars like Trisha who described him as a "Lady's Man" and her good friend rubbishing the rumors. Rana is 32yrs old yet still SINGLE and calls it is one of the best spaces to be in. 

  • Career

    To continue the acting legacy after his uncle Victory Venkatesh, he made his first appearance on the screen with the most anticipated movie "Leader (2010)”, a political drama from Shekar Kammula. As a debutant, he came up with tremendous performance with a tall figure and fresh look. He justified his character with an authoritative tone which is certainly a valuable asset to the actor. His controlled and confident performance which exudes confidence and seriousness is definitely impressive for a launching artist. For his commendable job in this movie, he gained Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut – South.


    Through his second movie Dum Maro Dum he stepped into Bollywood. With this thriller flick he made a dashing debut in Hindi playing a noteworthy role. His romantic song ‘Te Amo’ featuring his striking chemistry with Bipasha Basu was a super duper hit. His following release Nenu Naa Raakshasi with Ileyana as a female lead failed at the box-office but received critics acclaim. Rana did a fairly decent job with his stylish looks. His song ‘Padithinammo’ grasped the attention of music lovers in which he excelled with his dance moves.

    As Ganesh in Naa Ishtam he unveiled his comedy and romantic side with a decent story line. Adding East Godavari dialect and the other commercial elements he presented a storming performance. In his next Bollywood movie Department he projected an alternative performance with the underworld genre. He did a great job as a renegade police officer who has no room for emotions. His performance in the movie is indeed a big leap for the actors career.

    In 2012 he gave a striking performance with Krishnam Vande Jagadgurum with a perfect story line. As a Surabhi Theatre artist he did an amazing dialogue delivery which elevated the intensity of several scenes. In this high octane action movie he rocked the screen with stunning fights. As a whole this movie established him as a commercial mass hero.

    He is eagerly looking forward to his upcoming trilingual The Ghazi Attack, India's first war-at-sear film based on true events that is releasing this Feb 17th.

    Besides that Baahubali: The Conclusion is his most awaited release which will happen on the 29th of this April.


    Apart from the above, he has a political drama titled Nene Raju Nene Mantri directed by Teja and projects with acclaimed Tamil director Bala and a bilingual period drama to be directed by SathyaSiva.

  • Trivia

      • Rana established a post-production technologies company named Spirit Media before venturing into acting.

  • Upcoming Movies

    Rana Daggubati is eagerly looking forward to his upcoming trilingual The Ghazi Attack, India's first war-at-sear film based on true events that is releasing this Feb 17th.

    Besides that Baahubali: The Conclusion is his most awaited release which will happen on the 29th of this April.


    Apart from the above, he has a political drama titled Nene Raju Nene Mantri directed by Teja and projects with acclaimed Tamil director Bala and a bilingual period drama to be directed by SathyaSiva.

CAREER STATISTICS

Filmography
No.of Movies
Hero
6

awards

awards

- National Award for Best Feature Film in Telugu - Bommalata (2004) as a Producer

- Nandi Award for Best Special Effects - Sainikudu (2006) as a Visual Effects Coordinator (Spirit Media)

- Filmfare Awards South for Best Male Debut - Leader (2010)

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