RANA DAGGUBATI

  • 'Baby' review: The film is a khichdi of influences, uneven film 3 days ago

    Director: Neeraj Pandey Cast: Akshay Kumar, Zachary Coffin, Rana Daggubati, Danny Denzongpa Borrowing its structure from Zero Dark Thirty, its climax from Argo, its intention from Nikhil Advani's D-Day, and its occasionally jingoistic tone from your standard Bollywood B-movie, Baby, directed by Neeraj Pandey, is a khichdi of influences, and an...
  • Rana Daggubati condoles the demise of M.S. Narayana 3 days ago

    Mumbai: Telugu film actor Rana Daggubati Friday condoled the demise of veteran Telugu comedian M.S. Narayana. Narayana, who had over 750 films to his credit, passed away Friday due to kidney-related ailments. He was 63. Rana, whose last Tamil outing was the Ajith Kumar-starrer 'Arrambam', took to micro-blogging site Twitter to...
  • I completely relied on Neeraj Pandey and his script for 'Baby'; became a director's actor: Akshay Kumar 1 week ago

    New Delhi: Akshay Kumar says he completely relied on his director Neeraj Pandey while playing an undercover agent in their upcoming film 'Baby'. Akshay, 47, who has played law enforcement officers in his earlier films like 'Holiday', 'Rowdy Rathore', 'Ab Tumhare Hawale Watan Saathiyo' among others, said he went to the...
  • 'Rudhramadevi': Allu Arjun will prove to be a terrifying antagonist for Anushka Shetty in Gunasekhar's next January 14, 2015

    Here's a treat for all Allu Arjun fans! The actor has just revealed a poster from his upcoming film 'Rudhramadevi', where he portrays the role of warrior Gona Ganna Reddy in Gunasekhar's upcoming film.Anushka Shetty will be seen as Rudrama Devi, the 13th century revered Telugu queen of the Kakatiya...
  • Have been a fan of Neeraj Pandey's films; he is an honest filmmaker: Rana Daggubati January 12, 2015

    Mumbai: Rana Daggubati, who will be seen in Neeraj Pandey's 'Baby', says he is a huge fan of the filmmaker's work. "I have been a fan of Neeraj's films, especially 'A Wednesday!'. In this corrupt film world, he is one filmmaker who is stuck to honesty and integrity. He makes films...
  • Rana Daggubati excited to reunite with Bipasha Basu January 10, 2015

    Mumbai: After setting the screen on fire with their chemistry in 'Dum Maaro Dum', Rana Daggubati and Bipasha Basu are again coming together for 'Nia' and the actor can't wait to begin shooting for the film. Daggubati, 30, who is best known for starring in Telegu films, will be seen...
  • Making of 'Baahubali': New video premiered at the Mumbai Comic Con features special effects used in this SS Rajamouli magnum opus December 23, 2014

    The makers of 'Baahubali' have released a video that gives an insight into the making of the film. Directed by SS Rajamouli, the film stars Prabhas, Anushka Shetty, Rana Daggubati, Tamannaah Bhatia and Sathyaraj in the lead roles. 'Baahubali' is being made in Telugu, Tamil, Hindi, and is expected to...
  • 'Baby' trailer: It clearly puts forth the premise and mood of the film December 6, 2014

    Rarely do we get to see trailers in Hindi cinema that raise the bar along with the curiosity for the film. Going by that yardstick alone director Neeraj Pandey's 'Baby' reveals nothing, but says everything about the film that looks slick and intriguing. The trailer begins with a grand aerial...
  • Here's why 'Baahubali' cast and crew went to Bulgaria for a shoot December 5, 2014

    Fans of Prabhas and Rana Daggubati will be happy to read that the magnum opus 'Baahubali' is progressing briskly. The latest news is that the team has gone to Bulgaria for shooting. The reason behind such a far away location is, according to sources, that some critical scenes need to...
  • Neeraj Pandey is clear about what he wants on the screen: Rana Daggubati December 4, 2014

    Mumbai: Southern film actor Rana Daggubati, who is working with director Neeraj Pandey for the first time in "Baby", is impressed with the way the latter visualises cinema and hails him as a "comfortable taskmaster". Sharing his experience of working with the "Special 26" director, Rana said: "He is a very...
  • Rana Daggubati thinks period films are heroic and powerful November 24, 2014

    Chennai: Actor Rana Daggubati says he didn't mind working in two back-to-back Telugu period films 'Baahubali' and 'Rudhramadevi' because he finds them "heroic" and "powerful". "I didn't mind doing two back-to-back period films because they may be offbeat, yet it's so heroic and powerful," Rana told IANS. "I wouldn't be surprised if...
  • 'Arrambam' collects Rs 9.21 crore on release day in Tamil Nadu November 3, 2013

    Chennai: Ajith Kumarstarrer 'Arrambam', which released Thursday, has registered a blockbuster opening of Rs.9.21 crore in Tamil Nadu on the first day. The festival weekend will help it mint more during the weekend, feel trade experts. "This is the best opening for an Ajith film. The film has approximately collected Rs.9.21...
  • 'Arrambam' review: This Tamil film works solely on Ajith's charisma November 2, 2013

    Cast: Ajith Kumar, Nayanthara, Arya, Rana Daggubati, Tapsee Pannu, Mahesh Manjrekar, Atul Kulkarni, Suman Ranganathan Director: Vishnuvardhan Rating: 2 out of 5 Remember how the 'Die Hard' series in the fourth and fifth instalment was all about Bruce Willis performing agedefying stunts and entertaining fans of the franchise; likewise Tamil film 'Arrambam'...
  • Watch: The making of SS Rajamouli's 'Baahubali' October 23, 2013

    New Delhi: The makers of 'Baahubali' have released a video that gives an insight into the making of the film. Directed by SS Rajamouli, the film stars Prabhas, Anushka Shetty, Rana Daggubati and Sathyaraj in the lead roles. The film is being made in Telugu and Tamil, and is expected...
  • Awe inspiring sets for 'Rudhramadevi': Gunasekhar October 6, 2013

    Chennai: National award winning art director Thota Tharani is giving it as much as he can to make upcoming Telugu perioddrama 'Rudhramadevi' visually grand. The film's director says his work is awe inspiring. "The sets that he (Thota Tharani) has recreated for this film will be highly talked about because his...
  • Ajith to join hands with Rana Daggubati in 'Arrambam' July 25, 2013

    Chennai: Top Tamil actor Ajith will join hands with actor Rana Daggubati in his upcoming flick 'Arrambam' (The Start), which also has Atul Kulkarni, Mahesh Manjrekar and Arya in the cast. Actress Nayanthara will be seen with Ajith after their successful 'Billa' (2007). Vishnuvardhan, who had directed...
  • Havn't cast any Hollywood actor in 'Baahubali': SS Rajamouli July 15, 2013

    sNew Delhi: Southern filmmaker SS Rajamouli has denied rumours that he has cast Hollywood actor Nathan Jones in his next ambitious project 'Baahubali'. There were reports that the Australian actor, who is best known for starring in films like 'Troy' and 'Conan The Barbarian', was part of the period drama. ...
  • Hansika to star in Telugu film 'Something Something' May 10, 2013

    Actor Siddharth and Hansika Motwani are acting as the lead couple in a film titled 'Something Something'. Actress Khusboo's hubby Sunder C is the director of this film and the audio launch of this bilingual film will be done on 12th of this month. The latest news is that Rana Daggubati...
  • Ajith spends his birthday shooting for his upcoming film May 1, 2013

    Chennai: Tamil actor Ajith Kumar was busy shooting for his upcoming untitled actiondrama in Jaisalmer on his 42nd birthday Wednesday. However, the film unit is planning to celebrate later in the evening along with Ajith's wife Shalini. "Ajith sir will be busy shooting the climax of his film during the day. We...
  • Telugu drama 'Rudhramadevi' to be completed by yearend April 28, 2013

    Chennai: The shooting for Gunasekhar's Telugu perioddrama 'Rudhramadevi' has started and the filmmaker says he aims to wrap up the film by December. The camera started rolling for 'Rudhramadevi' Saturday. "We are planning to complete the shooting in five long schedules by the first week of December. Visual effects will be...
  • Aditi Chengappa joins the cast of 'Rudramadevi' April 22, 2013

    Chennai: Southern actress Aditi Chengappa is the latest to join the ensemble cast of upcoming Telugu 3D perioddrama 'Rudhramadevi' after Rana Daggubati, Baba Sehegal and Nathalia Kaur. "Just signed director Gunasekhar's 'Rudhramadevi'! Can't think of a better way to get back into Telugu films! Woohoo! Here I come," Aditi posted on...
  • Rajamouli faces daunting task casting for 'Baahubali' April 14, 2013

    Chennai: He is one of the successful filmmakers in the southern film industry but even SS Rajamouli is having a tough time zeroing in on the cast for his upcoming Telugu perioddrama 'Baahubali'. He has already finalised Rana Daggubati, Prabhas and Anushka Shetty for the lead roles. The preproduction work is...
  • Telugu actor Rana Daggubati wants to do action films April 10, 2013

    Mumbai: Rana Daggubati has tried his hand at different films political, crime thriller, actiondrama and even romance. But the actor now wants to focus on the actiondrama zone as he feels his strength lies there. "Now I want to get back into the zone that actually I am strong at. Actually...
  • Rajamouli's 'Baahubali' will keep me busy: Rana Daggubati April 8, 2013

    Mumbai: He has seven projects in hand, but southern actor Rana Daggubati says SS Rajamouli's multilingual mega project 'Baahubali', a war movie, would keep him on his toes this year and even next year. "There are about seven films in the pipeline and I need to figure out where I am...
  • Ajith Kumar to undergo surgery in October March 24, 2013

    Chennai: Owing to few injuries sustained during the shoot of upcoming untitled Tamil thriller, Tamil actor Ajith Kumar announced Saturday that he would undergo a longpending surgery in October. "Ajith Kumar will undergo a surgery on Oct 21 and will not contemplate on signing or discussing on any new projects till...
  • Vikram and Rana Daggubati engage in war of words February 20, 2013

    Malayalam actor Prithviraj's latest 'Celluloid' is making a huge impact at the box office while southern actors Vikram and Rana Daggubati are engaged in a war of words on twitter.Take a look! ...
  • Rana Daggubati completes three years in Kollywood February 19, 2013

    Rana Daggubati has completed 3 years as an actor today. His first film, 'Leader', directed by Shekar Kammula was released on 19 February 2010. On this occasion, he thanked all his directors and the audiences for supporting him and his performances. "3yrs in films as an actor, time just files. Thank you...
  • I apologise to Vikram says Rana Daguubati February 18, 2013

    Rana Daggubati, who has reacted harshly on the comments by Tamil star Vikram said that the matter is cleared now. "I have spoken to Vikram and he said that his words have been misquoted. I apologize to him and his fans for my harsh reaction and I am glad the air...
  • Rana Daggubati reacts harshly to Vikram's comments February 18, 2013

    Actor Rana Daggubati has reacted harshly on Tamil hero Vikram's recent comments on him. Vikram recently commented that as the South stars are getting high remunerations, yet, they don't shift base to Bollywood films unlike Rana, who have no strong position in their own industry and think of breaking into...