Rana Daggubati better known as ‘Rana’ is an Indian film actor, producer, Visual Effects co-ordinator,and photographer known for his works in Telugu cinema, Tamil cinema and Hindi cinema. As a Visual Effects producer, Rana won the State Nandi Award for Best Special Effects in 2006 for the Telugu film Sainikudu starring Mahesh Babu. Earlier, Rana also produced a film ‘Bommalata A Belly Full of Dreams’, which won him National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Telugu. He is currently hosting the show “No 1 Yaari” on Gemini TV.
Real Name : Rama Naidu Daggubati
Nickname : Rana
Profession : Actor, Producer
Date of Birth : 14 December 1984
Age (as in 2017) : 32 Years
Birth Place : Chennai, Tamilnadu, India
Zodiac sign : Saggitarius
Nationality : Indian
Hometown : Tamil Nadu, India
School : Hyderabad Public School, Hyderabad
College : Chennai Film School
Educational Qualifications : Graduate (Industrial Photography)
Religion : Hindu
Hobbies : recycling waste and making something out of it
Father : Daggubati Suresh Babu (Film producer)
Mother : Lakshmi Daggubati
Sister : Malavika Daggubati
Brother : Abhiram Daggubati
Physical Stats & Features
Height : 6′ 3″
Weight : 95 kg
– Chest: 44 Inches
– Waist: 32 inches
– Biceps: 16 Inches
Eye Color : Black
Hair Color : Black
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as Producer– Bommalata (2004)
as Actor (Telugu)– Leader (2010)
as Actor (Hindi)– Dum Maaro Dum (2011)
Marital Status : Unmarried
Affairs/Girlfriends : As per the latest reports, Rana Daggubatti and Shriya Saran are seemed to be in a relationship. They were spotted at various places along with their gang. They both look too good together. Previously Rana was in relationship with actress Trisha Krishnan.
Wife : N/A
Net Worth : $ 6 million
Daggubati Rana will be seen along side Anu Emmanuel in director K. Raghavendra Rao’s film ‘Kaliyuga Pandavulu’. It will hit the screens on 14 August 2018.
The actor will be making his foray into Hollywood with a period film based in India. It will be directed by Dhwanil Mehta and is titled as ‘Vijil: Mystery of the Phantom Ship’. Buzz is that, Rana will play the role of a scientist.
Rana Daggubati will be seen as a soldier in a Patriotic film titled ‘1945’ under director Sathyasiva. The movie is set during the period of Subhash Chandra Bose. It features Regina Cassandra as female lead.
Rana made his Bollywood debut with Dum Maaro Dum in 2011, which won him Zee Cine Award for Best Male Debut and nominated for Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut. He was seen in 2012 film Department and then a special appearence in 2013 Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani. He was also seen in movie Baby alongwith Akshay Kumar.
2011 Dum Maaro Dum (Hindi)
2011 Nenu Naa Rakshasi 2012 Department (Hindi)
2012 Naa Ishtam 2012 Krishnam Vande Jagadgurum
2015 In Baahubali: The Beginning Part-1
2017 Bahubali 2: The Conclusion
Some Interesting Facts about Rana Daggubati
- Rana’s father is a Tollywood film producer Daggubati Suresh Babu and mother Lakshmi. His grandfather late D.Ramanaidu was a noted film producer, who held the record for the largest number of films produced by an individual in the Guinness Book of World Records.
- His cousin Naga Chaitanya is also a Tollywood actress.
- After his schooling, he started pursuing B.Com, but dropped it after 2 months and went on to learn Industrial Photography in Chennai Film School.
- Actor Ram Charan was his classmate in school.
- He is best friends with Ram Charan & Allu Arjun.
- Rana Daggubati himself confessed that he is blind from his right eye. He revealed that he has got a transplant done but still he cannot see anything from his right eye when the left one is closed.
- He along with his father were running visual effects DI unit in Hyderabad for Telugu Cinema, which they sold in 2007 to Prime Focus after running it for 5 years.
- He is a certified deep sea diver with a professional diving license.
- Just like Prabhas, Rana Daggubati also underwent a hardcore fitness routine. For the first part, Rana maintained 110 kgs and for the second movie, he lost 22 kgs.
- Rana Daggubati is the brand ambassador of Star Sports’ Pro Kabbadi League. His favorite sports is also Kabaddi.
- Rana has attended a stunt school in the US as he has a special interest in doing stunts. He is a trained martial arts artist.