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Rana Daggubati is an Indian actor, producer, Visual effects co-ordinator and photographer. He works in Telugu, Tamil and Hindi movies.
|Born||14 December 1984 |
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
|Residence||Film Nagar, Hyderabad, India|
|Height||6 ft 3 in (190 cm)|
|Parents||Daggubati Suresh Babu|
Rana Daggubati was named after his grandfather Daggubati Ramanaidu, he was given the nickname Rana. He is an Indian actor, producer, visual effects co-ordinator and photographer. He works in Telugu, Tamil and Hindi movies. 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. In 2006, he received the National Film Award for co-producing Bommalata – A Bellyful of Dreams.
Rana revealed in 2016 that he was blind in his right eye only during his childhood and later got operated in L.V Prasad Hospital and was cured. Rana Daggubati admitted that he can see through his right eye only due to an eye donated by someone else, while his left eye is normal.
In 2010, he made his acting debut with the Telugu blockbuster Leader, for which he won the Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut – South. He made his Hindi film debut through Dum Maaro Dum, alongside Bipasha Basu, where he received positive reviews for his performance. In 2015, he starred as the main antagonist in Baahubali: The Beginning, which recorded the second highest gross opening for an Indian film, and later reprised his role as Bhallaldeva in Baahubali 2: The Conclusion which became the highest grossing Indian film of all time. He has also been in the successful movies The Ghazi Attack, playing Lieutenant Commander Arjun Verma and Nene Raju Nene Mantri.
Rana is also an established television personality, as he hosted award shows such as the 2nd IIFA Utsavam alongside Nani, the 2nd South Indian International Movie Awards and he currently hosts his own celebrity talk show, No. 1 Yaari, which brought celebrities such as S.S. Rajamouli, Naga Chaitanya, Kajal Aggarwal, Rakul Preet Singh, Navdeep, Nikhil Siddharth, Raj Tarun and others.
After Baahubali 2’s epic release, he further did a Telugu political Thriller movie Nene Raju Nene Mantri in which he plays a Politician with grey shades, alongside Kajal Aggarwal. This film too received positive reviews for Rana’s acting and screen presence. The film, also called NRNM, was also released in Tamil as Naan Aanaiyittal and in Malayalam as Raja Kireedam. It was also dubbed into Hindi as Main Hi Raja Main Hi Mantri. Along with the movies, he also starred in a web series called Social.
National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Telugu – Co-producer (Spirit Media) – A Bellyful of Dreams (2006)
Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut – South – Leader (2010)
Nandi Award for Best Special Effects (Spirit Media) – Sainikudu (2006)
Nandi Award for Best Villain – Baahubali: The Beginning (2015)
Zee Cine Award for Best Male Debut – Dum Maro Dum (2011)
SIIMA Award Youth Icon of South Indian Cinema (2011)
SIIMA Award for Best Actor (Critics) – Krishnam Vande Jagadgurum (2012)
SIIMA Award for Best Negative Role’ – Baahubali (2016)
IIFA Award for Best Actor (Negative role) – Baahubali (2015)
AsiaVison Movie Award for Best Actor (From south) – Baahubali: The Beginning (2015)
Sri Kala Sudha Telugu Association’s 20th Ugadi Awards 2018
Sri Kala Sudha 2018, Best Actor – Nene Raju Nene Mantri (2018)