Rana Daggubati, popularly known as Rana, is a South Indian actor, producer, and visual effects coordinator. He is also known for his role in the blockbuster Baahubali. He was born on 14th December 1984. He made his debut in the Telugu cinema industry in the year 2010. Apart from South Indian cinema, Rana has also acted in Bollywood.
Rana was born in Chennai to father Daggubati Suresh Babu and mother Lakshmi Daggubati. Daggubati Suresh Babu is a South Indian film producer. Rana has two younger siblings, brother Abhiram and sister Malavika. Rana’s grandfather late D Ramanaidu was a renowned film producer. D Ramanaidu was also listed in the Guinness Book of World Records in the category of largest number of films production by an individual. Rana’s cousin Raga Chaitanya is also a well-known Telugu actor.
Rana is said to have been in a relationship with Shriya Saran. They have been spotted together at various places. In the past, Rana had also dated actress Trisha Krishnan. Also, there were rumors that Rana had also dated Bipasha Basu way back in 2011.
Rana did high school from a school in Vengal Rao Nagar, Hyderabad. He has also pursued photography from the Konica Institute of Imaging and also studied cinematography side by side from Timeline Studio. Being from a family of actors, it was quite often for Rana to look into a career in acting. Moreover, mostly all of his relatives are famous South Indian actors, such as Akkineni Nagarjuna, Naga Chaitanya Akkineni, Venkatesh Daggubati, and so on.
Prior to entering cinema industry, Rana started his career as a visual effects coordinator. His production & coordination works bagged him various awards title like Andhra Pradesh State Nandi Award for Best Special Effects for the movie Sainikudu.
Rana Daggubati Net Worth
Rana Daggubati has a total net worth more then $20 million US dollars in 2017. Rana Daggubati is better known for his role in the blockbuster Baahubali – The Beginning and Baahubali 2 – The Conclusion. Rana appeared in debut movie Leader way back in 2010. He had played the role of a young and energetic youth in politics.
The excellent visual effects coordination and co-production films by Rana Daggubati have grabbed a number of award titles, such as Andhra Pradesh State Nandi Award for Best Special Effects, and National Film Award for Best Production. Rana has also won the Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut – South for his lead role in his debut Leader.
According to facts, Rana is said to have recently owned a Mercedes Benz. Prior to this, Rana had a Skoda Superb which cost him nearly 26 Lacs INR. Though the actor stays with his family in Chennai, he has recently purchased a new property in Juhu, Mumbai.
Whenever Rana went to Mumbai, he had to stay in hotels. He was bored of hotel lodging. Eventually, he bought a beautiful terrace apartment in Juhu, Mumbai. The property was suggested to him by one of his friends from Hyderabad.
Rana always believed in the thought of creating eye-catching graphic movies. He has done some documentaries and photo shoots prior to entering in full-time cinematography. In 2004, Rana was the executive producer and cinematographer for a number of advertisements and feature films produced under the banner of Suresh Productions. The actor also got an opportunity of providing post-production services. Eventually, he launched Spirit Media to offer services to the South Indian film industry.
Finally, in the year 2010, Rana was seen for the first time as the lead actor in his debut Leader. The movie was directed by Sekhar Kammula. His excellent performance in the movie bagged him more assignments. Side by side, the actor became popular in the Telugu film industry.
In a recent update, Rana Daggubati is said to have written a letter to the President of India Pranab Mukherjee. Prior to the shooting of The Ghazi Attack, the actor has met few navy officers. After discussing their real-time experience, the actor was moved to write to the President. In the letter, the actor has depicted about the unsung war heroes of the country. He also laid stress of the well-being of the officers.
Rana Daggubati can be referred to as a simple, genuine yet a high-performance actor in the South Indian cinema industry. Rana has worked as visual effects coordinator prior to appearing in movies. His works have achieved great milestones. The actor comes with a simple living and high thinking. We can also feel the level of patriotism in him.