Rana Daggubati is an Indian actor who works mainly in Telugu movies. His real name is Ramanaidu Dagubatti and Rana is his nickname. Other than acting in Telugu movies he is very active in Tamil, and Hindi movies. He also worked as a visual effects coordinator, producer and even as a photographer for various movies.
He acted in many movies and achieved various awards. Rana is coming from a celebrity family and started his movie career in 2005. He is the grandson of Tollywood movie producer B. Ramanaidu. Leader was his first movie and it got released in 2010. The movie was very successful, and he got many recognitions for the performance in his debut movie.
He did more than 20 films in various languages and most of them were commercially successful. Rana was the visual effect coordinator for the movie Sainikkudu and he produced the movie Bommalata in 2006. Know more about this versatile actor from this article
Rana Daggubati was born on 14 December 1984 to a Hindu family in Chennai. His father Daggubati Suresh Babu is a Telugu movie producer and mother Lakshmi Daggubati. He has got a younger brother Abhiram Daggubati and a sister Malavika Daggubati. Venkatesh is his paternal uncle and Naga Chaitanya is his cousin. He lives in Hyderabad with his family.
|Born Name||Ramanaidu Rana Daggubati|
|Birthday Date||14 December 1984|
|Birth Place||Chennai, Tamilanadu, India|
|Hometown||Hyderabad, Telangana, India|
|Sun Sign (Horoscope)||Sagittarius|
|First Debut||Leader (2010)|
Rana did his schooling from Hyderabad public school. After schooling, he joined for B. Com and later he dropped it. Later he joined for graduation in Industrial Photography from Chennai Film school.
|School||Hyderabad Public School, Hyderabad|
|College||Chennai Film School, Chennai|
|Father||Daggubati Suresh Babu|
|Siblings/Brothers||Abhiram Daggubati(Younger brother)|
|Sisters||Malavika Daggubati (Younger sister)|
This 33-year-old actor has 6ft 2 inch height and 102 kg weight. His body measurement is 46-35-18.5 inches. His eye color is dark brown, and the hair color is black.
|Height||6′ 2″ inch, 1.88m|
|Chest Size||46 Inches|
|Waist Size||35 Inches|
|Biceps size||18.5 Inches|
|Feet/Shoe Size||10 inches|
|Body Measurements||46-35-18.5 Inches|
|Salary per film||Not known|
Rana was in a serious relationship with a girl in his college days. But after breaking up the relationship he came into acting. There was a rumor of him dating actress Trisha. But they broke up later.
Favorite Things and Hobbies:
Rana’s hobbies are driving, cooking, photography, boxing, diving and recycling waste products.
|Food||Chicken Biryani, chicken Afghani, Haleem, chicken Pakistani|
|Actors||Kamal Hassan and Akshay Kumar|
|Favorite Films||Piku, 3 Idiots, PK, Lage Raho Munna Bhai|
Rana wanted to work in movie field from his childhood itself. He started his career as a producer in 2004 for the movie Bommalata. In 2010 he started his acting career through the movie Leader. The movie was successful commercially and he received Filmfare awards and CineMAA Award for best male debut award for his performance. Next year he acted in two movies Dum Maaro Dum and NenuNaaRakshasi. He got Zee Cine Award for best male debut for the movie Dum Maaro Dum.
In 2012 he did 3 movies NaaIshtam, Department, and Krishnam VandeJagadgurum. For his acting talent in Krishnam Vande Jagadgurum he received SIIMA Award for best Actor (Critics). In 2013 he did a cameo appearance in Something Something, Yeh Jawaani Hai Diwani and Arrambam.
In 2015 he joined two big budget movies Rudramadevi and Bahubali: The Beginning. Both were successful, and he received SIIMA Award for best villain. Other movies in the same year were Baby, Size Zero, InjiIduppazhagi, Dongaata etc. Next year he did Bangalore Naatkal. The Ghazi Attack, Bahubali: The conclusion, and Nenu Raja Nene Mantri were the movies released in 2017. All movies were successful in box office.
Less known facts about Rana Daggubati:
- Rana Dagubati came from a movie family. His grandfather D. Rama Naidu was a film producer for over 50 years.
- Tollywood actor Naga Chaitanya is his cousin
- He failed in 10th standard and also dropped out from his B. Com degree after 2 months
- From his childhood itself, he was blind in his right eye. His left eye is a transplanted one also.
- After completing his Photography course in Chennai, he came to Hyderabad and did some modeling works for few Ads
- In 2006 he produced the movie A Belly full of dreams in Telugu which won the national award that year.
- He got training in martial art and acting from Barry John acting school Mumbai
- Actor Ram Charan was his schoolmate
- His favorite actors are Kamal Hassan and Akshay Kumar and Katreena Kaif is his favorite actress.
- He and Prabhas became friends while they shot the movie Bahubali
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