Tag: "D. Rama Naidu"

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Labels don’t matter to Rana

The actor says his sole interest lies in the content of a project, not the names associated with it. Rana Daggubati may be playing the role of a tough cop in his upcoming film with Ram Gopal Varma, but in real life the Hyderabad-based actor is really soft-spoken. Belonging to a family who is firmly rooted […]

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No plans of shifting to Mumbai: Rana Daggubati

It was last year that South actor Rana Daggubati made his debut in Bollywood with Dum Maaro Dum. While the actor didn’t get to play a cop in that one like co-star Abhishek Bachchan, Rana says that he’s excited about playing one, now, in the upcoming Department, which incidentally stars the Sr Bachchan,Amitabh. “Well, Abhishek is […]

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Rana Daggubati rules over hearts

Though he is a newcomer in Bollywood, Telugu actor Rana Daggubati has grabbed eyeballs with his rugged looks and powerful screen presence. In fact, the term ‘hot’ has become almost synonymous with Rana, who is on many women’s most desirable lists. He talks to CS about being sexy… Hot is thy name I have accepted the […]

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‘Raakh’ and redemption

Aditya Bhattacharya wants to challenge himself, adapt ‘Raakh’ for an international audience that knows neither him nor Rana. Circa 1989. Post Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak, Aamir Khan was the mint-fresh chocolate boy. But QSQT was not the first film Aamir shot for. There was Holiand Aditya Bhattacharya’s Raakh, which released after QSQT. Aditya wove a compelling tale of a 21-year-old from […]

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Rana bags top honor

Tollywood hunk Rana Daggubati topped the list of Bollywood’s ‘Most Promising Newcomer of 2011 – Male’, in an online poll conducted by the Times. Rana debuted in Bollywood with the flick ‘Dum Maaro Dum’, which also stars noted actors like Abhishek Bachchan, Bipasha Basu and Prateik Babbar. He essayed the role of DJ Joki and he stands out in the film, despite a […]

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Hollywood debut for Rana

Actor Rana Daggubati is going great guns. The actor, who had a release ‘Naa Istham’ last Friday, is all set to foray into Hollywood films. The film titled ‘A Momentary Lapse of Reason’ will see Rana making his debut in Hollywood. He will be the first mainstream actor from Tollywood who will feature in an […]

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‘Department’ a heavy-duty action film: Rana Daggubati

New Delhi: Ram Gopal Varma’s past few projects have failed to rock the box office, but actor Rana Daggubati, who has teamed up with the director in ‘Department’, is confident that the film will turn out to be one of his most stylish movies. “Ramu (Varma) dabbles in a lot of genres of films. He is […]

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‘Lineage gives you that extra edge’

Nina C George, March 26, 2012 Rana Daggubati comes from a family of producers, directors and actors. So, by the time he was in his teens, Rana knew what went into direction, acting and was sound with the technical side of film-making.  He became a producer very young and confesses that it won’t be long […]

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The Most Promising Newcomer of 2011 – Rana

A debutant has it tough. If your film is a success, you have it made. Offers come from quarters you least expect and in overwhelming numbers. If it doesn’t, well it doesn’t and people couldn’t care less that you existed. But if you have made your mark in either case, well, you’re the kind that […]

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Ram Charan lauds best friend Rana

Rana Daggubati’s dancing in his upcoming release seems to have caught the attention of his best friend Ram Charan.  Looks like it has left Charan a little surprised, for all the right reasons. Ram Charan, who made a name for himself in Kollywood with the Tamil dubbed version of his Magadheera, posted on his microblogging […]

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Hyderabad Times Most Desirable Men 2011

You decide! Cast your vote now and help the sexiest celebs in town make it to the top 20 of Hyderabad Times Most Desirable People 2011 To vote log on toitimes.com/polls Voting closes on April 15. Successful, stylish and super sexy – an army of drool-worthy celebs have managed to win the hearts of Hyderabadis […]

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Learning is an everyday aspect…

“Learning is an everyday aspect. We need to learn and unlearn various facets in order to play different characters,” says the dashing hero of ‘Leader’ fame Rana Daggubati. Born in Chennai and brought up in Hyderabad, the impressive actor spoke to The Hindu in a down-to-earth manner. The actor was here for a private programme at Chaitanya […]