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Rana Daggubati

Rana Daggubati is an Indian film actor and producer who appears in Telugu, Tamil and Hindi films. He is also a visual effects co-ordinator and photographer. He made his acting debut with Telugu movie "Leader" which earned him Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut South.

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.


War Star Rana Daggubati was born on 14 December 1984 in Chennai. He has done his schooling from Hyderabad Public School and later at Chennai Film school. He did his graduation in Industrial Photography. During his education, he produced several documentaries and advertisement films in Chennai and Hyderabad for various brands. He has also gained proficiency in various facets of film-making.

Rana Daggubati

Personal Profile

Full Name : Rama Naidu Daggubati
Calling name : Rana Daggubati
Date Of Birth : 14 December 1984
Age : 32 Years
Height : 6'3"
Weight for Baahubali 1 : 108-110 Kgs
Weight for Baahubali 2 : 92-93 Kgs
Zodiac sign : Sagittarius
Occupation : Actor, Film producer, Visual effects coordinator
Education/Qualification : Industrial Photography
Debut Film : Leader
Caste : Naidu
Parents : Daggubati Suresh Babu, Lakshmi Daggubati
Siblings : Malavika and Abhiram

Latest news

Rana Daggubati will be seen as a soldier in a Patriotic film under director Sathya Sivan. The movie is set during the period of Subhash Chandra Bose in the year 1945. The actor is now the brand ambassador of Telugu Tigers team in 'Premiere Futsal 2' and was also announced that he is the co-owner of the team.

Rana is preparing to feature in a mythological film which will be directed by Guna Sekhar. He will play the role as Hiranyakashyapa. He has also roped in to play the role of Anjaneya in Ravana movie, which will be produced by Mohan Babu.

Rana Daggubati is soon to be seen in a corporate look in Shashi Sidugala's new web-series 'Social'. It also stars Naveen Kasturia and actress Priya Banerjee. The series has been shot in Hindi and Telugu simultaneously.

In Nene Raju Nene Mantri

Nene Raju Nene Mantri is a political drama film written and directed by Teja. It is produced by Suresh Daggubati, which starred War Star Rana, Kajal Aggarwal as Radha and Catherine Tresa in the lead roles. Rana played the role of a politician Jogendra.


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.

Rana has a younger brother Abhiram and younger sister Malavika. He is the nephew of actors Venkatesh Daggubati and Nagarjuna Akkineni. His cousin Naga Chaitanya is also an actor.


Tollywood most eligibile bachelor Rana has been linked up several times. Recently when the actor was questioned about his marriage he replied, "I'll think about my marriage only after Prabhas, Nithiin get into wedlock. They are elders to me. I'm just 33 years old. Even my parents are not worried about my marriage and they are not pressurizing me. Then why should I be in a hurry?".

Baahubali series

Rana Duggubati played the villainous role as Bhallala Deva in Baahubali franchise, which is directed by S. S. Rajamouli. The movie reprised Baahubali - The Beginning cast Prabhas Raju, Anushka Shetty and Tamannaah in their respective roles.


In 2006, Rana produced his first film Bommalata A Bellyful of Dreams, which won him the National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Telugu. He made his debut in Telugu film Leader which earned him much following. His first release in 2012 was Naa Ishtam which is flop at the box-office.

He next starred in Krishnam Vande Jagadgurum, which became a box office success. He also made a special appearance as Sanjay in Tamil film Arrambam (2013). In 2015, he was seen in Gunasekhar's Rudhramadevi.

In Bollywood

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.


2010 Leader
2011 Dum Maaro Dum (Hindi)
2011 Nenu Naa Rakshasi
2012 Department (Hindi)
2012 Naa Ishtam
2012 Krishnam Vande Jagadgurum
2015 Baby
2015 In Baahubali: The Beginning
2015 Rudramadevi
2017 The Ghazi Attack
2017 Baahubali: The Conclusion
2017 Nene Raju Nene Mantri

Tv show

2017 No 1 Yaari (as host)

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