Rana Daggubati signs a period drama helmed by Venky

Rana Daggubati is currently looking forward to the release of the period drama Virata Parvam. If the rumours are true, the Baahubali actor will next appear in a period drama as well.

By Akanksha Sridhara, April 06, 2021 10:49 IST

Over the last few years, Rana Daggubati has starred in a sizable amount of period dramas. From the Baahubali franchise to the NTR biopic to his next release VVirata Parvam The latest buzz on the rumour mill is that Rana has signed on to appear in yet another period drama. Ace director Sukumar's protégé Venky is directing the film.
According to sources, Rana was quite impressed by Venky's narration and said yes to the film. Sources say that the script work is now in the development stage. The project will be formally launched shortly.
Rana's Aranya recently hit the theatres on March 26th. The film opened with mixed reviews. Rana will next appear in the film Virata Parvam. Set in the backdrop of the Naxal movement in Telangana, the film follows the life of a revolutionary leader. Sai Pallavi will take on the role of a woman who reads Rana's poetry and sets off to find him. Priyamani and Naveen Chandra are also seen playing Naxalites in the film. The film also stars Nandita Das and Easwari Rao in prominent roles. The film hits the theatres on April 30th.
Rana is also gearing up to work on a film with Pawan Kalyan. Sagar K Chandra is directing the film.

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