Netflix on Wednesday made a mega announcement. For the very first time, Baahubali’s Balaldev a.k.a. Rana Daggubati will be seen sharing screen space with his uncle ‘The Superstar’ Venkatesh Daggubati in Netflix’s upcoming crime-drama series ‘Rana Naidu’. Produced by Locomotive Global Inc., the series is an official adaptation of the Showtime American popular drama series ‘Ray Donovan 'and will commence shooting soon.
The poster released by the platform has both Rana and Venkatesh look charming and dapper in all black. The action-drama series will follow the life of Rana Naidu, the go-to guy for everyone in Bollywood when they have a problem. Karan Anshuman is the showrunner and the director and joining him to co-direct is Suparn Verma.
Speaking about the series, Rana Daggubati said, “It’s lots of special firsts for me. Working with my uncle Venkatesh and the first with Netflix in long-form storytelling that’s completely different from what both of us have ever done in our careers. I’m extremely happy to be with a crew and a platform that knows this the best. It will be challenging & new and definitely going to be fun. Looking forward to filming soon.”
“I cannot wait to work with Rana (Daggubati), we are going to have a blast on set and this show is the perfect project for us to work on. I am a huge fan of Ray Donovan myself and the entire team is pulling in all the stops to ensure we do justice to it,” added Venkatesh Daggubati.
Meanwhile, Venkatesh awaits the release of his upcoming film Drishyam 2, the suspense thriller film is expected to release soon. He also recently starting shooting for his next film F3 with Tammannaah Bhatia. While Rana released the first look of his character from the film Bheemla Nayak which also stars Pawan Kalyan. The actor also has Virata Parvam up for release.