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Rana Daggubati set to make his international debut, will begin shooting in 2018

Baahubali star Rana Daggubati has signed The London Digital Movie & TV Studios (LDM) for his first international film. He was also appointed the Asian Brand Ambassador of the UK based studio.

regional movies Updated: Jul 31, 2017 08:11 IST
HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times
Rana Daggubati will soon be seen in Nene Raju Nene Mantri.
Rana Daggubati will soon be seen in Nene Raju Nene Mantri.

Telugu star Rana Daggubati, who is gearing up for the release of his upcoming ambitious project -- Nene Raju Nene Mantri, is on his way to conquer bigger territories: The Baahubali actor has bagged his first international project.

Rana in a still from Nene Raju Nene Mantri.

Rana has signed The London Digital Movie & TV Studios (LDM) for his first international film. He was also appointed the Asian Brand Ambassador of the UK based studio.

In a press release issued on their Facebook page, the production house announced that they will begin shooting, “their first Blockbuster studio film in 2018 with Rana Daggubati starring alongside a legendary Hollywood screen Goddess.”

“The London Digital Movie & TV Studios is delighted to announce the signing of international Indian Bollywood Superstar Rana Daggubati as their Asian Brand Ambassador. Rana Daggubati is a Bollywood superstar and a National award winning filmmaker, Digital Post entrepreneur, and a successful actor in Indian Cinema,” it added.

Meanwhile,Rana is also in talks with Venkatesh for the Telugu remake of Tamil hit Vikram Vedha. Rana is likely to step into the shoes of R Madhavan while Vijay Sethupati may reprise his own role from the original Tamil hit.

Directed by Pushkar-Gayatri, the Tamil film has grossed over Rs 40 crore worldwide in its first week in cinemas. The film that released in cinemas on July 21, it has turned out to be a blockbuster, earning praise from critics and audiences alike.

Inspired from the popular folklore Vikram Betaal, the story unfolds in a police vs gangster backdrop. While Madhavan plays an encounter specialist, Vijay essays the role of a gangster, whose role unanimously won over audiences. The film also stars Shraddha Srinath, Varalaxmi Sarath Kumar and Kathir.

(With IANS inputs)

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