Hyderabad: Actor Rana Daggubati and director Teja have earlier teamed up for Nene Raju Nene Mantri, which turned out to be a blockbuster at the box office. This political thriller had Kajal Aggarwal as the leading lady.
As per the latest sources, the actor and director duo have teamed up once again for an exciting project and it is informed that the actor liked the script and so, has given a nod to Teja.
Reliable sources have reported that the film has been titled, Rakshasa Raju…Ravanasurudu. In short, it is going to be another RRR. Rana is going to play Ravanasurudu in this and reportedly, another noted actor will be sharing screen space with Rana in this film. This is not going to be a mythological film, but something similar to how Rana was seen in Nene Raju Nene Mantri, a hero with negative shades. An official announcement regarding the same news will be made sometime soon. If everything goes as per the plans, Rana might be shooting for this film once he wraps up Venu Udugula directorial Virata Parvam.
Sai Pallavi is playing the leading lady in Virata Parvam and Nandini Das will be seen playing a key role. This multilingual project will be produced by Suresh Productions and Sri Lakshmi Venkateshwara Cinemas. Dani Sanchez-Lopez is in charge of handling the cinematography. Apart from Virata Parvam, Rana has also signed a trilingual film to be directed by Prabhu Solomon. Zoya Hussain, Shriya Pilgaonkar, Pulkit Samrat, Vishnu Vishal and Rajiv Kachroo are also part of this project.
Also, it is known that Rajamouli, with Jr NTR and Ram Charan Tej, is making RRR already. The shooting of this film is going on a brisk pace and the makers are planning it to release sometime later this year. Meanwhile, Teja and Rana making a film with the same title have been making headlines for various reasons. Well, an official confirmation on the title is also awaited.