A pic of Rana Daggubati from the sets of his upcoming film Haathi Mere Saathi has sent shockwaves among his fans. The Baahubali actor, known for his well-chiseled physique, is seen sporting an unkempt look with a beard. The unkempt look of the star has fans waiting to know more about his role and why such a transformation was needed. Well, for that, we will have to wait for the film release.
The shooting of this film has been progressing for quite some time now, with the team currently stationed in the jungles in Kerala for a schedule.
This Prabhu Solomon directorial is a trilingual that is made in Hindi, Tamil and Telugu simultaneously. In Hindi it is titled Haathi Mere Saathi, while in Tamil it is Kaadan and in Telugu it is Aranya. Rana Daggubati will be seen in all three versions of the film along with Zoya Hussein and Kalki Koechlin while Vishnu Vishal will be a part of the star cast in the Tamil and Telugu versions and Pulkit Samrat of Fukrey-fame will be seen in the Hindi version. The star is reportedly playing a mahout in the film.
Haathi Mere Saathi is bankrolled by Inder Singh Bariya, Omshankar Bhagat, Ajay Rai and Sushil Tirwadkar under the banner Trinity Pictures. Shantanu Moitra is the music composer for this film and sound designing is done by the Oscar-winning sound engineer, Resul Pookutty.
Rana currently has Hiranyakashipu in his kitty. Besides this film, he also has a number of films needing his attention and will soon be making his debut in Mollywood with the historical Anizham Thirunal Marthanda Varma: The King of Travancore. His other films in the pipeline are the Tamil / Telugu bilingual Madai Thiranthu / 1945, Housefull 4 and Enai Nokki Payum Thotta.
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