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Rana Daggubati and Venkatesh return to headline Netflix’s Rana Naidu 2

Rana Naidu marked the first collaboration of the Baahubali actor Rana Daggubati with his uncle Venkatesh Daggubati.

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By: Mohnish Singh

Rana Daggubati and Venkatesh Daggubati are set to lock horns again in the second season of the high-octane action thriller series Rana Naidu.

The streaming platform Netflix taking to their Twitter handle on Wednesday dropped a teaser to announce the show’s second season.

The first season has received appreciation globally and in India, with Indian and international audiences hooked to the characters, their conflicts, and the chaos that ensues when strong personalities from the seedy underbelly of power and celebrity clash with each other.

Helmed by Karan Anshuman, Rana Naidu is an adaptation of the popular American series, Ray Donovan and is streaming on the OTT platform Netflix from March 10, 2023.

Rana Naidu marked the first collaboration of the Baahubali actor Rana Daggubati with his uncle Venkatesh Daggubati.

Talking about the series renewal, Tanya Bami, Series Head – Netflix India said, “Netflix India’s series slate has been entertaining members with a wide variety of exciting stories across genres over the last couple of years. And Rana Naidu has been a great way for us to end the first quarter of 2023. The high-adrenaline thriller has enthralled fans in India and around the world. The dynamic cast headlined by Rana and Venkatesh Daggubati and supported by a brilliant ensemble of Surveen Chawla, Sushant Singh, Abhishek Banerjee, and Ashish Vidyarthi, have been lauded for their performances. We are delighted to announce that this high-stakes family drama and the riveting father-son tension will be back for a second season with more twists, turns, and pulsating action.”

Producer Sunder Aaron of Locomotive Global stated “Rana Naidu’s blockbuster success is a testament to the power of strong characters, authentic and fast-paced storytelling. The cast and crew have worked incredibly hard to bring the world of the Naidus alive and we’re thrilled that audiences everywhere have been hooked on to the characters and their story. The success of season one will encourage us to amp up the energy, drama, and thrills for the second one and we can’t wait to share the next chapter with Netflix members everywhere.”

Produced by Sunder Aaron and Locomotive Global, the series is created by Karan Anshuman and co-directed by Karan Anshuman and Suparn S. Varma.

Rana Naidu Season 1 brought together a versatile and charismatic ensemble cast featuring Rana Daggubati, Venkatesh Daggubati, Surveen Chawla, Sushant Singh, Abhishek Banerjee, Gaurav Chopra, Ashish Vidyarthi, and Rajesh Jais.

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