Netflix on Wednesday announced Indian Actors Venkatesh Daggubati and Rana Daggubati have signed on to feature in “Rana Naidu”, the Indian adaptation of acclaimed American TV series “Ray Donovan”.
The series will follow the life of Rana Naidu, the go-to guy for everyone in Bollywood when they have a problem.
Karan Anshuman of “Inside Edge” fame is the showrunner and the director for the show and Suparn Verma (“The Family Man” season two) will co-direct it. The series, which will be in Hindi, will see the real-life uncle and nephew duo — Venkatesh and Rana — share the screen for the first time.
Netflix Ray Donavon Hindi Adaptation to feature Rana Daggubati and Venkatesh
Rana, who has starred in Hindi films like “Dum Maaro Dum” and “Baby”, said he is thrilled to share screen space with his uncle Venkatesh. “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,” the 36-year-old actor said in a statement.