Actor Rana Daggubati is about to make his comeback to the silver display screen along with his much-awaited movie Haathi Mere Saathi. Directed by Prabhu Solomon, the movie presents him in a task fairly totally different from his onscreen persona, and that is what makes it particular for the actor. In Daggubati’s phrases, his character of Bandev is any individual who’s “past us”.
Speaking about why he took up Haathi Mere Saathi, the Baahubali star mentioned, “With each such movie, you discover a brand new world. It teaches you numerous and also you develop as an actor. Additionally, even the viewers will get entertained by such ideas. So, I had no different choice however to experiment.”
Within the film, Daggubati performs a person named Bandev who has grown up within the jungle and considers elephants as his household. The trailer of the movie, which launched on Thursday, reveals how Bandev is able to go to any extent to maintain the jungle and its elephants protected. Director Prabhu Solomon feels Bandev is near Tarzan.
Although initially, Daggubati had issue in understanding his character, he additionally believes, “Bandev is the noblest character I’ve performed until date, a personality you wish to exist within the society.” The 36-year-old actor spent an entire 12 months within the jungle to know nature, the character and the animals. He mentioned the expertise of capturing for the movie “modified me as a human being without end. We spent a 12 months within the forest and it modified our understanding of wildlife.”
For Daggubati working with elephants was a studying expertise. He mentioned, “For me, elephants had been the wisest co-actors. I discovered from them much more than I discovered from my different co-stars.”
The actor, who has labored in movies like Ghazi and Baahubali, additionally shared his ideas on OTT vs theatrical releases. He mentioned that whereas the 12 months 2020 has modified folks’s viewing expertise and preferences, nonetheless there are movies that deserve viewing on the large display screen. However he agrees that the 2 medium will proceed to remain and flourish collectively.
On a concluding observe, when quizzed if his spouse Miheeka contributes to his choice of engaged on a movie or takes curiosity in his tasks, the actor laughed and mentioned, “No, she’s determining what I do for a dwelling.”
Other than Haathi Mere Saathi, Rana Daggubati may also be seen in Virata Parvam. The movie, directed by Venu Udugula, additionally stars Sai Pallavi within the lead position and is scheduled for April 30 launch.