Rana has had a good year so far. He started with Ghazi which was about the 1971 Pakistan war, when a submarine was attacked off the shore of Vizag. The experimental movie worked at the box office.

His next film was the mammoth film Baahubali-The Conclusion. The antagonist role suited Rana and he won accolades and box office success. Following the film was the political thriller Nene Raju Nene Mantri which also minted money.

His fourth film this year is 1945 starring Regina Cassandra. The period film is about the status of Indian National Army after the death of Subhash Chandra Bose. The film is directed by Sathya Siva and will release in Tamil as Madai Thiranthu. The actor has started the film’s second schedule today.