He announced long back that he is planning a film with Gunasekhar, the director of films like Manoharam, Bala Ramayanam, Okkadu, Chudalani Vundi, Arjun, Rudramadevi.
The film is based on Bhakta Prahalda story in Indian Mythology and he will be playing evil demon King, Hiranyakashyapa in the film.
As he started Virat Parvam before this film, the actor is busy shooting for it from past two months. He completed more than 70% of the shoot and by February end, entire shooting will be wrapped, it seems.
From March, he will start preparations for Hiranyakashyapa and he will build similar body that he developed for Baahubali movie it seems. Even in terms of budget, movie will be his mini-Baahubali as it is planned on the budget of Rs. 150 crores, say reports.
Complete script is locked now with all the shots, shot lengths and framing work, it seems. Once, Rana is ready with the body he has to build, the shoot will start and the movie is planned for a big event release in Telugu, Tamil and Hindi.