Rana Daggubati looks menacing as Bhallaladeva in first look of Baahubali: The Conclusion
On his 32nd birthday (14 December), Telugu actor Rana Daggubati unveiled his first look from not only Sankalp Reddy's underwater war film The Ghazi Attack but also from SS Rajamouli's Baahubali: The Conclusion.
His vicious look as King Bhallaladeva provided testimony to the fact that the actor has pumped a lot of iron to achieve that physique.
The Indian Express reports that he worked out for two hours religiously every day in the past five months. He switched from 108-100 kg to 92-94 kg to portray the age gap in the sequel to Baahubali: The Beginning.
The Times of India reports that Daggubati consulted various World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) superstars like The Undertaker to achieve the desirable physique within a short period of time.
With war and bloodshed in the background, Daggubati looks extremely menacing, using his Herculean strength to carry the giant mace on his shoulder.
His clash with Prabhas' character in the sequel is going to be one testosterone-fueled duel to watch out for!
— Rana Daggubati (@RanaDaggubati) December 14, 2016
Prabhas' first look from the film was unveiled at the MAMI festival a couple of months ago by the makers of Baahubali in a special session. The filmmaker S. S. Rajamouli is gradually building the hype around the much-awaited war drama that is slated to release next year.
Baahubali: The Conclusion was also in news for all the wrong reasons recently. The climax war sequence was leaked by a couple of crew members during the post-production leading to their prompt arrest. Prior to that, the producers of the film were at the receiving end of a raid from the Income Tax department.
The film also stars Tamannaah Bhatia, Anushka Shetty and Nassar in supporting roles. The film will be made both in Tamil and Telugu and its dubbed Hindi version will also see a wide release. It is slated to release on 28 April, 2017.
Updated Date: Dec 15, 2016 12:40:21 IST