Handsome Hunk Rana Dagubati is currently starring in high profile projects like Hiranyakasipa, 1945, Bhuj-The Pride of India, Virataparvam and Haathii Mere Saathi.
Hathi Mere Saathi is titled as Aranya in Telugu and Rana is playing the role of Bandev. Reports have it that the film's story is inspired by Jadhav Payend, more popular as the Forest Man of India.
It is coming out that the filmmakers shot the film in a lavish manner in four different forests for the natural and realistic look. They shot the film in Kerala, Mahabaleswar, Mumbai in forests in India and then in the forests of Thailand.
Rana as Bandev enjoys with his buddies, who happen to be a herd of 16 intelligent elephants which react to his whistles and calls. Aranya directed by Prabhu Solomon is slated for a grand release on April 2nd.