“It was a corneal defect from birth. “Should I tell you one thing, I am blind from my right eye. If you continue to use our site, you agree to the updated Policies. Rana’s father’s name is Suresh Babu Daggubati who is a South Indian film producer.His mother’s name is Lakshmi Daggubati. At least, not Rana Daggubati. Rana Daggubati is blind in one eye. Mumbai: ‘Baahubali: The Conclusion’ may have opened to a thunderous Box Office response and brought the star cast international fame but that does not mean the actors had it easy right from the start. Daggubati, who was donated an eye in his childhood, revealed that he cannot see anything if he closes his left eye. Rana, short for Rama Naidu, is named after his grandfather and legendary producer, Dada Saheb Phalke awardee Daggubati Ramanaidu, who gained a name in the Guinness Book of World Records for producing over 150 films in 13 Indian languages many of them in Telugu and Hindi. Rana was born in Madras, Tamil Nadu (present-day Chennai) to Telugu film producer D. Suresh Babu and is part of the Daggubati-Akkineni Family. However, did you know that the actor, who has his acting game strong, and is the heartthrob of millions across the nation, cannot see from his right eye? Another surgery was done on his right eye when he was 14, b… The celebrities take up odd jobs like tea vendors, bus conductors to go amidst the public and accept the donations given to them to be used for the family’s benefit. Rana revealed in 2016 that he is blind in his right eye, and his left eye is a transplanted one. If I close my left eye, I can see no one.”. Rana Daggubati has been in the news for a couple of months regarding his ill health. Sorrows will go away one day but you have to gear up and keep them happy always,” he added. “God gives such difficulties to people who are strong enough to overcome them. I cannot see from one eye. “LV Prasad operated me when I was young. What Caused Bhallaladeva, Aka Rana Daggubati, To Go Blind In One Eye? The film has went on to mint over Rs 200 crore worldwide on its opening day, becoming the first ever Indian film to have such a massive box office collection within 24 hours. Baahubali: The Conclusion has also beaten Aamir Khan’s Dangal and Shah Rukh Khan’s Raees in the first-day collection, and is expected to create a new lifetime record for the Indian film industry. Eminem Sues New Zealand Governing Party Over "Lose Yourself", BTS Creates History At Grammys, Earns First-Ever Nomination For A K-Pop Band, Jessica Chastain's 'The 355' Delayed Till January 2022, ‘There Is Yearning And Churning Among Muslims’, Green to Evergreen Revolution The Battleground Of Agriculture, Ahmed Patel: Congress’s Go-To Man, Troubleshooter And A Formidable Negotiator, Why Owaisi Is Trying To Shrug Off AIMIM's History, New Farm Laws Will Not Benefit Marginal Farmers: Kavitha Kuruganti, Owaisi Represents Only The Elitist Muslims, And Not The Entire Community, Cyclone Nivar Likely To Intensify Into Very Severe Cyclonic Storm: IMD Director, US Embassy Diplomats Meet J&K Political Leaders, Shri Bhupesh Baghel launches Outlook Poshan Chhattisgarh campaign. I am blind in my right eye: Baahubali star Rana Daggubati His paternal grandfather was Telugu film producer D. Ramanaidu. Speaking to Outlook, Rana confirmed the defect in his eye. Copyright © 2020 The Indian Express [P] Ltd. All Rights Reserved, Rana Daggubati is blind in one eye. Watch | Rana Daggubati reveals he is blind from the right eye: Rana, in the span of almost eighth years of his career, has played quite many roles. He became an international phenomenon with his film – Baahubali The Beginning, which released in the year of 2015, and now people are showering immense love on the sequel of the SS Rajamouli magnum opus – Baahubali: The Conclusion, which released on April 28 this year. “But I have no problems as such. Rana’s admission on the show left the audience shocked. The Indian Express is now on Telegram. The one you see is someone else's eye which was donated to me after his death. However, the actor, who was part of a television show last year, admitted that he's blind in one eye during his childhood. Well yes, Rana Daggubati, the Bhallaladeva, admits of being blind from one eye, which was given to him by a donor during his childhood. I also don’t have one eye. Also read | Not Baahubali, Bhallaladeva is most interesting character in the SS Rajamouli film.