peculations around replacing veteran actor Nana Patekar in Housefull 4 were rife for quite some time now. Nana had quit the film “housefull 4”following allegations of sexual harassment levelled against him by Bollywood actress Tanushree Dutta. There were news that Rana Daggubati is to replace the actor but there were no confirmation. Now, Baahubali actor himself has confirmed he will play the Nana’s role in the movie.
As per the report in Mumbai Mirror, Hansome Hunk Rana Daggubati will play the role of a ghazal singer, and the parts of the film that were shot with Nana will be reshot with Rana in Mumbai.
On becoming part of the Comedy film ,Rana said that It is always good to find work outside of Hyderabad, get to learn so much and do so many new things. He further added that I’ve never been part of a genre like Housefull and it’s always exciting to work with different genres. Working with Akshay Kumar again, Sajid (Nadiadwala) and Farhad (Samji) is something I am really looking forward to.
Currently Rana is a part of Krish's NTR biopic, in which he plays Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu.
Housefull 4 hit the headlines when actor Nana Patekar and Sajid Khan accused of sexuaql misconduct. Sajid who was initially directing the film was replaced by Farhad Samji. The film stars Akshay Kumar, Bobby Deol, Riteish Deshmukh, Pooja Hegde, Kriti Kharbanda and Kriti Sanon .