It has been reported at the end of the last year, that Rana Daggubati will gear up the fans by playing the leading role in the film ‘Haathi Mere Saathi’, which is directed by Prabu Solomon. This film is a short of tribute to the Hindi film ‘Haathi Mere Saathi’ of the year 1971, in which Rajesh Khanna and Tanuja had acted in the leading roles. On the New Year’s Eve Rana has released a still from the movie to gear up the viewers. Rana has acted the role of an environmental activist, named Bandev in the film.
The Tollywood actor, Varun Tej is playing a crucial role in this film. Presently, the film will be shot in Telugu and Hindi and after that it will be dubbed in Tamil language. It was planned that the shooting of the film will start from the month of January, 2018 and the shooting will be held in Thailand. Some parts of this film will be shot in Kerala. Prabu has reported that National Geographic and Discovery have co-operated with them to make the project. Alphonse Roy, the film maker for BBC, is the cinematographer of this film. It is expected that the film will be released on Diwali, 2018.