Rana Daggubati will play the role of a ruthless politician in “Nene Raju, Nene Mantri.” (YouTube screengrab)

CHENNAI — The first glimpse of Rana Daggubati as Jogendra in the teaser of the upcoming Telugu political drama, “Nene Raju, Nene Mantri,” shows that he plays a ruthless political character in the film.

In the 40-second teaser unveiled June 6, viewers see Rana walk like a criminal with his handcuffed hands in front of him.

Cut to the next shot, he is seen smoking in a lungi-clad avatar and mouthing the lines, “I decide when I will die. I will also decide when you will die. In my life, I’m the king and the minister.”

Rana has dedicated the teaser to his late grandfather D. Ramanaidu, a popular southern producer.

In the film, directed by Teja, “Baahubali” fame Rana will be seen playing a politician.

The movie also stars Kajal Aggarwal, Catherine Tresa, Ashutosh Rana and Navdeep.

Produced by Suresh Babu, the film will simultaneously release in Tamil, Hindi and Malayalam.

Watch the teaser of Nene Raju, Nene Mantri” here:

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