New Delhi: Netflix on Wednesday announced that it has renewed its high-voltage action thriller, ‘Rana Naidu’, for a second season, weeks after the launch of its first season, which has raced to the top of the most-watched series in India.
‘Rana Naidu’ has trended on the number one spot as the most watched series in India for three consecutive weeks after launch and continues to be in the Top 10 series row in India for fifth week in a row.
Rana, Naga, their feuds, follies, and dysfunctional family dynamic will come back to set screens everywhere on fire again, captivating audiences with dark twists and high-octane turns.
The first season has been a smash hit globally and in India, with Indian and international audiences hooked to the characters, their conflicts, and the chaos that ensues when strong personalities from the seedy underbelly of power and celebrity clash with each other.
Talking about the series renewal, Tanya Bami, Series Head – Netflix India said, “Netflix India’s series slate has been entertaining members with a wide variety of exciting stories across genres over the last couple of years. And Rana Naidu has been a great way for us to end the first quarter of 2023.
The high adrenaline thriller has enthralled fans in India and around the world. The dynamic cast headlined by Rana and Venkatesh Daggubati and supported by a brilliant ensemble of Surveen Chawla, Sushant Singh, Abhishek Banerjee, Ashish Vidyarthi, have been lauded for their performances.
We are delighted to announce that this high stakes family drama and the riveting father son tension will be back for a second season with more twists, turns and pulsating action.”
Talking about the series being renewed for Season 2, Producer Sunder Aaron of Locomotive Global said “Rana Naidu’s blockbuster success is a testament to the power of strong characters, authentic and fast-paced storytelling. The cast and crew have worked incredibly hard to bring the world of the Naidus alive and we’re thrilled that audiences everywhere have been hooked on to the characters and their story.
The success of season one will encourage us to amp up the energy, drama, and thrills for the second one and we can’t wait to share the next chapter with Netflix members everywhere,” he added.
Produced by Sunder Aaron and Locomotive Global, the series is created by Karan Anshuman and co-directed by Karan Anshuman and Suparn S Varma.
‘Rana Naidu’ S1 brought together a versatile and charismatic ensemble cast featuring Rana Daggubati, Venkatesh Daggubati, Surveen Chawla, Sushant Singh, Abhishek Banerjee, Gaurav Chopra, Ashish Vidyarthi, and Rajesh Jais.