When Baahubali star Anushka Shetty agreed that Prabhas was sexier than Rana Daggubati. Watch video

Baahubali lead actors Prabhas and Anushka Shetty were already a favourite in Telugu cinema, having done two films - Billa and Mirchi before director SS Rajamouli got them play the titular roles in his magnum opus.

Written by Mimansa Shekhar | New Delhi | Updated: May 17, 2017 4:17:53 pm
baahubali, baahubali 2, baahubali actors, anushka shetty, prabhas, rana daggubati, baahubali pics In the SS Rajamouli film, Prabhas played Amarendra and Mahendra Baahubali, while Anushka Shetty played his mother and wife Devasena. Rana Daggubati on the other hand was the main antagonist, Bhallaladeva.

One of the highest points of Baahubali: The Conclusion was Prabhas and Anushka Shetty’s crackling chemistry. Their amazing camaraderie has made them the most sought after onscreen pair on the silver screen right now. Though their sizzling pairing is nothing new for the Telugu cinema audience, but after Baahubali 2, the entire nation is swooning over them. However, it is not just the fans who go gaga over this duo, even the two actors have time and again spoken about their fondness for each other in various interviews. In a clip which is doing the rounds, Anushka aka Sweety Shetty even called Prabhas sexier than Rana Daggubati.

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Prabhas and Anushka are one of the most loved and successful onscreen pairs in Telugu film industry. They delivered Telugu hits like Billa and Mirchi, before director SS Rajamouli got them onboard for his big project Baahubali. During the extensive promotions of Baahubali 2, the team was thrown with the major question about “Why did Kattappa kill Baahubali”. But in one particular interaction with her fans on social media, Anushka was served asked something different – “Who is sexier – Prabhas or Rana Daggubati?” Pat came Anushka’s reply, “Prabhas… Rana is like my bro… He calls me brother, I call him brother.”

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Anushka’s reply did not quite leave many surprised considering rumours of Prabhas and Anushka being “more than friends”. Fans wish to see them together so much, that there are more number of fan clubs dedicated to the two of them, than any of Bollywood’s rumoured couples.

Check out the video where Anushka Shetty aka Sweety from Baahubali picks Prabhas over Rana Daggubati.

Anushka, who is one of the top notch and highest paid Telugu stars, has done a historical fiction film Rudhramadevi with Rana. While Rana played the antagonist in Baahubali: The Beginning and Baahubali: The Conclusion, Anushka played both mother and wife of Prabhas’ two characters – Mahendra Baahubali and Amarendra Baahubali respectively.

In the same fan interaction, Anushka added, “The toughest challenge for me was to play the love interest of Amarendra Baahubali and also the mother to Mahendra Baahubali. But for Rajamouli, I would not have been able to pull off this challenge.”

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Now that Baahubali has become a box office phenomenon, Anushka is gearing up for her next Telugu film titled Bhagmati while Prabhas will begin the shooting of Saaho by this month end. However, their fans are desperate to see them teaming up again. In the meantime, there is also news that Prabhas is considering marriage, which was put on hold due to Baahubali. Fans surely await some good news from Prabhas’ end!

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