Controversial director Ramgopal Varma’s new Hindi film titled "Department" regular shooting was started on today (August 2, 2011) in Mumbai. Tollywood actor Rana, who debuted in Bollywood with the film Dum Maaro Dum is also got the chance to work in Department. Rana Daggubati has been replaced for the part which was originally to be played by Abhishek Bachchan.
Today Rana was also joined in the shooting schedule in Mumbai. Rana presently acting in a Telugu film Naa Ishtam, Genelia is playing the female lead role in the film.
Amitabh Bachchan, Sanjay Dutt, Rana, Manchu Laxmi Prasanna and Anjana Sukhani are playing lead roles in Department. The story of ‘Department’ film revolves around cops and the underworld. Amitabh Bachchan will be playing the role of a gangster who turns into a politician. Rana and Sanjay Dutt will be playing the role of cops.
Apart from the direction RGV is also handling the Photography for ‘Department’ film.