Rana made his acting debut with the Tamil film 'Leader'. He was highly appreciated and bagged the best debut award for it. He has also produced a documentary film 'A Belly Full of Dreams' that won the National Award for best film. Rana made his Bollywood debut with 'Dum Maaro Dum' opposite Bipasha Basu and Abhishek Bachchan. He was linked with co-star Bips and Shriya Saran but has denied the link-ups.