Rumours of Kajal Aggarwal and Rana Daggubati has been doing the rounds ever since their Telugu political thriller, Nene Raju Nene Mantri hit screens. Their impeccable on-screen chemistry has been giving fans hope of seeing them together in real life as well. However in a latest interview with a leading daily, Kajal denied being romantically linked with her co-star. She said, “We have been friends for a long time and are extremely comfortable with each other. Also, he’s a hardworking professional.”

Kajal, who began her career in the film industry, with the film, ‘Kyun! Ho Gaya Na…’ went on to star in big banners such as Rohit Shetty’s Singham opposite Ajay Devgn and other South films that went on to become huge hits alongside actors like Prabhas and Allu Arjun. She is currently in a happy space bothe professionally and personally.

But, when it comes to Rana, Kajal has only good things to say about him. She is in complete awe of his professionalism. She told a leading daily that the best part about Rana is that he has remained humble even after tasting success with the mega blockbuster franchise, ‘Baahubali’. “Rana has always been a good actor. ‘Baahubali’ just got him the recognition that he deserves,” she said.

Lately the actress was in the news because of her manager, Ronnie, who had reportedly been arrested in connection with the Tollywood drug scandal. Reports indicate that large quantities of ‘Ganja’ were seized from his possession at his residence. Sources in the industry were of the opinion that Ronnie had been under the radar of Special Investigation Team (SIT) officials for quite some time ever since news of the Tollywood drugs scandal came out in the open.