Telugu film Jersey is the story of a middle-aged cricketer whose career failed to take off and is under pressure to give up on his dream.
Rana who has acted in films like Baahubali, Leader, Nene Raju Nene Mantri among others, lauded actor Nani's performance in the sports drama.
"Nani you, my friend, are the amongst the country's best! Shraddha Srinath watched you with moist eyes. You were excellent. Satyaraj Garu awesome, always!" he had tweeted.
Nani replied: "You are a true fan of cinema. I knew you will love it. Thank you."
Jersey is directed by Gowtham Tinnanuri and produced by Suryadevara Naga.