Rashmika Mandanna is an Indian model turned actress who works predominantly in Kannada and Telugu film industries. She hails from Karnataka. She made her big-screen debut with a Kannada movie titled 'Kirik Party' which was a huge blockbuster. In Sandalwood, she acted in films like Anjaniputra and Yajamana. She made her Tollywood debut with the blockbuster romantic comedy Chalo directed by Venky Kudumula. Later she attained stardom with the huge success of the film Geetha Govindam where she paired with the most happening star, Vijay Deverakonda. She joined big-league actresses after she was roped in to play the female lead opposite superstar Mahesh in Sarileru Neekevvaru.