Rashmika Mandanna is an Indian model turned actress who works mainly in Kannada film industry and is going to make her Tollywood debut with the movie Chalo opposite actor Naga Shaurya.
Rashmika Mandanna Early Life
Rashmika is born in a Kodava family and did her schooling in Coorg. She did modeling before making her Tollywood debut as an actress. She studied in Ramaiah College of Arts, Science, and Commerce and attained a degree in Psychology, Journalism, and English Literature.
Rashmika Mandanna Career
Modeling and Acting Debut
Before making entry into the film industry Rashmika started her career as a model. In 2014 she started modeling and in the same year, she was announced as the brand ambassador for Clean & Clear after winning the Clean & Clear Fresh Face of India title. In 2015 she got the title of TVC in Lamode Bangalore's top model hunt. The makers of the movie Kirik Party got impressed by seeing Rashmika photos from the competition ad and approached her for the lead role in the movie. Her performance was critically acclaimed and she won several awards in the Best Actress (debut) category.
The actress then acted in the movie Anjani Putra (Kannada) where she paired with Puneeth Rajkumar. She bagged the Luv Lavike Readers Choice Award for the Best Actress. Rashmika was the leading actress in the romantic comedy Chamak (Kannada) which brought her more praise for her acting skills. The film was released in 2017.
Tollywood Debut And instant Stardom
Rashmika Mandanna made her Tollywood debut with the film in Chalo in 2018. She teamed up with young hero Naga Shaurya for this Venky Kudumula directorial. The movie went on to become an unexpected blockbuster. Rashmika's acting in Chalo received positive reviews and she became an overnight star in Telugu. She then bagged a role in Vijay Deverakonda's Geetha Govindam. The Parasuram directorial produced by Bunny Vas under GA2 Pictures went on to become a sensational hit and grossed more than 100 crores. With this film, she joined the rare group of Tollywood heroines in the 100-crore club.
Rashmika's next film is the multi-starrer Devadas where she paired up with Natural Star Nani in the film which also has King Nagarjuna and Akanksha Singh. The movie was an average grosser at the box office. Rashmika played the role of a police officer in a comparatively shorter role. Rashmika started 2019 with commercial success in the form of the Kannada film Yajamaana where she teamed up with star hero Darshan for the first time. The V. Harikrishna directorial went on to enjoy a hundred-day run in theatres across Karnataka. Then she acted in Dear Comrade directed by debutant Bharath Kamma. This is her second teaming up with Vijay Deverakonda. Despite huge expectations and unlimited buzz, the film failed to set the box office on fire.
Rashmika later bagged her biggest offer yet. She plays the female lead in the superstar Mahesh starrer Sarileru Neekevvaru, an action entertainer, directed by Anil Ravipudi.
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Rashmika Mandanna Family Mother Father Sister
Rashmika is born to Suman Mandanna and M.A Mandanna. She has a cute little 5 years old sister Shiman Mandanna. The actress was in a relationship with the actor Rakshit Shetty, whom she met at the sets of Kirik Party in 2016. They began dating and in July 2017, the couple got engaged in a private ceremony in her hometown.
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Rashmika Mandanna Education
Rashmika did her schooling at Coorg Public School. Later she pursued a pre-university course in Mysore's Institute of Commerce & Arts. She did her bachelor's degree in Psychology, Journalism and English Literature from M. S. Ramaiah College of Arts, Science & Commerce.
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