Rashmika Mandanna

Rashmika Mandanna (born 5 April 1996)[1] is an Indian actress and model who works predominantly in Telugu and Kannada language films.[2] She is a recipient of the Filmfare Award South and the SIIMA Award. She is known for her roles in Kirik Party and Geetha Govindam.[3]

Rashmika Mandanna
RashmikaMandanna at Bheeshma event.jpg
Rashmika promoting Bheeshma in 2020
Born (1996-04-05) 5 April 1996 (age 25)
Alma materM. S. Ramaiah College
Occupation
  • Actress
  • model
Years active2016–present

She has appeared in many successful commercial films like Kirik Party (2016), Anjani Putra (2017), Chalo (2018), Geetha Govindam (2018), Yajamana (2019), Sarileru Neekevvaru (2020), Bheeshma (2020),Pogaru (2021) and Pushpa (2021).

Early life and education

Rashmika Mandanna was born on 5 April 1996 to Suman and Madan Mandanna in Virajpet, a town in Kodagu district of Karnataka.[4][5] She studied for a bachelor's degree in Psychology, Journalism and English Literature at the M. S. Ramaiah College of Arts, Science and Commerce.[4]

Career

In 2016, Rashmika made her acting debut in Kirik Party, which went on to become one of the highest-grossing films in Kannada of the year.[6] Rashmika's performance received praise from multiple reviewers.[7][8] She won SIIMA Award for the Best Debut Actress for the role.[9] In 2017, she was nominated for Filmfare Award for Best Actress – Kannada at 65th Filmfare Awards South for her role in Chamak (film).

In 2018, she starred in Geetha Govindam opposite Vijay Deverakonda, which was also wildly successful.[10] Her portrayal of a ruthless woman in the romantic comedy was praised for subverting usual tropes of Indian cinema.[11]

In 2020, Rashmika starred opposite Mahesh Babu in Telugu film Sarileru Neekevvaru, which became one of the highest-grossing Telugu films,[12]

Rashmika was at 24th position of 'Bangalore Times 25 Most Desirable Women of 2016'[13] and the winner of the 'Bangalore Times 30 Most Desirable women of 2017'.[14] In October 2021, she peaked Forbes India's most influential actors on social media, surpassing Samantha, Vijay Deverakonda, and Yash.[15]

Personal life

Rashmika began dating her co-star Rakshit Shetty during making of Kirik Party, and the couple got engaged on 3 July 2017 in a private party at her hometown of Virajpet.[16] The couple mutually broke off their engagement in September 2018, citing compatibility issues.[17][18]

Filmography

Films

Key
  Denotes films that have not yet been released
List of films and roles
Year Title Role(s) Language(s) Notes Ref.
2016 Kirik Party Saanvi Joseph Kannada Kannada debut [19]
2017 Anjani Putra Geetha Kannada
Chamak Kushi Kannada
2018 Chalo L.Karthika Telugu Telugu debut [20]
Geetha Govindam Geetha Telugu
Devadas Pooja Telugu
2019 Yajamana Kaveri Kannada
Dear Comrade Aparna "Lilly" Devi Telugu
2020 Sarileru Neekevvaru Samskruthi Telugu
Bheeshma Chaithra Telugu [21]
2021 Pogaru Geetha Kannada [22]
Sulthan Rukmani Tamil Tamil debut [23]
Pushpa: The Rise Srivalli Telugu [24]
2022 Aadavaallu Meeku Johaarlu   TBA Telugu Completed [25]
Mission Majnu   Divya Singh Hindi Completed; Hindi debut [26]
TBA Goodbye   TBA Hindi Completed [27]
TBA Pushpa 2: The Rule   Srivalli Telugu Filming [28]

Music video

List of music videos
Year Song Language(s) Label Ref.
2021 Top Tucker Hindi
Tamil
YRF Music [29]

Awards and nominations

List of awards and nominations
Film Award Category Result Ref.
Kirik Party 6th SIIMA Awards Best Debut Actress - Kannada Won [9]
2nd IIFA Utsavam Best Actress - Kannada Nominated [30]
Anjani Putra Zee Kannada Hemmeya Kannadathi Awards Best Actress Won [31]
Chamak 65th Filmfare Awards South Best Actress – Kannada Nominated [32]
7th SIIMA Awards Best Actress – Kannada Nominated [33]
Chalo Radio City Cine Awards Best Debut Nominated [34]
Best Heroine Nominated
Geetha Govindam Zee Cine Awards Telugu 2019 Favorite Actress Won [35]
8th SIIMA Awards Best Actress – Telugu Nominated [36]
66th Filmfare Awards South Best Actress – Telugu Nominated [37]
[38]
Best Actress (Critics) – Telugu Won
Dear Comrade Behinwoods Gold Medals Best Actress (Critics) –Telugu Won [39]
9th South Indian International Movie Awards Best Actress – Telugu Nominated [40]
Best Actress (Critics) – Telugu Won
Yajamana Best Actress – Kannada Nominated
Best Actress (Critics) – Kannada Won
Sarileru Neekevvaru 10th SIIMA Awards Best Actress – Telugu Nominated [41]

References

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  2. ^ "The outrage against Rashmika is unnecessary". Deccan Herald. 4 August 2019.
  3. ^ "Geetha Govindam box office collection: Vijay Deverakonda-Rashmika Mandanna starrer storms box-office, enters 100 crore club". Times of India.
  4. ^ a b "A reel Virajpet beauty". www.deccanchronicle.com. 20 April 2016.
  5. ^ "I-T raid on Rashmika's house: Officials return with documents". Deccan Herald. 17 January 2020. Retrieved 29 September 2020.
  6. ^ "Rakshit Rakshit Shetty's Kirik Party Telugu remake rights sold; talks on for other language rights". International Business Times. 28 March 2017. Retrieved 28 March 2017.
  7. ^ "Kirik Party Movie Review". The Times of India.
  8. ^ "Youngsters Live The Kirik Life Here". The New Indian Express. 31 December 2016.
  9. ^ a b "Kirik Party sweeps 6 awards at SIIMA". The Times of India. 1 August 2017. Retrieved 25 November 2020.
  10. ^ "The total collections of Geetha Govindam have reached Rs 130 crore gross at the worldwide box office in its lifetime". ibtimes. 24 October 2018.
  11. ^ "Geetha Govindam movie review: Vijay Deverakonda, Rashmika Mandanna will win you over in this rom-com". M.hindustantimes.com. 15 August 2018.
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  22. ^ "Dhruva Sarja's Pogaru to storm into theatres on Feb 19". The New Indian Express. 19 January 2021. Retrieved 28 October 2021.
  23. ^ "Karthi's Sultan to hit screens during summer holidays? - Times of India". The Times of India.
  24. ^ "Allu Arjun and Rashmika Mandanna to resume shoot of Pushpa in Vizag". India Today. 27 October 2020.
  25. ^ "Title poster of Rashmika-Sharwanand film 'Aadavaallu Meeku Johaarlu' released". The News Minute. 9 March 2021. Retrieved 28 March 2021.
  26. ^ "Rashmika Mandanna wraps up the shoot of her Bollywood debut Mission Majnu". Bollywood Hungama. 29 August 2021. Retrieved 29 August 2021.
  27. ^ "'Goodbye': Amitabh Bachchan and Rashmika Mandana kick-start shooting for the film - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 2 April 2021.
  28. ^ "Allu Arjun's Pushpa 2 in 5 points, Rashmika Mandanna demands Rs 3 crore, Sukumar reshoots film". India Today. 14 January 2022.
  29. ^ "Top Tucker teaser out now. Rashmika Mandanna is quirky and colourful in new avatar". India Today. Retrieved 23 February 2021.
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