Rashmika Mandanna films Rashmika Mandanna is an Indian film actress and model who works predominantly in Kannada and Telugu-language films. She made her acting debut with the 2016 film Kirik Party and went on to star in commercially successful films like Anukshanam (2017), Chamak (2017), Geetha Govindam (2018), and Dear Comrade (2019). Born and raised in Virajpet, Karnataka, Rashmika completed her schooling at Coorg Public School, Kodagu before pursuing a degree in journalism at M.S. Ramaiah College of Arts, Science & Commerce, Bengaluru. She began her career as a model prior to venturing into films.
Mandanna made her acting debut in the 2016 Kannada film Kirik Party. The film, featuring her as the lead actress, went on to become one of the highest-grossing Kannada films of all time. For her performance in the film, she won several awards including the Karnataka State Film Award for Best Actress. She later made her Telugu debut with the action thriller Anukshanam (2017) and had her first release in Tamil with the sports drama film Vikram Vedha (2017).
In 2018, Mandanna appeared in two commercially successful Telugu films – Geetha Govindam and Chamak. The former earned her critical acclaim and a second consecutive nomination for the Filmfare Award for Best Telugu Actress, while the latter won her several nominations including the SIIMA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role (Telugu). The same year, she made a cameo appearance in the Kannada film Taxiwala.
In 2019, Mandanna had three film releases – Dear Comrade, Sharabi and Devadas. While the first two films were commercial failures, the latter became a box office success. She will next be seen in the highly anticipated upcoming films, Sarileru Neekevvaru and Bheeshma.
Mandanna is one of the most popular actresses in South India. She has been featured in various listings of Forbes India as one of their 30 Under 30 and in 2018, she was featured in the BBC’s 100 Women list. In 2019, she was ranked 33rd on the Forbes India Celebrity 100 list, with an estimated annual earning of ₹23.6 crores (US$3.2 million). She is also one of the most followed Indian actresses on social media.
Early life and education
Mandanna was born on 7 April 1996 in Virajpet, Karnataka, India to a Kodava family. She did her schooling at Coorg Public School, Kodagu, and completed her pre-university education from M.E.S. College, Madikeri. She subsequently enrolled at M.S. Ramaiah College of Arts, Science & Commerce in Bengaluru and pursued a degree in journalism.
While studying for her degree, Mandanna worked as a model and appeared in several television commercials for brands such as Fair & Lovely, Dabur, Mysore Sandal Soap, and Metro Shoes. She also walked the ramp for various fashion designers at the Bengaluru Fashion Week. In 2013, she won the Clean & Clear Bangalore Times Fresh Face contest. The following year, she was crowned as the Miss Supranational India 1st runner up and was also crowned as the Miss Uttarakhand World 2014.
Mandanna made her acting debut in 2016 with the Kannada film Kirik Party, where she played the lead role of Saanvi, a medical student. The film proved to be a commercial success and went on to become one of the highest-grossing Kannada films of all time. For her performance in the film, she won several awards including the Karnataka State Film Award for Best Actress.scooter sri lanka price zenith bank data code normal frock designs in sri lanka best online betting sites sri lanka